Category Archives: CARO News

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2017 Holiday Hours

Posted on November 8, 2017

Please submit your milk and cookies on or before December 15th for regular turn-around time results in time for Christmas! *Please drop off microbiology samples before December 22nd  Avoid making CARO’s “Naughty List”: Due to incubation requirements, the following WQ parameters have special submission cut-off dates for the month of December:  *Please call if you

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NEW Stage 10 CSR Packages

Posted on October 30, 2017

November 1st is finally here, and for all the folks starting new projects or carrying over existing sites under the new BC Contaminated Sites Regulations (AKA BC CSR Stage 10 Omnibus updates), it’s go time!  Based on industry feedback and the collective knowledge of our in-house Chemists, CARO has updated our standard packages to reflect the

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Back-to-School Checklist: Test your Water!

Posted on September 5, 2017

You’ve made that back-to-school list and checked it twice: but is something IMPORTANT missing from this list? What about clean drinking water? Recent news articles have begun to shine light on the issue of Lead contamination in drinking water sources throughout our province (check it out here, here, and here.)   Despite lead being phased out

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Chemical Exposure Leading To Staggering Sperm Count Declines

Posted on July 26, 2017

Chemical exposure of known and new chemicals released into the environment continue to be an ongoing concern for health officials as we learn more about the impacts of these chemicals on human health.  Each year, CARO tests more fruits, vegetables and honey for chemical residues than any other laboratory in Canada which has made us very

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Super Summer Sample Submission Stretch

Posted on July 12, 2017

ATTENTION ALL SAMPLE SUBMITTERS: We have something special for you! To our Heroes in the field, braving the elements to collect the best possible samples for analysis: We want to make your days a little easier this summer. From now until the end of August, we have extended our cutoff time to 6pm for all

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5 Steps to Sampling Soil Vapour Right the First Time

Posted on July 6, 2017

There are many reasons to look forward to summer. As an environmental lab, the arrival of warmer weather and longer days marks the beginning of “Soil Vapour Season”, which is a very exciting time at CARO! Proper sample collection in the field is key to collect a good sample the first time, especially for soil

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Soil Vapour Analysis Guarantee – All Summer Long!

Posted on June 22, 2017

Since 2008, CARO has approached soil vapour with the objective of being industry technical leaders for air analysis. Staying true to this commitment to quality and innovation, we have accomplished our objective.  We are so confident in our services now that we are the only laboratory in Canada that is offering that analysis with a guarantee through

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Fourth EMA Win for CARO with Silt and Clay Concrete Remediation Project

Posted on June 21, 2017

It is with great pleasure that we present to you our winning project, “EXPERIMENTS TO DETERMINE FEASIBILITY OF INCORPORATING A SILT/CLAY SOIL INTO A CONCRETE FOR REMEDIATION” from the 2017 EMA of BC Environmental Management Awards, held on June 15, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia. We were thrilled to bring home the golden man for the

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