WETLAB Western Environmenal Testing Laboratory
Serving Nevada, California, Idaho and Wyoming
Sparks (775) 355-0202
Elko (775) 340-3173
Las Vegas (702) 475-8899
27
JAN
2016

Life of a Sample: Part 2, Sample Preparation

Our ongoing series Life of a Sample explores what happens behind the scenes at WETLAB.  If you missed part one, check it out here! The next step for a sample at WETLAB is sample preparation.  This process takes one day, and involves several different processes and people.  During...
08
DEC
2015

Revised Total Coliform Rule

The EPA revised the Total Coliform Rule (TCR) in 2013, but these changes need to be implemented soon. By April 1, 2016, all compliant public water systems will have to implement the revised TCR requirements. At WETLAB, we take a great interest in the new regulatory measures that...
07
OCT
2015

CANstruction 2015

Participating in events that benefit our community is important to all of us at WETLAB.  Below, one of our lab techs tells us about an event she participated in earlier this year benefiting the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.  CANstruction – March 5, 2015 Maiya Greenwood...
12
AUG
2015

WETLAB is Growing!

We are in the process of tripling the space of our semi-volatile organics lab! Construction is expected to be done mid-August, with the expansion fully functional (hopefully!) by the end of September.  The expansion will nearly triple the square footage of Bruce’s lab, 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...
16
JUN
2015

Snapshot Day 2015

WETLAB has been participating in Snapshot Day for several years now.  We’re proud of our commitment to education, and we hope to inspire ecological stewardship in students of all ages, while also showcasing various career paths they might not have considered previously...
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...
11
MAY
2015

Galena High School Career Fair 2015

We here at WETLAB are proud of our continued involvement in the community.  That involvement takes many different forms, recently including helping to inspire young minds to be interested in science.  Below, four WETLABbers share their experience presenting at a local hi...
05
MAR
2015

Nick’s Story- Veteran’s Guest House

For many years WETLAB has committed to giving back to our community.  We believe it’s our responsibility to leave a mark and make a difference in the communities where we live.  Hello!  My name is Nick Ross and I am the Operations Manager at Western Environmental Testing...
01
MAR
2015

Lance’s Story- Veteran’s Guest House

Hello Gracious Readers, My name is Lance Bell, and I am the Business Development Manager for Western Environmental Laboratory. I am writing today to share with you why support for the Veteran’s Guest House is important to me. Men in 3 of the last 4 generations of my family tree...
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