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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...
11
MAR
2014

Updated Methods for Mercury Analysis

Effective March 6, 2014: The Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation (BMRR) announces updated certified methods for mercury analysis required in Part I.D of the Water Pollution Control Permit. WETLAB will no longer utilize the analytical method 200.8, Determination of Trace...
05
FEB
2014

Public Health Alert

On January 8, 2014 the water supply for one of the largest water treatment plants in West Virginia was contaminated.  The contaminant was 4-methylcycolhexene methanol, a chemical used to remove impurities from coal. It leaked from a storage container at Freedom Industries, a...
17
SEP
2013

First Lady Advocates for Drinking More Water

First Lady Michelle Obama has been advocating for people to drink more water in an effort to improve health.
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...
13
JUN
2013

Water Quality Question at Lake Mead

A recent water quality story caught our eye out of Southern Nevada – mysterious brown foam found floating on Lake Mead...
16
APR
2013

Improving Water Quality – What You Can Do

In this blog, we spend much of our time talking about water quality testing news, science and politics that we find interesting; but with this month’s blog, we decided to do something a little different.
15
FEB
2013

Water Quality Award Goes To UNR Educator

WETLAB would like to congratulate Susan Donaldson, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension....
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.
19
SEP
2012

Stopping Nevada Water Pipeline With Snails?

Here’s an interesting water quality story bubbling up in Nevada right now:
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