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  The ERA 2014 environmental product catalog, enhanced with added benefits, is now available. New features include a product index, analyte index, and glossary of common acronyms.

The catalog also includes the proficiency testing schedule for each study type - water pollution, water supply, soil, air & emissions, and radiochemistry.

Also, check out the additional analytes available in the following products: Volatiles in Water Pollution, Volatiles in Soil, and Ready-to-Use VOAs in Soil.

Download a PDF copy here or complete the online form to receive your copy in the mail. 


Environmental Resource Associates (ERA), a Waters® Business, recently completed a nine-month project to significantly reduce the turnaround time for reporting laboratory proficiency testing (PT) results. Beginning August 1, ERA’s innovative new process will allow customers to know within two business days of a study close if they pass or fail a proficiency test – nineteen days faster than before.

It is imperative that laboratories receive reliable PT results as quickly as possible. Laboratories rely on proficiency tests to signal potential quality issues within their facility. A failed proficiency test could be an indicator of a problem with testing methodology, instrument, or an analyst’s performance.  Read more...


Studies Opening Soon

  • AE-30 - 10/27/2014 - 12/11/2014
  • WS-220 - 11/7/2014 - 12/22/2014
  • WP-238 - 11/14/2014 - 12/29/2014
  • WS-221 - 12/8/2014 - 1/22/2015
  • WP-239 - 12/15/2014 - 1/29/2015

Studies Closing Soon

  • WS-218 - 10/23/2014 (2 Days)
  • WP-236 - 10/30/2014 (9 Days)


Go Green Phase II is Here

We have added the option for electronic invoicing. This change is expected to save an additional 60,000 sheets of paper annually. More info »

Stationary Source Audit Sample Program

SSAS program is here. Have questions about the audit sample program? More info »

New products

Are you responsible for measuring conductivity?

Get accurate and defensible results with conductivity reference standards from ERA. More info »