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Main Title Sampling of water and wastewater.
Author Shelley, Philip E.
CORP Author EG and G Washington Analytical Services Center, Inc., Rockville, Md.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, Ohio. Office of Research and Development.
Publisher EG & G Washington Analytical Services Center,
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA 600/4-77/039; EPA-6-99-3131
Stock Number PB-272 664
OCLC Number 28896949
Additional Subjects Sampling ; Reviews ; Waste water ; Monitoring ; Samplers ; Sites ; Design criteria ; Performance evaluation ; Materials handling ; Quality assurance ; Measuring instruments ; Field tests ; Automation ; Water pollution ; Surface water ; Sewage ; Industrial wastes ; Sediments ; Water analysis ; Chemical analysis ; Sources ; Overflows ; Water pollution sampling ; Water quality ; Procedures ; Water pollution detection
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EMBD MF PB 272664 GWERD Library/Ada,OK 10/27/1995
NTIS  PB-272 664 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 335 pages
Water and wastewater sampling is discussed within the context of a water quality monitoring program. The general characteristics of the source flows are described, and the mechanics of polydisperse systems as they affect sample gathering are discussed. It is pointed out that the collection of a sample that is representative of the source in all respects is a frequently underrated task, especially insofar as suspended solids are concerned. The various types of samples are defined, compared, and their use indicated. Other practical considerations addressed include frequency of sampling, site selection, and sample quantity, preservation, and handling. Recommendations on when to use manual versus automatic sampling are given. Each of the elements of an automatic sampler is discussed from the viewpoint of design considerations in order to help the reader assess the ability of a particular unit to meet his needs. Commercially available samplers and some custom designed equipment are reviewed. Recommended field procedures for sampling are given, and a review of automatic sampler performance is provided. An appendix provides, in a common format, 102 descriptions covering over 250 models of commercially available automatic samplers and 16 descriptions of custom built devices.
EPA-600/4-77-039. NTIS PB-272 664.