EPA Contracts Northern Lake Services to Monitor Water

Northern Lake ServicesIt was recently announced that Northern Lake Services was awarded a contract with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to monitor public drinking water systems across the United States. Northern Lake Services has facilities in Crandon and Waukesha, Wisconsin and is a proud Water Council member. Contracts like this are a display of the region’s growing water cluster and speak volumes to the work being done by our members.

The program is one of the requirements of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and affects all public water systems that serve more than 10,000 people, Northern Lake Service said in a statement. The total value of the contract is $8.5 million. The contract involves analysis of drinking water samples collected from 800 randomly selected public water systems.

Northern Lake Services was born out of Wisconsin’s Inland Lake Renewal Program in 1974. The company provides environmental testing services to clients wishing to test drinking water, wastewater, groundwater, surface water, soil and other biomatrices. They have a dedicated staff of 35 analysts, technicians, and support staff with an average tenure of more than ten years within the company.

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About The Water Council

The Water Council, the only organization of its kind in the United States, was established in 2009 by Milwaukee-area businesses, education and government leaders. With more than 150 water technology companies in the Milwaukee area, the region’s water industry is a $10.5 billion dollar market and accounts for four percent of the world’s total water business. The non-profit organization is linking together global water technology companies, innovative water entrepreneurs, acclaimed academic research programs and, most importantly, some of the nation’s brightest and most energetic professionals. The Water Council is capturing the attention of the world and transforming the Milwaukee region into a World Water Hub for freshwater research, economic development and education. The Water Council is located in the Global Water Center at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Suite 500, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
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