Providing in-house water testing and onsite sampling services to clients throughout the state of Minnesota since 1972. Specializing in drinking water, wastewater and surface water analysis, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with personalized customer service.
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Samples accepted until 1:00 PM on Fridays
Summer Lake Monitoring Starts in May
Summer Lake Monitoring involves collecting water samples for total phosphorus and chlorophyll a, along with a Secchi disk reading to measure water clarity. These three measurements give us a basic understanding of the health of your lake and should be completed annually to monitor long term water quality trends. Learn more...
Fill out and return the form below to get your lake signed up for the 2017 Monitoring season!
Drinking Water Testing
Safe drinking water is essential to our health and well-being, yet it is something that we often take for granted. Our certified laboratory tests for a variety of drinking water contaminants. Protect your family by having your water checked on a regular basis. More...
The Latest News
Brainerd Dispatch Features A.W. Research Laboratories
At a laboratory near the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport, analysis of what that water contains is the focus of three women. Certified by the Minnesota Department of Health, A.W. Research Laboratories offers testing of drinking water, industrial and municipal wastewater, stormwater, groundwater and surface water in lakes and rivers. The water is tested with techniques ranging from hands-on sampling and lab work to high-tech analysis with complex machinery. Read More...
Updated Arsenic Map of the Brainerd Lakes Area
A.W. Research Laboratories has been working with local homeowners and lake association members to document the arsenic concentration in groundwater throughout the Brainerd Lakes Area. Click Here to view our most recent map of the area. Have you tested your water for arsenic? Would you like to be included on our map? Call us for details: 218-829-7974.