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Parameter Method Water RL Soil RL
Acidity SM 2310B 1.0 mg/L – –
Alkalinity (as CaCO3) SM 2320B 1.0 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Ammonia Nitrogen SM 4500NH3-D 0.1 mg/L 10 mg/Kg
Bicarbonate Alkalinity SM 2320B 1.0 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) SM 5210B 5.0 mg/L – –
BOD (Biochemical Oxygen Demand) SM 5210B 5.0 mg/L – –
Bromide EPA 300.0 0.2 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Carbon, Total Organic SM 5310C 1.0 mg/L – –
Walkley-Black – – 0.01 percent
Carbon, Total Inorganic SM 5310C 1.0 mg/L – –
Carbonate Alkalinity SM 2320B 1.0 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Cation Exchange Capacity EPA 9081 – – 5 meq/100g
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) SM 5220D 10 mg/L – –
Chloride EPA 300.0 0.2 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Chlorine, Residual SM 4500Cl-G 0.05 mg/L – –
COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) SM 5220D 10 mg/L – –
Color SM 2120B APHA scale – –
Conductivity SM 2510B 1 umhos/cm@25C – –
Corrosivity to Steel (NACE) EPA 1110 6.35mm/yr 6.35 mm/yr
Chromium, Hexavalent EPA 7196A 0.01 mg/L 0.05 mg/Kg
SM 3500Cr-D 0.01 mg/L – –
EPA 7199 0.5 ug/L – –
Cyanide SM 4500Cn-E 0.01 mg/L 1 mg/Kg
EPA 9010B / 9014 0.01 mg/L 1 mg/Kg
Cyanide, Amenable SM 4500Cn-E 0.01 mg/L – –
EPA 9010B / 9014 0.01 mg/L 1 mg/Kg
Cyanide, Reactive SW846 Ch.7 10 mg/Kg 10 mg/Kg
Dissolved Oxygen SM 4500O-G 1.0 mg/L – –
Ferrous Iron (Fe+2) SM 3500Fe-B 0.2 mg/L – –
Ferric Iron (Fe+3) SM 3500Fe-B 0.2 mg/L – –
Flash Point EPA 1010 ambient deg.F – –
Fluoride EPA 300.0 0.1 mg/L 1.0 mg/Kg
Free Liquids (Paint Filter Test) EPA 9095 yes/no yes/no
Hardness, as CaCO3 SM 2340B 3.3 mg/L – –
Hexavalent Chromium EPA 7196A 0.01 mg/L 0.05 mg/Kg
SM 3500Cr-D 0.01 mg/L – –
EPA 7199 0.5 ug/L – –
Ignitability SW846 Ch.7 – – Yes / No
Iron, Ferrous (Fe2+) SM 3500Fe-D 0.2 mg/L – –
Iron, Ferric (Fe3+) SM 3500Fe-D 0.2 mg/L – –
MBAS (Surfactants) SM 5540C 0.2 mg/L – –
Moisture ASTM D2216/CLP – – %
Nitrate Nitrogen EPA 300.0 0.05 mg/L 0.5 mg/Kg
Nitrite Nitrogen EPA 300.0 0.05 mg/L 0.5 mg/Kg
Nitrogen, Ammonia SM 4500NH3-D 0.1 mg/L 10 mg/Kg
Nitrogen, Total Kjeldahl (TKN) SM 4500NH3-C 1.0 mg/L 100 mg/Kg
Oil & Grease, Petroleum (HEM-SG) EPA 1664A 5.0 mg/L – –
Oil & Grease, Total (HEM.) EPA 1664A 5.0 mg/L – –
Organic Carbon, Total SM 5310C 1.0 mg/L – –
Walkley-Black – – 0.0001
Ortho-Phosphate Phosphorus SM 4500P-E 0.03 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Oxygen Demand, Biochemical SM 5210B 5.0 mg/L – –
Oxygen Demand, Chemical SM 5220D 10 mg/L – –
Oxygen, Dissolved SM 4500O-G 1.0 mg/L – –
Paint Filter Test EPA 9095 yes/no yes/no
Perchlorate EPA 314.0 4.0 ug/L – –
pH EPA 9040B / SM 4500H+B 0.1 SU – –
EPA 9045C – – 0.1 SU
Phenolic Compounds EPA 420.1 0.05 mg/L – –
Phosphate, ortho- SM 4500P-E 0.03 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Phosphate, Total SM 4500P-E 0.03 mg/L 0.3 mg/Kg
Reactive Cyanide SW846 Ch.7 10 mg/Kg 10 mg/Kg
Reactive Sulfide SW846 Ch.7 10 mg/Kg 10 mg/Kg
Residual Chlorine SM 4500Cl-G 0.05 mg/L – –
Resistivity SM 2510B 1 umhos/cm@25C – –
Salinity SM 2520B 0.5 units – –
Silica SM 4500SiO2-C 1.0 mg/L – –
Solids, Settleable SM 2540F 0.1 mL/L – –
Solids, Total SM 2540B 10 mg/L – –
Solids, Total Dissolved SM 2540C 10 mg/L – –
Solids, Total Suspended SM 2540D 5.0 mg/L – –
Solids, Total Volatile SM 2540E 0.01 mg/L 0.01 mg/L
Specific Gravity ASTM or AOCS varies – –
Sulfate EPA 300.0 0.5 mg/L 5 mg/Kg
Sulfide SM 4500S2-D 0.04 mg/L – –
Sulfide, Dissolved SM 4500S2-D 0.04 mg/L – –
Sulfide, Reactive SW846 Ch.7 10 mg/Kg 10 mg/Kg
Sulfite SM 4500SO3-B 1.0 mg/L – –
Surfactants (MBAS) SM 5540C 0.1 mg/L – –
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) SM 2540C 10 mg/L – –
Total Inorganic Carbon SM 5310C 1.0 mg/L – –
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN) SM 4500NH3-C 1.0 mg/L 100 mg/Kg
Total Organic Carbon (TOC) SM 5310C 1.0 mg/L – –
Walkley-Black – – 0.01 percent
Total Solids SM 2540B 10 mg/L – –
Total Suspended Solids (TSS) SM 2540D 5.0 mg/L – –
Total Volatile Solids SM 2540E 0.01 mg/L 0.01 mg/L
Turbidity SM 2130B 0.02 NTU – –

