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Water Test Form

Rao S. Mylavarapu, William d'Angelo, and Nancy Wilkinson

This document is the Water Test Form (SL133) used by the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. The sheet gives details about collecting samples and testing fees. To download the form click the orange Download button.

The Water Test Form must accompany water samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory. This service is available to all Florida residents. Analyses performed are pH, electrical conductivity, Ca, Mg, Fe, Mn, Na, Cl, hardness, total carbonates, and suspended solids. Please note that these tests will not determine if the water is suitable for human consumption. Bacteriological tests may be available from the county health department or from some commercial laboratories.

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Publication #SL133

Release Date:February 8, 2024

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Mylavarapu, Rao S.


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University of Florida

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About this Publication

This document is SL133, one of a series of the Department of Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date September 1999. Revised July 2005, February 2009, November 2013, December 2019, and January 2024. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.

About the Authors

Rao S. Mylavarapu, professor, Department of Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences; William d'Angelo, lab manager, UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Lab; and Nancy Wilkinson, assistant manager, UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Lab; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.


  • Nancy Wilkinson
  • Rao Mylavarapu
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