Services available in bacteriology are:

  • bacteriological examination for total coliform, fecal coliform, E.Coli, fecal streptococcus, pseudomonas and Enterococcus
  • microscopic examinations of water for algae.
    The 41,000 tests a year performed by the bacteriological laboratory include monitoring services for several health departments, municipalities, industry, and various businesses under federal and state regulations for both drinking water and wastewater compliance.

The laboratory also provides bacteriological analysis for homeowners seeking potability results to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy “C.O.” as well as routine testing on wells.

Types of samples accepted for analysis:

  • Water
  • Wastewater
  • Soils
  • Pools and beaches
  • Public and surface water supplies
  • Lakes
  • Rivers
  • Streams