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Surface Water

Sampling and Lab Analysis

Before the treated water is discharged to the receiving stream, samples are taken. The photo below shows a typical sampling device. This sampler will automatically take samples at designated times.

picture of an effluent samplerpicture of a laboratory 

The samples are kept refrigerated in the sampler until they can be analyzed in the lab. The photograph below is a laboratory.


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