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This laboratory performs standard soil and water quality analyses as well as specialized analyses for specific projects.

Some of the standard tests performed include acidity, alkalinity, BOD, DO, chlorophyll a, conductivity, pH, NH4-N , NO3-NO2-N, TDS, TSS, chloride, COD, hardness, phosphorous, TKN, coliform bacteria, and turbidity.

The types of samples the lab processes includes groundwater; surface water; wastewater; soils from crop fields, wastewater spray fields, and animal waste lagoons; poultry, swine and other agricultural manures; and biomass.

A list of the analyses offered and associated costs can be found in the document COST09.

The Quality Control/Quality Assurance Plan can be accessed here.

For other questions or to further discuss your analytical needs, contact:

Anastasia Chirnside
(302) 831-8871
aemc@udel.edu