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Research Facilities and Equipment - On-Site Water Lab

WQIC On-Site Water Laboratory

The Bureau of Reclamation's Water Quality Improvement Center (WQIC) water laboratory is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services for drinking water and wastewater inorganic analyses. The lab has a throughput capacity of more than 10,000 samples per year. The WQIC's laboratory participates in the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Environmental Resource Associates quality control programs.

The lab is equipped with the following:

Other general laboratory equipment includes equipment required to perform the following tests: chlorine residual, corrosivity, heterotrophic plate count, coliform, percent solids or moisture, total dissolved solids, and turbidity. This equipment includes Mettler AE163 and AT200 analytical balances, Hach turbidimeter, and CEM AVC80 percent solids analyzer.

For more information about the Research Facilities at the Water Quality Improvement Center, contact Angela Adams, Desalting Group, through email or by phone at 928-343-8114.

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