WATER QUALITY CENTER LABORATORY
The Water Quality Center (WQC)
Lab is located in the Fleischmann Building of the Environmental
Research Laboratory, an off-campus University of Arizona facility.
The Lab focuses on water quality and is equipped to perform
state-of-the-art chemical and biological analyses. Chemical analyses
include metals, salts, alkalinity, anions and dissolved organic
carbon. Biological analyses include bacterial and viral pathogens
and indicator organisms. The Lab also performs assays on other
environmental samples including soils, wastes,
effluents, and plant materials.
|The Water Quality Lab only supports research, teaching, and extension programs, as well as special projects at the University of Arizona. Inquiries regarding microbiological testing should be addressed to Dr. Charles Gerba at (520) 621-6910 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The WQC lab is equipped to perform water, soil, waste, and plant,
chemical and physical analyses using state-of-the-art analytical
equipment, in the following categories:
- Inorganic analysis of all types of water samples including
drinking water and soil/waste/plant extracts.
include: metals, salts, anions.
- Elemental analysis of solid samples such as soil, plant and
This includes: total carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur.
- Carbon analysis of water samples.
alkalinity, dissolved organic carbon.
- Soil/sediment particle size distribution
sand, silt and clay fractions.
- Soil Moisture tension measurement
The WQC lab performs assays for the
detection of bacteria and viruses in environmental samples.
- total coliforms
- fecal coliforms
- E. coli
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The faculty and staff associated with
the WQC Lab works closely with clients to help them choose their
analyses needs. To answer any questions and obtain a price list,
Water Quality Center (WQC)
2601 E. Airport Drive
Tucson, Arizona 85756
Dr. Atasi, Ray-Maitra, QCL manager:
Janick Artiola, WQC Lab director
Fax: (520) 573-0852
The Fleischmann Laboratory
The central facility for the
Water Quality Center
is located within the