Certified Drinking Water Labs in Montana

Checkmarks indicate the lab has received certification from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) to analyze the listed parameter or parameter category. You can learn more about this quality assurance process via the DPHHS Water Laboratory Certification Program webpage.

Websites for each laboratory (if available) have been hyperlinked in the lab name. 

**It is important to call the lab before sending samples to get the most up to date information on analyses, costs, and hold times**


Lab Name

Mailing Address


Bacteria: E. coli/Total Coliform




Organic/Synthetic Compounds3

Arlee, MT

Mission Mountain Laboratories

PO Box 606

Arlee, MT 59821

(406) 745-5227

Billings, MT

Energy Laboratories - Billings

PO Box 30916

Billings, MT 59107

(406) 252-6325

Bozeman, MT

Bridger Analytical Lab

7539 Pioneer Way

Suite B

Bozeman, MT 59718

(406) 582-0822

Butte, MT
Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

1300 West Park

Butte, MT 59701

(406) 496-4842

Great Falls, MT
Great Falls Water Treatment Plant Water Testing Lab

PO Box 5021

Great Falls, MT 59403

(406) 727-1325

Helena, MT
Alpine Analytical

1315 Cherry Avenue

Helena, MT 59601

(406) 449-6282

Department of Public Health and Human Services Environmental Laboratory

1400 E Broadway St

W.F. Cogswell Building

Room B206

Helena, MT 59601

(406) 444-2642

Energy Laboratories - Helena

PO Box 5688

Helena, MT 59604

(406) 442-0711
Kalispell, MT
Montana Environmental Laboratory

PO Box 8900

Kalispell, MT 59904

(406) 755-2131

Lewistown, MT
Aqua Tech Laboratory

PO Box 1205

Lewistown, MT 59457

(406) 538-6988

Missoula, MT
Crisp Water Technologies

1709 S Avenue W

Missoula, MT 59801

(406) 549-8868

Missoula City/County Health Department Water Lab

301 West Alder

Missoula, MT 59802

(406) 258-3386

RD Water Lab

PO Box 5064

Missoula, MT 59806

(406) 721-8179


1Common inorganic parameters include: pH, alkalinity, hardness, sodium, chloride, and various metals

2 Common metals include: copper, lead, arsenic and manganese 

3 Organic compounds are a variety of naturally occurring and syntheic molecules, including pesticides, petroleum, products, etc.

Energy Laboratories (Billings and Helena), DPHHS Environmental Laboratory, Bridger Analytical Lab, and Montana Environmental Laboratory can do analyses for iron bacteria and sulfur reducing bacteria.

Updated 23.02.15