Inspects public water supplies, reviews water sample results, and issues water advisories if needed. You can get water testing supplies (sample bottles) and shipping information from your local Community Health Centre. Testing for municipalities and private home owners is done through the Provincial Laboratory of Public Health and Alberta Centre for Toxicology. If there is E. coli or total coliform bacteria in your sample, you will be contacted right away.
May advise private homeowners about how safe their well, cistern, or dugout water is and talk about treatment options if needed.
Does drinking water testing for bacteria through the Provincial Laboratory of Public Health, Environmental Microbiology Services, which checks for:
Chemical water testing of untreated ground water for private households is done by The Alberta Centre for Toxicology which checks for many different things including bicarbonate, calcium, chloride, and magnesium.
Your water sample requisition may be reviewed before your sample is sent to the right place for testing. This is to make sure your water supply is eligible for testing.
Sample Bottle Pick-up and Drop-off locations in Alberta.
For more information visit the Environment Public Health website.
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City provided special transit
Located west of 74 Street
Public transportation available
Community Handi-Bus available
Located behind the Jasper Emergency Services Building.
On the southwest corner of Southport Road and Southland Drive SW.
Parking and Public transportation available
East of 44 St on 57 Ave
South of Highway 43
Please call your local office to talk about the criteria for submitting a water sample.
Fees may apply for sending a water sample for testing. Please contact your local office to discuss the charges.