Conventional Analysis

Analysis Method Sample Volume Bottle Type Preservation Holding Time
Acidity (CaCO3) SM2310B 250 ml Plastic None 14 Days
Alkalinity (CaCO3) SM2320B 500 ml Plastic None 14 Days
Ammonia (NH3) SM4500-NH3 D250 ml Plastic H2SO4 28 Days
BTU ASTMD5865 - 13 50 ml Plastic None 1 Year
BOD HACH 10360 1000 ml Plastic None 48 Hours*
Carbon Dioxide SM4500-C02C 500 ml Plastic None 24 Hours
Chloride (Cl-) EPA300.0, 352.3 250 ml Plastic None 28 Days
Chlorine (Cl) SM4500-Cl-G 250 ml Plastic None ASAP
COD EPA410.4 250 ml Plastic H2SO4 28 Days
Conductivity EPA120.1 250 ml Plastic None 28 Days
Cyanide, Amenable (CN-) EPA335.4125 ml Plastic NaOH 14 Days
Cyanide, Total (CN-) SM4500-CN 125 ml Plastic NaOH 14 Days
Cyanide, Releasable SW9010 250 ml Plastic None 14 Days
Density SM2710F 125 ml Plastic None 180 Days
Flash Point SW1030/ASTMD3278 - 96 125 ml Plastic None 14 Days
Fluoride (F-) E300.0 250 ml Plastic None 28 Days
Hardness SM2340C 125 ml Plastic HNO3 6 Months
Halogens SW5050 250 ml Plastic None 28 Days
MBAS SM5540C 1000 ml Amber None 48 Hours
Nitrate (NO3 -N) E300.0 250 ml Plastic None 48 Hours
Nitrite (NO2 -N E300.0 250 ml Plastic None 48 Hours
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN) SM4500-N(org)/NH3D 250 ml Plastic H2SO4 28 Days
Oil and Grease (Hexane Method) E1664A 1000 ml Glass HCl 28 Days
Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons
(TPH-IR)
E1664A 1000 ml Glass HCl 28 Days
Phenols E420.1 125 ml Amber H2SO4 28 Days
Phosphorus, Otho (P) SM4500-PE 250 ml Plastic None 48 Hours
Phosphorus, Total (P) SM4500-PE 250 ml Plastic H2SO4 28 Days
Silica SM4500-Si D 250 ml Plastic None 180 Days
Solids, Dissolved SM2540C 500 ml Plastic None 7 Days
Sulfate (SO4-2) E300.0 250 ml Plastic None 28 Days
Sulfide (S2-) Dissloved/Releasable SM4500-S2 D 125 ml Plastic NaOH 14 Days
Total Organic Carbon (TOC) SM5310C 2-40 ml Glass Vial, 40ml H2SO4 28 Days
* Set up for five days, then read.

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