1.1 These test methods cover the determination of nitrite nitrogen, nitrate nitrogen; and combined nitrite-nitrate nitrogen in water and wastewater in the range from 0.05 to 1.0 mg/L nitrogen. Two test methods are given as follows: Test Method A-Automated Cadmium Reduction (Sections 9-16) and Test Method B-Manual Cadmium Reduction (Sections 17-24).
1.2 These test methods are applicable to surface, saline, waste, and ground waters. It is the user's responsibility to ensure the validity of these test methods for waters of untested matrices.
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