Laboratory Services

The Laboratory Services Division of ESS serves the environmental, water, food and dairy industries. Performing both microbiological and chemical testing, our laboratory staff is equipped to handle a variety of analytical needs. With a great emphasis on quality control and sample integrity, clients can rely on accurate results in a timely manner. 


The ESS Environmental Laboratory is equipped to perform microbiological and chemical testing associated with water, wastewater, and soil samples.

Food & Dairy

The laboratory is staffed by a team of chemists and biologists who understand the importance of food safety and its value to clients and consumers.

Residential & Water

If you are purchasing a new home, drilling a new well, or concerned about your general water quality, you can count on ESS to provide quality results in a timely manner.

ESS Corporate Office
218 North Main Street
Culpeper, VA 22701

Toll Free: 1-800-541-2116
Phone: 540-825-6660
Fax: 540-825-4961

ESS Laboratories
500 Stone Street
Bedford, VA 24523

Phone: 540-586-5413
Fax: 540-586-5530

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
(Emergency Service Available)