State Resources

To find information for a particular state on cyanobacteria and/or cyanotoxins, including a list of laboratories* that conduct sample analysis, please select your state on the map.

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* The list of laboratories it’s not exhaustive and will be revised as new laboratories are made known or if any information presented herein changes. The U.S. EPA does not endorse the laboratories presented on this page.


Alabama

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

Alabama Department of Public Health
Bureau of Clinical Laboratories
Mobile Regional Laboratory
757 Museum Drive
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 344-6049
Specific services: phytoplankton monitoring of shellfish growing waters, microscopy identification of dinoflagellates, many diatoms, flagellates, and some cyanobacteria

Cyanopros
203 Swingle Hall
Auburn, AL 36849
Phone: (334) 246-1120
Specific Services: Algal identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis


Alaska

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

No available information

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Arizona

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

No available information

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Arkansas

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

No available information

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California

State Resources:

California Water Quality Monitoring Council HABs Advisories
California Department of Public Health, Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) Blooms
California CyanoHAB Network (CCHAB)
California Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring and Alert Program (CalHABMAP)

Laboratories:

California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System
University of California, Davis
620 W. Health Sciences Dr.
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-8700
Fax: (530) 752-6253
Specific services: Animal-related cyanotoxin analysis

California Primary Algae Laboratory
California State University, San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
San Marcos, CA 92096
Phone: (760) 750-8023
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

Drinking Water & Radiation Laboratory, California Department of Public Health
850 Marina Bay Pkwy.
Richmond, CA 94804
Phone: (916) 558-1784
Specific services: Cyanotoxin analysis

Kudela Laboratory
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Phone: (831) 459-3290
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

MWH Laboratories
750 Royal Oaks Dr., Suite 100
Monrovia, CA 91016
Phone: (800) 566-5227
Specific services: Cyanobacterial identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Water Pollution Control Laboratory, CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
2005 Nimbus Rd.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Phone: (916) 358-2858
Specific services: Cyanotoxin analysis

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Colorado

State Resources:

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Water Conditions Statewide
Colorado Lake and Reservoir Management Association Guidance Document for Harmful Algal Blooms in Colorado

Laboratories:

No available information

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Connecticut

State Resources:

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Blue-Green Algae Blooms
Connecticut Department of Public Health Section, Blue-Green Algae Blooms
Interim guidance to Local Health Departments For Blue–Green Algae Blooms in Recreational Freshwaters

Laboratories:

Northeast Laboratories, Inc.
129 Mill St., Suite 11
Berline, CT 06037
Phone: (860) 828-9787
Toll-free: (800) 826-0105
Fax: (860) 829-1050
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and Enumeration

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Delaware

State Resources:

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control: Division of Water: Blue-Green Algae Information
Delaware Health and Social Services Frequently Asked Questions: Cyanobacteria

Laboratories:

No available information

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Florida

State Resources:

Florida Department of Environmental Protection: Blue-Green Algae Information
Florida Department of Health, Division of Environmental Health, Aquatic Toxins Program
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission: Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria)
Florida Department of Health: Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria)

Laboratories:

GreenWater Laboratories/Cyanolabs
205 Zeagler Dr., Suite 302
Palatka, FL 32177
Phone: (386) 328-0882
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Everglades Laboratories, Inc.
1602 Clare Ave.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone (561) 833-4200
Fax: (561) 833-7280
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

Jupiter Environmental Laboratories
150 S. Old Dixie Highway
Jupiter, FL 33458
Phone: (561) 575-0030
Toll-free: (888) 287-3218
Fax: (561) 575-4118
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Labs, Biology Section
(FLDEP Programs, consultation)
2600 Blair Stone Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: (850) 245-8159
Fax: (850) 412-0509
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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Georgia

State Resources:

Georgia Department of Public Health, Coastal Health District, Harmful Algal Bloom
Coastal Health District: Frequently Asked Questions About Blue-Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) and Their Toxins
CyanoTracker

Laboratories:

University of Georgia Agricultural and Environmental Services Laboratories
University of Georgia
2400 College Station Road
Athens, Georgia 30602

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Hawaii

State Resources:

Hawaii State Department of Health Disease Outbreak Control Division: Stinging Seaweed Disease (Lyngbya)
Hawaii State Department of Health Disease Investigation Branch: Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Laboratories:

