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Murphy-Brown Water Quality Testing Laboratory

About the Lab

The Water Quality Laboratory offers drinking water and wastewater analysis as well as sample collection services to communities, businesses, schools and individuals in the Oklahoma panhandle.

All testing includes collection containers which can be picked up or mailed.

We are accredited by the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) for drinking water and wastewater analysis.

Business Hours

Our normal business hours are Monday - Thursday, 8:00AM until 4:30PM.

Sample recieving hours are Monday - Wednesday, 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Holiday closures are as follows.

  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (1st Monday in September)
  • Thanksgiving (4th Thursday in November, the Wednesday before, and the Friday after)
  • Christmas through New Year's (determined annually)

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During inclement weather the university and laboratory may be closed. BEFORE bringing or sending samples, check the OPSU homepage for university closure notices.


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Ask, Deborah
Title: Lab Director, Water Laboratory
Office: SAB 121
Phone: 580.349.1581
Email: Email Web Form
Photograph of Stout, Jamie
Stout, Jamie
Title: Water Lab Assistant
Office: Water Lab
Phone: 580.349.1563
Email: Email Web Form

Laboratory general phone number: 580-349-1563

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