only instruments required shall be those needed to perform the specific
radiochemical analyses for which the laboratory is being certified. Those
instruments shall meet the specifications as listed in the EPA "Manual for the
Certification of Laboratories Analyzing Drinking Water", Chapter 6, Section 3,
Laboratory Equipment and Supplies, which is hereby incorporated by reference
including any subsequent amendments and editions. A copy is available for
inspection at the Division of Public Health, 1915 Mail Service Center, Raleigh,
North Carolina 27699-1915. Nonprofit organizations or government agencies may
obtain a copy by contacting the EPA Drinking Water Hotline at 800-426-4791.
Other organizations may obtain a copy from the National Technical Information
Service at 800-336-4700 for thirty five dollars ($35.00).
In addition, the laboratory shall have
the following instruments if they are required for the radiochemical analyses:
(1) Conductivity meter. Readable in ohms or
mhos, with a range of 2 to 2.5 million ohms or equivalent mhos + 1 percent, and
a sensitivity of 0.33 percent or better. Meter may be either line/bench or
Capable of detecting 0.0005 ug of uranium.