Industry News

Now Hiring: Attend Babcock Labs Career Fair

One of Riverside's oldest and most prestigious businesses is now hiring! On May 9th and May 19th Babcock Laboratories, Inc. will host a career fair where attendees can learn about the many career opportunities currently available. Attendees will also have the chance to meet HR staff and hiring managers, and discover what it means to be part of a 100% employee-owned company. 

RSVP now for a chance to win $50!*

Babcock Labs in the Community

This month Babcock Labs’ CEO, Allison Mackenzie, had the opportunity to represent Babcock Labs at numerous events promoting science education and water quality in our community. 

"Independence" Day: ACIL Meets on Capitol Hill

Last week I attended the American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL) Policies and Practices (P2) Conference in Washington, D.C. This annual conference is comprised of educational sessions that combine government relations and business practices in support of ACIL’s mission to provide the independent testing community with advocacy, education, and alliances that enable members to better address environmental and product risks to the public.

Most notably, one full day of the conference was spent on Capitol Hill meeting with various Congressional representatives. In addition to members attending special session meetings, ACIL and its guests delivered a Congressional Briefing. 

EPA Calls on States to Take the Lead on Lead

Earlier this month Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt told reporters that eradicating lead from drinking water is one of his top priorities. 

Pruitt said part of the President’s $1.5 trillion plan to bolster the nation’s infrastructure includes investments in aging water infrastructure, which Pruitt believes should focus on eliminating lead in potable water. In his conversation with reporters, however, Pruitt appeared to place the onus on state and local governments, calling on them to invest in such upgrades. 

Babcock Labs Now Women-Owned ESOP!

On this International Women's Day, Babcock Laboratories is proud to announce its recent designation as a Women-Owned Business! As a 100 percent Employee-Owned company, this status is not only unique, it is historic. It is our understanding that we are the first ESOP to be granted Women Business Enterprise (WBE) status by the Supplier Clearinghouse

California Considers Permanent Water Restrictions

The State Water Resources Control Board is considering reinstating and making permanent many of the water restrictions that California enacted during the recent five-year dry spell.