Category Archives: Hexavalent Chromium Testing

Is Chromium 6 Contaminating U.S. Public Water Systems?

A new report on chromium 6 levels in public water systems has caused a lot of commotion lately, prompting many Americans to ask, “Is chromium 6 contaminating U.S. public water systems?” To address this important question, the Santa Ana Watershed Project … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Keeping You Up-To-Date

It has been quite a year, filled with industry developments, technological advancements, regulatory updates, and new environmental challenges. Here are a few of the notable highlights of 2014. Two-thousand and fourteen began with Governor Brown declaring a drought state of … Continue reading

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Babcock Edu.: IC Analyst Presents in Thermo Scientific Webinar

In November, Babcock Labs’ Ion Chromatography (IC) Analyst Donald Biedenkapp gave a webinar on the new EPA method 218.7 for hexavalent chromium (Cr6). The webinar was held on the 19th and hosted by Thermo Scientific in collaboration with C&EN. The … Continue reading

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Regulatory Update: New Drinking Water MCL for Hexavalent Chromium

On July 1, 2014, a California Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) of 10-μg/L for hexavalent chromium (chromium-6) in drinking water became effective. This MCL adoption is the first national standard for hexavalent chromium. Under this new regulation, California public water systems … Continue reading

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