Environmental Analysis

Environmental sampling is often required during the investigation and subsequent remediation of suspected environmental contamination. If your business requires laboratory analysis of groundwater monitoring wells, surface water, or soil samples, Nelson Analytical Lab is here to assist you with your projects. Nelson Analytical Lab has been providing the highest quality analytical laboratory services to consulting firms, engineers, municipalities and private businesses, with cost efficient and timely test results. Sound environmental clean up decisions can then be based upon the laboratory data.

We comply with strict quality assurance programs and accreditations. After your report is electronically sent, our office staff is here to answer your questions if needed. Nelson Analytical Lab can fulfill your wastewater testing required for your NPDES permit, and also handle the rental of necessary sampling equipment. Decisions on disposal of spent water treatment media, or other materials can be tested to ensure you stay within all current environmental disposal regulations.

Environmental Testing includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
  • 1,4-Dioxane
  • Low Level Ethylene Dibromide in groundwater
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
  • Pesticides and Herbicides
  • Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons(DRO and GRO)
  • Petroleum Fingerprinting (we identify the petroleum type and evaluate aging)
  • Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (SVOCs)
  • MADEP EPH & VPH (including the new VPH by GC/MS method)
  • Methane/Ethane/Ethylene (dissolved natural gases in groundwater)
  • Propylene and Ethylene Glycol
  • THMs & HAAs (Disinfection Byproducts)
  • Wet Chemistry (TKN, nitrate, nitrite, chloride, sulfate, fluoride, BOD, COD*, residual chlorine, TDS, TSS, TOC*)
  • Metals - RCRA8, PP13
  • Microbiology (Total Coliform and E. Coli P/A or Quant)
  • * subcontract analysis
Please contact our lab regarding your specific sampling schedule requirements, sampling bottles, (preserved or non-preserved), labels and sample submission form. Our Aquarian Analytical Lab sample submission form (chain of custody) can be found here Aquarian Analytical Chain of Custody.