How Much Does Water Testing Cost?
Although water testing costs are highly correlated to factors such as the number of samples, project type, reporting requirements and the scope of UKAS and MCERTS accredited laboratory testing, our water testing services start at £275.
For samples taken using our water test kit service, allowing you to take the samples, the cost of your testing will largely depend on the number of samples and the testing you select, whereas, for water sampling carried out by our consultants, a number of other factors will also be taken into account.
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How Much Does Water Sampling & Testing Cost?
UKAS & MCERTS Laboratory Testing - Whether testing to assess the contamination of surface waters or for the suitability of water for use as drinking (potable) water, it's important that UKAS accredited laboratory testing is chosen to ensure that money spent on water testing isn't wasted and will provide all the necessary information needed. The scope of laboratory testing has a major impact on the cost of water testing and can vary greatly, however, water testing commonly includes inorganic heavy metal contaminants (e.g. lead, cadmium, mercury etc.) and organic chemicals such as TPHs, found in crude oil, and PAHs, released from burning fossil fuels. When testing a potential drinking water source, harmful bacteria (e.g. E.coli) should be tested and is also a consideration for the cost of water testing.
Sampling Frequency - There are many factors used to determine the number of water samples required, however, as a general guide we advise that a sufficient amount of samples are taken to obtain a representative sample. This could mean taking samples at a number of points along a watercourse or simply one sample from a borehole. Don't worry if you're unsure on the amount of samples needed as we can calculate this for you.
Site Visit or Test Kit - We offer water testing kits from £275 for clients that wish to take samples themselves. We can carry out a specific suite of water testing, provided by the client, or can advise on the most suitable suite of testing, based on the client's specific circumstances. Using our water testing kits reduces the overall cost of water testing quite substantially, as our consultants don't need to visit site, and whilst this option is not always suitable, it can provide a fast, low cost alternative for a number of projects. Delivery and collection arrangements and associated costs are included in the total cost of our sample testing kits.
Meet Our Water Testing Consultants
Consultants - Supervised by our Chief Technical Officer, Louis Turner, our fully comprehensive water testing services, are carried out by highly qualified consultants and combine over 30 years experience with detailed UKAS & MCERTS accredited laboratory testing.
Management - Our wealth of experience in project management, logistics and environmental consulting allows us to provide efficient, friendly and high quality water testing for our clients. As a company, we believe that helping clients achieve their goals while simultaneously protecting the environment is a true "win-win" situation.
Partners - Our experienced, professional and qualified consulting partners further extend the range of environmental and water testing services we are able to provide. Our partners include a UKAS accredited laboratory that ensures all our water contamination and quality testing meets the relevant standards.
Contact Us - Our water testing process can involve a range of services but our general procedure remains the same for each. Contact us and let us know your requirements, alternatively, if your requirements are more complex, or you're looking for more information about how much water testing costs or our company, a more formal consultation may be necessary. Following initial consultation we can provide an outline proposal detailing how we can help and the costs involved. Water samples will be collected for testing in our UKAS and MCERTS accredited laboratory. Once samples are tested we will produce a clear, easily understandable report, including warer test data and certificates.