Public Drinking Water Testing

Certified Water Testing Laboratory

Purity and security rank high among concerns about drinking water. Through regular sampling and analysis, environmental laboratories safeguard supplies from contamination, unintentional or otherwise.

CNA is fully equipped to handle all of your public drinking water water testing needs.

Our technical staff can also assist you to determine your sampling schedules.

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CNA Lab is a certified public water testing laboratory

High quality laboratory testing to provide you with fast, accurate results.
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Drinking Water Chemistry & Microbiology

Potable Water Chemistry

  • Primary Inorganic Contaminants (IOC’s)
    Arsenic, Barium, Cadmium, Chromium, Mercury, Selenium
    Antimony, Beryllium, Nickel, Thallium, Cyanide and Fluoride
  • Secondary Inorganic Contaminants – (IOC’s Other)
    Iron, Manganese, Sodium, Zinc, Silver, Chloride, Sulfate, Color & Odor
  • Principal Organic Compounds (VOC’s/POC’s)
    54 different compounds consisting of various solvents, the chemical components of gasoline & light fuel oils and including Vinyl Chloride and MTBE
  • Synthetic Organic Compounds (SOC’s Groups 1 & 2)
    Pesticides, Synthetic Chemicals and PCB’s
  • Nitrate and Nitrite
  • Asbestos
  • Disinfection by-products
    Trihalomethanes (TTHM’s) and Halo Acetic Acids (HAA’s)
  • Lead and Copper
  • Radiologicals
    Gross Alpha & Beta, Radium 226 & 228
  • Physical Characteristics
    Diagnostic testing for aesthetic taste, odor and staining problems


Potable Water Microbiology

  • Coliform Group Bacteria (Total, E.coli & Fecal Coliforms)
    Enumerative via Membrane Filter
    Most Probable Number (MPN)
  • Heterotrophic (Standard or Aerobic) Plate Count
    Enumerative via Direct Plating
  • Fecal Streptococci
    Enumerative via Membrane Filter
    Enumerative via Membrane Filter
  • Legionella Group Bacteria (presumptive)
    Enumerative, 1992 CDC Methodology
    NYSDOH  ISO 11731:2017
  • Direct Microscopic Examination/Deposit Characterization by our staff

CNA Environmental offers the following value-added services:

  • Copy, Fax and/or Email your reports to you
  • Notify you by phone in the advent of a problem
  • Be available for emergencies should problems arise at no additional cost!
  • Offer technical guidance as the need arises

We Can Track Your State Monitoring Requirements:

We offer individually tailored programs where we:

  • Track your routine monitoring requirements
  • Automatically mail sample containers in a timely fashion
  • Schedule and perform routine on-site sampling & sample pick-up
  • Copy results directly to State regulating authorities
  • Format reports to include facility specific information

Additional Services/Information:

  • References
  • Competitive pricing
  • Fast, reliable results
  • An established testing laboratory carrying certifications with:   The NYS DOH Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP)
  • A fully insured, full service environmental laboratory
  • Approved EPA and Standard Methods as applicable for all analyses


Annual Water Quality Reports:

Consumer Confidence Reports As Mandated by the EPA

  • To comply with EPA regulations, CNA Environmental writes Annual Water Quality Reports (Consumer Confidence Reports) for many of our clientele
  • To discuss a personalized quotation for your facility:
    Please call us at (518) 884-0800
    Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM