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After samples are received they are stored in a cooler until they are processed. This is important in order to obtain accurate analytical results for the sample.
The Sample Receiving lab accepts samples collected from creeks, groundwater wells, stormwater outfalls, and a variety of cleanup projects around the city - for testing at the Center for Urban Waters.
Sample Receiving staff document all field sampling activities for compliance with research or investigation criteria following a rigorous protocol modeled after Environmental Protection Agency guidelines.
In this lab: