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Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater™, 24th edition provides the most up-to-date, comprehensive resource for measuring the biological, chemical, and physical attributes of waters and offers guidance for choosing among available methods for specific elements and compounds. Analysts, researchers, and regulators have relied on this expert consensus publication since 1905, and it remains a trusted source of accurate, proven methodology for analyzing natural waters, water supplies, and wastewaters.

In the 24th edition, more than 90% of methods were revised to clarify procedures, update nomenclature, and ensure consistency. Four entirely new sections provide much-needed information on biological toxin analysis, the determination of hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acids, and the detection of Naegleria fowleri.

This edition also boasts a major reorganization in three parts, making methods easier to access. Published by the American Public Health Association, American Water Works Association, and Water Environment Federation, Standard Methods is the culmination of thousands of hours of volunteer effort by experts in the field of environmental water analysis.


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