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AQA Water Characteristics (Fresh Water)

April 2018

 
        AQA 18-05 WATER CHARACTERISTICS (FRESH WATER)

Sample

Analytes

Approximate Conc. Range (mg/L) **

Price*
AU $

 

S1
100 mL
unfiltered potable
water
in 2% HNO3 (v/m)
for
total elements

Al

0.050-40.0

FOR NATIONAL
PARTICIPANTS

Any single
sample
$480

 

Any two
samples
$670

 

All three
samples
$860

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PARTICIPANTS

Any single
sample
$650

 

Any two
samples
$880

 

All three
samples
$995

 

As

0.001-0.080

Ba

0.005-0.400

Be

0.001-0.080

Bi

0.001-0.080

Cd

0.0005-0.040

Co

0.001-0.080

Cu

0.500

Fe

40.0

Hg

0.00007-0.0028

Li

0.050-4.00

Mn

0.050-4.00

Mo

0.005-0.400

Ni

0.005-0.200

Sb

0.0005-0.040

Se

0.001-0.080

Sn

0.0005-0.040

Sr

0.005-0.400

Tl

0.0005-0.040

U

0.001-0.080

V

0.005-0.200

Zn

0.500-40.0

S2
750 mL
unfiltered freshwater
unpreserved

B, total

0.050-40.0

Ca, total

0.500-40.0

K, total

0.500-40.0

Mg, total

0.500-40.0

Na, total

5.00-400

P, total

0.050-4.00

Alkalinity to pH 4.5 as CaCO3

15-1 200

Colour, apparent (Pt-Co units)

TBA

Hardness, total (CaCO3)

15-1 200

Total Organic Carbon

TBA

Nitrogen, total

TBA

Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen

TBA

pH (at 25°C)

TBA

TS (dried at 103-105ºC)

TBA

Total Dissolved Solids at 180°C

TBA

S3/S4
100 mL
frozen, filtered, freshwater

 

Bromide

0.050-4.00

Chloride

8.00-460

Fluoride

0.050-4.00

Iodide

0.050-4.00

Dissolved Organic Carbon

TBA

Ammonia-N

0.005-0.400

Nitrate-N

0.500-40.0

Total Dissolved Nitrogen

TBA

Orthophosphate-P (FRP)

0.050-4.00

Sulfate

15-1 200

*Shipping costs are included; GST not included. ** As these samples are real samples, the values given are indicative, based on the range of materials used in previous rounds. These ranges will be readjusted in the dispatch letter; TBA-to be advised.

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