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Name: Water Quality Testing & Analysis Procedure

Number: EMS_Z_3.0024a.000 Prepared By: Max Moore Approved By: Virginia Wall Signature: _____________________________

Corresponding Requirements: ISO 14001 4.4.2, 4.4.3, 4.4.5, 4.4.6, 4.3.2 Revision Number: 0 Revision Date: 6/10/04 Created: 6/10/04 Effective Date: 7/9/04

Date: ___________ Page 1 of 4 1.0 Purpose 1.1 To establish a procedure for water testing and analysis of designated water bodies at the NCZP. 2.0 Associated Equipment 1.2 LaMotte Kit: Model EDO Code 7414, bottles, Manganous Sulfate Solution, Alkaline Potassium Iodide Azide, spoon, Sulfamic Acid Powder, glass tubes, titrator syringe, Sodium Thiosulfate, Starch Indicator Solution, Vernier DO Probe, Vernier Temperature Probe, LaMotte Kit 3100 Code 2117, indicator solution, pH comparator, Vernier pH Probe, LaMotte Kit:Model NCR Code 3110, Mixed Acie Reagent, Nitrate Reducing Reagent, Nitrate Comparator, LaMotte Kit: Model NVM Code 7416, 1 mL pipet , VM Phosphate Reagent, Phosphate Comparator, Axial Reader, kick nets, scoop nets, Identification keys for macroinvertebrates, pencil and paper. 3.0 Associated Documentation 1.3 Water Quality of the N.C. Zoological Park, Randleman High School Honors Biology Classes. 1.4 EMS_Z_3.0024b.000 Pollution Prevention Plan 1.5 Water Pollution Prevention Plan Power Point Presentation 1.6 Compost Operations Procedure 4.0 Trainer: Max Moore 5.0 Evaluator: Max Moore 6.0 Location: Ed. Bldg. Horticulture Office and Intranet 7.0 Consequences and Benefits: 7.1 Benefits: • Maintain existing natural water quality • Reduce and prevent pollution • Improve work habits affecting environment • Reduce costs • Gain experience to educate 7.2 Consequences: • Inferior natural water quality • Sloppy work, mistakes, accidents, unprofessional behaviors • Escalating costs • Poor example - no credibility

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2. 2. 5. Remove cap. Record the dissolved oxygen in ppm. *** This is an uncontrolled copy of a controlled document – unless signed in blue ink *** . Add 8 drops of Manganous Sulfate Solution. Tap sides of bottle to release air. Temperature Vernier Temperature Probe Test Procedure 1.000 Revision Number: 0 Revision Date: 6/10/04 Created: 6/10/04 Effective Date: 7/9/04 Page 2 of 4 8.1 Randleman High School Honors Biology Classes Water Testing Protocols Water Tests Conducted: Dissolved Oxygen (DO) Temperatures Nitrates pH Phosphates Macroinvertebrates Dissolved Oxygen LaMotte Kit: Model EDO Code 7414 Sampling Method 1. 3. Test Procedure 1. Replace cap and titrator syringe. 2. Record the pH. Add 8 drops of Starch Indicator Solution. Continue adding 1 drop of Sodium Thiosulfate at a time until the blue color disappears. 3. Lower probe into water. 2. Use spoon to add 1 g. Submerge bottle. Return unused Sodium Thiosulfate in syringe to its original container. Sampling Preservation 1. Fill titrator syringe with Sodium Thiosulfate.Name: Water Quality Testing & Analysis Procedure Number: EMS_Z_3. Fill glass tube to 20 ml line with water from sample bottle. Allow the probe to stabilize. Put into hole on top of glass tube cap. Add 1 drop at a time to sample. Set up probe according to Vernier procedures. Cap and mix until reagent and precipitate dissolve.0024a. Cap. Lower probe into water. of Sulfamic Acid Powder. Read scale on syringe and record in ppm Dissolved Oxygen. Remove cap and titrator syringe. 6. mix and allow precipitate to settle. Allow the probe to stabilize. Vernier DO Probe Test Procedure 1.0 Procedure: 8. Set up probe according to Vernier procedures. 2. Swirl between each drop until color is very faint yellow. 4. Replace cap UNDERWATER and repeat if ANY air bubbles are present. Add 8 drops of Alkaline Potassium Iodide Azide.

Cap and invert gently 50-60 times in one minute. 8. Use the 0. John Ferree-responsible party.responsible party. 4.responsible party. grease. Insert test tube into Nitrate Comparator. Wait 3 minutes. Brian Purnell. metals and solvents.2. 3. 6. Use the 1 ml pipet to add 2 ml of VM Phosphate Reagent. 8. 4. Cap. Macroinvertebrates: Test Procedure 1. Cap and mix.2. To be sampled and sent to Lab for analysis.1 g spoon to add one spoonful of Nitrate Reducing Reagent.2 In House Testing 8. Fill one test tube to the 2. Record as ppm Nitrate as Nitrate Nitrogen. Students will select a 1 m x 1 m site.3 Fuel leaks at Service Support.1 Compost Site water testing as required by permit. Cap and invert several times to mix. 2. Steve Arnold. Then wait 10 minutes 5.2 Oil.0024a.2. Record as ppm Orthophosphate. Place tube in Phosphate Comparator with Axial Reader. 2. Convert to ppm Nitrate.000 Revision Number: 0 Revision Date: 6/10/04 Created: 6/10/04 Effective Date: 7/9/04 Page 3 of 4 Nitrates: LaMotte Kit: Model NCR Code 3110 Nitrate Test Procedure 1. Match sample color to a color standard. Match color to a color standard. They will record the number and kind of each one found. multiply by 4. Fill test tube to mark with sample water.5 ml line with the water from the sample bottle. Fill sample bottle with sample water. mix. Procedure to be determined. Phosphates: LaMotte Kit: Model NVM Code 7416 Phosphate Test Procedure 1. Add Mixed Acid Reagent until test tube is filled to 5 ml line. volatile organics. 8. 3. Remove stopper from test tube.Continue on-going testing.4. Color will develop within 10 seconds.Name: Water Quality Testing & Analysis Procedure Number: EMS_Z_3. Use the plain pipet to add 4 drops of Reducing Reagent. semi-volatile organics. Using kick nets and scoop nets students will collect macroinvertebrates at each site. *** This is an uncontrolled copy of a controlled document – unless signed in blue ink *** . and wait 2 minutes. The students will use Identification Keys to distinguish different types of macroinvertebrates. 2.

3 Analysis 8.Name: Water Quality Testing & Analysis Procedure Number: EMS_Z_3. 8.0024a.3 Action Plan with appropriate staff to solve problems.3.000 Revision Number: 0 Revision Date: 6/10/04 Created: 6/10/04 Effective Date: 7/9/04 Page 4 of 4 8.3.1 Review data from testing and determine if results are related to Potential Pollutant Sources.2 Potential Pollutant Sources • Sanitary Sewer • Storm Drainage • Waste Points • Petroleum/Fuel Storage Areas • Fertilizers and Compost • Erosion • Treated Exhibit Water that does not go into Sanitary Sewer 8.3. *** This is an uncontrolled copy of a controlled document – unless signed in blue ink *** .