Monthly Archives: August 2016

UCMR 4: Preparing for What’s to Come

The US EPA will soon publish the UCMR 4 Final Rule, with pre-implementation activities commencing next year. Currently, laboratories are in the process of applying to the program. The program entails the quantitation of 30 analytes: total microcystins, 8 speciated … Continue reading

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SWRCB Releases New Conservation Targets

On August 16th, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) released the following press release concerning new water conservation targets: SACRAMENTO – The State Water Resources Control Board today posted “stress tests” submitted by water suppliers to demonstrate whether they … Continue reading

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Updates in Environmental Measurement and Laboratory Accreditation

At the beginning of the month, representatives from Babcock Labs attended the Environmental Measurement Symposium (EMS) in Garden Grove, CA. The symposium, which ran over the course of a week, included 27 technical sessions, three poster sessions, four keynote speakers, … Continue reading

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