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Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods (ESAM) Program

EPA Method 905.0: Radioactive Strontium in Drinking Water


U.S. EPA, EMSL. 1980. “Method 905.0: Radioactive Strontium in Drinking Water, Prescribed Procedures for Measurement of Radioactivity in Drinking Water, EPA/600/4/80/032.


Analytical Method


EPA’s Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery (SAM) lists this method for qualitative and confirmatory analysis of aqueous/liquid and drinking water samples for strontium-89, and confirmatory analysis of drinking water samples for strontium-90.

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