Water Quality Laboratory Instrumentation and Equipment

Genesys 10S UV-VIS

Used to determine Total Phosphorus and Total Nitrogen content of aqueous samples.

Standard Operating Procedures: Total Nitrogen Analysis (Genesys), Total Phosphorus Analysis (Genesys)

total_p

IDEXX Quanti-Tray/2000 System with Colilert reagent

A method for the collection and analysis of water samples for the enumeration of Escherichia coli (E. coli) and Total coliform bacteria.

Standard Operating Procedures: Ecoli/Total Coliforms

Bacteria

Total Suspended Sediment

Used for the determination of solids in potable and surface waters and wastewaters.

Standard Operating Procedures: TSS

Erin Lab

ICP-OES

Multielemental determination of heavy metal concentration in analytes derived from various media

Standard Operating Procedures: ICP-OES for Trace Metal Concentration

ICP

Mars 5 Microwave digestion System

Allows for rapid digestion and multi-elemental determination of metal concentrations in water, sediment, or biomass.

Standard Operating Procedures: Microwave Digestion for Trace Metal Concentration

Mars 5 Microwave digestion System

Oakton pH 5+ Handheld pH Meter

This method is suitable for the determination of pH in potable and surface waters and wastewaters with a pH between 0 and 14.

Standard Operating Procedures: pH using Oakton pH 5+ Handheld pH Meter

pH

Cole-Parmer Traceable Portable Conductivity Meter

This method is suitable for the determination of conductivity in potable and surface waters and wastewaters with a conductivity of up to 199.9 mS/cm.

Standard Operating Procedures: Conductivity Using Cole-Parmer Traceable Portable Conductivity Meter

Conductivity