Environmental Testing Laboratories

Environmental testing can be complicated, and Suburban Testing Labs can help you sort through it all. Our state-of-the-art laboratory achieves faster than average turnaround times while maintaining competitive prices.

Since 1963, Suburban Testing Labs has grown from a small, regional water testing company to become one of the largest family-owned, independent, single-site environmental testing laboratories in North America.

Environmental Testing LaboratoriesWith nearly six decades of experience in testing for microbiological, inorganic and organic contaminants, metals, and radiologicals, we serve a wide range of industries in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and New Jersey that test potable water, non-potable water, and soil/solid materials to protect public health and preserve the environment, including:

  • Brownfields, Site Remediation, and Development Professionals
  • Environmental Consultants and Engineers
  • Environmental Laboratories
  • Drinking Water Suppliers
  • Industry and Manufacturing
  • Public Pools and Bathing Beaches
  • Waste Management and Landfills
  • Wastewater Treatment Plants and Operators
  • Water Treatment Companies
  • Well Drillers

Our Services

Suburban Testing Labs can provide customized solutions to every project. Our services include:

Drinking Water Analysis: We offer a broad range of general chemistry, organic, and metals tests for public drinking water.

Ground Water Analysis:  We have expertise in testing groundwater for spray fields, landfills, contaminated sites, investigations, and other monitoring programs.

Landfill Testing: Our field services team is equipped to manage your landfill or disposal facility sampling needs, including monitoring well sampling, solid waste sampling, and trustworthy drinking water sample collection.

Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Beaches: We offer comprehensive solutions such as certified analysis for coliform bacteria, pH, and chlorine/bromine as required.

Site Remediation & Waste Disposal Testing:  We can support your environmental remediation projects, waste disposal, brownfields, site assessments/closures, facility expansion/redevelopment, permitting, and regulatory compliance.

Soil, Solid and Chemical Materials Analysis:  We are your experts for solid and chemical materials analysis, including soils, biosolids, sludge, and grit.  Testing for RCRA/TCLP metals, organics, inorganics, and priority pollutants are core services.

Wastewater Analysis:  We excel at National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit-required testing for wastewater treatment plants. Our highly trained field technicians will ensure that your samples are collected, stored properly, and transported according to all EPA requirements.

Underground Storage Tank Removal & Remediation Analysis:  We have safely removed and/or decommissioned underground storage tanks and above-ground storage tanks in the most rigorous regulated locations.

Field Sciences

Suburban Testing Labs’ environmental testing services extend beyond the walls of our state-of-the-art laboratory, with a team of Field Scientists, Field Sampling Technicians, and Sample Couriers who are ready to support your sampling and transport needs.

Ensuring high-quality, defensible data begins at the moment of sample collection.  Our Field Sciences team boasts cutting edge technology and equipment to sample according to EPA requirements, and then properly transports your samples to our in-house laboratory for analysis.

Our robust catalog of sampling services includes everything from the basics of grab sampling to advanced sampling techniques for environmental investigations and everything in between, including:

  • Composite Sampler Set-Ups and Retrievals
  • Discrete 24-Hour Composite Sampling
  • Drinking Water Sampling
  • DRBC PCB Sampling
  • Groundwater and Monitoring Well Sampling, including Variable Speed
  • Industrial Pretreatment, Surcharge, and Local Limits Sampling
  • Waste and Biosolids Sampling
  • Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) Testing Sampling

As you evaluate environmental testing laboratories, consider Suburban Testing Labs for your testing and analytical needs. Please contact us at 610-375-TEST explore our many services.