Surface Water Sampling
Surface water samples will be collected according to the EPA Manual for Groundwater Monitoring, revised September, 1991 and the EPA Region IV Standard Operating Procedures and Quality Assurance Manual, Section 5.7, revised November 2001. Below is a list of equipment available for surface water sampling and the parameters which may be sampled.
|DO Dunker||SS or glass||discrete grab, depth composite||All|
|Kemmerer||SS or glass acrylic stopper||grab @ specific depth||Inorganics|
|Beaker||SS or glass||discrete grab1||All|
|Bailer||SS or Teflon||grab
@ specific depth2
|Peristaltic pump with weighted tubing||SS or Teflon silicon tubing||grab at specific depth||Inorganics|
|1||Beaker is inverted,
submerged, then turned over to fill.
|2||Depth limited by length of bailer.|