accredited by the State of California's Department of Health
Services (DOHS) under the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation
Program (ELAP Certificate No. 1,829). PCAS provides a complete
range of services under EPA regulations and strict quality
controls for regulatory compliance.
integrated system of fully equipped laboratories analyzes
a variety of sample matrices ranging from water to hazardous
wastes. A list of typical testing and projects follows.
On-site water sampling:
Twenty four hours composite sampling of waste water, grab sampling.
Acidity, alkalinity, ammonia, biological Oxygen demand (BOD), Boron,
bromide, Calcium, chemical Oxygen demand (COD), chloride, Chlorine
residual, total conductivity, cyanide, dissolved Oxygen, fluoride,
hardness, Kjeldahl Nitrogen, Magnesium, nitrate, nitrite, oil and
grease, pH, phenols, phosphate, phosphorus, Potassium, TDS, TSS,
VSI, silica, Sodium, sulfate, sulfide, sulfite, surfactants, tannin
and lignin, total organic compounds (TOC), total organic halides,
total recoverable petroleum hydrocarbons, turbidity.
Toxic Chemical Elements:
Aluminum, Antimony, Arsenic, asbestos, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium,
Chromium, Chromium (VI), Cobalt, Copper, Gold, Iridium, Iron, Lead,
Manganese, Mercury, Molybdenum, Nickel, Palladium, Platinum, Rhodium,
Selenium, Silver, Thallium, Tin, Titanium, Vanadium, Zinc.
Purgeable halocarbons, volatile organic compounds (VOC), semi-volatile
organic compounds, total organic compounds (TOC).
Self monitoring waste water discharge program.
Drinking water and waste water treatment plants.
Storm water testing.
Air filters waste evaluation.
Metal plating waste testing.
Boiler water chemical analysis.
Solid waste disposal evaluation.