Testing Procedures

 

AnalyteAnalytical MethodDesired Instrumentation
Lead

Atomic absorption

Calcium
Potassium
Sodium
Zinc
Copper
Iron
Cadmium
Cobalt
Chromium
Manganese
Nickel
Silver
Arsenic
Selenium
Mercury
Phosphorus

UV-vis

Sulfate ion

Ion chromatrography with conductivity detector

Nitrate ion
Chloride ion

Ion selective electrode

Fluoride ion
pH
Nitrogen

Kjeldahl

CarbonDigestion/visible spectrometry

Total carbon analyzer

Hydrocarbons, organic compounds

GC-FID, GC-MS

GC-ECD

Water hardness, total dissolved solids, chemical oxygen demand

Atomic absorption, titration

Particle size test

Sand Sieve Test & Particle Size Test