National Field Manual for the Collection of Water-Quality Data

Author: Federal
Media Type: Document
Water Monitoring Keywords: Field Methods, Water Quality
Water Resource Type: Broadly Applicable
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Specific Agency Author: United States Geological Survey (USGS)

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) develops the sampling procedures and collects the data necessary for the accurate assessment and wise management of our Nation’s surface-water and groundwater resources. The standard data-collection methods uniformly used by USGS water-quality personnel are peer reviewed, kept up-to-date, and published in the National Field Manual for the Collection of Water-Quality Data.