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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 […]

Earth Day 2020

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day– a day that was created to bring transformative change through education, activism, and change to benefit our planet. The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we […]

COVID-19 and Our Water & Wastewater Industry

(March 17, 2020) – As an essential service, our laboratory continues to operate to protect public health and preserve our environment.  The Centers for Disease Control and Water Environment Federation has shared guidance about drinking water and […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Service Update

We’d like to let you know what Suburban Testing Labs is doing as a result of the COVID-19 virus news. Most of our clients are considered “essential services”, providing safe drinking water to residents and […]

World Cancer Day 2020

February 4th marks World Cancer Day.  Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide with 9.6 million people dying from cancer each year – this number is predicted to almost double by 2030*. One […]

Analysis of Nutrients in Waters

Total Phosphorous, Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen, Nitrate, and Nitrite are important nutrients for wastewater treatment plants to remove in their treatment processes.  Excessive nutrients in our natural bodies of water stimulate algae and plant growth, create […]

Gravimetric Analysis

We have a lot of state-of-the art equipment in complex areas of our laboratory, but some parts of the environmental laboratory that rarely get talked about are in fact those that have the highest sample […]

Testing to Support Infrastructure

Vacations require transportation.  Whether you’re driving, flying or taking a bus, you need to get from here to there somehow. It’s rare to travel anywhere in the mid-Atlantic region during the summer without encountering road […]