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Lab Director
Phil Snyder 
jsnyder@elkocitynv.gov

(775) 777-7385 (775) 777-7388 fax

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  Water Testing Cost
       
 
Total Coliform
$27.00 per test during regular hours* when performed in accordance with Analysis schedule.
   
$60.00 per test during weekday after hours.
   
$80.00 per test during weekend after hours.
     
 
Wastewater Testing
Cost
     
 
BOD
$50.00 per sample when performed in accordance with analysis schedule. 
$100.00 per sample when performed unscheduled - by appointment only.
     
 

TSS
(Total Suspended Solids)

$25.00 per sample when performed in accordance with analysis schedule. 
$55.00 per sample when performed unscheduled - by appointment only.
     
 
Fecal Coliform
$30.00 per sample when performed in accordance with analysis schedule.
$40.00 per sample when performed unscheduled - by appointment only.
 

* Regular hours - Monday - Thursday = 8:00a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Each sample requiring dilution will have a $10.00 charge added for each dilution necessary to obtain reportable results.

Local Contractors and other Business's may pay a $20.00 minimum monthly fee to hold a charge account with the City of Elko Laboratory. This paper work must be done in the presence of a City of Elko employee and is not available on this website.

For more information please call the City of Elko Finance Department at (775) 777-7135.

 

  Frequently Asked QuestionsQuestion
 
Q:     Where is the City lab located?
A:     At the Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Administration Building.
 
Q:     What types of tests can I have done on drinking water**?
A:     Locally we test for the bacteria that meet the guidelines for the Safe Drinking Water Act including total Coliform and E-Coli. 
 
Q:     How can I get my water tested?
A:     You will need to pick up a container from the lab anytime and return the water sample Monday - Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 
Q:     How long does it take to get results?
A:     24 to 48 hours 
 
** Other drinking water tests will need to be sent to a commercial laboratory.