Committees: Laboratory


Committee Chair:

Keith Richard
Sanitary District of Decatur


Committee Vice Chair:

Tiffany Poole


Committee Members

Keith Richard - Sanitary District of Decatur (chair)
Tiffany Poole  - MWRD (vice chair)
Sue Glavan - Fox Metro Water Reclamation
Mary Johnson - Rock River Water Reclamation
Norman Rose - MWRD, retired
Rebecca Rose - MWRD
Jennifer Solomon - PDC Laboratories
Linda Verhulst - Sangamon County Water Reclamation

Committee Description

Provides updates on laboratory procedures to IWEA members and industry analysts. Organizes lab skills training sessions and seminars. Responsible for nomination for WEF Lab Analysts Award.

Questions and Concerns

Do you have questions about laboratory procedures and related issues? Contact our lab committee. If we can't answer your question, we'll point you in the direction of someone who can. Send your email to:

Frequently Asked Questions

The IWEA Laboratory Committee maintains a list of frequently asked technical questions. Click HERE to access this list or send your own question to

Laboratory Skills Handbook

The IWEA Laboratory Committee has developed a handbook of basic laboratory skills. It includes procedures for routine wastewater analyses. Click on the link below to access a copy.

    Laboratory Skills for Treatment Plant Operators Handbook

Quality Assurance Plan

You can find information on environmental laboratory accreditation on the following websites: