• Potable/Non-Potable Water Testing

    24/7 Sample Drop Off - Wells, Water Fountains, Private and Municipal Water Testing.
  • Your Water Quality Is Our Business

    Rest assured with a 100% satisfaction guarantee, and weekend drop off at our Rensselaer lab!

About Us

We are here to help!

You have choices when it comes to water testing!

When researching water testing laboratories, you will find a lot of conflicting information, and terminology you may not be familiar with. Let us help to demystify the process and offer a better understanding of your choices.

Our lab professionals are truly invested in being sure you get fast and affordable results, while answering every question you have, each time you use us.

Our Team

Our Team

Nice to meet you


Lead Technical Director

With a career spanning 30 years in environmental science, Brian brings a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge to the lab. Probably one of the first faces you will see when entering the laboratory, he always has a smile on and welcomes any questions you might have!


Technical Director

With a PhD and Masters Degree from SUNY Albany, and her undergraduate degree from The College of Saint Rose, Erika’s knowledge is invaluable to the labs success.



Choose Your Solution

Well Water

Potable and non-potable well water testing, which can be fully customized to fit your exact…

Municipal Water

With a full-service laboratory, CREL has the capabilities to meet the demands of any private…

Non-Potable Water

From newly drilled wells to contaminated water supplies, we can help! Contact CREL to get…

Need More?

Need More?

We offer on-site water quality sampling, and can expedite your results!

On-site Sample Collection

In-Home & On-Site Water Quality Sample Collection

Please contact us and we can set expectations, and give an approximate…

Expedited Results

We can accommodate your expedited results!

Please contact us ASAP and we can set expectations, and give an approximate…

Do you have questions?

Great! We have taken some of the most common questions and compiled them into our FAQ......


We are a completely NYS ELAP (ID # 10350) / US EPA (ID # NY00934) certified lab

Common Water Quality Tests

The most common tests requested for any given water sample:

Total Coliform and E. coli – $45
Nitrate – $35
Lead – $35
Copper and Lead – $50 (Savings)

Group – Routine Chemical & Physical

Routine Physical and Chemical Examination – $275

Total Coliform and E. coli, Color, Turbidity, Odor, pH, Conductivity, Hardness, Nitrate, Iron, Manganese, Chloride, Sulfate, Sodium, Fluoride, and Arsenic.

A Great Value!

Group – Short FHA

Short FHA – $110

Total Coliform and E. coli, Lead, Nitrate, and Nitrite.

Additional tests and services can be requested at anytime during the ordering process. Contact CREL for details.

Group – Long FHA

Long FHA – $215
Total Coliform and E. coli, Lead, Nitrate, Nitrite, Iron, Manganese, Iron Plus Manganese, Sodium, pH, Hardness, Alkalinity, and Turbidity.

Contact CREL for additional tests required.

Additional Tests Available

Additional testing is available, along with special/quantity pricing:
contact the lab at (518) 949-2020 for further information.



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Capital Region Environmental Lab

137 Columbia Turnpike

Rensselaer, NY 12144

0.2 miles past Regeneron



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