What methods can be used to report ammonia in wastewater to the EPA?

Document ID

Document ID TE122

Published Date

Published Date 25/01/2018
Question
What methods can be used to report ammonia in wastewater to the EPA?
Summary
Nitrogen ammonia methods for EPA reporting in wastewater
Answer
Nitrogen ammonia can be measured using a spectrophotometer (or colorimeter), or an ammonia ion selective electrode (ISE). Provided below are accepted or equivalent United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) methods for wastewater reporting. The Hach website offers a complete listing of USEPA approved, accepted and equivalent chemistries.

Nitrogen-Ammonia Nessler Method 8038-Accepted
Nitrogen-Ammonia TNTplus Method 10205-Equivalent
Nitrogen Ammonia Ion Selective Electrode (ISE) method 10001 and 10002-Equivalent

Confirm USEPA acceptance of any Hach method with local regulatory agencies prior to use and reporting.