Keep samples cool to insure quality analysis

With the hot temperatures, it is really critical that clients submitting samples make sure enough coolant: (ice, ice packs, dry ice) is included. Every environmental water and wastewater sample has a recorded temperature upon receipt. The rule is that if the temperature of the samples is above 6 degrees celsius, a note must be made

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Watch for those Grubs

Remember, Remember – I told you back in a June Blog Post to watch out for these little critters.  Well, over the weekend the little white creatures struck har. My neighbor was  putting in several patches of fresh seed along his grass section between the sidewalk and the cub.  After mowing, I uncover little brown

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Bacteria in Soda Pop News Story

This is a follow-up story to a post, Soda Fountains Contain Fecal Bacteria from earlier this January Local Station KETV did a very nice job on this feature story from July 18, 2010. Would appreciate your comments regarding the news story. Omaha Lab Finds Bacteria In Fountain Drink

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Container Gardening using Recycled Plastic

Container Gardening I came across this site,  Container Gardening and thought it was pretty cool. It reminded me of my days when I wanted some trees  on my apartment deck and I would use 5 gallon buckets for keeping the tree planted in. Using Recycled Plastic Containers This site looks at which type of plants

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Soil Testing – Similar to going to the dentist

Now that you have read this title your first response is huh!!! Well here is my point.  Have any of you ever received from the dentist those “color tablets” you put in your mouth that show you where you have not brushed real well and where you might possibly have a cavity. The coloring from

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