AWWA-M12 2014 Simplified Procedures for Water Examination, Sixth Edition


Reliable water quality testing forms the basis for regulatory compliance and ensures the best possible quality drinking water for the community. AWWA M12 Simplified Procedures for Water Examination, Sixth Edition, provides 30 common lab tests for process control in drinking water production. Each test includes purpose of test, equipment list, reagents, simplified methods and procedures, and warnings and cautions.

New procedures for this edition of M12 include: 

  • Chlorophyll
  • Coliforms
  • Field and Online Monitoring
  • Heterotrophic Bacteria
  • Odor
  • Sulfide
  • UV254 (UV-Absorbing Organic Compounds)

  • Appendix A: Sampling Guidance: Containers, Preservatives, and Holding Times for Selected Parameters

ISBN: 9781583219973
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Publication date: 2014
AWWA catalog no: 30012-6E
Number of pages: 298