COVID-19 Update

The lab is now accepting all samples (including private well owners and lake/river testing).

Please ship your sample to the lab through USPS, UPS, FedEx or Spee-Dee Delivery services. Some services offer package pickup from your home. 

At this time, campus buildings are closed to the public. No walk-in samples will be accepted. Please understand that this policy is to ensure our staff remain as safe as possible, and to limit unnecessary travel by our clients. If prior arrangements are made with our laboratory staff (contact info is below), samples may be dropped off outside of our building, Monday-Friday before 4:30pm.

To arrange a drop-off, or if you would like to speak to a staff member regarding your testing needs, please contact us.

Phone: 715-346-3209 | Email: Water.and.Environmental.Analysis.Lab@uwsp.edu

​The Water and Environmental Analysis Laboratory (WEAL) is Wisconsin DNR certified and a state-of-the-art facility capable of analyzing a wide range of consituents including metals, nutrients, and pesticides.

WEAL was founded in 1972 to serve Wisconsin citizens, train students to become future water quality professionals, and conduct water quality research.

Request a Drinking Water Test


Offering Analytical, Research and Educational Services to the Public.

  • Homeowner's well water analyses and interpretation
  • Groundwater management practices for groundwater protection
  • Educational homeowner well water programs "Outreach"
  • Lake, river, and watershed water resource studies, planning, and recommendations