The City of Los Angeles Dept. Of Water and Power (LADWP) selected MBC to provide all whole effluent aquatic toxicity testing and professional toxicity consulting services. These services were associated with the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and were required for Hazardous Waste Characterization (Title 22) .
The duration of the contract was originally 36 months beginning in 2014 but was extended to 2020. MBC is familiar with LADWP’s facilities and activities that require such analyses including, but not limited to, Coastal Generation Facilities (Haynes, Harbor, Scattergood), the Harbor Water Recycling Project, construction projects, and groundwater remediation projects.
The Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) testing services requested by the LADWP included, but were not limited to, the following types of testing:
• Chronic toxicity testing
• Acute aquatic testing
• Stormwater runoff toxicity testing
• Annual chronic toxicity three species screening
• Hazardous waste toxicity testing
• Other specialized toxicity testing
• Toxicity identification evaluation
• Technical support/review of regulatory documents
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