Regional Lab

Located in the DWR Asheville Regional Office (Swannonoa, NC).

The regional laboratory is an analytical unit within the Inorganic Chemistry Branch (Manager - Ellen Stafford).

Contact Informaion
ARO Analyst: Kathy Jimison
Address:  2090 US Hwy 70, Swannanoa, NC 28778
Telephone:  828-296-4678
Fax:  828-299-7043

The Asheville Regional laboratory analyzes aqueous samples collected within the DWR Asheville Region for the following short hold-time analytical parameters.


Alkalinity (includes bicarbonate and carbonate)

Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD5-day)

Carbonaceous BOD (cBOD5-day)

Coliform, Fecal (bacteria)

Coliform, Total (bacteria)

Specific Conductance (conductivity)

Residue: Suspended Solids

Residue: Total Solids




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