Municipal Affairs and Environment

Laboratories for Water Quality Analysis

The list below shows a partial list of laboratories accredited by either Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) opens new window or Standard Council of Canada (SCC) opens new window in the region that can carry out routine physical and chemical analysis on drinking water. Please contact the laboratory for the cost of analysis, proper sample bottles, sampling procedure, shipping instructions, etc.

AGAT Laboratories
57 Old Pennywell Road
St. John’s, NL A1E 6A8
Tel: (709) 747-8573 or (888) 468-8718
Fax: (709) 747-2139
Avalon Laboratories
85C Bremigens Blvd
Paradise NL A1L 4A2
Tel: (709) 726-9345
Exova Accutest Laboratories
Unit 8, 146 Colonnade Road
Nepean, ON K2E 7Y1
Tel: (613) 727-5692
Fax: (613) 727-5222
Maxxam Analytics
Suite 101A, 49-55 Elizabeth Ave.
St. John's, NL A1A 1W9
Tel: (709) 754-0203 or (888) 492-7227
Fax: (709) 754-8612
921 College Hill Road
Fredericton, NB E3B 6Z9
Tel: (506) 452-1212 or (800) 563-0844
Fax: (506) 452-1395

Bacteriological water quality testing is conducted by the Provincial Public Health Laboratory for drinking water. Sample bottles can obtained from all Regional Service NL offices. Locations can be found at:

In the St. John’s Area samples must be submitted to:
Public Health Laboratory
Miller Centre (First Floor)
100 Forest Road, St. John's

Outside St. John’s Area samples must be submitted to the regional Service NL office:
Locations can be found at:

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