Category Archives: Sampling Services

Babcock Labs Fully Approved for UCMR 4 Testing!

Babcock Laboratories, Inc. is officially an EPA approved laboratory for UCMR 4! We are now fully approved by the U.S. EPA for all UCMR 4 analyses. Click here to view our approval certificate. Starting in 2018, approximately 6,000 public water systems (PWSs) … Continue reading

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Lead in Our Schools: The Case for Testing

Many school districts have participated in the State Water Resources Control Board’s new lead testing program, which requires local water agencies to provide free lead testing to any K-12 schools they service. One such school district, San Diego Unified, has … 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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Harmful U.S. Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Verify Need for Robust Food Safety Programs

Food Safety News just released a list of the 10 most harmful U.S. foodborne illness outbreaks of 2015, all of which left numerous consumers sick and the worst of which left a few consumers dead. The pathogenic culprits ranged from E. coli and … Continue reading

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PT Results Verify Excellence in Quality Control

The results are in — and Babcock Labs once again receives an A+ in Proficiency Testing! Twice a year, Babcock Laboratories, Inc. participates in Proficiency Testing (PT) programs required under the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP). During the PT … Continue reading

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A Stept Above the Rest: A Look at Babcock Labs’ Field Services

There are many factors that set Babcock Labs apart from its competitors, such as its national recognition for excellence in both customer service and quality, knowledgeable and highly-trained staff, and its long-standing history as an invaluable resource to the agricultural, … Continue reading

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Babcock Labs’ Drinking Water Workshop a Success

On Thursday, June 18th, Babcock Labs held its first Drinking Water Workshop (DWW). The workshop consisted of a short course seminar and an interactive training session on proper drinking water sampling. It was a full house, with 30 participants from … Continue reading

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Introducing DWW: Babcock Labs Holds First Drinking Water Workshop

It is challenging for any sample technician or operator to take a valid sample without first understanding the “why” and “how” behind the drinking water sample. Proper drinking water sampling requires thorough training, extensive knowledge, appropriate resources, and up-to-date techniques. These … Continue reading

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Babcock Edu: Seminars on Regulatory Updates and Technical Training Programs

Last month, on January 29, over 65 people attended Babcock Labs’ TEAM Event to hear industry experts Kathleen Harrison of Geosyntec and Matthew Lentz of GSI Environmental discuss the new Industrial General Permit (IGP) pertaining to stormwater discharge. The event’s … 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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