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Broward County's Ambient Water Quality Program
Functions & Responsibilities

The functions and responsibilities of the Environmental Lab shall include the following:

  • Design, conduct, and coordinate research programs for improvement of the environment of Broward County, and to support the goals and objectives of the agency and Broward County.
  • Conduct field testing and sample collection to support Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department¬†operations.
  • Provide technical support to other Broward County agencies.
  • Provide contract support to other Broward County and state agencies.
  • Perform chemical and physical analyses of inorganic compounds using spectrophotometric and classical analytical methods.
  • Conduct chromatographic organic chemical analyses.
  • Perform macro- and micro- biological evaluation of samples.
  • Perform sample preparation procedures for analyses by various scientific instruments.
  • Develop and utilize laboratory automation and information system to design studies, interpret data, and report findings of environmental investigations.