The Lab Committee

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Mission Statement

To provide a forum for wastewater operators and laboratory professionals in NWPCA to exchange information and address issues relating to standard laboratory practices in Rhode Island. The Laboratory Committee will strive to provide an online communication means and learning assistance through the NWPCA website and social media pages in recognizing the need for laboratory support in the wastewater laboratory profession.


  • Provide a forum for discussion of lab procedures and data reporting
  • Assemble and disseminate updates or amendments to laboratory procedures for NPDES compliance
  • Provide information resources to wastewater professionals
  • Provide an opportunity for networking among wastewater professionals to enhance job opportunities and personal growth