Environmental Services Laboratory

The Capital Health Environmental Services Laboratory provides the private and public sectors with reliable, unbiased, precise and accurate water testing results in a timely manner. As part of Capital Health and in affiliation with the Department of Health, we strive to provide accessible services for a healthy and safe environment. This laboratory is accredited through the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc. (CALA)

To ensure same day processing, microbiology samples must be delivered no later then 3:00pm. Microbiology samples delivered after 3:00pm on Friday, will not be processed.

Drop Off

Mackenzie Building
Room 521
8:00am to 4:30pm

Note: Environmental Laboratory services are closed on weekends and all holidays.

The CDHA Environmental Services Laboratory is a testing facility only. It is up to individual clients to determine what testing they require.

Contact the Nova Scotia Environment for guidance.