UCMR 4 testing

June Bloom: Harmful Algal Blooms on the Rise

Diamond Valley Lake in Riverside County is one of the most recent victims of harmful algal blooms, demonstrating that current conditions are ideal for rapid cyanobacterial growth.

EPA Awards Babcock Labs UCMR 4 Small Systems Contract

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has selected Babcock Laboratories, Inc. to provide analytical laboratory services in support of the fourth round of its Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program (UCMR 4). As a contractor to the USEPA, Babcock Labs will conduct UCMR 4 water quality testing for up to 800 community water systems and non-transient, non-community water systems serving between 25 – 10,000 people (i.e., small systems) across the nation.

UCMR 4 Workshop: Technical Training and Information Seminar

It’s almost 2018! Are you ready for the fourth round of the EPA’s Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule? Join us on January 31, 2018 for Babcock Labs’ UCMR 4 workshop (register now). 

Technical Training & Seminars: Drinking Water Workshop, UCMR 4 Workshop, & More

Thank you to everyone who attended our UCMR 4 Workshop this month – the event was completely sold out! With UCMR 4 just around the corner, we are happy that we were able to inform you about the methods, analyses, special requirements, and responsibilities of the newest round of the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 4) and answer your questions. We have two upcoming workshops: our semi-annual Drinking Water Workshop and a second UCMR 4 Workshop.