Environmental Testing

Lab staff doing test.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory provides chemical, radiological and microbiological analyses for Vermont Yankee monitoring, emergency response, recreational water bacterial contamination and other public health related activities.

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The Health Department Lab tests for radon, blue green algae and for bacteria in water.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory works closely with state offices and public water suppliers to monitor Lake Champlain and drinking water supplies for blue green algae toxins.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory tests different types of environmental water samples for bacteria like E.coli or Legionella

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory offers two different types of environmental radiological testing