ASTM D6517-00

    Standard Guide for Field Preservation of Ground-Water Samples


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide covers methods for field preservation of ground-water samples. Laboratory preservation methods are not described in this guide.

    1.2 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.2 This guide offers an organized collection of information or a series of options and does not recommend a specific course of action. This document cannot replace education or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment. Not all aspects of this guide may be applicable in all circumstances. This ASTM standard is not intended to represent or replace the standard of care by which the adequacy of a given professional service must be judged, nor should this document be applied without consideration of a project's many unique aspects. The word" Standard" in the title of this document means only that the document has been approved through the ASTM consensus process.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D653 Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids

    D3694 Practices for Preparation of Sample Containers and for Preservation of Organic Constituents

    D3740 Practice for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Engaged in Testing and/or Inspection of Soil and Rock as Used in Engineering Design and Construction

    D4840 Guide for Sample Chain-of-Custody Procedures

    D5903 Guide for Planning and Preparing for a Groundwater Sampling Event

    D6089 Guide for Documenting a Groundwater Sampling Event

    D6564/D6564M Guide for Field Filtration of Groundwater Samples

    D6634/D6634M Guide for Selection of Purging and Sampling Devices for Groundwater Monitoring Wells

    D6771 Practice for Low-Flow Purging and Sampling for Wells and Devices Used for Ground-Water Quality Investigations

    D7929 Guide for Selection of Passive Techniques for Sampling Groundwater Monitoring Wells

    Other Documents

    Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and 20th ed., 1999 Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.

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    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.060.10 (Water of natural resources)

    UNSPSC Code

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    DOI: 10.1520/D6517-00

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    ASTM D6517-00, Standard Guide for Field Preservation of Ground-Water Samples, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2000, www.astm.org

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