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Laboratory Analyst Grade IV - Study Guide References
Primary References

Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 18th Edition
Water Environment Federation
601 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1994
800/666-0206
www.wef.org
Please note that the 18th Edition is not the most recent edition, but is the one referenced by EPA regulations, and therefore is the basis for developing the certification test questions.

Lectures on Wastewater Analysis and Interpretation
Genium Group, Inc. 
1171 Riverfront Center
Amsterdam, NY 12010
800/842-1843
genium@genium.com

Operation of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants - MOP 11, 5th Edition (3 volumes)
Order No: M05110WW
Pub Date: 1996
Water Environment Federation
601 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1994
800/666-0206
www.wef.org

Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Volumes I and II
Office of Water Programs
California State University, Sacramento (CSUS)
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6025
916/278-6142
http://owp.csus.edu

Methods for Chemical Analysis of Water and Wastes
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Revised March 1983
EPA-600/4-79-020
NTIS Order No: PB84128677
National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161
800/553-6847 (Order by phone) 
www.ntis.gov  
Online version available at
www.epa.gov/clhtml/pubtitle.html

40 CFR (CFR Title 40: Protection of the Environment)
Available online at:
www.epa.gov/epahome/cfr40.htm

Handbook for Analytical Quality Control in Water and Wastewater Laboratories
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1979
EPA-600/84-79-019
NTIS Order No: PB297451
National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161
800/553-6847 (order by phone) 
www.ntis.gov  

Microbiological Methods for Monitoring the Environment - Water and Wastes
Edited by R.H. Bordner, J.A. Winter,
and P.V. Scarpino
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1978
EPA-600/8-78-017
NTIS Order No: PB290329
National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161
800/553-6847 (Order by phone) 
www.ntis.gov  

Methods for Measuring the Acute Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Waters to Freshwater and Marine Organisms, 4th Edition, August 1993
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA-600/4-90-027F
NTIS Order No: PB94114733
National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161
800/553-6847(Order by phone) 
www.ntis.gov
Online version available at
www.epa.gov/OST/WET/disk2/

The Clean Water Act: 25th Anniversary Edition
Order No: PO7110WW
Pub. Date: 1997
Water Environment Federation
601 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1994
800-666-0206
www.wef.org

Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste, Physical/Chemical Methods
EPA Publication SW-846
Available online at
www.epa.gov/epaoswer/hazwaste/test/sw846.htm

Water Supply Operations (WSO) series Part V: Basic Science Concepts and Applications, Textbook
ISBN 0-89867-796-3
Catalog No: 1959
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
6666 W. Quincy Avenue
Denver, CEO 80235
800/926-7337
www.awwa.org

Laboratory Safety Pocket Handbook
Genium Publishing Corporation
1171 Riverfront Center
Amsterdam, NY 12010
800/243-6486
genium@genium.com

OSHA Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR)
Available online at:
www.osha-slc.gov/pls/oshaweb
Available in print or on CD from:
Government Institutes, Inc.
4 Research Place, Suite 200
Rockville, MD 20850
301/921-2300

Utility Management
Office of Water Programs
California State University Sacramento (CSUS)
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6025
916/278-6142
www.owp.csus.edu

Supervision: Concepts and Practices of Management, 8th Edition
Raymond L. Hilgert and Edwin C. Leonard, Jr.
ISBN 0-324-01389-2
Pub Date: 2001
South-Western College Publishing
a division of Thomson Learning
5101 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45227-1490
800-543-0487
www.swcollege.com

Grade IV Lab Analysts are expected to have mastered the skills learned for Grades I, II, and III, and candidates may wish to review the math and chemistry problems outlined in the CWEA study guides for Grades I, II, and III.

Secondary References

The information contained in the Primary References listed above provides a solid base of knowledge for the Lab Analyst. The additional sources of information listed below may also be helpful for candidates seeking to broaden or refresh their knowledge in specific areas.

Chemical Technicians' Ready
Reference Handbook
Gershon Shugar and Jack Ballinger
ISBN 0070571864
Pub Date: June 1, 1996
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing Group
800-722-4729
www.books.mcgraw-hill.com

Chemistry
John McMurry and Robert C. Fay
ISBN 0-13-057677-8
Pub Date: December 2000
Prentice-Hall
Pearson Education Company
One Lake Street
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458-1813
201/236-7000
www.pearsonptg.com or other online booksellers

Quantitative Analytical Chemistry, 5th Edition
James S. Fritz and George H. Schenk
ISBN 025104800
Pub. Date: January 1987
Prentice-Hall 
201/236-7000
Purchase through amazon.com , barnesandnoble.com or other online booksellers

Instrumental Methods of Analysis, 7th Edition
Hobart Hurd Willard, Frank A. Settle,
John A. Dean, and Lynne L. Merritt
ISBN 0534081428
Pub. Date: October 1995
Available through various online booksellers

Microbiology, An Introduction
Gerard Tortora, Berdell Funke,
and Christine Case
ISBN 0-8053-7597-X
Benjamin Cummings (publisher)
Pearson Education Company
One Lake Street
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458-1813
201/236-7000
www.pearsonptg.com or other online booksellers

Brock's Biology of Microorganisms
Michael T. Madigan, John M. Martinko,
and Jack Parker
ISBN 0-13-081922-0
Prentice-Hall
Pearson Education Company
One Lake Street
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458-1813
201/236-7000
www.pearsonptg.com or other online booksellers

Effective Supervisory Practices: Better Results Through Teamwork
ISBN:0-87326-176-3
ICM International
City/Council Management Association 
800/745-8780
www.icma.org

Math Text for Water and Wastewater Technology, 2nd Edition
Wright's Training
P.O. Box 515
Elmira, CA 92625
707/448-3659
Download form to order at: www.wrights-trainingsite.com

Applied Math for Wastewater Plant Operators
Joanne Kirkpatrick Price
ISBN 0877628092
CRC Press
800-272-7737
www.crcpress.com

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