PUBLICATIONS--"Quality Assurance Practices for the Chemical and Biological Analyses of Water and Fluvial Sediments," Techniques of
Water Resources Investigations (TWRI) Book 5, Chapter A6



In Reply Refer To:                     April 26, 1983
EGS-Mail Stop 412



QUALITY OF WATER BRANCH TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM NO. 83.13

Subject: PUBLICATIONS--"Quality Assurance Practices for the 
         Chemical and Biological Analyses of Water and 
         Fluvial Sediments," Techniques of Water Resources 
         Investigations (TWRI) Book 5, Chapter A6

This memorandum announces the availablility of the subject 
report by Linda C. Friedman and David E. Erdmann. A limited 
distribution of the TWRI was made several weeks ago. 
Additional copies are available from the Branch of 
Distribution, U.S. Geological Survey, 604 South Pickett 
Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22304.

This manual is intended for use by anyone involved either in 
planning the acquisition of water-quality data, in actually 
acquiring the data, or in evaluating the data. It should be a 
convenient reference for the District manager, project 
leader, field technician, and laboratory analyst.



                     R. J. Pickering

WRD Distribution: A, B, S, FO, PO

Key Words: water quality, quality assurance

This memorandum does not supersede any previous memorandum.