Soil, Water and Plant Testing Laboratory
What We Analyze
SOIL | WATER | PLANTS | COMPOST | MANURE
The Soil-Water-Plant Laboratory analyzes soil, water, plant, sludge, manure and miscellaneous types of samples from farmers, homeowners, consultants, government agencies and CSU personnel, and provides fertilizer suggestions for improving crop growth. The lab does not test herbicides or pesticides.
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Nov. 20 — 24
Closed Dec. 25 — 29
Important Lab Messages
New Sample Submittal Form Policy
All sample submittal forms must be filled out completely.
During holiday closures, the lab will NOT receive and process samples.
Please DO NOT mail or drop samples. The Lab will not be responsible for any samples mailed or dropped during the time the lab will be closed.
How to Submit a Sample
Take a moment to review the steps for submitting a soil sample. We want ensure you submit a successful sample.
*The Soil-Water-Plant Testing Lab does not test for pesticides or herbicides
How To Take A Sample
Be sure to familiarize yourself with proper sampling techniques. We offer downloadable PDF instructions on how to take soil and water samples. Feel free to download these for reference.
Fill Out a Submission Form
We have specific requirements based on the type of sample you have. Navigate to the Forms page and complete the PDF form that best describes your sample. Please COMPLETELY fill out the form.
Mail or Deliver Your Sample and Form
Once you have filled out and printed your new form, include it with your sample and deliver it to:
Soil, Water and Plant, Testing Lab
4780 National Western Drive
Denver, CO 80216
How Much Does Testing Cost?
Pricing with vary depending on the type of analysis you need. Browse our detailed price for more information on fees.
Can We Help Answer Your Questions?
Is there something you need to know? Do you have a question about specific testing protocols? Or maybe you need a little more explanation about your recent test results. Send us your questions and we will be sure to answer them for you.
SWPTL Contact Form
Form for customers to submit questions.