Accreditation/Certification Program Profile

Iowa Department of Natural Resources
502 East 9th Street
 
Des Moines, IA 50319
515/725-8200
   
Accreditation/Certification Program Type
NELAP STATE SDWA 17025
Other: 1-state program
 
Recognizes accreditation from NELAP ABs: Yes
Accredtation required: Y
Labs required to obtain accreditation: Any lab submitting data for the purpose of environmental compliance in Iowa. This includes SDWA, CWA, Underground Storage Tanks, Contaminated Sites/Solid Waste (RCRA Title C&D – Iowa does not administer the RCRA program)
Reciprocity agreements: Y-NELAP or certification from state program.
 
 
Accreditation Program Contact:   Laboratory Contact:
Kathy Lee
Kathy.lee@dnr.iowa.gov
515/725-0343
 
Kathy Lee
Kathy.lee@dnr.iowa.gov
515/725-0343
     
 
Fields of Accreditation
DW NPW SCM Air Tissue
Other:  
 
Fees
Fees are for analyte groups only. There is no administrative fee or application fee. Fees range from $400 - $2800 + onsite visit fees for out-of-state labs. Additional fees of $400/analyte may apply. There is a discount for multiple program certifications. For a complete list of fees see: Application for laboratory certification IAC 567—83.3(455B).
 
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Notes
The Iowa DNR contracts with the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) at the University of Iowa to conduct onsite audits of laboratories requesting certification. SHL is the state environmental and public health laboratory for Iowa.