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Interesting New Testing for Bacteria

Posted on March 22, 2012

We saw an interesting new article in the Vancouver Sun today and thought we would share it. We will also look into doing this testing in the future. “B.C. scientists engineer water-testing tool kit that IDs bacteria by genetics. Faster detection of dozens of dangerous pathogens possible.” Please contact us anytime to discuss this or

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Radiation Exposure

Posted on April 2, 2011

A lot of people have been asking us lately about radiation exposure locally along the West Coast of Canada and should they be concerned.  To quickly answer, no you should not be worried about the “nuclear fallout” in North America from what is happening in Japan. It is a great time to evaluate some of

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Bioavailability of Cadmium and Other Metals in Jewelry

Posted on March 6, 2011

There is an interesting new study in Environmental Health Perspectives speaking about cadmium in jewelry.  It is now also making the rounds of the news services such as CBC under the title: “Cadmium in kids jewelry poses risk“.  Below is a summary of the study and its findings indicate to take care with dealing with

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Bacteria in Bottled Water- Really?

Posted on May 26, 2010

I just came across an interesting article in the Vancouver Sun on bacteria in bottled water. Bacteria is everywhere and not necessarily bad, however it can be an good indicator of potential problems if left unchecked. On our website we have information and links (click here) on bacteria and water quality which you may find

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Oil Spill Analytical

Posted on May 12, 2010

A question we asked ourselves recently at work was: what are chemical dispersants?  All this talk in the news about using chemical dispersants in the gulf to deal with the growing oil spill has been very intriguing.  What if we were calling on to test for the presence of dispersants?  What would we be testing

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First CARO Blog Post

Posted on May 10, 2010

CARO Analytical Services is a full service environmental laboratory with locations in Richmond and Kelowna, Canada. You can trust CARO for microbiological and general chemical analysis, as well as quick and reliable testing of drinking water, wastewater, water, soil and soil vapour.  Through this blog we hope to inform and learn from our readers and

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Richmond, British Columbia

#110 – 4011 Viking Way
Richmond, BC, V6V 2K9, Canada
Phone: (604) 279-1499 Fax: (604) 279-1599
Email: [email protected]
After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

 

Kelowna, British Columbia

#102 – 3677 Highway 97N
Kelowna, BC, V1X 5C3, Canada
Phone: (250) 765-9646
Toll Free: 1 (888) 311-8846 Fax: (250) 765-3893
Email: [email protected]
After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

 

Burnaby, British Columbia

#108 – 4475 Wayburne Drive
Burnaby, BC V5G 4X4, Canada
Phone: (604) 279-1499
Email: [email protected]
After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

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Edmonton, Alberta

17225 109 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB, T5S 1H7, Canada
Phone: (780) 489-9100
Email: [email protected]
After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

 

Whitehorse, Yukon

BOX 10 33 Levich Drive

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Whitehorse, YT, Y1A0A8, Canada
Contact Us for Supplies and Deliveries
Toll Free: 1 (888) 311-8846
Email: [email protected]
After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

 

Victoria, British Columbia

#3-576 Hillside Avenue

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Victoria, V8T 1Y9, BC, Canada
Contact Us for Supplies and Deliveries
Toll Free: 1 (888) 311-8846
Email: [email protected]
After Hours Emergency: 1 (888) 311-8849

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