National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) monitoring requirements: 15A North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 02B.0505
Wastewater/Groundwater (WW/GW) laboratory certification: 15A NCAC 02H.0801 to 02H.0810
Testing parameters: 15A NCAC 02H.0804
Definitions: 15A NCAC 02H.0803
Certification procedures: 15A NCAC 02H.0805
Certification maintenance and renewal: 15A NCAC 02H.0805(c) to 02H.0805(f)
Field parameter certification: 15A NCAC 02H.0805(g)
Fees: 15A NCAC 02H.0806
Decertification: 15A NCAC 02H.0807
Biological laboratories: 15A NCAC 02H.1101 to 02H.1111
Certification procedures: 15A NCAC 02H.1105
Biological certification fees: 15A NCAC 02H.1104
Program implementation: 15A NCAC 02H.1110
Procedures manual: 15A NCAC 02H.1111
Drinking water: 15A NCAC 18C.1527 and 10A NCAC 42D.0231 to 42D.0261
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Water Resources (DWR) Water Quality Section Aquatic Toxicology Unit (ATU)
DEQ DWR Laboratory Section
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health (DPH) State Laboratory of Public Health
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
• Rules. North Carolina generally follows the federal effluent toxicity monitoring requirements. See the national section BIOASSAYS/BIOMONITORING for the federal rules on biological monitoring and reporting.
The state requires that toxicity monitoring and testing for compliance with drinking water and state water quality standards be conducted by a state-certified laboratory. North Carolina has developed a laboratory certification program, ...