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We offer a full range of environmental testing,
water quality testing, and oil analysis.

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Drinking Water Testing

Who doesn’t love the taste of fresh, clean water? We sure do! Whether you’re sampling for a municipal water system, hotel, campground, or your own private well, the professionals at Mid Continent Testing Laboratories can help you with your two main concerns:

  • Ensuring the safety of your water
  • Satisfying government regulations.

Our experienced staff of chemists, biologists, and engineers, work in a modern, EPA-certified lab. Our professional staff is always available to personally serve you with advice and answers to your water quality testing questions. Please feel free to contact us for a competitive price and try the drinking water testing labs at Mid Continent Testing Laboratories for extraordinary customer service.

 

Inorganic Compounds

Inorganic compounds such as arsenic, lead, and nitrate can be harmful in drinking water. Mid Continent Testing Laboratories provides rapid turnaround time on all inorganic tests. When you need accurate water quality testing results quickly contact Mid Continent Testing Laboratories.

Physical Properties

  • Conductivity
  • Hardness
  • pH
  • Solids, Dissolved
  • Solids, Suspended
  • Turbidity

Inorganic & Non-Metallic

  • Alkalinity
  • Bicarbonate / Carbonate
  • Chloride
  • Cyanide, Total
  • Cyanide, WAD
  • Cyanide, Free
  • Fluoride
  • Nitrogen, Ammonia
  • Nitrogen, Nitrate
  • Nitrogen, Nitrite
  • Sulfate

Bacteria & Other Testing

  • E-coli
  • Total & Fecal Coliform
  • BOD (5 day)

Metals

  • Aluminum
  • Antimony
  • Arsenic
  • Barium
  • Beryllium
  • Boron
  • Cadmium
  • Calcium
  • Chromium
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Gold
  • Iron
  • Lead
  • Lithium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Mercury
  • Molybdenum
  • Nickel
  • Potassium
  • Selenium
  • Silver
  • Sodium
  • Strontium
  • Vanadium
  • Zinc
 

Volatile Organic Compounds

Volatile compounds from gasoline, paint, or industrial solvents can contaminate your water supply. Drinking water testing labs like Mid Continent can perform water quality testing to analyze your water for these harmful chemicals using EPA-approved methods.

Regulated Volatile Organics

  • Benzene
  • Carbon Tetrachloride
  • Chlorobenzene
  • 1,2-Dichlorobenzene
  • 1,4-Dichlorobenzene
  • 1,2-Dichloroethane
  • 1,1-Dichloroethene
  • CIS-1,2-Dichloroethene
  • Trans-1,2-Dichloroethene
  • 1,2-Dichloropropane
  • Ethylbenzene
  • Methylene Chloride
  • Styrene
  • Tetrachloroethene
  • Toluene
  • 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene
  • 1,1,1-Trichloroethane
  • 1,1,2-Trichloroethane
  • Trichloroethene
  • Vinyl Chloride
  • Total Xylenes

Trihalomethanes

  • Bromodicholoromethane
  • Bromoform
  • Chloroform
  • Dibromochloromethane
  • Total Trihalomethanes

Unregulated Volatile Organics

  • Bromobenzene
  • Bromochloromethane
  • Bromomethane
  • n-Butylbenzene
  • sec-Butylbenzene
  • tert-Butylbenzene
  • Chloroethane
  • Chloromethane
  • 2-Chlorotoluene
  • 4-Chlorotoluene
  • Dibromoethane
  • Dichlorodifluoromethane
  • 1,3-Dichlorobenzene
  • 1,1-Dichloroethane
  • 1,3-Dichloropropane
  • 2,2-Dichloropropane
  • 1,1-Dichloropropene
  • Trans-1,3-Dichloropropene
  • Cis-1,3-Dichloropropene
  • Hexachlorobutadiene
  • Cumene (Isopropylbenzene)
  • Isopropyltoluene
  • Naphthalene
  • n-Propylbenzene
  • 1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane
  • 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane
  • 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene
  • Trichlorofluoromethane
  • 1,2,3-Trichloropropane
  • 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene
  • 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene
  • 1,2-Dibromoethane
  • 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane
 

Synthetic Organic Compounds

Synthetic Organic Compounds (SOCs) are manmade substances that are typically used for herbicides, pesticides, oils, or solvents. We’re a drinking water testing lab that uses EPA-approved methods to test for these compounds. Throughout the year, we offer price discounts on our SOC testing services. Download our yearly calendar to see when you can schedule your SOC testing at a discounted price.  Contact us today and schedule your sampling dates with a water quality testing lab you can trust. 

Method 504

  • Ethylenedibromide (EDB)
  • Dibromochloropropane (DBCP)

Method 515

  • 2,4-D
  • 2,4,5-TP (Silvex)
  • Dalapon
  • Dicamba
  • Dinoseb
  • Picloram
  • Pentachlorophenol

Method 531

  • 3-Hydroxycarbofuran
  • Aldicard
  • Aldicarb Sulfone
  • Aldicarb Sulfoxide
  • Carbaryl
  • Methomyl
  • Oxamyl

Method 547

  • Glyphosate

Method 548

  • Endothall

Method 525

  • Alachlor
  • Aldrin
  • Atrazine
  • Benzo(a)pyrene
  • Butachlor
  • Chlordane
  • Di(2-ethylhexyl)adipate
  • Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate
  • Dieldrin
  • Endrin
  • Heptachlor
  • Heptachlor Epoxide
  • Hexachlorobenzene
  • Hexachlorocyclopentadiene
  • Lindane
  • Metolachlor
  • Methoxychlor
  • Metribusin
  • PCBs
  • Propochlor
  • Simazine
  • Toxaphene

Method 549

  • Diquat

Method 552

  • Haloacetic Acids
 

Radiochemical Tests

Radioactive elements can occur naturally in the soil and, therefore, our water. In some regions, geological factors can cause these elements to exceed EPA guidelines. Mid Continent Testing Laboratory is EPA certified for radiological testing and holds a NRC license.

  • Gross Alpha
  • Gross Beta
  • Radium 226
  • Radium 228
  • Radon in Water
  • Uranium
 

Additional Services

  • Postage paid mailers available for sample shipping
  • Duplicate reports can be automatically sent to a second address

At Mid Continent Testing Laboratories, we’re not only water quality testing experts, we’re experts in customer service as well. Contact us today to see why our clients keep coming back to our qualified staff of chemists, biologists, engineers, and certified lab technicians.