Alkalinity, total and phenolphthalein

Alkalinity, total and phenolphthalein – Drinking water
Laboratory Fee Schedule
Group: Inorganic
Procedure #: EZZ0206A

Synonym(s):  Alkalinity of potable water
Requisition Form G-22
Test Description Measure of the aggregate property of potable water, consisting of the sum of all the titratable bases present.
Pre-Approval Needed N/A
Supplemental Information Required N/A
Supplemental Form(s) N/A
Performed on Specimens from (sources) Environmental
Sample/Specimen Type for Testing Drinking water.
Minimum Volume/Size Required I Liter 
Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping Plastic container. Ship at 4°C.
Transport Medium N/A
Specimen Labeling Sample identification must match submission form.
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements Ship according to Dangerous Goods Regulations, IATA, and/or CFR 49.
Method Standard Methods (SM), 19th edition, 2320B
Turn-around Time N/A
  • Reporting limit is 10 mg/L as CaCO3.
  • Soaps, oily substances, suspended solids, or precipitates may inhibit testing equipment.
Common Causes for Rejection
  • Insufficient quantity
  • unacceptable specimen type or source
  • improper shipping conditions
  • expired media or collection container
  • discrepancies between specimen label and submission form
  • incomplete or missing submission form
Additional Information N/A