Blair Kardash, B.L.T.
Manager, Laboratory and Research

Blair Kardash is responsible for leading the five-person laboratory team, and managing the internationally accredited laboratory at the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Corporation. An employee of the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant since 1989, his work over his 30-year career with the organization led to a position on the Corporation’s leadership team in 2019.

In 2004, Blair played a lead role in assisting the plant’s laboratory to obtain accreditation to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard. From 2003 to 2019 he performed the dual role of Senior Laboratory Technologist and Quality Manager.

In Blair’s spare time, he spends many hours with his two dogs, enjoys regular workouts at a local gym and volunteers at his Church. Seasonally, he plays golf and downhill skiing.

Blair has a Bachelors of Laboratory Technology (Science) in Chemistry from the University of Regina. He obtained Professional certification by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Technologists (Science). He also holds a Class 4 Water Treatment Operations Certification.