On April 8, 2011, the MassDEP Drinking Water Program surveyed 122 MassDEP-Certified Laboratories to determine if they were interested in making themselves available to Massachusetts public water systems for emergency drinking-water analysis outside of regular working hours (e.g., nights, weekends, and holidays). As of April 29, 2011 the following nine (9) Massachusetts DEP-Certified Laboratories have been identified. Please contact the laboratories directly if you need their services.

 

Absolute Resource Associates (Portsmouth, NH)
Billerica Water Treatment Laboratory (Billerica, MA)
Chemserve (Milford, NH)
EAI Analytical Labs (Keene, NH)
Frontier Research Lab (North Chelmsford, MA)
Howard Laboratories (Hatfield, MA)
Morrell Associates (Marshfield, MA)
Worcester Water Filtration Plant (Holden, MA)

 

 

Absolute Resource Associates

124 Heritage Ave.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Susan Sylvester: 603-817-2605
sues@absoluteresourceassociates.com
Mass. Certified Lab ID#: M-NH902

Analysis Availability: 24/7/365

Prior Notice Required: Yes

Notes: Notification would be needed to arrange sample receipt or pickup.

Analyte Details:
AnalyteAnalytical Method
Volatile Organic CompoundsEPA 524.2
TrihalomethanesEPA 524.2
Total Dissolved SolidsSM 2540C
SodiumEPA 200.7
pHSM 4500-H-B
Nitrate-NEPA 300.0
NickelEPA 200.7
FluorideEPA 300.0
CopperEPA 200.7
ChromiumEPA 200.7
CadmiumEPA 200.7
BerylliumEPA 200.7
Alkalinity, TotalSM 2320B

 

 

Billerica Water Treatment Laboratory

270 Treble Cove Road
Billerica, Ma 01862
John Sullivan: 978-671-0957
wtlab@town.billerica.ma.us
Mass. Certified Lab ID#: M MA016

Analysis Availability: 24/7

Prior Notice Required: No

Notes: WTP is staffed 24/7/365

Analyte Details:
AnalyteAnalytical Method
Total Coliform / E.coliSM 9223B Colilert Analysis

 

 

Chemserve

317 Elm St, Milford, NH 03055
Phone 603-673-5440
Fax 603-673-0366
Jay Chrystal: cell 603-321-7800 / home 603-673-5116
Paul Fyfe: cell 603-930-5986 / home 603-249-1119
jay@chemservelab.com
Mass. Certified Lab ID#: MA-NH023

Analysis Availability: 24/7

Prior Notice Required: No

Analyte Details:
AnalyteAnalytical Method
pHEPA 150.1
TurbidityEPA 180.1
ICP MetalsEPA 200.7
MercuryEPA 245.1
Fluoride Ion Chromatography (IC)EPA 300.0
Nitrate/Nitrite Ion Chromatography (IC)EPA 300.0
Nitrate Ion Chromatography (IC)EPA 300.0
Nitrite Ion Chromatography (IC)EPA 300.0
Sulfate Ion Chromatography (IC)EPA 300.0
Perchlorate Ion ChromatographyMa-NH023
Volatile Organics - Trihalomethanes onlyEPA 524.2
Volatile Organics - Full 524 ListEPA 524.2
AlkalinitySM 2320B
Heterotrophic Plate CountSM 9215B
Total Coliform BacteriaSM 9223
E.coli BacteriaSM 9223

 

 

EAI Analytical Labs

149 Emerald St., Suite R
Keene, NH 03431
Daniel Crosby: 603-209-4875
phone 603-357-2577
chem@eai-labs.com
Mass. Certified Lab ID#: M-NH1013

Analysis Availability: 24/7

Prior Notice Required: Yes

Analyte Details:
AnalyteAnalytical Method
Total Coliform / E.coliDM 9223B Colilert analysis

 

 

Frontier Research Lab

PO Box 205
North Chelmsford, MA 01863
Charles Panagiotakos: 978-866-6113
frontierlab@msn.com
Mass. Certified Lab ID#: MA30151

Analysis Availability: 24/7

Prior Notice Required: No

Analyte Details:
AnalyteAnalytical Method
Total Coliform / E.coliSM 9222B, 9222G

 

 

Howard Laboratories

PO Box 68, 62 Main St.
Hatfield, MA 01038
Sara Lamontagne: 413-695-8285
Mickey Spokas: 413-537-3744
howardlabs@gmail.com
Mass. Certified Lab ID#: M-00851

Analysis Availability: 24/7

Prior Notice Required: No

Notes: Leave message - will call back.

Analyte Details:
AnalyteAnalytical Method
Total Coliform / E.coliColilert presence/absence

 

 

Morrell Associates, Inc.

1661 Ocean St.
Marshfield, MA 02050
John Morrell: 781-837-1395
jem.phd@verizon.net
Mass. Certified Lab ID#: M-17155

Analysis Availability: 24/7

Prior Notice Required: Yes

Notes: If possible call office during regular business hours to arrange for emergency work.

Analyte Details:
AnalyteAnalytical Method
Total Coliform / E.coliEPA 1604
EnterococciEPA 1600
Heterotrophic Plate Count (HPC)SM 9215B

 

 

Worcester Water Filtration Plant

71 Stone House Hill Road
Holden, MA 01520
Plant Operator: 508-799-1513, 24/7
James Bonofiglio, Laboratory Director: 508-799-1516
bonofiglioj@worcesterma.gov
Mass. Certified Lab ID#: M-MA1059

Analysis Availability: Varies (see analyte detail below)

Prior Notice Required: Yes

Notes: 24-hour drop-off is available. Plant operators have to be contacted after 4 P.M. on weekdays, weekends and holidays. Samples can be brought in and accepted by plant operators until staff can come in and set up tests. Lab staff travel < 4 hours. Overtime cost will be added to analysis charge.

Analyte Details:
AnalyteAnalytical MethodAnalysis Availability
Total Coliform / E.coli

SM 9222B

SM 9222G

7AM -7PM - weekends and weekdays (daily)
E.coliEPA 16037AM -7PM - May 1 - Oct 1 (daily)
Fecal ColiformSM 9222D7AM -7PM (daily)
Total Coliform / E.coliSM 92237AM -7PM (daily)