Environmental Engineering Laboratory

Equipment and Instrumentation


The Environmental Engineering Lab possesses the essential equipment for advanced water treatment technology development and water treatment technology testing.

Included equipment for advanced oxidation process design and development:

  • UV and visible lamps
  • Solar radiation sensors (UV-A/UV-B, Global, Solarlight)
  • UV-Vis spectrophotometer (Hach DR 6000)
  • Sample digester (Hach DRB200-05)
  • multi-parameter probes including pH (Hach PHC 101)
  • Dissolved oxygen (Hach, LDO 101)
  • ReDox (Hach, MTC 101)
  • Centrifuge
  • Ultrasonic bath
  • Controlled temperature bath
  • Bench scale Electrocoagulation reactor
  • Tubular furnace

Other available equipment at DRI and in collaboration with UNLV:

  • Total Organic Carbon analyzer,
  • Flow Cytometer
  • GC/MS
  • SEM
  • XRD

Equipment Photo Gallery



Erick R. Bandala, Ph.D.
Lab Director


Desert Research Institute
755 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119


Hydrologic Sciences