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 Test

Basic Package

$50.00

For mortgages and general checks on your well.

The Bacteria Test Includes:
  • 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:
  • 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 Owner’s Package Includes:
  • 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:
  • 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

    ✓     Thallium

  • 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:
  • 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

    ✓     Thallium

  • 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:
  • Bacteria Test for Ecoli and Total Coliforms

        Bacteria Counts

Farm Milk Quality Programs & General Livestock Health.


Industrial Package

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The Industrial Package Includes:
  • Bacteria Test for Ecoli and Total Coliforms

        Bacteria Counts

  • Water Characteristics

        Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

        Dissolved Oxygen

        Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)

Used for Effluent Monitoring

Customized Tests & Packages

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