Taiga Environmental Laboratory

Price guide

Important pricing information

Important information about pricing of Taiga Environmental Laboratory services.

Service rates

Service Rates

Sample Filtration (other than routine)

$15.00
/filtration

Sample Digestion

$20.00
/sample

Sample Preservation (other than routine)

$5.00
/sample

Completion of Forms

$5.00
/form

Replacement Cost for Field Equipment

cost of equipment
+ 15% surcharge

Cooler Replacement Cost

$30.00
/cooler

High Purity Water (Type I)

$1.00
/litre

Cold Storage Sample @ 4oC

$10.00
/ft3/month

Professional service rates

Professional Service Rates

Reports, QA/QC Plan Reviews, Special Project Design, etc

$50.00
/hr

Laboratory On-Site Audit (ISO 17025)

$200.00
/day

Field service rates

Field Service Rates (Travel and accommodations not included)

Technologist

$70.00
/hour

Chemist

$85.00
/hour

Routine analysis rates

Routine AnalysisWater Analysis Package

 

1) Annual Drinking Water Quality Testing (GNWT, Dept. of Health and Social Services 2008 Requirements)

Package includes:

  • Total Aluminum (Al)
  • Total Arsenic (As)
  • Total Barium (Ba)
  • Cyanide (CN - WAD)
  • Total Cadmium (Cd)
  • Sodium (Na)
  • Total Chromium (Cr)
  • Chloride (Cl)
  • Total Copper (Cu)
  • Fluoride (F)
  • Total Lead (Pb)
  • Nitrate (NO3)
  • Total Manganese (Mn)
  • Sulphate (SO4)
  • Total Selenium (Se)
  • pH
  • Total Uranium (U)
  • Turbidity
  • Total Zinc (Zn)
  • Colour
  • Total Iron (Fe)
  • Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
  • Total Mercury (Hg)
  • Total Suspended Solids (TSS)
  • Alkalinity (Alk)
  • Hardness (Hard)
  • Carbon, Total Organic (TOC)
  • Carbon, Dissolved Organic (DOC)

$380.00
/Sample

2) Quarterly Drinking Water Quality Testing
(GNWT, Dept. of Health and Social Services 2008 Requirements)

Package includes:

  • Trihalomethanes (THMs)

$120.00
/sample

3) Monthly Drinking Water Quality Testing
(GNWT, Dept. of Health and Social Services 2008 Guidelines)

Package includes:

  • Total Coliforms (TC)
  • Escherichia Coli (EC)

$25.00
/sample

4) Sewage Lagoon Discharge

Package includes:

  • pH
  • Ammonia (NH3)
  • Oil and Grease (Extractable)
  • Total Suspended Solids (TSS)
  • Fecal Coliforms (FC)
  • Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)
  • Total Phosphorus (TP)

$160.00
/sample

Trace metal analysis package

Trace Metal Analysis Packages (Water)  

1) Nine (9) Elements

Package includes:

  • Cadmium (Cd)
  • Nickel (Ni)
  • Chromium (Cr)
  • Lead (Pb)
  • Cobalt (Co)
  • Zinc (Zn)
  • Copper (Cu)
  • Iron (Fe)
  • Manganese (Mn)

$90.00
(total)
$75.00
(dissolved)

2) Twenty Five (25) Elements

Package includes:

  • Silver (Ag)
  • Aluminum (Al)
  • Arsenic (As)
  • Barium (Ba)
  • Beryllium (Be)
  • Cadmium (Cd)
  • Cobalt (Co)
  • Copper (Cu)
  • Chromium (Cr)
  • Cesium (Cs)
  • Iron (Fe)
  • Lithium (Li)
  • Manganese (Mn)
  • Molybdenum (Mo)
  • Nickel (Ni)
  • Lead (Pb)
  • Rubidium (Rb)
  • Antimony (Sb)
  • Selenium (Se)
  • Strontium (Sr)
  • Titanium (Ti)
  • Thallium (Tl)
  • Uranium (U)
  • Vanadium (V)
  • Zinc (Zn)

Note: Trace metal packages include digestion fees. See Additional Services and Charges section for more details.

$125.00
(total)
$100
(dissolved)

Water analysis - rates for individual parameters

Water Analysis – Individual Parameters  

1) Physical Parameters (per sample)

  • Alkalinity, Carbonates (Alkal)
  • Colour, Apparent
  • Colour, Tru
  • Solids, Total Dissolved (TDS)
  • Solids, Total Suspended (TSS)
  • pH
  • Conductivity, Specific (25 ºC) (Cond)
  • Turbidity (Turb)
  • Residual Chlorine (Cl2)
  • Total Chlorine
  • Oil and Grease (visible) (O&G (vis))

 

$15.00
$10.00
$13.00
$20.00
$20.00
$10.00
$10.00
$10.00
$10.00
$10.00
$6.00

2) Microbiology (per sample)

  • Total Coliforms (drinking water) (TC)
  • Escherichia coli (drinking water) (EC)
  • Total Coliforms + E. coli (drinking water) (TC+EC)
  • Fecal Coliforms (drinking water) (FC)
  • Total Coliforms (other water) (TC)
  • Escherichia coli (other water) (E. coli)
  • Total Coliforms + E. coli (other water) (TC+EC)
  • Fecal Coliforms (other water) (FC)
  • Fecal Streptococcus (FS)

Note: Bacteria are measured as either most probable number (MPN) or colony forming units (CFU) per 100mL. MPN is a statistically derived number based on well counts while CFU is calculated by counting bacteria colonies. Both are acceptable units for measuring bacteria. 

