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Iron Analysis

The present recommended limit for iron in water, 0.3 mg/l (ppm), is based on taste and appearance rather than on any detrimental health effect. Water with an excess of iron may have a metallic taste and an offensive odor. It may also cause red, brown, or yellow staining and clogging in household fixtures such as bathtubs and sinks.


Click here for more information from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on iron in well water.

 

Request Sampling, Testing, and Analysis

If you would like to have your well water tested for iron, feel free to stop by our office to request a water test kit.  You may also be interested in a Homeowner's Package for a wide range of tests at a reduced rate.

If you would prefer to have one of our water quality specialists sample your water, or if you would prefer we mail a water kit to you, please feel free to contact us.

by Bogden-Muetzel, Michelle S last modified Dec 02, 2013 02:30 PM
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Email: eric@uwosh.edu

Phone: (920) 424-3148

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UW Oshkosh ERIC
800 Algoma Boulevard
Oshkosh, WI  54901-8601

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783 Pearl Avenue, Oshkosh, WI 54901