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United States Environmental Protection Agency

Office of Water Washington DC 20460

EPA 821-R-02-024 September 2002

EPA
Method 1604: Total Coliforms and
Escherichia coli in Water by Membrane Filtration Using a Simultaneous Detection Technique (MI Medium)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water (4303T) 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20460

EPA-821-R-02-024 Disclaimer
The Engineering and Analysis Division, of the Office of Science and Technology, has reviewed and approved this report for publication. The Office of Science and Technology directed, managed, and reviewed the work of DynCorp in preparing this report. Neither the United States Government nor any of its employees, contractors, or their employees make any warranty, expressed orimplied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for any third party’s use of or the results of such use of any information, apparatus, product, or process discussed in this report, or represents that its use by such party would not infringe on privately owned rights. The content of this method version is identical to the February 2000 version of Membrane Filter Method for the SimultaneousDetection of Total Coliforms and Escherichia coli in Drinking Water (EPA-600-R00-013) with one exception, the addition of MI broth. Since MI broth was approved on November 6, 2001, as a minor modification of the MI agar method, it has also been included in this document. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use. Questions concerning thismethod or its application should be addressed to: Robin K. Oshiro
Engineering and Analysis Division (4303T)
U.S. EPA Office of Water, Office of Science and Technology
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460
oshiro.robin@epa.gov
202-566-1075
202-566-1053 (facsimile)

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Scopeand Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Summary of Method . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . 1
Interferences and Contamination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Equipment and Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Reagents and Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Sample Collection, Preservation, and Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Calibration and Standardization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Quality Control (QC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Data Analysis and Calculations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Method Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Pollution Prevention . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Waste Management . . . . . . . . . . . ....
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