Category Archives: Events and Conferences

CA ELAP Update: State Water Board Considers Final Recommendations

The arduous journey to fix laboratory accreditation in California and improve the reliability of all regulatory data quality produced by CA accredited labs reached another significant milestone last month. On May 3rd the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water … Continue reading

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Leading the Way: Babcock Labs Senior Chemist to Present Innovative Method Development on PFCs

We are very pleased to announce that our Senior Chemist David Schiessel has had three presentations accepted to the National Environmental Monitoring Conference (NEMC)! Mr. Schiessel will contribute two oral presentations and one poster presentation on his innovative research and method development concerning … Continue reading

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Drinking Water Workshop: Attend the Next DWW at Babcock Labs

Babcock Labs will hold its 4th semi-annual Drinking Water Workshop on Thursday, May 18th. To register click here. For more information about what the workshop entails, click here or read below: It is challenging for any sample technician or operator … Continue reading

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Year in Review: A Look Back on 2016

By Babcock Labs CEO, Allison Mackenzie I think it’s safe to say that 2016 has been a rollercoaster year. As we anxiously anticipate what 2017 has in store, I would like to reflect on some of Babcock Labs’ highlights of … Continue reading

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Next Drinking Water Workshop on November 17

Babcock labs will hold its 3rd semi-annual Drinking Water Workshop on Thursday, November 17th. To register, click here. For more information about what the workshop entails, click here or read below: It is challenging for any sample technician or operator to … 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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ACIL on Capitol Hill: Updates from the Annual P2 Meeting

Article by Babcock Labs’ CEO Allison Mackenzie: This week I attended the annual Policy and Practices (P2) conference of the American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL) in Washington D.C. Conference meetings covered a number of important and timely issues, including … Continue reading

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Here’s to Future Leaders: Congratulations CASA EF Scholarship Recipients!

This past month the California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) held its 60th annual conference in San Diego. The conference, themed “Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future,” revisited milestones in wastewater history and previewed potential challenges and solutions the industry … Continue reading

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Toilet Water: The Unlikely Hero in CA’s Drought

A $143 million expansion to the Orange County recycled water program has increased water treatment by 100 million gallons per day, with the final expansion planned to bring capacity to 130 million. With the California drought as strong as ever, … Continue reading

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Representing Food Safety & Expertise with IAFP

This month the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) hosted its Annual Meeting, providing attendees with information on current and emerging food safety issues, the latest science, innovative solutions to new and recurring problems, and the opportunity to network with thousands … Continue reading

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