USDA Forest Service

Air Program Laboratory

Air Program Laboratory
2150 Centre Ave., Bldg. C
Fort Collins, CO 80526
(970) 226-9190

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As of January 2012, the following prices apply to different types of water testing. Reliability of data, strict adherence to QA/QC protocols, and prompt service are the primary goals of the Air Program Laboratory.
Total Water Analysis: Filtering, Anions, Cations, pH, ANC and Conductivity*
pH, ANC and Conductivity
Anions: Filtering, F, Cl, NO3, PO4, SO4
Cations: Filtering, Na, NH4, K, Mg, Ca
Turbidity and Sedimentation
Sediment Transport (sieving/ashing)
Passive Ozone Badge Analysis (includes cost of badges)
Water Replicates - up to 30% of regular samples & replicates**
Water Replicates - beyond 30% of regular samples & replicates*
Water Field Blanks (not recommended unless you are field filtering)*

Please Note:

  • Although our lab does not perform heavy metals analyses in-house, we commonly ship samples to appropriate laboratories as an added service upon request after we complete the water analyses. Costs will be determined at time of request.
  • *Water analysis includes lab filtering, processing and sampling supplies. Clients will be sent clean sample bottles, coolers, and icepacks for sample shipping.
  • **30% of replicate samples are provided at no charge (e.g., 7 lake samples, up to 3 duplicate samples included in cost; 3 = 30% of 10 total samples: 7 regular + 3 replicates).
  • There is an additional $20.00 charge per sample for field filtering supplies if required. This is not generally recommended.
  • Supplies will be shipped standard surface at no additional charge. Additional costs for express shipping will be charged to the client. Client pays for return shipping.

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