Water Lab

In partnership with UW Oshkosh Environmental Research and Innovation Center, Buffalo County Health Department has a water lab for the bacteriological analysis of drinking water.

Buffalo County Health Department has water test kits (for bacteria and nitrates) available to the public.  You may request to have the kit mailed or pick it up.

                                          Full water sample bottle

When the water samples are dropped off at Buffalo County Health Department a fee will be collected.

$20 for bacteria

$15 for nitrates
                                                                       
$25 for arsenic
                                       water

 Bacteria samples are analyzed in house, and nitrate and arsenic samples are shipped to UW Oshkosh.

Please contact us for more information.