Laboratory Practices Committee 

The Laboratory Practices Committee meets once a year at the WEF annual WEFTEC® conference. Scope of committee activities include:

  • Development of, workshops, seminars, training, and technical sessions for WEFTEC® and other events
  • Development of publications related to laboratory practices topics
  • Support development of the Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater publication through the Standard Methods Subcommittee
  • Submission of articles to a WEF laboratory newsletter
  • Submission of comments to pending laboratory related regulations, guidance, and accreditation entities such as The NELAC Institute (TNI)
  • Development of public outreach presentations expressing laboratory practices issues
  • Partnering with other organizations in development of laboratory practices activities

Committee members write articles for the WEF newsletter Water Environment Laboratory Solutions, a bimonthly newsletter dedicated to water and wastewater laboratory personnel.

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Lab Practices Activity Roster



 Stacie Metzler, 2014 - 2017
PO Box 5911
Virginia Beach, VA 23471-0911
Tel:    757/460-4217 



Jennifer Loudon, 2014 - 2017
365 Old York Rd
Flemington, NJ 08822-1932
Tel:  908/782-7453 EXT 19


Staff Liaison  

Kristina Twigg
Tel: 703-684-2400 ext. 7739
Fax: 703-684-2413