Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
11/30/2021

Part III. Chemistry

1VAC30-41-300. Personnel.

Drinking water laboratories shall meet the requirements of Chapter III, Section 10 and Chapter IV, Section 1 of the Manual.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-1102 and 2.2-1105 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 300f et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

1VAC30-41-310. Laboratory facilities.

Drinking water laboratories shall meet the requirements of Chapter IV, Section 2 of the Manual.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-1102 and 2.2-1105 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 300f et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

1VAC30-41-320. Laboratory equipment and instrumentation.

A. Drinking water laboratories shall meet the requirements set out in the approved methods incorporated by reference into 1VAC30-41-55 and in use by the laboratory.

B. Drinking water laboratories shall meet the requirements of Chapter IV, Section 3 of the Manual.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-1102 and 2.2-1105 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 300f et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

1VAC30-41-330. General laboratory practices.

A. Drinking water laboratories shall meet the requirements set out in the approved methods incorporated by reference into 1VAC30-41-55 and in use by the laboratory.

B. Drinking water laboratories shall meet the requirements of Chapter IV, Section 4 of the Manual with the exception of Table IV-1.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-1102 and 2.2-1105 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 300f et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

1VAC30-41-340. Analytical methodology.

A. Laboratories shall meet the sampling and analytical methodology requirements incorporated by reference at 1VAC30-41-55 for primary inorganic chemical contaminants, primary organic chemical contaminants, alternative testing methods for chemistry, and secondary maximum contaminant levels.

B. Laboratories shall meet the requirements of Chapter IV, Section 5.1 of the Manual with the exception of Tables IV-2 through IV-5 and Table IV-11.

C. A drinking water laboratory shall perform a minimum of five water analyses monthly for each chemical contaminant for which the laboratory is certified in order to maintain certification status or qualify for initial certification.

D. Exceptions to laboratory certification requirements of 1VAC30-41-20 B 2.

1. Laboratory testing for alkalinity, calcium, chlorite, conductivity, disinfectant residual, orthophosphate, pH, silica, temperature, and turbidity for compliance purposes may be performed by laboratories or persons not certified under this chapter but acceptable to VDH-ODW.

2. This testing shall be performed using approved sampling and analytical methodology as incorporated by reference into 1VAC30-41-55 C.

3. Laboratories performing this testing shall meet the requirements of Chapter IV, Section 5.2 of the Manual, with the exception of Tables IV-2 through IV-5.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-1102 and 2.2-1105 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 300f et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

1VAC30-41-350. Sample collection, handling, and preservation.

A. Drinking water laboratories shall meet the sample container, required preservation, and maximum holding time requirements incorporated by reference at 1VAC30-41-55 for primary inorganic chemical contaminants, primary organic chemical contaminants, alternative testing methods for chemistry, and secondary maximum contaminant levels.

B. Drinking water laboratories shall meet the requirements of Chapter IV, Section 6 of the Manual with the exception of Table IV-6, and the Manual Supplement to Chapter IV, Section 6 of the Manual.

C. Drinking water laboratories shall reject any sample not meeting the criteria of this section and notify the system or individual requesting the analyses.

D. The laboratory shall have a written sample rejection policy covering samples that do not meet sampling requirements.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-1102 and 2.2-1105 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 300f et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

1VAC30-41-360. Quality assurance.

Drinking water laboratories shall meet the quality assurance and quality control requirements of both the Manual and the required analytical methods incorporated by reference into 1VAC30-41-55. These requirements include the following:

1. The approved test methods and associated quality assurance and quality control requirements incorporated by reference into 1VAC30-41-55.

2. Chapter III, Section 11 of the Manual.

3. Chapter IV, Section 7 of the Manual with the exception of Tables IV-7 through IV-10.

4. The Manual Supplement to Chapter III, Section 2 of the Manual.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-1102 and 2.2-1105 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 300f et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

1VAC30-41-370. Recordkeeping and data reporting.

Drinking water laboratories shall meet the recordkeeping and data reporting requirements of the following:

1. The approved test methods incorporated by reference into 1VAC30-41-55.

2. Chapter IV, Section 8 of the Manual.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-1102 and 2.2-1105 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 300f et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

1VAC30-41-380. Action response to laboratory results.

Drinking water laboratories shall meet the action response requirement of Chapter IV, Section 9 of the Manual and the requirements of 1VAC30-41-190.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.2-1102 and 2.2-1105 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 300f et seq.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

1VAC30-41-390. [Reserved].

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 14, eff. May 1, 2014.

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