Babcock Labs provides sampling and testing services to help wastewater clients comply with municipal water discharge permit requirements for Industrial Pretreatment Programs and with National Pollution Discharge and Elimination System (NPDES) permits issued by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, including Septic Tank Monitoring. Additionally, Babcock Labs' testing services help clients comply with the Surface Water and Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) and data collection for TMDL studies.
Industrial Pretreatment Program Monitoring
For Industrial Pretreatment and NPDES compliance, Babcock Labs maintains an extensive list of analytical capabilities. We provide organic and inorganic testing methods mandated in CFR Part 136, including the Priority Pollutant analyte list. Babcock Labs also conducts analysis for both Biochemical Oxygen Demand and Total and Fecal Coliforms. Utilizing our experienced field technicians, Babcock Labs can provide for the proper collection of grab and 24-hour composite samples, including same-day transportation and full sample custody documentation.
NPDES & DMR-QA
SWAMP & TMDL
In conjunction with the Surface Water and Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP), and the collection of data for TMDL studies, Babcock Labs provides testing for the organic and inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus nutrient species. Various microbiological test methods are also available for the enumeration of fecal coliforms and streptococci. Our laboratory services are utilized in the establishing of proper Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) values, and discharge compliance to meet those limits.
Wastewater Treatment Plants
Babcock Labs has extensive experience serving wastewater treatment plants. Commonly requested testing services include biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), total suspended solids (TSS), and bacteriological water analyses. Additionally, our friendly and knowledgeable field technicians are available for on-site sampling services.