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Water Testing

City of Lubbock Water Treatment Plant Microbiology Laboratory
6001 North Guava/P.O. 2000
Lubbock, Texas 79457
(806) 775-2907 Or (806) 775-2946

Water Sample Submission Information
$30.00 Per Sample
No Cash Accepted
Water Vouchers, Checks, Money Orders Accepted
Mastercard and Visa Card Now Accepted
(Vouchers May Be Purchased at the Water Treatment Plant Lab)

IMPORTANT: Samples MUST be tested within 30 hours of the time of collection. Samples not transported to the laboratory within this 30-hour limit will be rejected. Samples must be transported on wet ice, NOT frozen. Specimens held overnight MUST be refrigerated. TCEQ regulated systems MUST include a chlorine residual on the request form.

Samples are accepted

  • Monday thru Thursday, 8 AM to 3 PM only
  • Testing takes a minimum of 18 hours
  • Samples will be tested on the day of receipt
  • Sample results will be available after noon on the day following test initiation
  • Please submit samples to the Customer Service Representative
  • Samples cannot be accepted on holidays or on the day before the holidays

How to Collect a Water Sample

  • Procedures for Collecting a Water Sample
  • Guidelines for Treating Private Water Wells