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Wastewater Laboratory Analyst

The following are approved as reference sources for the ABC examinations. Analysts should use the latest edition of these reference sources to prepare for the exam.

American Public Health Association (APHA), American Water Works Association, and Water Environment Federation. Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater (latest EPA-approved edition). Washington, DC: APHA. (www.apha.org)

California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) Foundation, Office of Water Programs. 2001. Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Vol. I and II. Sacramento, CA: CSUS Foundation. (www.owp.csus.edu)

California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) Foundation, Office of Water Programs. 2001. Utility
Management.
Sacramento, CA: CSUS Foundation. (www.owp.csus.edu)

California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) Foundation, Office of Water Programs. 2005. Manage for Success. Sacramento, CA: CSUS Foundation. (www.owp.csus.edu)

Code of Federal Regulations. “Occupational Safety and Health Standards.” Title 29 (Labor), Chapter XVII, Part 1910. (www.gpo.gov)

Code of Federal Regulations. Title 40 (Protection of Environment), Chapter I, Parts 136, 261, 433, 501, and 503.(www.gpo.gov)

Csuros, Maria. 1994. Environmental Sampling and Analysis for Technicians. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
(www.crcpress.com)

Csuros, Maria. 1997. Environmental Sampling and Analysis Lab Manual. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
(www.crcpress.com)

Csuros, Maria, and Csaba Csuros. 1999. Microbiological Examination of Water and Wastewater. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. (www.crcpress.com)

Smith, Roy-Keith. 1995. Water and Wastewater Laboratory Techniques. Alexandria, VA: Water Environment
Federation. (www.wef.org)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). 1979. Handbook for Analytical Quality Control in Water and Wastewater Laboratories. EPA Number 600479019. Cincinnati, OH: US EPA. (www.epa.gov/nepis/)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). 1983. Methods for Chemical Analysis of Water and Wastes. EPA Number 600479020. Cincinnati, OH: US EPA. (www.epa.gov/nepis/)

Water Pollution Control Federation and Michael Richard. 1989. Activated Sludge Microbiology. Alexandria, VA: Water Environment Federation. (www.wef.org)