Standard Methods for the Examination
of Water & Wastewater (22nd Edition)


  • Contains step-by step procedures for over 350 separate measurements presented in an easy-to-use manner.

  • The latest water analysis methodology is provided for domestic and industrial water, wastewater treatment, public health and environmental protection.

  • 1,496 pages
  • Hardcover
  • 22nd Edition

  • Published by the American Public Health Association, Water Environment Federation, and the American Water Works Association

  • Edited by Andrew D. Eaton, Leonore S. Clesceri, Eugene W. Rice and Arnold E. Greenberg

The worldwide standard text for water analysis since 1905, the 22nd edition provides hundreds of proven laboratory tests of water quality and properties.  These methods represent the best current practice of water and wastewater analysis.  The book includes step-by-step instructions with equipment lists for more than 400 tests.  It includes dozens of color plates of aquatic organisms to help in identification.


Many of the methods found in Standard Methods are approved for EPA compliance monitoring programs. The methods presented are know around the world as being the best available procedures for the analysis of water and wastewater. They offer scientists, analysts, and engineers a valid and recognized basis for control, evaluation, and asset with regulatory compliance.

You'll find methods for examination of a wide range of water, including water suitable for the following:
  • domestic use
  • industrial use
  • surface water
  • ground water
  • cooling or circulating water
  • boiler water
  • boiler feed water
  • treated and untreated municipal wastewater
  • saline water
The 22nd edition contains over 400 laboratory methods for the analysis of:
  • Dissolved Solids
  • Metals
  • Free and Total Chlorine
  • Odor, Taste, and Flavor Profile Analysis
  • Disinfection By-products
  • Radionuclides
  • Total Organic Carbon
  • Total and Fecal Coliform
Jointly published by the American Public Health Association (APHA), the American Water Works Association (AWWA), and the Water Environment Federation (WEF)

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Standard Methods, 22nd Edition