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Crawford Hydrology Laboratory provides professional consulting and field and laboratory services regarding groundwater tracing in karst and non-karst areas.

We specialize in groundwater investigations with the use of fluorescent dyes and utilize techniques we have developed and enhanced over the past 38 years. We provide quality supplies and analyses for groundwater traces and conduct full field investigations. Crawford Hydrology Laboratory has extensive experience conducting dye trace investigations for commercial clients as well as government agencies.

NOTICE: CURRENT ANALYSIS TURN-AROUND TIME IS 7-10 BUSINESS DAYS.

AS A RESEARCH CENTER WITHIN WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY, CHL WILL ADHERE TO OFFICIAL UNIVERSITY POLICY DURING THE RAPIDLY EVOLVING COVID-19 SITUATION.

PLEASE VISIT https://www.wku.edu/covid19/ FOR MORE INFORMATION.

SHIPPING AND RECEIVING WILL BE IMPACTED, SAMPLE RECEIPT MAY BE DELAYED. PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL FOR SAMPLE SHIPMENT INSTRUCTIONS. WE APPRECIATE YOUR PATIENCE DURING THIS PERIOD.

UNESCO Karst 2020

UNESCO Karst 2020 has been postponed to August 17-21, 2020 in effort to protect the health of our participants amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.   

Karst Field Studies 2020

CHL is offering Karst Hydrogeology in July 2020 through the WKU Karst Field Studies Program.

NEWS!!

CHL Director, Chris Groves, discusses local geology, the role of limestone in bourbon making, and paddles Drake’s Creek in recent episode of KET’s Downstream.