Water Testing

Regular water testing can give you the assurance that your drinking water is safe. Tests can also reveal problems before they become serious health concerns. Envirosphere Labs’ water testing service ensures that you get the tests and information you need to help you make decisions about your drinking water. We also provide routine monitoring services for businesses and registered water suppliers in central Nova Scotia and the Annapolis Valley.

What Bottles Do You Need

Learn more about what bottles are required with each package.

How To Collect A Water Sample

Learn how to properly and accurately take your sample.

Need Your Results Sooner?

Contact us to learn more about our RUSH options.

Where to Drop Off Your Sample

Learn more about our multiple drop-off locations.

Our Packages

Bacteria Package

Basic Package

$50.00

For mortgages and general checks on your well.

The Bacteria Test Includes:
Whats in the Water?Parameter
Bacteria Test for Ecoli and Total Coliforms– Bacteria Presence/Absence

Budget Package

Good Package

$140.00

Our recommended test for the most serious water-related health concerns.

The Budget Package Includes:
Whats in the Water?Parameter
Bacteria Test for Ecoli and Total Coliforms– Bacteria Presence/Absence
Metals with Potential Health Effects at Low Levels– Arsenic
– Uranium

Ultimate Home Owner’s Package

Better Package

$275.00

Measures important water contaminants and is likely to cover most key health issues. Provides basic information for setting up water treatment systems.

The Ultimate Home Owners Package Includes:
Whats in the Water?Parameter
Bacteria Test for Ecoli and Total Coliforms– Bacteria Presence/Absence
Metals with Potential Health Effects at Low Levels– Arsenic
– Uranium
Metals with Potential Health Effects at High Levels– Lead
Ions with potential Health Significance– Chloride
– Fluoride
– Nitrate/Nitrite
– Sodium
Metals or Ions Causing Bad Taste, Smell or Staining– Iron
– Manganese
– Sulphate
Other Metals– Magnesium
Other Constituents– Ammonia
– Calcium
Water Characteristics– pH
– Alkalinity
– Hardness

Complete Package

Best Package

$325.00

Gives all Constituents and Characteristics to Assess Health & Water Quality.

The Complete Package Includes:
Whats in the Water?Parameter
Bacteria Test for Ecoli and Total Coliforms– Bacteria Presence/Absence
Metals with Potential Health Effects at Low Levels– Arsenic
– Uranium
Metals with Potential Health Effects at High Levels– Bismuth
– Cadmium
– Copper
– Lead
– Mercury
– Thalium
Ions with potential Health Significance– Chloride
– Fluoride
– Nitrate/Nitrite
– Potassium
– Sodium
Metals or Ions Causing Bad Taste, Smell or Staining– Iron
– Manganese
– Sulphate
Other Metals– Aluminum
– Antimony
– Barium
– Beryllium
– Boron
– Chromium
– Cobalt
– Magnesium
– Molybdenum
– Nickel
– Selenium
– Silver
– Strontium
– Tin
– Titanium
– Vanadium
– Zinc
Other Constituents– Ammonia
– Calcium
– Bicarbonate
– Carbonate
– Phosphorus
– Ortho-phosphate
– Silica
Water Characteristics– pH
– Alkalinity
– Conductivity
– Colour
– Hardness
– Turbidity
– Total Dissolved Solids
– Organic Carbon

Metals & Bacteria Package

Other Recommended Test

$195.00

Economical Test for Problem Metals Like Iron and Manganese as well as Arsenic, Uranium & Bacteria.

The Metals & Bacteria Package Includes:
Whats in the Water?Parameter
Bacteria Test for Ecoli and Total Coliforms– Bacteria Presence/Absence
Metals with Potential Health Effects at Low Levels– Arsenic
– Uranium
Metals with Potential Health Effects at High Levels– Cadmium
– Copper
– Lead
– Thalium
Metals or Ions Causing Bad Taste, Smell or Staining– Iron
– Manganese
Other Metals– Aluminum
– Antimony
– Barium
– Beryllium
– Boron
– Chromium
– Cobalt
– Molybdenum
– Nickel
– Selenium
– Silver
– Strontium
– Tin
– Titanium
– Vanadium
– Zinc

 

Farm Package

$75.00

The Farm Package Includes:
Whats in the Water?Parameter
Bacteria Test for Ecoli and Total ColiformsBacteria Counts

Farm Milk Quality Programs & General Livestock Health.


Industrial Package

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The Industrial Package Includes:
Whats in the Water?Parameter
Bacteria Test for Ecoli and Total ColiformsBacteria Counts Test
Water Characteristics– Suspended Solids (TSS)
– pH
– Dissolved Oxygen
– BOD

Used for Effluent Monitoring

Customized Tests & Packages

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