For the past 25 years, homeowners, real estate agents, and the business community have trusted Chesapeake Environmental Lab to provide them with reliable and precise analysis resulting in a cleaner and safer environment for their families, clients, and customers.

Our Clients

CEL has a wide range of clients. Realtors, Builders, Contractors, Homeowners, Environmental Engineers, Utility Companies, Waste Water Plant Operators, Drinking Water Plant Operators, Water Conditioning Companies, River Keepers, Restaurant Owners, Schools, Business and Federal, State and Local Government Agencies

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We Are Where You Are

CEL serves both sides of the Bay Bridge, including the following counties in Maryland: Anne Arundel, Calvert, Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worchester. CEL is also certified in Delaware.

Our Services

CEL is a Maryland State Certified water quality laboratory specializing in water analysis for drinking water, waste water and recreational waters. CEL is also certified in Delaware.

Since 1991, CEL has conducted tens of thousands of tests requiring precise knowledge of the requirements needed for each particular situation. CEL is a prompt and dependable company with customer satisfaction our number one priority.

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Why use CEL?

• Knowledgeable

• Excellent Reputation

• Professional Customer Service

• Customer Satisfaction

• Prompt Results

• Customer Loyalty

• Experience Staff

• Consistent Pricing

• Quality Control

• Certified by the EPA

• Certified in MD and DE

• Recognized by State and Local Health






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We are doing our part to help “flatten the curve” and limit the potential exposure to the COVID-19 by implementing the following protocol.

• Our State Certified Technicians will be wearing protective gloves and mask. All of our field equipment, coolers and vehicles are constantly being wiped down with a disinfectant solution as well as any work surface in our laboratory and office.

• All inspections will be conducted outside, unless the house is unoccupied.

• We ask if buyers, sellers, and/or agents are present during the inspection to please wear a protective mask and keep a minimum of 6 ft social distance from our technicians.

• Office and laboratory doors are locked.  Ice coolers are provided on the front steps. Please fill our chain of custody form and submit with samples. Call office prior to drop off.