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Request for Quotes for Water Quality Analysis Laboratory

Organizational Background:

 The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) is a local unit of government responsible for managing and protecting water resources within the 178 square miles that drain into Lake Minnetonka, the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes, Minnehaha Creek and ultimately the Mississippi River. Over the past 50 years, the MCWD has collected and maintained extensive water and natural resource data which have supported implementation of over 70 capital projects resulting in the conservation and restoration of over 700 acres of land. MCWD employs a dedicated professional staff of 25 who specialize in natural resource planning, project development, land conservation, land use policy, water quality monitoring, permitting, education, and communication.

 Project Overview:

MCWD is seeking quotes for an analytical laboratory to process and analyze surface water quality samples from lakes and streams within the boundaries of MCWD. The laboratory shall be certified with the Minnesota Department of Health Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (MNELAP) and be able to process samples in a reasonable turn-around time (2 weeks).


Quotes should be submitted electronically to by 4:00 p.m. on December 2, 2019.  Please see the full Request for Quotes for the complete scope of services and submittal requirements.