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Water Quality: New Objectives for Mercury

The State Water Resources Control Board has adopted new water quality objectives for mercury. These new rules are meant to protect public health and wildlife by limiting mercury in all inland surface waters, enclosed bays, and estuaries in California. The … Continue reading

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The Bold History of Earth Day

Did you know that Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement of 1970?  The idea for a national day to focus on the environment came to Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, then a Democratic … Continue reading

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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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Babcock Labs Scores 99% on PTs for Winter 2016

Babcock Laboratories, Inc. PT scores for January of 2016: The average score for all PT testing was 99%, verifying Babcock Labs’ analytical testing expertise and reaffirming Babcock Labs’ reputation as “The Standard of Excellence for Over 100 Years”. Overall Scores: Food: … 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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Tips for This Stormwater Season

Weather forecasts indicate that rain is on its way, likely to hit this weekend and next week. Although we haven’t seen much rain yet, “wet season” officially began on Oct. 1st and will continue through May 30th. Several different types … Continue reading

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