What is PWTA testing ?

The Private Well Testing Act (PWTA) enacted in March 2001 became effective on September 14, 2002 and is mandatory for all covered real estate transactions. The closing of title my not take place until the testing has been done and both the buyer and seller have received a copy of the test results. These requirements are in addition to those of the Local Health Departments.

Guaranteed Closings

We understand that the closing period for your home can be stressful for both buyers and sellers. With IWSL, you can rest assured that the water test won't be a worry!

Focus on Customer Service

Your satisfaction is our number one priority. That’s why we offer an online booking and results portal — putting the power directly in your hands.

Fast and Simple Results

IWSL is a New Jersey water testing lab that exclusively focuses on PWTA and comprehensive water testing services. This allows us to offer a fast and simple process.

Expert Guidance

Our staff is trained to understand water quality and treatment techniques thoroughly. We're equipped to interpret your results and explain them to you in plain English.

Water Quality Officer tests factory water with pH meter for safety, preventing contamination.

Conducting PWTA Test

Note: A PWTA well test is required for Real Estate Transactions in NJ

The standard PWTA test includes analysis for: Coliform, Nitrates, Arsenic, Iron, Manganese, Lead, pH, Gross Alpha Radiation, and 26 Volatile Organic Chemicals. 

Where required by County, the PWTA test may also include: Mercury or Uranium. Some Municipalities require additional parameters.