Frequently Asked Questions
The AquaScore™ is a drinking water quality index based on a 0-100 scale. The higher your score the better. It’s designed to help make it easy for anyone to understand the current state of their local water.
The AquaScore™ uses the EPA’s Maximum Contaminant Levels (MLC) in order to evaluate the overall quality of the water.
The contaminant results come from the local public water systems that supply the zip code.
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After entering a zip code, please select the “View Details” link for more information on that contaminant including health risk information and comparison to EPA limits.
We want to give individuals the information so that they can make the best decisions for their own health and the health of their families.
PPM stands for “parts per million” and it is a unit of measure for contaminants found in water. It is sometimes represented at milligrams/liter (mg/l) as well.
Yes, you can get a personalized AquaScore™ with the purchase of the WaterDNA City or Well Water Test Kit available here.