The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) maintains a State program for the certification of laboratories conducting analyses of drinking water compliance samples. In order to be eligible to analyze compliance samples under the Safe Drinking Water Act, laboratories must meet the minimum criteria specified by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Manual for the Certification of Laboratories Analyzing Drinking Water, 5th edition, January 2005, and regulations put forth in the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR).
Ms. Linda Ames Laboratory Certification Program Maryland Department of the Environment Water Supply Program 1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 450 Baltimore, Maryland 21230-1708 Phone: (410) 537-3712 Fax: (410) 537-3157 Linda.Ames@maryland.gov
Laboratory Certification Applications and Forms
Law and Regulations
This certification is primarily for laboratory personnel, municipal and private water system operators and superintendents, and county and state health department staff.
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