Specifications include, but are not limited to: Contractor will provide chemistry testing of a variety of water as well as other matrices for the Nebraska Department
of Health and Human Services Public Health Environmental Laboratory (hereinafter referred to as DHHS NPHEL),
in Lincoln, Nebraska. The DHHS NPHEL makes no commitments or guarantees as to testing volumes and provides
estimated test volume only.
The DHHS NPHEL performs in-house environmental testing, including tests on drinking water, well water, waste
water and various other matrices that are submitted for testing. Due to the variety of sample types, methods
requested and limited time and resources, the DHHS NPHEL outsources part of the testing to ensure that the
testing is performed within the required turn-around time-frame(s) in the Cost Proposal.
The Contractor will provide environmental testing, including but not limited to radiological chemistry, Dioxin,
Asbestos, Endothall, and other testing as listed in Cost Proposal Tables 1 and 2 as requested by DHHS NPHEL
clients to meet Federal and State of Nebraska regulations All of the tests listed in Cost Proposal Table 1 and some
of the tests in Cost Proposal Table 2 are not performed at the DHHS NPHEL. Samples are collected by public water
systems, drillers of new drinking water wells, the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, the Nebraska
Drinking Water Program and private citizens. Typically, samples will be directly shipped to the Contractor by the
collector to facilitate faster sample turnaround time and will be identified as NPHEL.