WETLAB Western Environmenal Testing Laboratory
Serving Nevada, California, Idaho and Wyoming
Sparks (775) 355-0202
Elko (775) 340-3173
Las Vegas (702) 475-8899
16
NOV
2015

Courier Services at WETLAB

At WETLAB, we try to do everything we can to make things easier for our clients environmental testing needs.  One of the biggest ways we do that is with wide-reaching courier routes that run weekly.  Each of our three offices (Sparks, Elko, and Las Vegas) has their own routes,...
27
OCT
2015

El Niño 2015

No one living on the West coast has been able to escape the boisterous predictions about El Niño and its potential impact this winter.  At WETLAB, we have been keeping a close eye on what the experts are saying about the storm, and keeping our fingers crossed that it means lots...
10
SEP
2015

TERC Children’s Environmental Science Day

  Three WETLAB staffers spent their day volunteering at U.C. Davis’s Tahoe Environmental Research Center’s Children’s Environmental Science Day on August 2, 2015.  This wonderful event presented many different environmental topics to kids of all ages, and...
29
JUL
2015

Lake Tahoe Clarity Improves

According to a recent article in the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s Tahoe in Depth Newsletter, the clarity levels of Lake Tahoe are improving.  Lake clarity increased due to several factors, high among them being the continuing drought.  Lower amounts of precipitation means...
09
JUN
2015

Recent Rainfall Does Little to Raise Water Levels

According the Reno Gazette-Journal, the recent rains experienced by northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe will ultimately have little impact on lake water levels.  The recent precipitation has pushed Lake Tahoe up to its natural rim, but will drop as the weather continues to warm. There...
17
JUL
2013

Nevada Group to Look at Near-Shore Water Quality at Tahoe

As we’ve discussed before, Lake Tahoe gets a lot of attention from both Nevada and California regarding water quality...
17
MAY
2013

Northern Nevada Water Wildlife News – Endangered to Invasive

What’s living in Northern Nevada’s water is an important indicator of water quality for our area, and in some cases can affect water quality, so news on aquatic species is always of interest here at WETLAB. First, the good news. As reported by Tom Knudson in the Sacramento Bee,...
14
JAN
2013

Sierra Snowpack Water Content Off To A Strong Start!

Sierra Snowpack water content off to a strong start! It’s that time of year again – the time when intrepid snow surveyors head out into the Sierra Nevada Mountains to assess how much water is stored in the winter’s snowpack. California Department of Water Resources surveyors went...
19
DEC
2012

Tahoe Governing Body Passes Water Quality Plan

This will be an interesting water quality issue to watch, both for Northern Nevada and Northern California.
18
OCT
2012

Winter Forecasting from WETLAB

This time of year, many skiers, snowboarders and other snow-lovers in Northern Nevada and elsewhere start to wonder what kind of winter is coming.
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