Samples analyzed: Over 40,000 sample analysis per year.
Analyses conducted: Conventional Chemistry, Biochemical Oxygen Demand, Total Suspended Solids, Total Solids and Volatile Solids, Ammonia, Volatile Acids, pH, DO, Nitrate/Nitrite, Settable Solids, Alkalinity and E-Coli
Quantity of QC samples analyzed: 10%
Instrumentation: Ion-Selective Electrode Meters, pH Meters, DO Meters, Analytical Balance, Drying Ovens, Muffle Furnace, Centrifuge, Spectrophotometer, and Quanti-Tray Sealer for E-Coli
Number of lab staff: 3
-Derek Leatherman (Laboratory Manager)
- Two Laboratory Technicians
Unique aspects and fun facts:
The lab give tours to all types of civic groups, school classes, or just people who are interested in educating themselves more on wastewater and performs small experiments to raise awareness and educate the public on the treatment process at the Water Reclamation Facility.