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A Leader in Providing
Defensible Data with
High Quality Service

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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    New PFAS testing requirements are now in place for certain wastewater treatment permits in PA. In February 2024, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) released new requirements for the analysis of PFAS at wastewater […]

  • Rich Stump, III Recognized with 2024 Leadership Award

    READING, March 6, 2024 – Rich Stump, III has been named the recipient of a 2024 Leadership Award by Vistage, the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses. The […]

  • Your New Client Experience Liaison

    At Suburban Testing Labs, we are dedicated to enhancing our team and services to better serve our valued clients. With great pleasure, we announce the latest addition to our team: Frank Medora, who joins us […]