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WATER QUALITY ANALYTICAL METHODS MANUAL 1979
1. Purpose and objectives
Methods Manual describes methods for the analysis of major ions,
trace metals, nutrients and other organic and
inorganic constituents in surface waters, wastewaters, sediments
and other aquatic media.
edition of the Analytical Methods Manual in loose-leaf format
describes and updates over one hundred methods used by the
Water Quality Branch Laboratories, Environment Canada, for
conducting analyses on surface waters, wastewaters, sediments and
other aquatic media. Methods for
5. Operational requirements and restrictions
6. Form of presentation
document in loose-leaf format.
7. Operational experience
developed or modified methods have been tested in several Water
Quality Branch Regional Laboratories and the evaluation of
results for this testing is the principal basis for their
acceptance for inclusion in this Manual. Many of these methods
have been used successfully in laboratories across Canada for ten
years. This Manual has been used by many Provincial laboratories
as well as in private sector laboratories.
8. Originator and technical support
Free of charge. Full acknowledgement of use is expected.
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Last updated: 14 DEC 99)