Convenient DNA Testing for

Managing Water Quality Issues

Compliance | Quality Assurance | Public Health | Forensic Investigation

You Need To Know The Truth

Microbial water contamination is putting your customer loyalty, brand identity, and your future success at risk. You know you need to test, but lab and DIY kits are either too expensive, slow, or inaccurate. Simply put, you need to now what’s living in your water, and you need to accomplish this within budget.

Veracet is a Berkeley, California-based biotech company bringing the most accurate and cost-effective DNA analysis to meet your compliance and forensic investigation needs. When you suspect microbial contamination of your surface water, process water, or user facing venues, all living things have DNA fingerprints. Veracet’s PhyloChip is the leading tool for gathering and analyzing the water (i.e. evidence) to support your forensics efforts.

The Veracet Process


Sample integrity is paramount to an accurate and insightful test result. Veracet provides users with a complete water collection kit and user-friendly instructions


Veracet's laboratory test profiles the entire bacterial community at the genetic level to identify and measure the abundance of each organism using the PhyloChip technology


Veracet delivers test results with actional insights to users. In addition, Machine Learning allows us to accurately pinpoint the source of fecal contamination

The DNA Advantage

All bacteria have DNA
Over 90% of bacteria cannot be detected by traditional methods
Detect all bacteria in a single test
Accurately differentiate between beneficial and detrimental players
Characterize unknown oganisms

Focus Areas

Surface Water

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Water Reuse

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Latest News & Updates

Imagine H2O Asia Announces Inaugural Startup Cohort

8 water technology startups join Imagine H2O and partners in reimagining a water-secure future for Southeast Asia.

DOH says high bacteria counts at Kaua’i watershed not from human, animal waste

The study tracked fecal bacteria levels using the PhyloChip -- a microbial tracking tool.

Two sets of water quality tests point to human waste

Water quality tests commissioned by the San Geronimo Valley Planning Group have largely confirmed the county’s continued findings that human waste makes its way into San Geronimo and Woodacre Creeks.

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