Taking Local Environmental Action

At Suburban Testing Labs, we strive to protect public health and preserve our environment in everything we do.  And that purpose extends beyond lab testing for our clients.   The Environmental Action Committee (EAC) at Suburban Testing Labs is a group of employees that come together initiating actions to reduce our negative environmental impact. The EAC … Read more

The Chemistry of Color

by: Beth Brandt, Environmental Professional – Technical Resource – Customer Service Advocate, Suburban Testing Labs  Fall is such a beautiful time in Pennsylvania. I enjoy the crisp weather, the apple and pumpkin-related treats that are readily available, and the beauty of Mother Nature as she reveals her glorious landscape of colors in the changing trees. … Read more

We’re Falling For You

One of our Core Values is Building Relationships, and during this COVID-19 epidemic, it’s been difficult on our client services and sales teams to not see our clients at events, conferences, and meetings as we usually do.  Since Autumn is in the air, we thought we’d show our clients how much we love them by … Read more

2020 Top Business Recognition

Our Team is celebrating today.  #25 on the list of Greater Reading Top 50 Businesses according to the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance, published today in the Reading Eagle Business Weekly.   We have been appearing on this list every year since we were eligible, and once again are featured in the top half. Awards will be … Read more

Brave Blue World Documentary Screening

You are invited to a virtual screening of Brave Blue World, a documentary film that examines how new technologies and innovations can create a sustainable water future. The screening will be held on August 25,2020 at 6:30 P.M.  A new documentary film titled Brave Blue World examines how new technologies and innovations can create a … Read more

Drowning in Lab Problems? Let Us Keep You Afloat

Missed turnaround times? Unanswered questions or data inquiries? If any of this sounds familiar, you may be drowning in lab problems. Suburban Testing Labs can help. Our project turnaround time is currently running at 98.6%. This means we give you deadlines you can trust, and you get your report when you’re supposed to, often earlier … Read more

“I hope they tested this.”

Because of COVID-19, people are flocking to rivers, lakes, and streams for recreation more than ever before. How do we know it meets safety standards? As an Environmental Testing Laboratory, a lot of non-potable water samples from wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) come through our laboratory.  The treated water discharged by these facilities goes into our … Read more

Ready For You

We’re here to answer the call. Summer is here, and construction projects are running full swing.  Many projects that were put on hold raced to start again when COVID-19 restrictions were lifted.  Whether you’ve just started a project, or have one in the works, we’re ready to take on your samples. We’ve already received thousands … Read more

Testing Drinking Water

In the face of a global pandemic, one thing you shouldn’t worry about is whether your drinking water is safe.  Water suppliers and treatment professionals have been on-the-job as essential workers. While we are a full-service laboratory that tests many sample types, we were founded on drinking water analysis and it continues to be a … Read more

Testing Pool Water

Your poolside worries should be limited to swimming, sunblock, and selfies – not bacteria (or COVID-19).  With counties entering the yellow phase, and with green on the horizon, we are starting to see more pools open to the public every day. Last summer we performed more than 13,700 analyses for public bathing (pool) clients.  Learn … Read more

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