Central Wastewater Laboratory

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Analytical Services

Image Analytical Services

The Manatee County Utilities Central Wastewater Laboratory provides analytical services to the Southwest, Southeast and North Water Reclamation Facilities.  Additionally, the Central WW Laboratory provides analytical services to the Wastewater Compliance section, the Solid Waste Division, as well as the Parks and Natural Resources Department.

These services include data analysis, interpretation and consultation to assist in water treatment and permit requirements.  The Central Laboratory performs approximately 40,000 analyses each year, including quality control samples.



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The Central Laboratory is accredited by the State of Florida Department of Health under the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP).  Certification is contingent upon successful completion of two proficiency-testing studies per year and periodic audits by the Florida Department of Health to ensure continued compliance with NELAP standards.