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CARO Holiday Hours 2021

Posted on October 22, 2021

It’s that time of year again! Please familiarize yourself with our updated Holiday Hours: Submit your samples on or before December 10 for regular TATs for toxicity, December 17th for BOD and Micro regular TATs, and December 21st for all other environmental sample regular TATs, in time for the Holidays! COVID Lab Holiday Hours:

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lab plate of positive legionella test (colors are black gel and white bacteria)

2022 Is The Year Of Legionella Testing In Water

Posted on November 16, 2021

Legionella pneumophila is the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease, a disease that attacks the lungs of infected individuals.   The proliferation of Legionella bacteria and Legionnaires’ disease can be prevented through routine monitoring of water quality in building systems such as showers, pools, and cooling towers.  Although Legionella bacteria does exist naturally in water bodies such as

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FAQ Friday – Cannabis Production & Testing Edition

Posted on October 27, 2021

Why might you see the variability in the reported potency values in a single cannabis product? Why do some labs require higher sample volumes than others? What happens behind closed laboratory doors shouldn’t be a secret! In this FAQ Friday series, we answer some of the most-asked questions when it comes to cannabis testing. Understanding

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What’s More Topical than Cannabis Topicals Testing?!

Posted on September 28, 2021

            From lotions to bath products, balms, and a slew of other personal care products, cannabis-infused topicals seem to be an area of constant evolution. When you are considering the quality of your topical product, there is much to consider beyond simply what is essential for getting the topical approved

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CARO Edmonton is Now Accredited for SOIL TESTING!

Posted on August 26, 2021

Have you heard what is arguably CARO’s most exciting update this year? Our Edmonton laboratory is now CALA accredited for soil testing in Alberta! These additional services complement our existing water testing capabilities, providing a one-stop-shop experience for all your environmental testing needs. This has been months (maybe even years!) in the making, and we

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Everything You Need To Know About Impacts On Drinking Water Quality From Forest Fires

Posted on July 29, 2021

Photo credit: Chelsea Richardson. View over Osoyoos Lake, British Columbia.  Around this time of year, your team at BC’s favorite analytical laboratory (CARO, obviously) fields a lot of questions around the impact of these fires and firefighting activity on the current and future health of their drinking water: “How do these wildfires impact water quality,

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ISO/IEC17025 Explained By An Accredited Laboratory

Posted on June 23, 2021

Over the past several months, you may have noticed us shamelessly promoting the expanded scope of testing now available through our Edmonton Laboratory (if you haven’t, you need to check this out!) This nonstop chatter about accreditation may have you wondering – “What’s the hype around ISO accreditation?”, “What does it mean to have successfully

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Careers in Science: Selling Like a Scientist

Posted on June 10, 2021

Are you a charismatic scientist looking to build a career in the scientific field, but not sure if the laboratory life is for you?   There are many laboratory job options available for curious and driven scientists that cater to a goal-oriented attitude, all the while providing the stimulation of non-stop learning and hypothesis-testing we all

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