A private water system (homeowner) can obtain chemical analyses from this
Laboratory only if the sample is submitted through the local health
department. These samples are routinely analyzed for alkalinity, arsenic,
calcium, chloride, copper, hardness, lead, iron, magnesium, manganese, pH,
fluoride, and zinc. DHHS form #1441 must be submitted with each sample.
A private water system can obtain a fluoride analysis from this Laboratory only
if the sample is submitted through a local health department, a dentist or
physician. DHHS form #1840 must be submitted with each sample.
Nitrate/Nitrite samples must be shipped to the laboratory cold. Analysis
of the sample must begin within 48 hours of collection (plan collection time
and transportation accordingly). A special kit is available requiring
DHHS form #4017.
Health Departments may order Inorganic sample kits for routine chemical
analysis, fluoride analysis, or lead analysis may using DHHS form #1345
(Laboratory Supplies Requisition).
Physicians and dentists may order fluoride sample kits using DHHS form #2882.