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- FGL provides analytical services to agriculture, waste water dischargers, drinking water purveyors, hazardous waste generators, industrial engineering consulting, and governmental agencies. We are fully accredited by the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) for drinking water, waste water, hazardous waste, ground water, storm water, sludges, and soils. Click here to read more about FGL......

State Water Boards New Industrial General Permit for Storm Water Dischargers
Since the deadline for re-certifying and for submitting your documentation including your up-to-date storm water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) has passed, dischargers should now prepare for the upcoming storm events.

If you have not re-certified, you should do so immediately. If you need assistance, please contact our regulatory analyst, Denis Barry at 805 392 2032 and he will put you in touch with Engineering/ Geological companies who can assist you with re-certification.

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In observance of Labor Day, FGL will be closed Monday, September 7th.
August 10, 2015
DataShare Version II
Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. is pleased to announce DataShare II. This is an upgraded version to the one launched in 2012. These new features came about as a result of conversations, comments and suggestions made by participants in the program. Below is a summary of the new features now offered by DataShare II.
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June 10, 2015
To Growers Who Have Not Provided Ground Water Monitoring Results to the Regional Water Quality Control Board
The Central Coast Water Board is currently preparing notices of violation (NOV's) to those growers who have not submitted groundwater monitoring results. Farms enrolled in the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program, who have not sampled their primary irrigation well and all domestic wells on the (Global ID) property, should do so immediately in order to avoid substantial penalties. Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. (FGL) can assist you with this program. Please call Kristie Marlow at the Ag Waiver desk (805) 392 2013 or email kristiem@fglinc.com for further information.
May 22, 2015
FGL is pleased to announce expansion of our Santa Paula laboratory!
Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. (FGL) has once again expanded its Santa Paula laboratory to better meet growing customer demand in both the agricultural and environmental sectors. The 4100 sq. ft. expansion further increases efficiencies throughout all departments and features new sample preparation areas, extra work space for new analytical capabilities and staff. Many thanks to our loyal customers. Without you, this could not have happened.
March 20, 2015
DataShare Workshop, April 2, 2015
Fruit Growers Laboratory (FGL) will conduct a short workshop at Beckstoffer Vineyards to introduce some upgrades that we have made to the DataShare program. These upgrades came about as a result of discussions, suggestions and recommendations offered by participants who utilize the program.
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September 16, 2014
Asian Citrus Psyllid - Sample Handling
Fruit Growers Laboratory has reviewed operations and developed new protocols for handling and processing of citrus leaf samples to provide safeguards that minimize the potential movement of the Asian Citrus Psyllid.
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August 1, 2014
New State ChromiumVI, Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL), Rule
On June 20, 2014, the State of California notified all public water systems of the new rule relating to CrVI In drinking water. The new MCL for CrVI is now 0.01mg/l or 10 parts per billion.
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June 25, 2014
FGL is Awarded ISO Accreditation
Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc has received its International Standards Organization accreditation ISO /IEC 17025:2005 for Biological Testing for the Santa Paula and Stockton laboratories. This accreditation relates primarily to food safety and is an additional service to our clients.
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September 5, 2013
Computerized Compliance Support Program (CCSP)
The Computerized Compliance Support Program (CCSP) was developed by FGL's in-house computer programming staff. The current generation of this extensive program addresses the recent compliance issues which were conveyed to us by many of our waste waster and drinking water clients.
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July 22, 2013
Update on Groundwater Monitoring for Compliance with Central Coast Ag Waiver
The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board recently announced which cooperative groups were approved and those that were not.
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