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New Educational Video: Best Practices for PFAS Sampling

by Meghan Sullivan | Monday, 03 January 2022 10:22

Join Alpha Analytical as we walk you through the proper sampling and handling techniques for collecting drinking water samples to be analyzed for polyfluorinated alkyl substances -- also known as PFAS. 

Per- and  Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) chemical compounds are a class of emerging...

ASTM Publishes PFAS Analytical Methods Selection Guide

by Eileen Snyder | Friday, 19 November 2021 10:10

ASTM International Press Release

A new ASTM International standard will help laboratories to better determine the presence of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in environmental samples. ASTM’s committee on environmental assessment, risk management and corrective action developed the new...

Maine CDC will require PFAS Testing in Drinking Water

by Steve Knollmeyer | Monday, 15 November 2021 16:41

In response to the passage of Maine legislation LD 129, Maine Department of Health & Human Services has issued a bulletin on 9/27/21 2:05PM notifying community public water systems and non-transient, non-community (NTNC) schools and childcare facilities of the upcoming requirement to sample and...

Upcoming PFAS Monitoring for Small Massachusetts Drinking Water Systems

by Jim Occhialini | Tuesday, 28 September 2021 14:52

Water suppliers operating a community water system or non-transient, non-community (NTNC) water system serving less than 10,000 individuals are required to begin monitoring for PFAS in accordance with 310 CMR 22.07G. Four quarterly sampling rounds are required with the initial sampling to be...

Webinar: 1,4-Dioxane Analysis: Modern Techniques for Actionable Data

by Catherine Weber | Thursday, 11 February 2021 09:00


PFAS: Updated Guidelines for Sampling & Analysis

by Kevin Hoogerhyde | Wednesday, 18 November 2020 12:07

Highlights from the NYSDEC Part 375 Remedial Program Document

New Educational Video: Sampling Containers: Everything You Need to Know

by Catherine Weber | Friday, 04 September 2020 12:07

With the large variety of scenarios to consider before embarking on your sampling event, we have created this educational video to help you understand the steps that Alpha takes to support field sampling.

PFAS in environmental sampling products, Remediation Journal Paper

by Catherine Weber | Tuesday, 31 March 2020 13:35

Elizabeth Denly of TRC, Alpha Vice President Jim Occhialini, and three other authors, teamed up to write a paper, published in 2019 for Remediation Journal that explores the transfer of PFAS in the field during sampling events. 

NYSDEC Releases Guidelines for Sampling and Analysis of PFAS

by Olivia Vaillant | Thursday, 30 January 2020 13:30


Ohio to test for PFAS in Drinking Water

by Olivia Vaillant | Wednesday, 09 October 2019 15:45


Ohio Governor, Mike Dewine has directed the Ohio EPA and Ohio Department of Health to develop an action plan set to go into affect by December 1, 2019. An announcement was released last Friday, September 27th detailing the steps taking place to test for PFAS in both private and public water...

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