Rhode Island State Health Laboratories
The mission of the Environmental Sciences Section is to provide quality laboratory services for state, federal and other agencies concerned with the protection of the environment and public health. Water, air and food as well as human samples are analyzed for exposure to toxic substances. A staff of highly skilled, knowledgeable and dedicated chemists provides a broad spectrum of laboratory services to programs within the Department of Health, the Department of Environmental Management and other state agencies.
The staff is committed to providing the highest quality of laboratory services to its customers in a timely manner.
Notice: Effective August 1, 2008, the State Health Laboratories will temporarily suspend its private well and homeowner water sample testing service. This service is expected to resume in 2009. Private well and homeowner water samples may be tested by private laboratories certified by the state to test potable water.
Source: Rhode Island State
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