Available Testing at the Department of Health Laboratory:

Drinking Water and Radon Testing (for the public)

Find drop-off locations for your drinking water test kits

Water and Radon Tests (Click for Instructions Sheets) Kit Order Forms Price
Trace Metals & Fluoride (Regulated Systems) IA $125
Trace Metals & Fluoride (Homeowners) IA $125
Coliform/E. coli (Homeowners) A $14
Coliform/E. coli (Regulated Systems) AA $14
Coliform/E. coli (Total) NU $15
Coliform/E. coli (Irrigation Water) AG $15
E. coli from source water (Regulated Systems) LT $15
Coliform/E. coli (Private Water)(Childcare/School) DC-Coliform/E. coli $14
Coliform/E.coli for Recreation Water SW $15
Inorganic Chemicals (Homeowners) C $100
Lead and Copper (Homeowners and Regulated Water) IB $20
Inorganic Chemicals (Some Permitted Systems) ID $90
Inorganic Chemicals (Homeowners) ID $90
Anions (Chloride, Fluoride, Nitrate, Nitrite, Sulfate)(Homeowners) AN $50
Anions (Chloride, Fluoride, Nitrate, Nitrite, Sulfate)(Regulated Water) AN $50
Nitrate and Nitrite (Homeowners) N3N2 $24
Nitrate and Nitrite (Regulated Water) N3N2 $24
Gross Alpha in Water RA $45
Radon in Water RC $25
Radon in Air-Short Term RF $50
Radon in Air-Medium Term RG $25
Radon in Air-Long Term RH $25
Uranium in Water RU $25
Volatile Organic Chemicals (Chlorinated systems) OA $120
Volatile Organic Chemicals (Non-chlorinated systems) OA $120
Trihalomethanes OB $120
Haloacetic Acids OK $150
Synthetic Organic Chemicals Group (OL, OE, OG, OH) SOC Group $630
Semi-Volatile Chemicals and Pesticides OL $250
Herbicides in Water OE $200
Carbamate Pesticides OG $100
Ethylenedibromide and Dibromochloropropane OH $80
Pentachlorophenol OP $75
Individual Inorganic Tests Individual Tests $10-25
Miscellaneous Test for Homeowners Misc Test call for information
Odor, Alkalinity & Residual Chlorine (Homeowners) OAC call for information
Clinical Testing (for health care providers)
Rabies Testing (with approval)

All rabies testing requests must be pre-approved by Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Call (802) 863-7240 or 1-800-640-4374 (available 24/7) for approval. Then complete the Request for Examination form and read the Shipping and Instruction Sheet.

You can order test kits by:

Phone: call 802-338-4724 or 800-660-9997 (toll-free in Vermont).

Mail: download one of the order forms and mail it to Public Health Laboratory.

Fax: download one of the order forms and fax it to 802-338-4706.