Tag Archives: SWRCB

Easy as 1,2,3! SWRCB Recommends 1,2,3-TCP Early Monitoring

Last week the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), Division of Drinking Water, sent out a letter to all community and non-transient, non-community water systems notifying them that that SWRCB is currently developing regulations to adopt a maximum contaminant level … Continue reading

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It’s a Busy Summer for #BabLabOnTheGo

Summer is officially here, which means it’s time for weekends by the pool and vacations with the family. But for many of us here at Babcock Labs, summer marks the beginning of a very busy conference season that will extend … Continue reading

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ELAP Update: The California ELAP Expert Review Panel

On March 19th, I attended the first open meeting of the Expert Review Panel (ERP) convened by the Drinking Water Division of the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB)  to perform a programmatic review of the California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation … Continue reading

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Babcock Update: ELAP Program Review Process

For most people, laboratory accreditation is a given when determining the capability of a laboratory to provide reliable testing. Consumers of lab services see accreditation as the cornerstone of a laboratory’s ability to demonstrate that the data it produces for … Continue reading

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Conserve or Face the Consequences: August 1st Marks Mandatory Water Conservation Regulation

On July 15, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) approved an emergency regulation that mandates water conservation by water agencies, their customers, and state residents. Residents out of compliance could face fines from local agencies of up to $500 … Continue reading

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Commercial Labs Attend Meeting at Babcock Labs’ Facilities

On Thursday, June 19th, CEOs, Lab Directors, Quality Assurance Managers, and other representatives from California commercial laboratories met at Babcock Labs’ facilities to discuss the Drinking Water Program and ELAP reorganization. The “Industry Outlook Forum” was sponsored by the American … Continue reading

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