Water Analysis for Toxics

Since 1980, American Analytics has been a leader in water testing. We regularly test groundwater, wastewater, drinking water and influent/effluent samples. Common analyses include: pesticides, toxic organics, heavy metals, lead, chromium, pH, dissolved solids, dissolved gases, hydrcarbons, turbidity, and many other contaminants.

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Detailed Analytes List

Drinking Water Analyses

pH Measurement EPA 150.1
Hardness SM 2340 B,C
Alkalinity SM 2320 B
Residue, Filterable (TDS) SM 2540C
Cyanide, Total SM 4500 –CN E
General Mineral Group Various
Turbidity SM 2130 B
Hexavalent chromium Cr6+ EPA 218.6
Conductivity SM 2510B
Anions by IC

Bromide, Chloride, Fluoride,

Nitrate, Nitrite, Phosphate, Sulfate

EPA 300.0
Perchlorate, IC EPA 314.0
Regulated and unregulated Trace Metals,


EPA 200.7/200.8
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
123-TCP by GCMS-SIM low levels SRL-524M-TCP
Trihalomethanes (THMs) EPA 524.2
VOCs - Regulated and Unregulated compounds EPA 524.2
Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds
1,4-Dioxane (isotopic dilution) EPA 8270M
Dioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD) EPA 1613B*
NDMA and other Nitrosamines (isotopic dilution) EPA 1625M*
Disinfectants & Disinfection By-Products (D/DBPs)
Bromate, Bromide, Chlorate, Chlorite EPA 300.1*
Carbon, Dissolved Organic (DOC) SM 5310B
Carbon, Total Organic (TOC) SM 5310B
Chlorine, Residual SM 4500 Cl G
Trihalomethanes (THMs) EPA 524.2

Wastewater Analyses

pH Measurement SM 4500-H+B
Alkalinity SM 2320 B
Chlorine Total Residual SM 4500-Cl G
Turbidity EPA 180.1
Biochemical Oxygen SM5210B
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) EPA 410.4
Anions by IC

Bromide, Chloride, Fluoride,

Nitrate, Nitrite, Phosphate, Sulfate

EPA 300.0
Cyanide, Amenable to Chlorination SM 4500-CN G
Cyanide, Total SM 4500-CN B,E
Hardness SM 2340 C
Dissolved Oxygen SM4500 O-G
Hexavalent chromium (Cr6) EPA 218.6
Conductivity SM 2510 B
Mercury by Cold Vapor AA EPA 245.1 / 7470 / 7471
Metals by ICP-ES or ICP-MS EPA 200.7 / 200.8
Nitrogen, Ammonia SM4500-NH3 B,E
Nitrogen, Total Kjeldahl (TKN) EPA 351.2*
Oil and Grease, Gravimetric EPA 1664
Oxidation-Reduction Potential (ORP) ASTM D1498-76
Phenolics (colorimetric) EPA 420.1 / 9065*
Phosphorus, Total EPA 365.3*
Solids, Settleable (SS) SM 2540F
Solids, Total (TS) SM 2540B
Solids, Total Dissolved (TDS) SM 2540C
Solids, Total Suspended (TSS) SM 2540D
Organic Carbon-Total (TOC) SM 5310B
Sulfide, Soluble (S=) SM 4500-S2-D
Surfactants, Non-Ionic, Cobalt Thiocaynate Active Substances (CTAS) SM5540C*
Purgeable Aromatics EPA 602
Organochlorine Pesticides & PCBs EPA 608
Pharmaceutical Industry VOCs (PMI) EPA 1666A*
Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PNAs) EPA 610
Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PNAs

Or PAHs) Low Level

Semivolatile Organics EPA 625
Volatile (Aromatics & Halogentated) Organics EPA 624