MVWA WATER QUALITY LABORATORY

Typical Pricing for Laboratory Testing

Category Analyte(s) Type (if any) Cost*
Bacteriological Total Coliform / E. coli Qualitative (Presence/Absence) $20
Bacteriological Total Coliform / E. coli Quantitative $30
Bacteriological Standard Plate Count (HPC) $10
Lead & Copper Lead & Copper $30
Inorganics Nitrate-Nitrite $25
Water Chemistry Panel Alkalinity, Total Hardness, Calcium Hardness, Fluoride, Chloride, Conductivity, Sulfate, Turbidity $80
Organic Carbon** Total Organic Carbon $35
Organic Carbon** Dissolved Organic Carbon $35

* Standard Turnaround Time (TAT) is 7-10 days (15 for lead/copper). For expedited results (1-day TAT for Total Coliform/E. coli; 5-day for lead/copper; 3-day for all others), the cost per test is doubled.

**Only offered to public water systems or by special arrangement with the laboratory.

Emergency Lab Service Fee: For lab services outside normal business hours, MVWA charges $150/day plus standard analyte charges.

Please refer to individual instruction sheets for sampling, acceptance, and hold-time requirements for specific analytes.



CONTACT : ANALYSIS PERFORMED AT : MEMBER OF :
Telephone (315) 792-0301 USEPA ID#: NY01505 American Waterworks Association (AWWA)
Fax (315) 792-5201 New York State ELAP ID#: 10319 Water Research Foundation
One Kennedy Plaza
Utica, NY 13502
Pennsylvania DEP ID#: 68-03428 NYAAEL