 

General Minerals Method Water RL Soil RL
Alkalinity (as CaCO3) SM 2320B 1.0 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Chloride EPA 300.0 0.2 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Sulfate EPA 300.0 0.5 mg/L 5 mg/Kg
Conductivity SM 2510B 1 umhos/cm@25C – –
pH EPA 9040B / SM 4500H+B 0.1 SU 0.1 SU
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) SM 2540C 10 mg/L – –
Calcium EPA 200.7, 6010B or 6010C 0.5 mg/L 25 mg/Kg
Iron EPA 200.7, 6010B or 6010C 0.1 mg/L 5 mg/Kg
Magnesium EPA 200.7, 6010B or 6010C 0.5 mg/L 25 mg/Kg
Sodium EPA 200.7, 6010B or 6010C 0.5 mg/L 25 mg/Kg
Zinc EPA 200.7, 6010B or 6010C 0.02 mg/L 1 mg/Kg
Hardness, as CaCO3 SM 2340B 3.3 mg/L

 

Major Anions Method Water RL Soil RL
Bicarbonate SM 2320B 1.0 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Carbonate SM 2320B 1.0 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Chloride EPA 300.0 0.2 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Sulfate EPA 300.0 0.5 mg/L 5 mg/Kg

 

RCI Method Water RL Soil RL
Reactivity, Corrosivity & Ignitability
Reactive Cyanide SW846 Ch.7 10 mg/Kg 10 mg/Kg
Reactive Sulfide SW846 Ch.7 10 mg/Kg 10 mg/Kg
pH EPA 9040B / 9045C 0.1 SU 0.1 SU
Ignitability SW846 Ch.7 – – Yes / No

 

Major Cations Method Water RL Soil RL
Calcium EPA 200.7 or 6010B 0.5 mg/L 25 mg/Kg
Magnesium EPA 200.7 or 6010B 0.5 mg/L 25 mg/Kg
Potassium EPA 200.7 or 6010B 0.5 mg/L 25 mg/Kg
Sodium EPA 200.7 or 6010B 0.5 mg/L 25 mg/Kg

 

Ion Chromatography Method Water RL Soil RL
Bromide EPA 300.0 0.2 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Chloride EPA 300.0 0.2 mg/L 2 mg/Kg
Fluoride EPA 300.0 0.1 mg/L 1 mg/Kg
Nitrate-Nitrogen EPA 300.0 0.05 mg/L 0.5 mg/Kg
Nitrite Nitrogen EPA 300.0 0.05 mg/L 0.5 mg/Kg
Sulfate EPA 300.0 0.5 mg/L 5 mg/Kg
Hexavalent Chromium EPA 7199 0.0005 mg/L Not applicable
Perchlorate EPA 314.0 0.004 mg/L 0.04 mg/Kg