Eau Claire City-County Health Department. An accredited Health Department by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) - Advancing public health performance.

Food and Water Testing/Quality

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Laboratory Testing

The Certified Public Health Laboratory conducts microbiological and chemical analyses on a variety of substances that affect public health. Sampling and analysis is conducted to ensure sample acceptability and compliance with public health and environmental standards for public health and welfare.

Bacteria Testing

  • Drinking Water
    • Learn More About Drinking Water
    • How to Test Your Water
    • Newly-Drilled Wells
  • Dairy Products
  • Food from restaurants and grocery stores
  • Lakes, rivers, and creeks
  • Public swimming pools and beaches

Chemical Testing

  • Volatile Organic Compounds
  • Nitrates
  • Heavy metals in drinking water
    • Lead
    • Copper
    • Arsenic
  • Lead in paint and soil


Laboratory Testing Fees

Contact the Health Department at (715) 839-4718 for more information


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