Water System Testing: Lead and Copper
Owners of water systems serving the public are required to submit samples for lead and copper testing to comply with federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) amendments.
The Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) is certified for SDWA testing and is available to help you fulfill requirements by providing analyses of your system for:
- lead and copper
- water quality parameters, including pH, conductivity, calcium, alkalinity, orthophosphate (when inhibitors containing a phosphate component are used) and silica (when inhibitors containing a silicate compound are used)
Ordering Test Kits
Order test kits for copper and lead testing and/or water quality testing by calling the WSLH at 800-442-4618, or in the Madison area 608-224-6202, between 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Please provide the following information when ordering test kits:
- facility identification number (FID#)
- contact person
- mailing address
- billing address
For More Information
For additional information about water testing services and current test fees, call 800-442-4618, or in the Madison area 608-224-6202, between 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.