Granite State Rural Water Association (GSRWA) Training Opportunity – Proper Sample Collection Techniques

Taught by: Jeff Gagne, Eastern Analytical, Inc.

Date: December 12th
Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Lake Sunapee Protective Association, Sunapee NH
Cost: $95.00 Members / $125 Non Members
To Register: Visit the GSRWA website http://www.granitestatewater.org/Training.asp
Credit: Earn 6 TCH’s. NHDES drinking water and wastewater credit approved

Training topics include:

  • Pre-Project Planning – Identify Needs (Why are you Collecting Samples?)
  • Regulatory Program – Compliance or non-compliance?
  • Parameters, frequency and timing – TAT, Rush, Subcontractors, Access
  • Acronyms: SAP, QAPP, DQO – LOQ, MDL, RL
  • 3M: Methods, Matrix, Minutia (props) – Containers, preservation, hold times
  • Components of a “Good” Sample – Homogeneous and Representative
  • Surface Water / Drinking Water Sampling – All about real estate
  • Groundwater Sampling (demo)- Monitoring Wells 101and Methods – pros and cons
  • Wastewater Sampling (demo) – Composite versus Grab and Sludge, wastes, Jekyll and Hyde
  • “Special” Projects- Low Flow and Method 1669
  • New and Exciting? – PFAS
  • Quality Systems in the Field – Instrument calibration and Data generation
  • Documentation – Chain of Custody

Please call GSRWA at 603-756-3570 or email info@granitestatewater.org to register or learn more.