A combination of analytical methods to determine bacterial contamination in recreational water. The methods include Total Coliform, Fecal Coliform, Staphyloccocus, and Fecal Streptococcus.
EMSL Analytical Code: M026
Bottle Size: Two 250 mL or 1 Liter
Methods: SM9222B (M018), SM9222D (M019), SM9230C (M029)
Regulatory Hold Times: 8 hr non-potable, 30 all others (M018), 8 hr non-potable, 24 all others (M019), 8 hr non-potable, 24 all others (M029)
Sample retention time - 1 week
*Water hold times apply only if the sample is for compliance purposes.