(610) 250-6707
Easton Area Joint Sewer Authority EWWTP Plant

Sampling Requirement

Parameters
Bottle Type  Sample Type  Preservative  Holding Time Sampling Method
Ammonia as N [NH3N]*  Pint Plastic Composite  H2SO4 to pH <2cool to 4° C  28 days EPA 350.1
Arsenic  Pint Plastic  Composite HNO3 to pH <2 coolto 4° C 6 months EPA 200.7
BOD* ½ Gal. Plastic Composite None cool to 4° C 48 hours SM 5210B
Cadmium  Pint Plastic  Composite  HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4° C  6 months EPA 200.7
Chromium Pint Plastic Composite HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4°  C  6 months EPA 200.7
Color
(Purity & Luminance)
Pint Plastic
Grab None cool to 4° C 48 hours SM 2120
Copper Pint Plastic Composite HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4 ° C 6 months EPA 200.7
Cyanide Pint Plastic
Grab NaOH to pH >12 cool to 4° C 14 days SM 4500
Lead Pint Plastic Composite HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4 ° C 6 months EPA 200.7
Mercury Pint Plastic
Composite HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4 ° C 6 months EPA 600 245.1
Molybdenum Pint Plastic  Composite HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4 ° C 6 months EPA 200.7
Nickel  Pint Plastic  Grab HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4 ° C  6 months  EPA 200.7 
Total
Oil & Grease 
Quart
Glass
Grab H2SO4 to pH <2 cool to 4° C  28 days  EPA 1664 HEM 
Total
Petroleum Hydrocarbons 
Quart
Glass
Grab
HCl to pH <2 cool to 4° C  28 days   EPA 1664 SGT 
Phenols  500
ml Amber Glass
Grab H2SO4 to pH <2 cool to 4° C  28 days    EPA 420.2 
Selenium  Pint Plastic   Composite HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4° C  6 months  EPA 200.7 
Silver  Pint Plastic
Composite HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4° C 6 months  EPA 200.7 
TSS*  Pint Plastic
Composite HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4° C
7days   SM 2540D 
Zinc  Pint Plastic  Composite
HNO3 to pH <2 cool to 4° C  6 months  EPA 200.7 
Volatiles  3 – 40ml VOA Vials  Grab  Zero headspace HCl to pH <2 cool to 4° C  14 days  EPA 624

*Surchargeable Parameters

NOTES:
All sampling procedures must be in accordance with 40 CFR Part 136 and EAJSA Rules and Regulations.

Sample preservation must be performed immediately upon sample collection. Any self-monitoring conducted at the designated sample location (outlined in permit) which is in accordance with EPA approved procedure must be reported to the EAJSA (please note 1/28/00 memo). When using a different method for analysis you must notify the EAJSA prior.

References:
40 CFR Part 136

EPA’s Industrial User Inspection And Sampling Manual for POTWs (EPA 831-B-94-001).

Easton Area Joint Sewer Authority Rules and Regulations.

 

EAJSA
50-A South Delaware Drive

Easton, PA 18042

(610) 250-6707

(610) 250-6606 (fax)

eajsasecretary@eajsa.com

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