Analytical Reference Laboratory for Perth and Toxtest for the rest of Australia provide specialised water tests for bore water and other water sources.


  • If you are testing bore water, collect your water sample as close to the bore as possible.
  • Use a well rinsed plastic bottle for storing the sample and minimum of 1 litre of water required for analysis
  • Let the bore run for approx. 10-15 minutes prior to taking the sample.
  • The collected water sample can be dropped at:
    • Analytical Reference Laboratory (ARL) 46-48 Banksia Road, WELSHPOOL, WA, 6106 , Monday – Friday 7am -5pm.
    • (08) 6253 4444 – Please contact the lab before collecting the sample to get information about the test and about the water test price.


Analytical Reference Laboratory (ARL) Group provides analytical testing services to Western Australia’s residents and  major water service providers. Their specialised water test capabilities are unique in Australia.

They are located in 46-48 Banksia Road, WELSHPOOL, WA, 6106 and are open to the public from Monday to Friday from 7am  to 5pm. Their phone number is (08) 6253 4444 – Please contact the lab before collecting the sample to get information about the test and about the water test price.

The laboratory is accredited for physical and chemical quality and safety of the materials and products they manage.

Additionally, they are an AQIS approved laboratory for Microbiological testing.

These are the different types of water they can test for:

  • Source (fresh) Water
  • Groundwater / Bore Water
  • Drinking (potable) Water
  • Treated Water
  • Process Water
  • Trade / Industrial Waste
  • Wastewater / Effluent
  • Leachates
  • Irrigation Water
  • Marine and Estuarine Waters
  • Cooling Waters

Find more information about the water test here

Please remember to mention “WA WATER FILTERS ” to get discount on water testing charges from ARL. Also, if you have any further questions, please let us know.

It’s essential to obtain your water tested in a laboratory for bore water prior to purchasing the Filtration system.

TOXTEST – World Class Laboratory

Toxtest collaborates with Environmental Analysis Laboratory (EAL), a NATA certified laboratory and devision of Southern Cross University in Lismore, NSW, Australia. The result presentation is visually rich, informative and prioritises human health.

In the spirit of transparency, interactivity, disseminating new research and constant innovation, all results are de-identified and presented online. Live Links embedded within results, link to their sister site, Toxno, providing extensive exposure route and health information for all chemicals tested.

Find more information about water tests around Australia here