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AS 5667.5:2022


Water quality — Sampling, Part 5: Guidance on sampling of drinking water from treatment works and piped distribution systems (ISO 5667-5:2006, MOD)

Adopts ISO 5667 5:2006 with national variations, providing guidance for parties interested in monitoring and sampling water. This includes guidance on the design of sampling programmes, sampling techniques, preservation, handling and transport of samples for the purposes of process control, quality characterization, identification of sources of pollution, compliance with water quality guidelines or standards, and other activities
Published: 01/04/2022
Pages: 27
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1 Scope
2 Terms and definitions
3 Design of sampling programmes
4 Sampling equipment
5 Sample collection locations
5.1 General
5.2 Service reservoirs (including water towers)
5.3 Water treatment plants
5.4 Disinfection/oxidation plants
5.5 Distribution system
5.5.1 General
5.5.2 Sampling faucets General Sampling faucets at consumers’ premises
5.5.3 Distribution systems within large buildings
6 Pre-collection cleaning, disinfection and flushing
6.1 General
6.2 Service reservoirs (including water towers)
6.3 Hydrants
6.4 Faucets
6.4.1 General
6.4.2 Continuous flowing faucets
6.5 Dip sampling
7 On-site analysis of samples
8 Frequency and timing of sampling
9 Sample collection and handling
9.1 General
9.2 Volume of samples
9.3 Precautions to minimize contamination
9.4 Order of sampling
10 Sampling for particular types of analysis
10.1 Sampling for physical, chemical and radiological analysis
10.2 Sampling for microbiological analysis
10.3 Sampling for biological analysis
10.4 Sampling for virological analysis
11 Field measurements and continuous online monitoring
12 Sample identification and records
13 Sampling quality
13.1 General
13.2 Sampling manual
13.3 Training of samplers
13.4 Verification checking of the collection, handling, temporary storage and transport of samples
13.5 Independent reviews
Appendix ZA
ZA.1 Report — Sampling of drinking water and water used for food and beverage processing
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Content history
DR AS 5667.5:2021
AS/NZS 5667.5-1998
AS/NZS 5667.5:1998 Rec:2016
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