Coldwater 517-279-9561

Hillsdale 517-437-7395

Three Rivers 269-273-2161

Local Water Testing Labs

Nitrate and Bacteria:

  • Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality - Lansing - Nitrate and Bacteria; bottles available at the local Health Department or by calling the state direct at 517-335-8184.  Call for processing cost.

  • Coldwater Water Department at Waterworks Park - Coldwater - Contact them for sampling containers and sample fees at 517-279-4805.

Bacteria Only:

  • Hillsdale Wastewater Treatment Plant - Hillsdale - Contact them for sampling containers and sample fees at 517-437-5631.

  • Jonesville Wastewater Treatment Plant - Jonesville - Contact them for sampling containers and sample fees at 517-849-9450.

  • Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant - Three Rivers - Sampling containers are available at the Three Rivers office of the Community Health Agency or you can contact the plant for sampling containers and sample fees at 269-273-5885.

Special Notes:
When using the State lab for your sampling they automatically send the local health department a copy of the sample results.  Sample results may not be available from the State lab for 3-14 days.

When using any of the other labs listed above, you are responsible for sending a copy of their test results to the health department.  Sample results are usually available from these local labs within 24-48 hours.