Contractor Samples

The SCPH laboratory offers competitively priced drinking water testing for Home Inspectors as well as Pump, Filtration, and Well Company Contractors.

Obtain a sample container from our Fairway Center location or contact the SCPH laboratory manager at (330) 926-5600 weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to make arrangements for pick-up, or, drop off of sample containers for chemical and/or microbiological analysis free of charge. Follow the instructions included with the container.  Return your sample with the completed paperwork and the appropriate fee to our office, located at:

Summit County Public Health Building C, 1867 West Market Streer, Akron OH 44313

Analysis Requested EPA Method Sample Size / Container Sampling Procedure Fee
Coliforms / E.coli* 9223-B 100mL P/Sterile Download the procedure $20
Nitrate 353.2 125mL P/G Download the procedure $20
Nitrite 353.2 125mL P/G Download the procedure $20
Arsenic 200.9 125mL P/G Download the procedure $25**
Lead 200.9 1L P/G Download the procedure $25
Copper 200.9 1L P/G Download the procedure $25
* P/A or enumeration
**$25 per sample or free of charge with other metals testing (Summit County only)

 

Sample Submission Reports:

For questions, please contact the SCPH laboratory manager at (330) 926-5600 weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Samples submitted must have a purchase order number or be accompanied by a check, made payable to Summit County Public Health. Other forms of payment can be arranged, but must be approved by the lab manager before samples are brought in for testing.  Standard turnaround time is 10 business days, excluding holidays.  If rush turnaround time is desired you must get prior approval by the lab manager for availability.  Samples received after 10 am will be considered received the following business day.