Environmental Measurement Symposium

New Orleans, LA  •  August 2018


Collaborative Efforts to Improve Environmental Monitoring
Celestin B
Session Chair(s): Lem Walker, USEPA OW OST and William Lipps, Eurofins Eaton Analytical, LLC

9:00Quality Control: Built In, or Added On? A Discussion of the Two Common Approaches in Methods for Environmental Monitoring and the Challenges Involved
Harry McCarty, CSRA
9:30Collaborative Efforts to Implement On-Line Analyzer Technology for Regulatory Total Residual Chlorine Monitoring
Stacie Crandall, HRSD
10:30MACHEREY-NAGEL COD Method (Method Defined Parameter) Processed through USEPA CWA Program
Christian Prokisch, Macherey-Nagel
11:00Developing a Consensus Test Method for Measuring Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Water Utilizing Headspace Analysis with Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry (Headspace GC/MS)
Diana Kelley, Covestro
11:30The Development of NPDES State Specific Analytical Methods Based on State’s Water Quality Standards
Edward Askew, Askew Scientific Consulting

Overcoming Legacy Obstacles with Innovative Approaches
Celestin C
Session Chair(s): David Thal, Environmental Standards, Inc.

9:00Method Validation and Approval: An Outsider's Perspective
Ellen R Campbell, NECi
9:25Observations from California's On-Site Assessment Unit
Maria Friedman, State Water Resources Control Board
9:50Enhanced Target Identity Confirmation In 8270D Using Deconvoluted Spectral Matching
Dale Walker, Agilent Technologies
10:30Optimized EPA 8270D Calibration on State-of-the-Art Instrumentation Reduces Operating Costs
Dale Walker, Agilent Technologies, Inc.
11:00PFAS: Is Less More or Less?
Bryan Vining, Enthalpy Analytical
11:30Environmental Monitoring in the Age of Information Technology: Why Aren't We Doing More?
Ron Coss, Orange County Sanitation District

Topics in Drinking Water
Celestin A
Session Chair(s): Andy Eaton, Eurofins Eaton Analytical, LLC and Joe Romano, Waters Corporation

9:00TCP - What Happens When You Regulate Something on Short Notice with Short Compliance Deadlines?
Andrew Eaton, Eurofins Eaton Analytical (EEA)
9:30EPA 557 with Approved Modifications to EPA 557, Analysis of HAA by Ion Chromatography Mass Spectrometry with Faster Run Time for Regulatory Samples.
Ali Haghani, Eurofins Eaton Analytical, LLC
10:30Pesticides Screening in Drinking Water by 2D LC/QToF
Joe Romano, Waters Corporation
11:00A Study of Purge Flow Rates and Times and Its Effect on Volatile Organic Compounds
Anne Jurek, EST Analytical
11:30Improved Analysis of 1, 4-Dioxane in Drinking Water
Zoe Grosser, Horizon Technology, Inc.

9:00 am
Quality Control: Built In, or Added On? A Discussion of the Two Common Approaches in Methods for Environmental Monitoring and the Challenges Involved  Collaborative Efforts to Improve Environmental Monitoring Celestin B
Harry McCarty, CSRA
Method Validation and Approval: An Outsider's Perspective  Overcoming Legacy Obstacles with Innovative Approaches Celestin C
Ellen R Campbell, NECi
TCP - What Happens When You Regulate Something on Short Notice with Short Compliance Deadlines?  Topics in Drinking Water Celestin A
Andrew Eaton, Eurofins Eaton Analytical (EEA)

9:25 am
Observations from California's On-Site Assessment Unit  Overcoming Legacy Obstacles with Innovative Approaches Celestin C
Maria Friedman, State Water Resources Control Board

9:30 am
Collaborative Efforts to Implement On-Line Analyzer Technology for Regulatory Total Residual Chlorine Monitoring  Collaborative Efforts to Improve Environmental Monitoring Celestin B
Stacie Crandall, HRSD
EPA 557 with Approved Modifications to EPA 557, Analysis of HAA by Ion Chromatography Mass Spectrometry with Faster Run Time for Regulatory Samples.  Topics in Drinking Water Celestin A
Ali Haghani, Eurofins Eaton Analytical, LLC

9:50 am
Enhanced Target Identity Confirmation In 8270D Using Deconvoluted Spectral Matching  Overcoming Legacy Obstacles with Innovative Approaches Celestin C
Dale Walker, Agilent Technologies, Inc.

10:30 am
MACHEREY-NAGEL COD Method (Method Defined Parameter) Processed through USEPA CWA Program  Collaborative Efforts to Improve Environmental Monitoring Celestin B
Christian Prokisch, Macherey-Nagel
Optimized EPA 8270D Calibration on State-of-the-Art Instrumentation Reduces Operating Costs  Overcoming Legacy Obstacles with Innovative Approaches Celestin C
Dale Walker, Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Pesticides Screening in Drinking Water by 2D LC/QToF  Topics in Drinking Water Celestin A
Joe Romano, Waters Corporation

11:00 am
Developing a Consensus Test Method for Measuring Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Water Utilizing Headspace Analysis with Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry (Headspace GC/MS)  Collaborative Efforts to Improve Environmental Monitoring Celestin B
Diana Kelley, Covestro
PFAS: Is Less More or Less?  Overcoming Legacy Obstacles with Innovative Approaches Celestin C
Bryan Vining, Enthalpy Analytical
A Study of Purge Flow Rates and Times and Its Effect on Volatile Organic Compounds  Topics in Drinking Water Celestin A
Anne Jurek, EST Analytical

11:30 am
The Development of NPDES State Specific Analytical Methods Based on State’s Water Quality Standards  Collaborative Efforts to Improve Environmental Monitoring Celestin B
Edward Askew, Askew Scientific Consulting
Environmental Monitoring in the Age of Information Technology: Why Aren't We Doing More?  Overcoming Legacy Obstacles with Innovative Approaches Celestin C
Ron Coss, Orange County Sanitation District
Improved Analysis of 1, 4-Dioxane in Drinking Water  Topics in Drinking Water Celestin A
Zoe Grosser, Horizon Technology, Inc.