To provide high quality analytical laboratory services in a timely fashion to enable our customers to meet regulatory requirements and make informed decisions.

We strive to achieve this goal through the implementation of the following inter-related tasks:

  1. Quality Control/Quality Assurance Plan
  2. Performing analyses according to accepted methods
  3. Ongoing participation in EPA approved Proficiency Testing Studies
  4. Obtaining applicable industry certifications
  5. Use of modern facilities and equipment
  6. Continuing professional education
  7. Ongoing assessment of company procedures and policies
Capabilities & Services

Condensed Listing-Please inquire if you have needs for services not shown in the tables below.

Inorganic Analysis
Alkalinity, Total
Chlorine, Total Residual
Conductivity (specific conductance)
Cyanide, Total
Dissolved Oxygen
Hardness (CaCO3)
Nitrogen, Ammonia
Nitrogen, Kjeldahl
Nitrogen, Nitrate
Nitrogen, Nitrite
Nitrogen, Nitrite + Nitrate
Nitrogen, Total Inorganic (Nitrite+Nitrate+Ammonia Nitrogen)
Phosphorus, Ortho
Phosphorus, Total
Solids, Dissolved
Solids, Suspended
Solids, Total
Solids, Volatile
Hydrogen Sulfide
Tannic Acid (Tannins)
microbiological Analysis
Coliform, Fecal
Coliform, Total (Presence/Absence)
Coliform, Total (Colony Count)
E. coli (Colony Count)
E. coli (Presence/Absence)
Heterotrophic Plate Count (Standard Plate Count)
Iron Bacteria (Presence/Absence with estimated count)
Sulfate Bacteria (Presence/Absence with estimated count)
Volatile Organic Analysis
GC/MS Drinking Water Methods
Volatiles-EPA Method 524.2 (59 analytes)
Volatiles, expanded list-EPA Method 524.2 (83 Analytes)
Trihalomethanes (THM's)
Organics - Miscellaneous
BOD-5 Day (Biological Oxygen Demand)
COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand)
Oil & Grease
Phenols, Total
Total Organic Carbon
  Flame AA Methods as appropriate: Furnace/ICP-MS/Hydride/Cold Vapor Low Level Detection
Aluminum   X
Antimony   X
Arsenic   X
Barium X  
Beryllium   X
Cadmium   X
Calcium X  
Chromium X X
Copper X  
Iron X  
Lead   X
Magnesium X  
Manganese X  
Mercury   X
Nickel   X
Potassium X  
Selenium   X
Silver   X
Sodium X  
Thalium   X
Zinc X  
Sample Prep for Metals Analysis
Filtration or Digestion as required


Examples of Our Instrumentation

Metals Analysis-Atomic Absorption (AA) Spectrometry and AA Graphite Furnace Spectrometry
Volatile Organics Analysis-Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) with Purge & Trap
Inorganic Analysis-FIA and IC Instrumentation used for several inorganic parameters
Microbiological Analysis-Filtration funnels, incubators, magnifying colony counters, and sterilizers
Samples logged, tracked, and reports generated using customized LIMS software



We are certified by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for microbiological, inorganic chemistry, and organic chemistry analyses. A copy of our current certificate can be provided upon request.

Criteria for certification by the MDEQ:

  • Using internally developed standard operating procedures based on approved test methods
  • Implementation of approved QC/QA plan
  • Successful on-site audits
  • Successful performance of annual or more frequent EPA approved Proficiency Testing Studies

Water Tech, Inc. designations

  • MDEQ Laboratory 0023
  • EPA Laboratory MI 103

Our certification includes the following parameters:


  • Total Coliform
  • E. coli
  • Fecal Coliform
  • Heterotrophic Plate Count

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Antimony
  • Arsenic
  • Barium
  • Beryllium
  • Cadmium
  • Copper
  • Chromium
  • Fluoride
  • Lead
  • Nickel
  • Nitrate
  • Nitrite
  • Selenium
  • Sodium
  • Sulfate

Organic Chemistry

  • Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Total Trihalomethanes