Sampling is an integral part of running a water treatment plant. Depending on your water source & water quality your water treatment plant may have different treatment & sampling requirements then another water treatment plant in your community. It is important to coordinate with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) to ensure you understand the sampling requirements for your system.
Sampling Procedures / Instructions
Pollen Environmental, LLC has provided instructions on how to take some of the more common samples. Additional resources provided by Pollen Environmental can be found on their website by clicking here.
PFC / PFAS Sampling Instructions
Lead and Copper First Draw Sampling Procedure
TCR Sampling Instructions & Chain of Custody
Dissolved & Total Metals Sampling Instructions
VOC, TTHM and HAA5 Disinfectant Byproduct Sampling Instructions
Non-Chlorinated VOC Sampling Instructions
Chain of Custody Form
Disinfection of Wells & Small Distribution Systems
The State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) also provides some documentation on how to sample. We recommend checking out their official resources and familiarizing yourself with them.