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Water Quality and Biological Monitoring and Assessment Guidance

The guidance documents listed below are in PDF format.

16-2005 2016 Water Quality Assessment Guidance Manual. This guidance replaces GM 14-2005. 9/6/16
09-2005 Monitoring and Assessment of Lakes and Reservoirs. This guidance replaces GM 02-2004. 4/23/09
04-2005 Water Quality Monitoring Consolidated Guidance Memorandum, Amendment 2 3/26/07
06-2010 Guidelines for DEQ Review and Approval of Biological Monitoring QAPPs Submitted by Non-DEQ Sources 8/28/06
03-2003 Amendment #1 - Interpretation for Water Monitoring of Guidance Memo No. 00-2016 Chain of Custody Policy and Procedures 3/14/06
00-2016 Amendment #1 - Chain of Custody Policy and Procedures 3/14/06
02-2002 Fish Kill Guidance Manual Second Edition 3/4/02
01-2011 Monitoring Toxic Trace Metals in Surface Waters 4/16/01
01-2003 SOP for Clean Metals Sampling 3/5/01
00-2016 Chain of Custody Policy and Procedures 10/23/00
91-007 Sample Volumes for Nonmetals Lab 2/20/91
91-006 Purchase of Sample Containers 2/20/91
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