Soil Testing
CA ELAP and DoD ELAP certified lab testing for metals, pesticides, PAH, dioxins & furans, and other volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds.
What's in your drinking water?
Torrent offers several options for testing the quality of your drinking water.
Hazardous Waste Characterization
Get timely reports and analysis for hazardous waste, environmental pollutants, contaminants and more.
Stormwater Testing
For the Bay Area, Northern California and Southern California
Soil Vapor and Ambient Air Testing
Environmental Testing Services Bay Area

Welcome to the region’s leading environmental testing lab.

The environmental testing lab that has—and does—it all.

Serving the Bay Area, Northern California, and Southern California, Torrent Laboratory is the leading environmental testing lab for certified water, soil, and air testing and analysis.

Guided by the principles of Six Sigma, Kaizen, and Lean Thinking, our full-service lab offers the fastest turnaround times in the industry, CA ELAP and Department of Defense (DoD ELAP) certification, and unparalleled customer service.

Torrent provides the region’s most advanced capabilities:
• Fastest TATs in the industry
• Gold standard certifications
• Unrivaled technical and customer support
• Unparalleled on-time performance
• Impeccable quality
• Competitive pricing

Because we go beyond the “cookbook chemistry”
of typical labs, we also offer a variety of special services:

Dioxins & Furans

Fastest TAT in the nation!
Perfluoro Alkyl Acid Compounds (PFAAs) (PFOS, PFOA etc)
Bio Accessible Contaminants

New Development

PCB Congeners by EPA 1668 Mod
RSK-175 Dissolved Gas Analysis

Soil Vapor/Ambient Air

One of the most user-friendly equipment supplies
One of the largest canister/regulators equipment stock in the San Francisco Bay Area

Sample Preparation

Multi Incremental Sample preparation (MIS)
Incremental Sampling Methodology (ISM)
Silica Gel Clean-up
Florosil Clean-up
GPC Clean-up
Acid Base Silica Clean-up
Alumina Clean-up & more

analysis and Service

Testing for soil, air and water

The most progressive and innovative laboratory

Torrent offers a wide range of testing services and methodologies and is constantly expanding our lab offerings. Contact us when you need these lab services:

Turn to Torrent for your special research projects

Our project management team offers decades of environmental testing experience and education to support your research project—even the ones that push the envelope! Our scientists can provide in-depth technical expertise, troubleshoot issues, or refine your project’s scope. Torrent is your partner in problem-solving. Contact us today and we’ll show you how our services will benefit your projects.

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Why work with Torrent

Torrent holds the highest level certifications in our industry, including Department of Defense (DoD ELAP), Department of Energy (DOECAP-AP), and CA ELAP certifications, which are considered the gold standard of the environmental industry.

Our lab employs principles such as Six Sigma, Kaizen and Lean thinking to deliver second to none on time performance and services with robust quality and technical data.

We only hire degreed scientists with environmental testing experience to perform the lab work.

Our chemists have decades of combined experience and analytical expertise in laboratory testing. If you have a challenging time table or a custom project, our team will find (or develop!) innovative methods to meet your needs.

Torrent’s record for customer service is unmatched in the industry.

our customers talk

  • "Torrent Laboratory consistently provides the highest level of client services—rush jobs accommodated, phone calls returned, technical lab staff available when needed, and all delivered with a smile. Torrent Laboratory is my go-to lab for quality testing and service."

    Principal, Environmental Consulting Firm Oakland CA
  • Torrent Lab staff are the best. The analytical testing work is consistently high quality. On top of that, their lab staff always treat our needs as their own. I don’t know how many times Torrent staff have cheerfully helped us answer a question on the spot. I truly appreciate the support Torrent Lab has given us over the years.”

    Senior Project Manager, National Environmental Consulting Firm San Francisco, CA
  • Thank you for your exemplary customer service. Our firm appreciates the partnering relationship we’ve created over the years!

    Senior Partners & Managers, Consulting Firm Bay Area, CA

Have a question?

Find answers in our FAQs

Curious about our procedures, testing methods, analysis, services, or documentation? View our extensive list of FAQs. You are also welcome to reach out and contact us directly.