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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......

Attention Public Water Systems (PWS) - Lab-To-State Portal.

FGL Environmental is registered with the Division of Drinking Water (DDW) as a qualified laboratory to submit Lead and Copper data on the Lab-To-State (LTS) Portal; part of the Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS). The LTS Portal is now the preferred method of submission for reporting under the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR). FGL is one of the few laboratories in the state to currently offer this new, method. The link below provides more information:
- Environmental Testing & Services
- Agricultural Testing & Services
- Dairy Services
- Storm Water Services
- Drinking Water Analysis
- Hazardous Waste Analysis
- Waste Water Analysis
- Web Customer Services

FGL now offers a new Pre-plant Soil Analysis specifically for vegetable and row crop growers. Fast and accurate. Supports Best Management Practices (BMP). Provides information necessary for pre-plant soil application specific to Western soils; N,P,K, pH and Salinity. Turn-around time is 3 business days. $40 per sample. For more information contact our Ag Department at (805) 392-2000.
CA State Water Boards Requires
SACRAMENTO, January 17, 2017 - In an effort to further safeguard California's water quality, K-12 schools in the state can receive free testing for lead (Pb) under a new initiative announced by the State Water Resources Control Board. The Water Board is requiring all Community Water Systems serving K-12 schools, to test school drinking water upon written request by school officials.

FGL is offering special pricing to all Community Water Systems for Lead (Pb) analyses associated with this initiative. Please call Glenn Olsen for more details at (805) 392-2054.
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Oil and Gas Well Stimulation. FGL is a Water Board Designated Laboratory
FGL Environmental is designated by the State Water Board as a third-party contractor available to conduct owner requested well water testing in accordance with the standards and protocols set forth for Groundwater Monitoring in Areas of Oil and Gas Well Stimulation. Contact us for a quote to perform this testing. Well sampling may also be available in some areas.
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Attention: Owner/Operators of Public Water Systems

The State of California is having memos issued to all Community and Non-Transient-Non-Community water systems regarding its plan to set an (MCL) maximum contaminant level for 1,2,3 –Trichloropropane; to be adopted in 2017. The State Water Board recommends that all Community and NTNC water systems collect at least one sample from active and stand-by drinking water sources in advance of the adoption. FGL has discounted this early analysis and looks forward to being of service. FGL is a state certified laboratory able to perform this analysis. Contact us for more information, (800) 440-7821.
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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FGL's New Internet Based Irrigation System (IBIS)
Fruit Growers Laboratory, Inc. (FGL) is pleased to announce the introduction of its new internet based irrigation management program. This is intended to provide an efficient and timely monitoring system to citrus and avocado growers in Ventura and Santa Barbara County. However, the program may be expanded to other crops in other parts of the state at a later date. IBIS is also designed to help growers meet water agency allotment requirements without compromising crop yield and quality.
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2015 Asian Citrus Psyllid Leaf Sample Collection and 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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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 for further information.
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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