Environmental Consulting & Testing

Environmental Consulting & Testing

Environmental Consulting & Testing is operated and owned by biologists experienced in aquatic testing and aquaculture. We have over 30 years of experience in these fields and have a reputation for competitive prices and quality products and service. ECT is experienced and capable of providing biomonitoring (WET), sediment, chemical, bioaccumulation tests and site-specific investigations for industry and municipalities. Paper companies, oil refineries, waste treatment facilities and chemical manufacturers currently rely on our dependable expertise.

Company details

1423 North 8th Street , Superior , WI 54880 USA
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Business Type:
Consulting firm
Industry Type:
Water Monitoring and Testing
Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)
Year Founded:


Environmental Consulting and Testing, Inc. (ECT) was started in 1991 by Steve Poirier.  Before starting ECT, Steve worked for the University of Wisconsin-Superior as a research biologist.  As an employee of UWS, Steve worked at the EPA lab in Duluth, MN for eight years and on campus for 5 years.  ECT is located in Superior, WI in the Superior Business Center.

Patrick Poirier has worked with ECT for 15 years.  He has excessive experience in culturing test organisms and toxicity testing, including WET testing, chemical, and sediment testing.

ECT has nine employees and growing.  We now culture and rear nine different species of aquatic organisms.  We are the only WI State Certified lab located in WI to perform WET testing.  Some other states we are certified or capable to perform WET testing are: MN, MI, IL, IA, SD, ND, OH, and IN.  We are continuing to expand our capabilities.

ECT has experience in chemical testing and sediment testing.  We work with several chemical manufactures, consultants, and municipalities.  We have flow through and renewal capabilities for chemical and sediment testing.