Envirowater Technologies offers certified water testing performed at an accredited lab. We offer various packages for real estate transactions including well water collection, analysis, and flow rate / well recovery rate testing.


  • *Sample Collection, Delivery & Trip Fee: minimum $98 to be added within 50km of Halifax ($.50 /km extra mileage charge)
  • Prices for Regular 8 business day Turn Around Time (TAT) on certified lab results
    Note: (Additional surcharges for rush TAT: 4 day – 25%, 3 day – 50%, 2 day – 100%)
  • All prices do not include HST

Test “A”

Total Coliform & E. Coli (presence/absence only) – $20 extra for MPN (bacteria count) $70*
$20 extra for MPN (bacteria count)

Test “B”

PH, Reactive Silica, Chloride, Fluoride, Sulphate, Alkalinity, Color, Turbidity, Electrical Conductivity, Nitrate + Nitrite, Nitrate, Nitrite, Ammonia, TOC, o-Phosphate, Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Zinc, Bicarbonate, Carbonate, Hydroxide, Calculated TDS, Hardness, Langier Index @ 20C and 4C, Saturation pH @ 20C and 4C, Anion/Cation Sum, Ion Balance $260*

Test “C”

Aluminum, Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Bismuth, Boron, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Selenium, Silver, Strontium, Thallium, Tin, Titanium, Uranium, Vanadium, Zinc $160*

Test “D” Well Recovery Rate Test

  • Non-intrusive “sonar” method (approximately 2 hours)
  • Drilled well cap must be accessible and above the surrounding ground level. Use as little water as possible before the test.
  • No septic dye testing before we arrive. The well may run dry which could cause sediment in the water.

Other Tests:

Individual Metals $70 for first metal plus ($40 for each subsequent metal) $70*
Tannins $230*

Analysis Packages:

note: Add $20 onto packages below if bacteria count (MPN) is required.

Bronze Package – Complete testing for A & C ($230 value) $200*
Silver Package – Complete testing for A & B & C ($490 value) $360*
Gold Package – Complete testing for A & B & C & D ($810 value)

Gold Package is recommended for all real estate transactions (the most popular)

recommended for all real estate transactions (most popular)

  • Note: Due to frequent changes & cancellations we have a non-refundable cancellation fee of $98 plus HST. This fee will be charged for any change in appointment time or cancellation of appointment within 48 hours of scheduled appointment.
  • Current as of April 2024
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