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INTERAGENCY FIELD MANUAL FOR THE COLLECTION OF WATER-QUALITY DATA

Compiled by Dee L. Lurry and Christine M. Kolbe

The full report is available in Portable document Format (pdf). Links to the pdf and errata sheet for this report.

Table of Contents : English
Spanish   Esta traduccion en Espanol no ha estado verficado por un experto de los metodos que habla 
               Espanol. Si hay algo discutible o dudoso, profavor consulta la version en Ingles.

 


Abstract

The Interagency Field Manual for the Collection of Water-Quality Data was initiated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Region VI, to compile field water-sample-collection methods (water column only) commonly used by various "participating" agencies for assessing the water quality of international and transboundary rivers. These agencies include the USEPA-Regions VI and IX, International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), and State regulatory agencies. The manual is intended to provide an objective assessment of the benefits and limitations associated with each sampling method to enable the collector to select the field procedure that is most appropriate for the respective agency’s needs or individual project’s data quality objectives (DQO).

 


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Errata Sheet

PDF Version2(1 MB)
PDF Version 1 (851 KB)

Spanish PDF Version 2(1 MB)
Spanish PDF Version 1 (1 MB)    (Esta traduccion en Espanol no ha estado verficado por un experto de los metodos que habla Espanol. Si hay algo discutible o dudoso, profavor consulta la version en Ingles.)


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