States Resources

Click on the map below to find cyanobacteria/cyanotoxins resources and the laboratories* that conduct sample analyses for each of the States. To learn more about monitoring efforts please visit the States Monitoring Programs and Information compendium of links.

MapAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareWashington, DCFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaAmerican Samoa and Northern Mariana IslandsGuamOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto Rico - No Information AvailableRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingUS Virgin IslandsTrust Territories

* The U.S. EPA does not endorse any of the laboratories presented on this page.


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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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District of Columbia

State Resources:

District of Columbia Department of Energy & Environment, Algae Blooms in District Waters

Laboratories:

EcoAnalysts
P.O. Box 65527
Washington, DC 20035
208-310-1396

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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:

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

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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

5070 Stow Road
Stow, OH 44224
Phone: (330) 688-0111
Specific services: Consulting, sampling, algal/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

EcoAnalysts
24387 Gracey Trail Ln
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Phone: (206) 779-9500

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
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Blue-Green Algae website
Public Health Madison-Dane County Beaches

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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