Technical Information and Bulletins

You can find our technical bulletins and other more detailed information here

Microscopic Particulate Analysis (MPA) to support GWDI
BUREAU VERITAS LABORATORIES CURRENTLY DOES NOT PROVIDE THIS SERVICE. Groundwater under the direct influence of surface water (GWDI) include sources such...
Tue, 7 May, 2019 at 11:43 AM
Measurement Uncertainty
What is Measurement Uncertainty? Measurement uncertainty is a value that is associated with the quantitative result, that describes the variability of t...
Tue, 7 May, 2019 at 11:06 AM
Is there any Canadian or US criteria or guideline limits for dissolved methane in groundwater?
Methane in drinking water is non-toxic; however, it can cause spurting from taps and "water hammer" (i.e. sudden pipe vibration that occurs when a...
Fri, 21 Dec, 2018 at 7:02 AM
What is the Biogenic Interference Calculation (BIC) Index?
The Biogenic Interference Calculation Index (BIC) is an approach that has been adopted across Canada as an additional line of evidence towards delineation o...
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019 at 6:47 AM
What is the difference between ethylbenzene and d10-ethylbenzene?
My sample had d10-ethylbenzene in it, I thought it would be clean? d10 Ethylbenzene is not actually a target parameter but a chemical added to your samp...
Mon, 18 Mar, 2019 at 8:50 AM
Particle Size and The Wentworth Scale. A Technical Bulletin.
In the attached technical bulletin you will find information on: - Uses for particle size information. - Method descriptions. - The Wentworth scale class...
Mon, 28 Jan, 2019 at 7:45 AM
Understanding Cyanide Analysis
Cyanide is included on the list of contaminants regulated by many provincial jurisdictions across Canada. Although a common parameter when requesting sampli...
Thu, 2 May, 2019 at 11:47 AM