New Requirements Create Compliance Challenges for California Labs

Guest Post by Caleb Guedes-Reed

Do you work for a water or wastewater testing lab in California? If so, grab your pen and paper because there are changes you need to make note of. Even if you’re not in California, you need to pay attention because this change is likely to affect you in the future. On May 5, 2020 the State Water Resources Control Board adopted new regulations to revamp the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP). This new regulation will affect the over 650 laboratories overseen by ELAP, which regulates testing of drinking water, wastewater discharges and hazardous waste clean up sites throughout the state of California.

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