How long does it take to test my water sample?

Water testing times vary depending on the type of test being performed. Please allow up to 30 days for chemistry water tests and five days for environmental microbiology (coliform) testing.

 


 

Analysis

Turn-around

Unit

Alkalinity, Phenolphthalein

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Alkalinity, Total

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Aluminum

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Ammonia, distilled

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Antimony

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Barium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, Xylenes

28 days

Organic Chemistry

Beryllium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Boron

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Calcium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Chloride

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Chlorine

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Chromium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Chromium, Hexavalent

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Cobalt

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Copper

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Corrosivity

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

E. coli MPN

48 hours

Environmental Microbiology

Fecal Coliform, MTF

72 hours

Environmental Microbiology

Fluoride

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Hardness

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Heterotrophic plate count

72 hours

Environmental Microbiology

Iron

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Legionella, water

7 days

Environmental Microbiology

Lithium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Magnesium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Manganese

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Mercury

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Metals , total digestion

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Metals, total filtration

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Metals, total rec. digestion

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Molybdenum

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Nickel

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Nitrogen, ammonia

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Nitrogen, Kjeldahl

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Nitrogen, nitrate

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Nitrogen, nitrate/nitrite

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

 

Analysis Turn-around

Unit

Nitrogen, nitrite

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Nitrogen, total

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Oil and grease (HEM)

28 days

Organic Chemistry

Phosphate, ortho

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Phosphate, total

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Potassium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Pseudomonas count

72 hours

Environmental Microbiology

Selenium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Semivolatile Organic Compounds (SVOC)

28 days

Organic Chemistry

Semivolatile Organic Compounds (SVOC) check sample

28 days

Organic Chemistry

Semivolatile Organic Compounds (SVOC) screen

28 days

Organic Chemistry

Silicon

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Silver

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Sodium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Solids, dissolved

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Solids, settleable

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Solids, suspended

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Solids, total

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Solids, volatile

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Specific conductance

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Strontium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Thallium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Tin

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Total Coliform, MF

48 hours

Environmental Microbiology

Total Coliform, MTF

72 hours

Environmental Microbiology

Total Coliform, P/A

24 hours

Environmental Microbiology

Total organic carbon (TOC)

28 days

Organic Chemistry

Trihalomethanes (THMs)

28 days

Organic Chemistry

Uranium, ICP-MS

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Vanadium

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry

Volatile organic compounds (VOC)

28 days

Organic Chemistry

Volatile organic compounds (VOC) check samples

28 days

Organic Chemistry

Volatile organic compounds (VOC) screen

28 days

Organic Chemistry

Zinc

28 days

Inorganic Chemistry