Accession Number:

ADA030610

Title:

Development of a Kit for Detection of Hazardous Material Spills into Waterways.

Descriptive Note:

Special publication Jun 74-Jan 76,

Corporate Author:

EDGEWOOD ARSENAL ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1976-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

52.0

Abstract:

Edgewood Arsenal has developed a kit to detect hazardous material spills into waterways. The purpose of the program was to develop a man-portable field kit able to detect not necessarily identify as many contaminants in water in as low a concentration as possible. A field kit was designed containing a spectrophotometer, conductivity meter, pH meter and a variety of accessory equipment and reagents. Prototype kits were fabricated and delivered to the Environmental Protection Agency along with engineering drawings, parts lists and manuals.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE