Water Testing

What is Vessel General Permit (VGP) Testing?

The Coast Guard's Vessel General Permit (VGP) Testing for Ship Water Discharge In the United States, the US Coast Guard mandates that ships with Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) have their discharge water tested as part of their Vessel General Permit. This is...

large container ship with numerous sea containers of various colors at sea

Surface Water Testing / Ground Water Testing

Contract Laboratory regularly receives requests from companies, governments and organizations for surface water testing and ground water testing. Surface water is water found in rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, oceans, etc., and even snow and ice, as opposed to...

Surface Water Testing

Water Analysis for Pollutants

Water analysis for pollutants is performed when contamination is suspected or on a routine basis to ensure the quality of a waterway such as  a body of water (lake, river, stream, ocean, etc). Water pollution generally comes from sources such as sewage treatment...

Water Analysis for Pollutants

Water Quality Testing After Hurricane Harvey

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, a lot of safety testing will need to occur to ensure the people affected by the storm are safe from toxic waste whose sites flooded and spilled the waste, chemical residues in the soil, mold, and perhaps most importantly, water...

Environmental Monitoring

Environmental monitoring is a broad term used to describe the processes and tests done to monitor the environment. Additionally, environmental monitoring helps us understand the effects of human behavior on it and how to better protect it from those harmful...



Editor's Choice