Drinking water lab certification

Drinking water certified laboratory list

Laboratories testing Colorado public drinking water must be certified. To begin the certification process, complete the laboratory certification application, save, and email to ben.chouaf@state.co.us.

 

Certification program staff conduct on-site inspections of environmental testing laboratories every two years to evaluate compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Manual for the Certification of Laboratories Analyzing Drinking Water. Approved laboratory testing may include chemistry, radiochemistry and/or microbiology.

 

Environmental laboratories may be accredited following the laboratory criteria set forth by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (​EPA drinking water laboratory certification).

 

Laboratory Fees

July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020

Program

Fee Name

Fee

Certification - Drinking Water

In-State Laboratory-Annual Certification, per specialty

$350.00

Certification - Drinking Water

In-State Laboratory-Onsite base charge, includes 1-method

$300.00

Certification - Drinking Water

In-State Laboratory-Additional onsite charges, per method

$150.00

Certification - Drinking Water

In-State Laboratory-Applicable Travel Costs

Actual Costs

Certification - Drinking Water

Out-of-State Laboratory-Annual Certification

$500.00

Certification - Drinking Water

Out-of-State Laboratory-Annual Certification, per method

$150.00

Certification - Drinking Water

Out-of-State Laboratory-Administrative Fee (mid-year requests)

$150.00

Certification - Drinking Water

Out-of-State Laboratory-Onsite Assessment (new or reinstated Lab)

$500.00

Certification - Drinking Water

Out-of-State Laboratory-Onsite Assessment, per method

$150.00

Certification - Drinking Water

Out-of-State Laboratory-Onsite Assessment, applicable travel costs

Actual Costs