Lab Services

flaskDo you have a need for lab support for your short-term project?

NELHA Water Quality Laboratory may be able to provide assistance with laboratory space, analytical services and equipment rentals.

For more information, contact [email protected], (808)327-9585 X251






Laboratory Space Nutrient Analysis Equipment Rental

Laboratory Space: Laboratory bench space and wet laboratories with the following amenities are available from a minimum of 100 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft. building:

  • Surface seawater (24m depth);
  • Deep seawater (600m and 900m depths);
  • County water;
  • Deionized water;
  • Power;
  • Security;
  • Temperature-controlled indoor environment;
  • Instrumentation: Balances, pH, Turbidity, Conductivity, Millipore Filtration, Dissolved Oxygen, Fluorometer, Photo Oxidizer, Segment Flow Auto-Analyzer.

Nutrient Analysis: The NELHA Water Quality Laboratory utilizes a four channel Astoria Pacific A2 segmented flow auto-analyzer to determine:

  • Ammonia Nitrogen;
  • Nitrite Nitrogen;
  • Nitrate & Nitrite Nitrogen;
  • Total Nitrogen;
  • Ortho Phosphate Phosphorous;
  • Total Phosphorous;
  • Silicate.

Rates for analytical services are published in the Project Initiation Packet. The NELHA Water Quality Laboratory has maintained its EPA’s DMRQA certified acceptable proficiency rating status since 2008.

Equipment Rental: The NELHA Water Quality Laboratory has laboratory equipment available for rental.