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Suburban Testing Labs is a full-service environmental testing laboratory located in Reading, Pennsylvania that specializes in the analysis of drinking water, ground water, wastewater, soil, and solid materials such as biosolids and sludge. We proudly serve Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware.  Founded in 1963, our experience provides you with customized solutions to any of your sampling or analytical needs.

Our purpose every day is to protect public health and preserve the environment.  As partners within the community, our friendly, knowledgeable, and experienced team understands that reputation is built on delivering high quality, defensible data, at a competitive price with highly rated customer service.  The key success factor is our organization’s relentless adherence to our core values.

Suburban Testing Labs has grown from a small, regional water testing company to one of the largest family-owned, independent, single-site environmental testing laboratories in North America. Firmly rooted in high-standards with an eye soaring to new heights, we are ready to be your partner for success.


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