No available information

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Idaho

State Resources:

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality HABs Advisories
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare: Harmful Algal Blooms
Blue-Green Algae Bloom Response Plan (PDF) (24 pp, 625 K, About PDF)

Laboratories:

Analytical Laboratories, Inc.
1804 N. 33rd St.
Boise, ID 83703
Phone: (800) 574-5773
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

EcoAnalysts, Inc.
1420 S. Blaine St., Suite 12
Moscow, ID 83843
Phone: (208) 882-2588
Fax: (208) 883-4288
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Advanced Eco-Solutions, Inc.
1324 N. Liberty Lake Rd.
Box #124
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone (208) 660-8733
Email wqpro@yahoo.com
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Idaho Bureau of Laboratories, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
2220 Old Penitentiary Rd.
Boise, ID 83712
Phone: (208) 334-2235
Specific services: Cyanotoxin analysis

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Illinois

State Resources:

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and Algal Toxins
Illinois Department of Public Health Harmful Algal Blooms (HABS)
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency: Reporting a Harmful Algal Bloom

Laboratories:

No available information

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Indiana

State Resources:

Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Addressing concerns about blue-green algae
Indiana Department of Environmental Management: Blue-Green Algae Sampling Resource List

Laboratories:

All Things Water
29916 Connecticut Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46516
Phone: (574) 596-0829
Specific services: Sampling, cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Aquatic Control, Inc.
418 W State Road 258
Seymour, IN 47274
Phone: (800) 753-5253 x243
Specific services: Sampling, cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

ASAP Aquatics
3310 N. Shadeland Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46226
Office: (317) 591-9000
Cell: (317) 627-2727
Specific services: Sampling, cyanobacteria identification

Davey Resource Group
1000 Airport N. Office Park, Suite A
Ft. Wayne, IN 46825
Office: (260) 969-5990 x 7203
Cell: (260) 479-0733
Specific services: Sampling, cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Jones Fish & Lake Management
5716 Industrial Rd.
Ft. Wayne, IN 46825
Phone: (800) 662-3474
Specific services: Sampling, cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Ponds Rx
13044 Saxony Blvd.
Fishers, IN 46037
Phone: (317) 219-6339
Toll-free: (877) 557-6637
Specific services: Sampling, cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Sherry Laboratories
560 S. Zimmer Rd.
Warsaw, IN 46580
Phone: (574) 267-3305
Fax: (574) 269-6569
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

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Iowa

State Resources:

Iowa Department of Public Health, Harmful Algal Blooms
CyanoIowa: Iowa’s information resource for cyanobacteria

Laboratories:

State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa
2490 Crosspark Rd.
Coralville, IA 52241
Phone: (319) 335-4500
Fax: (319) 335-4555
Specific services: Cyanotoxin analysis

Limnology Laboratory at Iowa State University
253 Bessey Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011

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Kansas

State Resources:

Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Blue Green Algae

Laboratories:

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
1800 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: (785) 532-4333
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

USGS Kansas Algal Toxin Research Team, Kansas Water Science Center
4821 Quail Crest Pl.
Lawrence, KS 66049
Phone: (785) 842-9909
Specific services: Cyanotoxin analysis

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Kentucky

State Resources:

Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection: Division of Water: Harmful Algal Blooms

Laboratories:

No available information

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Louisiana

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

Sherry Laboratories
2417 W. Pinhook Rd.
Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone: (337) 235-0483
Toll-free: (800) 737-2378
Fax: (337) 233-6540
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

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Maine

State Resources:

Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Algal Toxins
Maine Department of Marine Resources: Red Tide in Maine

Laboratories:

No available information

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Maryland

State Resources:

Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Harmful Algal Blooms in Maryland

Laboratories:

No available information

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Massachusetts

State Resources:

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Environmental Toxicology Program, Algae

Laboratories:

EPA New England Regional Laboratory
11 Technology Dr.
North Chelmsford, MA 01863
Phone: (617) 918-8300
Toll-free: (888) 372-7341
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification

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Michigan

State Resources:

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality: Harmful Algal Blooms and Drinking Water

Laboratories:

