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Testing to Support Infrastructure

We analyze soil, solids and groundwater for large expansion projects involving major redevelopment, highway, airport, and rail projects (just to name a few).

Environmental Testing for our Rivers, Lakes and Streams

Pennsylvania has six major watersheds.  A major watershed that feeds the Delaware is the Schuylkill River. Our headquarters are in the Schuylkill River Watershed, and we perform analytical testing for many clients in the region-  protecting the health of this important natural resource.  We test the drinking water for more than 3,000,000 people, and a … Read more

Back to School 2019 Giveaway

Summer is unofficially ending this weekend, and kids are headed back to school. We thought we’d celebrate the start of fall with a fun Suburban Swag Giveaway Contest! The basket includes: Suburban Testing Labs Moleskine Journal $25 Gift Card to Target Insulated Lunch Bag Glass Reusable Water Bottle Silicone Reusable Straws Fancy Pen Set Metal … Read more

Dogs are dying from harmful algae in lakes and ponds. So what does that mean for your drinking water?

What is the local impact of Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB)? And how concerned should we be about our water supplies?

July 4th Celebration Giveaway!

We have one more giveaway this summer to fire up our fans. We want to celebrate our clients and friends to say thank you for your partnership! Enter to win our Bourbon & BBQ Basket, which includes: Basil Hayden’s Bourbon BBQ Seasoning Set Cold Drinks Metal Bucket (with legs!) Whiskey Glasses Square Ice Mold Cool … Read more

Laboratory Analysis Interference – Part 3

In this final installment of our three-part series, we will describe some common interferences our laboratory analysts encounter that may explain why some of your data has, for example, higher reporting limits or qualifiers. Laboratory Analysis Interference, also referred to as matrix interference, occurs when non-target analytes or physical/chemical characteristics of a sample prevent quantification … Read more

2019 Top 50 Business Recognition

Our Team is celebrating today.  #22 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

Laboratory Analysis Interference – Part 2

In this three-part series, we will describe some common interferences our laboratory analysts encounter that may explain why some of your data has, for example, higher reporting limits or qualifiers. Laboratory Analysis Interference, also referred to as matrix interference, occurs when non-target analytes or physical/chemical characteristics of a sample prevent quantification of the analytes of … Read more

Laboratory Analysis Interference – Part 1

In this three-part series, we will describe some common interferences our laboratory analysts encounter that may explain why some of your data has, for example, higher reporting limits or qualifiers. Laboratory Analysis Interference, also referred to as matrix interference, occurs when non-target analytes or physical/chemical characteristics of a sample prevent quantification of the analytes of … 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

Earth Day 2019

Happy Earth Day!  For us, Earth Day is every day.  It’s what we do.   Last year we performed over 360,000 analyses and received more than 130,000 samples.  This testing is done to ensure our natural waterways are free of harmful pollution, our soils are free of contamination, and our drinking water is safe for … Read more

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