Category Archives: UCMR Testing

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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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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EPA UCMR4 Environmental Laboratory Testing

Babcock Laboratories, Inc. is in the process of becoming fully certified for UCMR4! We have been approved by the U.S. EPA to participate in Proficiency Testing (PT) and currently have PTs in house. After successful participation in the EPA’s PT studies for … 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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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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Phenomenex Collaborates with Babcock Labs on Application Notes for EPA Methods 544 and 545

As part of its new Luna Omega HPLC column line, Phenomenex has just released its application notes for EPA Methods 544 and 545. Babcock Laboratories played an important role in the development of these notes by offering support and the use of our … 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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UCMR4: What’s to Come?

The 1996 Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) amendments require that once every five years the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issue a new list of no more than 30 unregulated contaminants to be monitored by public water systems (PWSs). With the … 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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