§11-54-10 - Water quality analyses.

§11-54-10 Water quality analyses.

(a) Laboratory analysis shall be performed by a laboratory approved by the department.

(b) Where applicable, analysis to determine compliance with these rules shall be by:

Parameter

Reference

Sample Collection

(Phytoplankton and other

Bioassays)

Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Waste Water, twenty first edition, APHA

Sample Preservation and Holding Time, Bacteriological and Chemical Methodology

"Guidelines Establishing Test Procedures for the Analysis of Pollutants," Federal Register, July 1, 2011 (40 CFR 136)

 

"A Manual of Chemical and Biological Methods for Seawater Analysis" T.R. Parsons, Y. Maita, and CM. Lalli, 1984, Pergamon Press, New York.

"Methods of Seawater Analysis", 2nd, Revised and Extended Edition, ed. by K. Grashof, M. Erhardt, K. Kremling, 1983. Verlag Chemie, Weinheim, Germany.

Toxicity Test

EPA 821-R-02-031, Short-Term Methods For Estimating the Chronic Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Waters to Freshwater Organisms, 4th edition, October 2002.

 

or:

EPA 821-R-02-012, Methods For Measuring the Acute Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving waters to Freshwater and Marine Organisms, 5th edition, October 2002.

 

or:

EPA 821-R-02-014, Short-Term Methods For Estimating the Chronic Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Waters to Marine and Estuarine Organisms, 3rd edition, October 2002.

 

or:

EPA 833-R-10-003, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Test of Significant Toxicity Implementation Document, June 2010.

 

or:

EPA 833-R-10-004, National Pollutant Discharge

 

Elimination System Test of Significant Toxicity Technical Document, June 2010.

 

or:

EPA/600/R-12/022, Tropical Collector Urchin, Tripneustes gratilla, Fertilization Test Method, April 2012.

Quality Control (Bacteriological and Biology) and Chemistry

EPA/600/4-79-019, Handbook for Analytical Quality Control in Water and Wastewater Laboratories, March 1979.

Kona Coast Area Specific Standards

Rationale for the Development of Area-Specific Water Quality Criteria for the West Coast of The Island of Hawaii and Procedures for Their Use. Hawaii State Department of Health. March 1997.

or as otherwise previously specified or approved by the director.

        [Eff 11/12/82; am and comp 10/6/84; am and comp 04/14/88; am and comp 01/18/90; am and comp 10/29/92, am and comp 04/17/00; am and comp 10/2/04; comp 06/15/09; comp 10/21/12; am and comp 12/6/13; comp NOV 15 2014 ] (Auth: HRS §§342D-1, 342D-4, 342D-5, Ch. 342E) (Imp: HRS §§342D-4, 342D-5, Ch. 342E)

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