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Initial Water Handling

The ECN protocol for initial handling of water samples (WH)
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Terrestrial

From the moment water samples are gathered they begin to deteriorate as a result of chemical and microbiological processes. Three methods of slowing this deterioration are used in ECN - filtration, cold storage, and (for Aluminium and iron determinations only) acidification.