CARO is a full service environmental analytical laboratory.  The following list provides a sampling of core services offered to our clients. Please contact CARO directly for a more exhaustive list.

Drinking Water Quality

Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality, Total & Fecal Coliforms, E. coli  (Read More…)

Soil Vapour Testing

Hydrocarbons, Volatiles, Equipment & Pump Rental  (Read More…)

Water & Wastewater Chemistry

Anions, BOD, COD, Nutrients, Solids, pH, Turbidity, Discharge Permit Packages (Read More…)

Heavy Metals

Soils, Sediment, Waters, Tissue, Vegetation, Swabs, Air, Ultra Low Detection Limits

General Chemistry Testing

Soil Analysis, Construction Materials, Asbestos

Organic Testing

Hydrocarbons, PAHs, Volatiles, Phenols, Glycols, Pesticides, PCBs

Aquatic Toxicology Testing

pH Stabilized Trout, Rainbow Trout, Daphnia, High Hardness Daphnia, Sediments

Construction Material Chemical Analysis

Asbestos, Concrete, Chloride, Sulfate

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Custom Data Reporting

WaterTrax, EMS, ESDAT, Custom EDDs

Further Information:


BC Chain of Custody (PDF Format)

Alberta Chain of Custody (PDF Format)

Sample Collection Instructions

Sample Handling Instructions 

Soil Vapour Capability Details

Soil Vapour FAQ

Soil Vapour Sampling Tips

Frequently Asked Questions

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#110 – 4011 Viking Way
Richmond, BC, V6V 2K9, Canada
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Kelowna, BC, V1X 5C3, Canada
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Edmonton, AB, T5S 1H7, Canada
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Fax: (780) 489-9700
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Whitehorse, YK  Canada
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Toll Free: 1 (888) 311-8846
Email: [email protected]
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