ELAP Regulation Changes

Special Coverage

Environmental Laboratory Acceditation Progam

The State Water Board adopted new ELAP regulations on May 5th,
and incorporated a modified version of TNI into state regulations.


State Water Board Adopts New ELAP Regulations Impacting Wastewater Labs

May 9, 2020

State Water Board press release… All accredited labs will be required to meet a national standard The State Water Resources …

Chino-based Environmental Lab Fined $90,000 for False Reports

April 28, 2020

A Chino environmental testing laboratory has been fined $90,000 and denied renewal accreditation by the State Water Resources Control Board’s …

State Water Board Schedules ELAP Vote for May 5th

April 16, 2020

The State Water Resources Control Board will vote on adoption of the proposed Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program regulations at the May 5, 2020 …

State Water Board Launches ELAP COVID-19 Website

March 27, 2020

  Updates 4/16/20 New! Guidance on how to respond to a positive coronavirus case in the laboratory Updated! Schedules for …

State Water Board Postpones Final ELAP Meeting

March 14, 2020

View our full coverage of new ELAP regulations. 03/17/20 update from the SWRCB…. The COVID-19 emergency has resulted in the …

BACWA Comments on Proposed ELAP Regulations

January 21, 2020

BACWA’s Comment letter sent to the State Water Board Dec 20, 2019. Click here to read BACWA’s full comment letter …

CWEA Comments on new ELAP Regulations: ‘Cost of Compliance is Prohibitive for Small Municipal Labs’

December 20, 2019

December 20, 2019 Ms. Jeanine Townsend, Clerk to the Board State Water Resources Control Board 1001 I Street, 24th floor …

Your Voice on ELAP Counts ~ Attend the Dec 18th SWRCB Meeting

December 11, 2019

View our full coverage of new ELAP regulations > CWEA Lab Community, This is a critical time in the world …

From the ELAP Program Chief: The Road Together

December 11, 2019

Coverage of new ELAP regulations supported by LabWorks, waterLIMS™ By Christine Sotelo Chief of CA ELAP The California Environmental Laboratory …

Opinion Column: Which Way for Laboratory Accreditation in California?

December 10, 2019

Coverage of new ELAP regulations supported by LabWorks, waterLIMS™ By David Kimbrough Pasadena Water & Power A hundred years ago, …

Member Column: So Much Accomplished in Four Years

December 10, 2019

Coverage of new ELAP regulations supported by LabWorks, waterLIMS™ By Stephen Clark Past-Chair, SWRCB ELTA Committee After the Environmental Laboratory …

Digital Magazine: First-Ever Laboratory Special Issue

December 10, 2019

Click here to open the November 2019 digital edition Articles include: One Way or Another Your Local Utility Lab Will …