 

$20.00
$20.00
$25.00
$20.00
$30.00
$30.00
$35.00
$30.00
$30.00

3) Major Ions (per sample)

  • Cation suite by IC Scan (includes Ca, Mg, K, Na, hardness)
  • Calcium (Ca)
  • Potassium (K)
  • Magnesium (Mg)
  • Sodium (Na)
  • Hardness as CaCO3 (Hard)(Hardness requires Calcium and Magnesium analysis)
  • Fluoride (F)
  • Chloride (Cl)
  • Sulphate (SO4)
  • Nitrite (as N) (NO2-N)
  • Nitrate (as N) (NO3-N)
  • Nitrates + Nitrites (as N) (NO3+NO2-N) (NO3+NO2-N requires NO3-N and NO2-N analysis)
  • Reactive Silica (SiO2)

 

$33.00
$7.00
$7.00
$7.00
$7.00
$20.00

$7.00
$7.00
$7.00
$7.00
$7.00
$20.00

$18.00

4) Nutrients

  • Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
  • Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)
  • Organic Carbon, Dissolved (DOC)
  • Organic Carbon, Total (TOC)
  • Ammonia (NH3-N)
  • Nitrogen, Dissolved (DN)
  • Nitrogen, Total (TN)
  • Ortho-Phosphate (as P) (OP)
  • Phosphorus, Dissolved (DP)
  • Phosphorus, Total (TP)

 

$45.00
$30.00
$35.00
$30.00
$20.00
$20.00
$20.00
$15.00
$25.00
$20.00

5) Organic Parameters

  • BTEX, Total
  • Trihalomethanes (THM)
  • Hexane Extractable Material (HEM)
  • Hydrocarbons, extractable (ExtHC)
  • Hydrocarbons, purgeable (PurHC)
  • BTEX (individual components)
  • Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH)
  • (Includes, BTEX, purgeable hydrocarbons and extractable hydrocarbons)

Note: We are expanding our range of organic analysis – please contact us with inquiries.

 

$75.00
$120.00
$40.00
$75.00
$75.00
$75.00
$195.00

6) Metals Parameters

Metals are analyzed using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectroscopy (ICP-MS).  For commonly requested multi-element scans, please refer to the trace metals package detailed under “Water Analysis Packages”.

Note: Acid digestion for total metals included in price.

  • Single Element ICP-MS (Total)
  • Each additional element by ICP-MS (Total)

The following elements are analyzed using ICP-MS:

  • Silver (Ag)
  • Aluminum (Al)
  • Arsenic (As)
  • Barium (Ba)
  • Beryllium (Be)
  • Boron (B)
  • Bismuth (Bi)
  • Cadmium (Cd)
  • Cobalt (Co)
  • Chromium (Cr)
  • Cesium (Cs)
  • Copper (Cu)
  • Iron (Fe)
  • Lithium (Li)
  • Manganese (Mn)
  • Molybdenum (Mo)
  • Mercury (Hg)
  • Lead (Pb)
  • Nickel (Ni)
  • Rubidium (Rb)
  • Antimony (Sb)
  • Selenium (Se)
  • Strontium (Sr)
  • Tin (Sn)
  • Titanium (Ti)
  • Thallium (Tl)
  • Uranium (U)
  • Vanadium (V)
  • Zinc (Zn)

 

 

 



$40.00
$7.50

Soil and sediment analysis rates

Soil and Sediment Analysis

 

Physical Parameters

Percent Moisture Content (per sample)

Organic Compound Analysis:

  • Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, Xylenes (BTEX) and Purgeable Hydrocarbons (per sample)
  • Extractable Hydrocarbons (per sample)
  • Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (per sample)
  • (includes BTEX, Purgeable HC, and Extractable Hydrocarbons)

 

 

$10.00

 

$120.00
$120.00
$225.00

CCME Package (per sample)
Package includes:

  • Percent Moisture Content
  • Fraction 1 (BTEX and F1-BTEX)
  • Fraction 2 (C10-C16)
  • Fraction 3 (C16-C34)
  • Fraction 4 (C34-C50)
  • Gravimetric heavy Hydrocarbons (C34-C50+)

$295.00

PAHs for CCME (per sample)
Package includes:

  • F2-Naph
  • F3-PAH

$200.00

PAHs, Individual (per sample)
Package includes:

  • Acenaphthene
  • Acenaphthylene
  • Anthracene
  • Benzo(a)anthracene
  • Benzo(a)pyrene
  • Benzo(b)fluoranthene
  • Benzo(g, h, i)perylene
  • Benzo(k)fluoranthene
  • Chrysene
  • Dibenzo(a, h)anthracene
  • Fluoranthene
  • Fluorene
  • Indeno(1, 2, 3-cd)pyrene
  • Naphthalene
  • Phenanthrene
  • Pyrene

Note: We are expanding our range of organic analysis. Please us at for more information.

$225.00