Where are you located?
Our main office can be found at 46950 County Rd 48, Southold NY 11971.
What types of payments do you accept?
We accept Cash, Checks, and all major credit cards (e.g. Master Card, Visa, and American Express).
Where is your coverage area for water collection?
We collect water in Suffolk County, NY
What time of day do you collect samples?
Our Water Collectors collect samples in the morning between 9am and 1pm as to ensure our samples make it to the lab within the requried hold time.
How long should I run the water for a sample?
How long you should run the water depends on the test being performed and the reason for collection. typically we reccomend having the water running before our collector arrives for 15+ minutes.
How long does it take to get the results?
How quickly you receive your results depends on how comprehensive your test is. Microbiology test results (Bacteria) are typically receieved within 2-3 days from collection. More comprehensive testing may take around 10 business days for the results.
Need more answers?
No problem! Feel free to email us at email@example.com and we will respond within 1-3 business days.
Are rush options available for results?
Yes! Please call the office to discuss. We offer options from 5 days to 1 day depending on the sample collected.
Volatile Organic Compounds, or VOC's, are common contaminants that impact the quality of Long Island town water and well water. VOC's are mostly human-made chemicals that come from thousands of items ranging from large industry to the common household product.
According to the EPA, VOC's typically come from the manufacturing of paints, refrigerants and pharmaceuticals. VOC's are emitted through thousands of items like paint thinners, dry cleaning products, petroleum fuels, cleaning supplies, cosmetics, pesticides, office equipment, household cleaners, bleach, and industrial solvents.
Common VOC's found in Long Island well water and town water include, MTBE (Methyl tert-butyl ether, Gasoline additive), Trihalomethane (byproduct of water disfection practices), Perchloroethylene (PCE, Dry-cleaning fabrics and degreasing metals).
Inorganic contamination is common in Long Island drinking water. Inorganic compounds can be found as a consequence of natural and human-made processes and affect color, scale, taste causing potential damage to your health and to your home.
These items may include:
- Free Ammoina
- Nitrate/ Nitrites
Emerging contaminants are recently found chemicals that poses a potential or immediate threat to ourselves and our environment. This includes items like pharmaceuticals, personal care products, household cleaning products, lawn care and agricultural products, etc. impacting aquatic life as well as our drinking water.
Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs)
- PFOS- Perfluorooctane Sulfonate
- PFOA- Perfluorooctanoic Acid
- PFNA- Perfluorononanoic Acid
- PFHxS- Perfluorohexane Sulfonate
This human-made chemical is heat resistant, repels water and oil and helps to resist chemical reactions. It is widely used in production of stain proofing and water proofing, fire-fighting foams, and stick-free cookware among other uses.
Because PFCs dissolve in water, your drinking water may be a major source of exposure to this contaminate.
This is a widly used synethic chemical that moves easily through soil and mixes with our groundwater. 1,4 Dioxane is a major concern in Long Islands sole source aquifer because of the frequent presence of this chemical. This chemical was commonly used as a solvent stabilizer, degreasing agent in cesspool additives, wetting agent, and a dispersing agent in textile processing. It is commonly used in cosmetics, detergents, shampoos, food additives, and found in many pesticides treating food crops. This contaminant can be found it both private wells and public wells supplying town water.
Total Coliform- Bacteria that are present in soil and plant material as well as the digestive tracts of humans and animals. The presence of Total Coliform helps identify a basic indication of the condition of your water supply. Coliform bacteria is an "indicator organism" , meaning the presence of total coliform can help identify if other pathogenic bacteria are present in your water.
Fecal Coliform- A group of coliforms relating directly to the feces of warm-blooded animals.
Escherichia coli (E. Coli)- A specific kind of fecal coliform bacteria. Presence of E. Coli can cause various health problems.
Goldman Water Testing collects water samples in Suffolk County, NY. Our specific area of coverage is the East End of Long Island, NY.
Goldman Water Testing was founded in the 1960's by Harry Goldman. Originally named Harry Goldman Water Analysis, the business was the "go to" for water testing on Long Island. Harry was an integral part of the establishment of water districts and community water on the east end of Long Island, NY. In 1988 William Gremler purchased the company and ran it alongside his business GNS Contracting. In 1996 John Scarramucci purchased both business from Gremler and combined them, renaming the businesses Harry Goldman Water Testing and GNS Mermaid.
In 2020 local Olympian Amanda Clark and husband Gregory Nissen, who is a New York State water operator, took over the business. Today the business is named Goldman Water Testing and continues the legacy of providing prompt and professional water testing services for the east end of Long Island, NY.
Goldman Water Testing focuses on water testing for:
- Real Estate
- Food Service/Restaurants
- Shellfish and Fishing Industries
- Agriculture and Nurseries
- Housing, Hotels, Motels
- …and many other suppliers of water to the public.
Our tests range from the very specific to the extremely comprehensive. We pride ourselves on excellent and timely customer service. Please call us today to schedule. Check out our coverage area map to see where we collect.
Goldman Water Testing
Goldman Water Testing has been the "Go-To" water testing company for Long Island residents, real estate and construction companies on the east end of Long Island for over 50 years. We specialize in water, soil, air and material testing.
Goldman Water Testing has you covered for all of your well water and municipal water testing needs. We also test soil, air and materials !