Health Department Laboratory
Location & Hours
700 Fuller Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Mon - Fri
8:00am - 5:00pm
Please Note: Samples should not be mailed the day before a holiday to ensure timely reporting.
Holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Would you like to have your results emailed to you? Fill out the Client Email Agreement.
The Laboratory is Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and CLIA certified, and staffed by board certified Senior Medical Laboratory Scientists. Downloadable our State Certificates:
- Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, expires 11/1/2018
- DEQ Drinking Water Inorganic Chemistry, expires 11/25/2021
- DEQ Drinking Water Microbiology, expires 11/25/2021
|Laboratory Testing Menu and Testing Fees*
All fees payable when samples are submitted to Environmental Health for testing.
|Drinking Water Bacteria (Total Coliform)||$16.00|
|Swimming Pool Bacteria (Total Coliform)||$16.00|
|Pond, Lake, Stream, or other Surface water Count for Bacteria||$19.00|
|Automated Partial Chemistry: Hardness, Sulfate, Iron, Nitrate, Nitrite, Fluoride, Chloride, and pH||$20.00|
|Corrosion control (Lead & Copper)||$26.00|
*Fees are subject to change.
- Requisition for Water Sample Unit Form
- Request for Water Analysis
- How To Read Your Water Report
- Interpreting Water Results
Sample collection kits are available at no charge at the Kent County Health Department, Environmental Health Division.
NGWA: Test, Tend, and Treat
DEQ: Water Sampling 101