EPA LT2 Certification
January 25. 2006
EPA Lab Code: NY01507
CINCINNATI, OHIO 45268
Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
Standards and Risk Management Division
Now that the Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment (1.12) Rule has been signed, your laboratory’s status under the Cryptosporidium Laboratory QA Program has changed from “‘pending approval” to “approved.” Only approved laboratories may analyze Cryptosporidium samples for 1.12 monitoring. In order to maintain approval, your laboratory musl continue ils participation in EPA’s Proficiency Testing (PT) program. EPA may also conduct follow-up audits of laboratories to ensure thai they continue to meet the requirements of the fab QA Program. Please nole that all Cryptosporidium analyses conducted during the 1.12 rule monitoring period musl be performed using ihe updated 2005 versions of Method 1622 or Method 1623.