Yellow Tap Water Test

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Yellow Tap Water Test
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Recommended for those noticing yellow or discolored water. Yellow-tinted water can come from a variety of causes such as naturally occurring tannins (especially common in well water) or metals such and manganese, iron, or zinc. Along with professional laboratory testing of some of the most common causes of yellow water, this package also includes an at-home self-test to detect iron-related bacteria.

This Tap Score water test package provides all required materials to properly collect and submit a sample for certified laboratory testing. Reported results will include detailed, quantified analysis of common metals, minerals, and tannins all of which may lead to water discoloration.

Yellow Tap Water Test

Is this the right test for you?


What our scientists say:

“ Yellow water can result from a variety of causes depending on your water source. Naturally occurring tannins in well water are a common culprit, but it may also be caused by loosening metals when your water utility flushes the waterline. "


This is the right test if you:

    • Water appears yellow or brown.
    • Water tastes metallic, bitter, or musty.


How it works

  • Collect Sample

    1. Collect Sample

    We ship you everything you need to test your drinking water, including a guide on how to collect your sample.

  • Ship to Lab

    2. Ship to Lab

    Send your sample back to us for rigorous, certified, independent testing. The shipping’s on us!

  • Get Report

    3. Get Report

    After our labs analyze your sample, we’ll send you a full report on what's in your water and what to do next.


    Your custom Tap Score awaits.

    After our certified labs receive and test your water sample, we will email your custom Tap Score Report, a simple digital tool that helps you understand exactly what’s in your water and what you can do about it. LEARN MORE