How do I get a price quote?
Please fill out the “Quote Request Form” and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I know which Method to use?
The following Websites have been provided for your reference:
U.S. EPA, "Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste Physical/Chemical Methods," SW 846, 3rd. ed.
SW-846 On-Line has complete copies of the published versions of current SW-846 methods and includes all figures and tables. Files are in PDF format at http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/hazwaste/test/main.htm or http://www.epa.gov/SW-846/sw846.htm.
U.S. EPA, Office of Water, Wastewater Methods
Methods for Organic Chemical Analysis of Wastewater can be downloaded as a complete set or by individual Methods in PDF format at http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/methods.
U.S. EPA, Office of Water, Drinking Water Methods
Technical Notes on Drinking Water Methods, recently developed methods from the Office of Research and Development and the Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, and an alphabetical listing by contaminant with references to the corresponding method is available at http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/methods/methods.html.
National Environmental Publications Internet Site (NEPIS)
Methods are available directly online at http://www.epa.gov/cincl/.
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
Search for individual ASTM Standards, order the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, or search for technical publications and journals at the ASTM Store at http://www.astm.org/cgi-bin/SoftCart.exe/STORE/store.htm?E+mystore.
U.S. EPA Index to EPA Test Method (May 2000 revised edition)
A comprehensive list of all USEPA methods. It is a reference tool to help locate copies of the methods. The index is in PDF format at http://www.epa.gov/region1/info/testmethods/index.html.
Which bottles do I use for a specific test?
What preservative is needed for a specific test?
How much volume is required for a specific test?
The following link to the Sample Guide will provide information regarding Hold Times; Bottle Type, Volume and Preservatives needed for your sampling event
Standard Turn- Around- Time
What is the standard turn-around time ?
- HawkMtn Labs Standard Turn-Around-Time for most environmental analysis is 10 Business Days.
- Coal Lab Standard Turn-Around Time for most analysis is 24-48 hours.
If expedited service is needed, please contact our office at 570.455.6011 for associated costs.
Which certifications does HawkMtn Labs maintain?
HawkMtn Labs currently possess two major Accreditations, National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP) as administered through the Pennsylvania Department of Laboratory Accreditation, and International Standard Organization
(ISO- 9001-2008) as administrated through an independent register Nation Quality Associates (NQA).
Field Sampling and Technical Services
What type of field sampling services does HawkMtn Labs provide?
What field technical services can HawkMtn Labs supply?
HawkMtn Labs is a full service and resource analytical laboratory. We are fully equipped with the personnel, equipment and instrumentation to handle many facets of water, coal and soil sampling. Our field samplers and technicians are trained and experienced in the collection of grab samples, 24 hour composites samples and field measurements which comply to a defined protocol.
HawkMtn Labs has diversified it’s Field Technical Services to include Nuclear Density Gauges and Direct Push Rigs. With the addition of this equipment we are able to provide our clients with a means to sample-characterize and valuate coal tailings and stockpiles, soil, industrial by-products such as, cement kiln dust(CKD), dredge, silt, groundwater, etc.
GPS technology is also employed within our sampling course of action to ensure accurate reporting of all sampling events, drill point areas and stockpile valuation.
What type of reporting system does HawkMtn utilize?
HawkMtn Labs has a LIMS (Laboratory Information Management Systems) software program which has been maintained and upgraded for over 15 years. The longevity of this in-place system provides our clients with a data management resource for their current and historical data.
We will tailor reporting files/formats to fit the needs of our clients. Reports can be made available for online view and download from our Website, standard mail, email, pdf format, excel spreadsheets etc.