Under New Regulations, All New York Schools Must be Tested for Lead
EMSL Analytical offers lead and other regulated metal contaminant testing to assist school districts.
New York, NY, October 21st, 2016 In September, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a new legislation (S.8158/A.10740) which mandates that all schools in the State of New York test drinking water for lead contamination by the end of 2016. In the past, schools were not required to test their drinking water for lead, nor were they required to notify the public or government officials of results after testing was completed. Under the new regulations, every school must conduct a lead in drinking water analysis and lead test results.......[Read More]
Charlotte Mold and Bacterial Testing Laboratory Provides Fast Lab Results for Water Damaged Property Assessments
EMSL Analytical offers mold and bacteria testing for those affected by hurricane damage and flooding.
Charlotte, NC, October 20th, 2016 Recent flooding along much of the Southeast coast has caused continued destruction for homes and businesses that were hit by Hurricane Matthew. Residents of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas returned home to find many properties damaged by rain, wind and floodwater.As residents return, it is important to inspect their properties for signs of water damage. Water damage commonly occurs on exterior walls, ceilings, attics, crawl spaces and around windows, doors and chimneys. Within 24 to 48 hours, wet.......[Read More]
Plumbing Pathogens and Rising Medical Costs the Subject of New Study
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers water and environmental testing services to identify microbial pathogens to help prevent healthcare-associate infections.
Cinnaminson, NJ, October 20th, 2016 In September, a new study was published in the Journal of Public Health Policy about the rising costs to treat infections associated with disease-causing bacteria frequently found in the water pipes of homes, buildings and healthcare centers.Researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine and the Friedman School of Nutritional Science analyzed 100 million Medicare records of adults 65 and older and found that between 1991 and 2006, there were over 600,000 hospitalizations associated with just.......[Read More]
Orlando Testing Laboratory Provides Rapid Mold Analysis and Sewage Screens for Water Damaged Buildings
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers Bacteroides testing to detect sewage contamination.
Orlando, FL, October 19th, 2016
Florida, along with Georgia and the Carolinas, experienced heavy rainfall due to Hurricane Matthew. After the hurricane passed, floodwater continued to rise, causing water damage to many businesses and residences along the Southeast coast.Standing water and wet materials are a breeding ground for microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria and mold. Property owners should inspect their property for signs of water damage including walls, ceilings, floors, attics and crawl spaces as well as areas around.......[Read More]
Fort Lauderdale Mold Testing Laboratory Provides Rapid Results for Hurricane Damaged Properties
EMSL Analytical offers mold and other testing services to aid property owners affected by the hurricane.
Fort Lauderdale, FL, October 18th, 2016
Hurricane Matthew recently traveled up the Southeast coast, causing destruction to Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas. Wind and rain damaged many homes and businesses along the coast as the storm passed through. Now that Hurricane Matthew has passed, many cities are faced with flooding from the heavy rainfall.As residents return to their properties, they are finding significant property damage and environmental hazards that need to be addressed before they can begin to repair and rebuild........[Read More]
Miami Mold Testing Laboratory Provides Rapid Analysis of Spore Trap, Tape Lift and Direct Exam Samples Taken at Flood-Damaged Properties
EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers mold testing services for those affected by flooding in Florida.
Miami, FL, October 17th, 2016
Hurricane Matthew caused destruction to Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas as it traveled up the Southeast coast earlier in October. Wind and rain caused damage to many homes and businesses along the coast. Heavy rainfall caused many waterways to flood, leading to continued devastation for those already affected by the hurricane.“As residents return to their properties, they are finding significant property damage and environmental hazards that need to be addressed before they can begin to repair.......[Read More]