Standard Methods for the Examination of Water.22nd Ed®Standard Methods for the Examination of Water.22nd Ed®
The 23rd edition of Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater is now available. You may order the 22nd edition while supplies last, but no refunds will be offered. You may find the new edition here!


Since 1905 Standard Methods For Examination of Water and Wastewater® has represented "the best current practice of American water analysts." Analysts, researchers, and regulatory officials have relied on this comprehensive reference tool as a trusted source of accurate, proven methodology for analysis of natural water, water supplies and wastewater. Hundreds of methods have been approved and are referred to by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Laboratories worldwide rely on this comprehensive reference as the trusted source of accurate, proven methodology for analysis of water, water supplies, and wastewater. It is the essential resource for water analysis professionals.

The 22nd edition book contains over 400 laboratory methods for the analysis of:

  • Dissolved Solids
  • Metals
  • Free and Total Chlorine
  • Odor, Taste, and Flavor Profile Analysis
  • Disinfection By-products
  • Radionuclides
  • Total Organic Carbon
  • Total and Fecal Coliform

    New in the 22nd edition

    • The Quality Control for Parts 2000 - 7000 has been expanded and significantly revised to make the methods more suitable for regulatory compliance.
    • Twenty-two sections in Part 9000 Microbiological Examination were revised and new procedures added. These include information on viable but nonculturable bacteria, new information on the fluorogenic substrate test for E. coli, and an expansion of the section on identification of iron and sulfur bacteria.
    • Flavor Profile Analysis for drinking water was expanded with an extended introduction and new taste-and-odor color wheel.
    • The determination of metals using Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) contains updated quality control requirements and added collision cell technology.
    • Additional sampling, filtering, and storage requirements were added to UV-Absorbing Organic Constituents.
    • New methods have been added for the determination of nitrosamines in drinking water.
    • The method for radium was updated.
    • The references and bibliography were updated for Part 8000 Toxicity.
    • The section on plankton was revised to include more in-depth procedures for collecting and processing samples.
    • New figures were added to Identification of Aquatic Organisms.

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ISBN: 978-087553-0130
Author: Edited by: Eugene W. Rice, Rodger B. Baird, Andrew D. Eaton, Lenore S. Clesceri
Publisher: American Public Health Association, American Water Works Association, Water Environment Federation
Format: Hardback
Publishing Date: 02/12