The ALS laboratory in Kamloops is strategically located to service the Thompson-Okanagan and Cariboo-Chilcotin regions of British Columbia. This facility specializes in analysis of microbiological drinking water and environmental water for E. coli, Total Coliforms and Fecal Coliforms by Membrane Partition as well as E. Coli and Total Coliforms by the Enzyme Substrate (Colilert) Method. Having this capability locally gives clients piece-of-mind, knowing they have an analytical partner that will deliver rapid turnaround times and meet short hold times, saving time and money.
The laboratory is approved by the BC Provincial Health Officer for E. coli, Total Coliforms and Fecal Coliforms in drinking water and certified by Enhanced Water Quality Assurance (EWQA) program for these analyses. The Kamloops laboratory can provide all routine sample supplies and also serves as a sample reception location for the the state-of-the-art, full-service ALS laboratory in Vancouver. Samples can be dropped off from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, for same-day or next day shipments to the Vancouver facility. After-hours supplies and reception are available by calling 250-572-1458.