LSSU Environmental Analysis Laboratory
Lake Superior State University
650 W. Easterday Ave.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: (906) 635-2165
Specific services: Cyanotoxin analysis

PhycoTech
620 Broad St., Suite 100
St. Joseph, MI 49805
Phone: (269) 983-3654
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

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Minnesota

State Resources:

Minnesota Department of Health Blue-Green Algal Blooms and Microcystin
Minnesota Department of Health Harmful Algal Blooms Fact Sheet
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Blue-green Algae and Harmful Algal Blooms

Laboratories:

No available information

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Mississippi

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

No available information

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Missouri

State Resources:

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services: Bue-Green Algae Brochure

Laboratories:

No available information

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Montana

State Resources:

Montana Department of Environmental Quality: Toxic Algae Fact sheet

Laboratories:

No available information

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Nebraska

State Resources:

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality: Fact Sheet: Precautions and facts regarding toxic algae at Nebraska Lakes
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality; Toxic Blue-green algae and bacteria sampling results

Laboratories:

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 N Street, Suite 400, PO Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509

Midwest Laboratories, Inc.
13611 B St.
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: (402) 334-7770
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Water Sciences Laboratory, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
202 Water Sciences Laboratory
1840 N. 37th St.
Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone (402) 472-7539
Fax: (402) 472-9599
Specific services: Cyanotoxin analysis

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Nevada

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

No available information

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New Hampshire

State Resources:

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services: What You Should Know About Cyanobacteria

Laboratories:

Department of Environmental Services Laboratory
29 Hazen Dr.
P.O. Box 95
Concord, NH 03302
Phone: (603) 271-3445
Fax: (603) 271-2997
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

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New Jersey

State Resources:

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Ambient Lakes Monitoring Program
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Cooperative Coastal Monitoring Program
Cyanobacterial HABs fact sheet

Laboratories:

Aquatic Analysts, Inc.
P.O. Box 66
Middleville, NJ 07855
Office: (973) 383-6264
Cell: (973) 222-1190
Fax: (973) 383-7314
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

EMSL Aquatic Microbiology Laboratory
200 Route 130 N.
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
Phone: (856) 303-2507
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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New Mexico

State Resources:

New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico Department of Health: Understanding Exposure and Health Effects: Blue-Green Algae

Laboratories:

No available information

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New York

State Resources:

New York State, Department of Environmental Conservation, Blue-Green Harmful Algal Blooms

Laboratories:

No available information

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North Carolina

State Resources:

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Blue-Green Algae

Laboratories:

SePRO Research & Technology Campus
16013 Watson Seed Farm Rd.
Whitakers, NC 27891
Phone: (252) 437-3282
Specific services: Sampling, cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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North Dakota

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

No available information

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Ohio

State Resources:

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency: Algal Toxin Analysis Options
Ohio EPA Algae Information for Public Water Systems
Ohio EPA, ODNR and ODH Algae Information for Recreational Water

Laboratories:

Beagle Bioproducts
959 Schrock Rd.
Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: (614) 506-8634
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

BSA Environmental Services, Inc.
23400 Mercantile Rd., Suite 8
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: (216) 765-0582
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Celina Utilities – Water Department
714 S. Sugar St.
Celina, OH 45822
Phone: (419) 586-2270
Fax: (419) 586-3598
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Division of Environmental Services, Ohio EPA
DES Sample Coordinator
8955 E. Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Phone: (614) 644-4243
Specific services: Cyanotoxin analysis

Jones Fish & Lake Management
3433 Church St.
Newtown, OH 45244
Phone: (800) 662-3474
Specific services: Sampling, cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

Microbac Laboratories
158 Starlite Dr.
Marietta, OH 45750
Phone: (800) 373-4071
Specific services: Cyanotoxin analysis

Ohio Water Microbiology Laboratory
6480 Doubletree Ave.
Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: (614) 430-7700
Fax: (614) 430-7777
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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Oklahoma

State Resources:

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality: Blue-Green Algae

Laboratories:

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
707 N. Robinson
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Phone: (405) 702-1000
Fax: (405) 702-1001
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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Oregon

State Resources:

Oregon Health Authority: Blue-Green Algae Labs & Expert Contacts List
Oregon Health Authority, Harmful Algal Bloom Surveillance Program
Oregon Health Authority, Algae Resources

Laboratories:

Aquatic Scientific Resource
2225 NW Wheatfield Way
Portland, OR 97229
Phone: (503) 869-5032
Specific services: Consulting, cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

Aquatic Services
42184 Tweedie Ln.
Seaside, OR 97138
Phone: (937) 620-4603
Alt: (503) 755-0711
Specific services: Consulting, cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

Bend Genetics, LLC
226 Nash Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331
T: 541-600-4363
Specific services: algal toxin analysis, quantitative PCR, sequencing & metagenomics and consulting

CH2M Hill Applied Science Laboratory
1000 NE Circle Blvd.
Corvallis, OR 97330
Phone: (541) 768-3120
Specific services: Cyanotoxin analysis

Oregon Public Health Laboratory, Oregon Health Authority
3150 NW 229th Ave.
Hillsboro, OR 971254
Phone: (503) 693-4100
Specific services: Microcystin analysis

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Pennsylvania

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

Academy of Natural Sciences – Phycology Section
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 299-1080
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

EcoAnalysts, Inc.
15 N. Market St.
Selingsgrove, PA 17870
Phone: (570) 374-2100
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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Rhode Island

State Resources:

Rhode Island Department of Health, Cyanobacteria

Laboratories:

Rhode Island State Health Laboratories, State of Rhode Island Department of Health (Public Laboratory)
50 Orms St.
Providence, RI 02904
Phone: (401) 222-5578
Fax: (401) 222-6985
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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South Carolina

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

South Carolina Algal Ecology Laboratory HML
331 Fort Johnson Rd.
Charleston, SC 29412
Phone: (843) 725-4823
Fax: (843) 762-8737
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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South Dakota

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

No available information

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Tennessee

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

No available information

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Texas

State Resources:

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Harmful Algal Blooms

Laboratories:

No available information

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Utah

State Resources:

Utah Department of Environmental Quality HABs
Utah Department of Health: Blue-Green Algae

Laboratories:

No available information

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Vermont

State Resources:

Vermont Department of Health, Cyanobacteria, Blue-Green Algae in Lake Champlain
Vermont Department of Health Veterinarian Fact Sheet
Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Water Quality Division, Cyanobacteria toxins
Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Drinking Water & Ground Protection Division, Public Drinking Water System - Cyanobacteria monitoring

Laboratories:

University of Vermont Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory
3 College St
Burlington, VT 05401

Vermont Department of Health Laboratory
195 Colchester Ave.
P.O. Box 1125
Burlington, VT 05402
Phone: (800) 660-9997
Fax: (800) 863-7632
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

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Virginia

State Resources:

Virginia Department of Health HABs Map
Virginia Department of Health, Cyanobacteria

Laboratories:

ODU Phytoplankton Analysis Laboratory
Old Dominion University
114 Mills Godwin
Norfolk, VA 23529-0266
Phone: 757-683-4799
Email: tegerton@odu.edu
Specific services: Algal identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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Washington

State Resources:

Washington State Department of Health, Division of Environmental Health, Cyanobacteria (Blue-Green Algae)
Washington State Toxic Algae, Freshwater Algae Bloom Monitoring Program

Laboratories:

Aquatic Analysts
126 Ocean View Dr.
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Phone: (503) 869-5032
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

King County Environmental Laboratory, King County Water and Land Resources Division
322 West Ewing St.
Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: (206) 684-2358
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

Nostoca Algae Laboratory
7770 Springridge Rd. NE
Bainbridge Islange, WA 98110
Phone: (360) 865-3454
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

WATER Environmental Services, Inc.
9515 Windsong Loop NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Phone: (206) 842-9382
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration

Water Management Laboratories
1515 80th St. E.
Tacoma, WA 98404
Phone: (253) 531-3121
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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West Virginia

State Resources:

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources: Blue-Green Algae Blooms FAQs

Laboratories:

No available information

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Wisconsin

State Resources:

Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Blue-Green Algae

Laboratories:

Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2601 Agriculture Dr.
Madison, WI 53718
Phone: (608) 224-6230
Toll-free: (800) 442-4618
Fax: (608) 224-6267
Specific services: Cyanobacteria identification and enumeration, cyanotoxin analysis

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Wyoming

State Resources:

No available information

Laboratories:

No available information


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