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Sampling Equipment Needs

VRAP has a limited number of sampling equipment "kits" available to loan to volunteer monitoring groups upon advanced request. However, groups are encouraged to invest in their own equipment for long-term monitoring. Typically, a volunteer monitor group will need the following sampling equipment and supplies to collect VRAP samples:

Turbidity

  • 1.0 NTU Standard
  • 10.0 NTU Standard
  • 0.0 NTU Standard (DI Blank)
  • Sample Vial
  • Turbidity Meter
  • Extra 9V Battery (1)

pH

  • pH Electrode Storage Solution
  • 4.0 pH Buffer
  • 6.0 pH Buffer
  • 7.0 pH Buffer
  • pH Meter & Electrode Probe
  • Extra 9V or AAA batteries (3)

Dissolved Oxygen/Temperature

  • Zero Dissolved Oxygen Standard
  • Extra Membranes and Membrane Solution
  • Dissolved Oxygen/Temperature Meter
  • Extra AA Batteries (6)

Specific Conductance

  • Conductivity Standard
  • Conductivity Meter
  • Extra AA Batteries (6)

Other Supplies

  • Bucket & Rope Coil
  • Clipboard
  • Field Data Sheet(s)
  • Pens/Permanent Marker
  • Deionized (DI) Water/Bottle
  • Kimwipes
  • Small Plastic Sample Container (for turbidity and pH)
  • Plastic Sample Bottles (If sampling for laboratory parameters)
  • Cooler & Ice (If sampling for laboratory parameters)
  • Laboratory Log-in/Custody Sheet (If sampling for laboratory parameters)



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(603) 271-3503 | TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964 | Hours: M-F, 8am-4pm

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