The Laboratory Committee covers current scientific and technical information as it relates to actual water quality of the Bay estuary and information related to analytical methods and protocols. In participates the in San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) and other scientific and technical efforts on behalf of BACWA.

Next Laboratory Committee Meeting

Laboratory Board Reports

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BACWA Laboratory Board Report 08-11-2020Download
BACWA Laboratory Board Report 06-09-2020Download
BACWA Laboratory Board Report 04-14-2020Download
BACWA Laboratory Board Report 02-11-2020Download

Laboratory Library

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SFEI PFAS Presentation August 2020Download
PFAS Navigating Analytical Method OptionsDownload
California ELAP RegulationsDownload
TRC Workshop and CEQA Scoping Meeting 05-22-2020Download
Cory Lancaster, Jacobs – Field Sampling Uncertainty – 02-11-20Download
State Water Board presentation on ELAP regs 12-10-19Download

Laboratory Members

Committee Chair: Dan Jackson, Union Sanitary District

Committee Vice-Chair: Nicole Van Aken, Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District


  • Benicia, City of*
  • Central Contra Costa Sanitary District**
  • Central Marin Sanitation Agency*
  • Delta Diablo Sanitation District*
  • Dublin-San Ramon Services District
  • East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD)**
  • Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District*
  • Hayward, City of (EBDA**)
  • Millbraw, City of*
  • Napa Sanitation District* *
  • Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District*
  • San Francisco, City & County**
  • San Francisco Estuary Institute
  • San Jose, City of**
  • San Leandro, City of (EBDA**)
  • San Mateo, City of*
  • South Bayside System Authority*
  • South San Francisco, City of*
  • Sunnyvale, City of*
  • Union Sanitary District (EBDA*)
  • Vacaville, City of
  • Vallejo Sanitation & Flood Control District*

*BACWA Members
**BACWA Principals

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