Analyses & Charges

Table A: Conventional Wastewater Analyses – Aqueous Matrix

Parameter Cost Method
Chloride $11 EPA 300.0 Rev 2.1  (1993)
Fluoride $12 EPA 300.0 Rev 2.1  (1993)
Sulfate $12 EPA 300.0 Rev 2.1  (1993)
O-Phosphate $16 EPA 300.0 Rev 2.1  (1993)
Nitrate-N $13 EPA 300.0 Rev 2.1  (1993)
Nitrite-N $13 EPA 300.0 Rev 2.1  (1993)
Anion Family of Six $45 EPA 300.0 Rev 2.1  (1993)
Oil and Grease, HEM $21 EPA 1664 Rev A
Nitrogen, Total Kjeldahl (TKN) $23 SM 4500 Norg C  (1997), SM 4500 NH -B  C, 21st  Ed.  (1997)
Nitrogen, Ammonia $19 SM 4500 NH3 -B  C, 21st Ed.  (1997)
Total Suspended Solids $11 SM 2540 D, 21st Ed.  (1997)
Total Volatile Suspended Solids $11 EPA 160.4  (1971)
Total Dissolved Solids $11.50 SM 2540 C, 21st Ed.  (1997)
Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) $11 HACH 10240
pH $7 SM 4500 -H B, 21st Ed.  (2000)
BOD / CBOD $16 SM 5210 B, 21st Ed.  (2001)
Alkalinity $13 SM 2320 B, 21st Ed.  (1997)
Total Residual Chlorine $12 SM 4500 -Cl G, 21st Ed.  (2000)

Table B: Conventional Wastewater Analyses – Solid Matrix

Parameter Cost Method
pH $8.50 SW 846 9045C
Total Solids $11.50 SM 2540 B, 21st Ed.  (1997)
Total Volatile Solids $12.50 SM 2540 B, 21st Ed.  (1997)

Table C: Metals and Organic Analyses – Aqueous Matrix

Parameter Cost Method
Alcohol $148 SW 846 8015C
Each Individual Metal* $8 EPA 200.7 Rev 4.4  (1994)
Mercury $20 EPA 245.1 Rev 3.0  (1994)
Semi-Volatile Organics $169 SW 846 8270C or EPA 625
Semi-Volatile (acid or base frac.) $85 SW 846 8270C or EPA 625
Volatile Organics $92 SW 846 8260B or EPA 624

* Any or all of the following can be requested, and each has a cost of $8: Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Manganese, Nickel, Selenium, Silver, Thallium, Tin, Zinc, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Sodium

Table D: Metals and Organic Analyses – Solid Matrix

Parameter Cost Method
Each Individual Metal* $8 SW 846 6010B
Mercury $20 SW 846 7471B
Semi-Volatile Organics $169 SW 846 8270C
Volatile Organics $185 SW 846 8260B
TCLP, 7 Metals + Hg $76 EPA 200.7 Rev 4.4 (1994)/SW 846 7471B
TCLP, Semi-Volatiles $169 SW 846 8270C
TCLP Volatile Organics $92 SW 846 8260B

* Any or all of the following can be requested, and each has a cost of $8: Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Copper, Iron, Lead, Manganese, Nickel, Selenium, Silver, Thallium and Zinc

Table E: Toxic Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP)

Parameter Cost Method
TCLP Non-Volatile Extraction $37.50 SW 846 1311
TCLP Volatile Extraction $45 SW 846 1311


Photo of Samples Digesting for the TKN Analysis.