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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 Memorial Day, FGL will be closed Monday, May 30th.
May 16, 2016
Attention: Owner/Operators of Public Water Systems

As you know, 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. Contact us at (800) 440-7821.
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January, 2016
FGL Approved as Designated Samplers for Groundwater Monitoring Analysis in Areas of Oil and Gas Well Stimulation
FGL Environmental is designated by the State Water Board as a third-party contractor available to conduct property owner requested water sampling and 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 conduct this work.
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October 13, 2015
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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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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October 7, 2015
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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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 for further information.
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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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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