Quality Assurance Documents

Below is a list of the most current quality assurance documents. If you have any questions regarding these documents, contact Joette Steger.

Documents marked with * have been submitted to the EPA but have not yet received approval.

North Carolina Quality Management Plans

DEQ Quality Management Plan

QMP 2019 R4.19

Effective Date: 8/2019

Quality Assurance Project Plans and Standard Operating Procedures

Tab/Accordion Item

 Quality Assurance Project Plans

Particulate Matter DAQ-01-005 R3
Effective Date: 5/26/2022

Ozone

DAQ-01-004 R1
Effective Date: 3/25/2022
PAMS DAQ-01-007 R1.0
Effective Date: 2/24/2023
NCore QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 1/26/2021
Urban Air Toxics DAQ-01-008 R0
Effective Date: 12/14/2022

Near-Road

DAQ-01-006 R1.0
Effective: 11/01/2022

SLAMS SO2 And NO2
 
DAQ-01-002 R0
Effective Date: 8/01/2022
 
Northampton County Background Monitoring
Effective Date: 10/03/2022
Background Monitoring
Effective Date: 12/21/2022

 

Quality Assurance Bulletins

UAT Field Blank Sampling Procedure Update

DAQ-17-001

Effective Date: 2/4/2022

UAT and PAMS Carbonyl Sampling Procedure Update

DAQ-17-002

Effective Date: 1/31/2022

  Changes  to Data Validation  Reporting Procedures  for  1Point  Quality  Control  and  Zero/Span Checks  for  Continuous  Gaseous Monitors

DAQ-17-003

Effective Date: 2/16/2022

Urban Air Toxics (UAT) and Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Station (PAMS) Carbonyl Analysis Criteria Update

DAQ-17-004

Effective Date: 2/21/2022

Update to CO, NO and SO2 Mass Flow Controller Certification for Calibrators Used for Performance Evaluations (Audits)

DAQ-17-005

Effective Date: 3/08/2022

MET AIO2 Verification update

DAQ-17-006

Effective Date: 3/08/2022

BAM 1020 Shelter Temperature Control

DAQ-17-007.2

Effective Date: 3/16/2022

ATEC Carbonyl Sampler Certification Criteria Update

DAQ-17-008

Effective Date: 5/4/2022

Updates for the Met One Beta Attenuation Monitor (BAM) 1020 and 1022

DAQ-17-009.2

Effective Date: 5/26/2022

QAPP and SOP Signatories

DAQ-17-010

Effective Date: 6/16/2022

Zero Criteria Warning and Control Limits for Zero/Span Checks for Carbon Monoxide (CO)

DAQ-17-012.2

Effective Date: 7/26/2022

BAM 1020 Zero Background Test

DAQ-17-013.2

Effective Date: 9/13/2022

Updates for the Teledyne T640X

DAQ-17-015.2

Effective Date: 1/05/2023

 

General Standard Operating Procedures

Writing SOPs DAQ-14-001 R2.0*
Effective Date: 5/21/2021
Annual Network Review SOP 2.43.2 R2*
Effective Date: 9/29/2017
Quarterly Data Review SOP 2.39.4 R1*
Effective Date: 6/12/2020
SOP and QAPP Tracking Database

DAQ-14-002.5 R0*
Effective Date: 12/01/2020

Database Management  DAQ-05-001.5 R0*
Effective Date: 3/05/2021
Document Retention Procedure DAQ-14-003 R1
Effective Date: 11/01/2022
Method Detection Limit Determination DAQ-15-007.1 R0
Effective Date: 5/07/2021
Corrective Action Procedure DAQ-15-002 R0
Effective Date: 12/01/2021

 

Calibration and Maintenance for Monitoring Equipment

Barometers

DAQ-13-006.1 R0*

Effective Date: 9/20/2022

Thermometers

DAQ-15-001.1 R0*

Effective Date: 11/13/2020

DryWell 3101 Temperature Generator

DAQ-13-002.1 R0

Effective Date: 5/5/2021

Manometers

SOP R2020

Effective Date: 2/18/2020

Gas Calibrator

SOP 2.3.4 R12.2*

Effective Date: 9/17/2014

Teledyne API Gas Calibrator

DAQ-13-007.1 R2.0

Effective Date: 6/3/2022

Zero Air Pack

SOP 2.3.5 R14*

Effective Date: 9/1/2018

Air Toxics Quality Assurance Project Plans

Urban Air Toxics

DAQ-01-008 R0
Effective Date: 12/14/2022

 

Air Toxics Standard Operating Procedure

 

ECB Technician

Operator

Lab

PPB Chemist

Entech 3100A

Cannister Cleaner

DAQ-03-005.1 R0

Effective Date: 4/22/2021

DAQ-03-005.2 R1

Effective Date: 8/23/2021

   

Entech 4700

Precision Diluter

DAQ-03-006.1 R0

Effective Date: 4/1/2021

DAQ-03-006.2 R0

Effective Date: 4/1/2021

   

VOCs

DAQ-03-001.1 R0

Effective Date: 6/21/2022

DAQ-03-001.2 R0*

Effective Date: 8/8/2022

DAQ-03-003.2 R0

Effective Date: 5/25/2022

DAQ-03-003.5 R0

Effective Date: 6/17/2022

Aldehydes

DAQ-03-002.1 R0

Effective Date: 7/1/2021

DAQ-03-002.2 R0

Effective Date: 7/1/2021

 

 

DAQ-17-002

Effective Date: 1/31/2022

DAQ-03-004.2 R0

Effective Date: 6/29/2021

 

DAQ-17-001

Effective Date: 2/04/2022

DAQ-17-004

Effective Date: 2/21/2022

DAQ-17-008

Effective Date: 5/04/2022

DAQ-03-004.5 R0

Effective Date: 2/18/2022

CO Quality Assurance Project Plans

NCore

QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 1/26/2021

Near Road

DAQ-01-006 R1.0
Effective: 11/01/2022

 

CO Standard Operating Procedures

     

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Regional Coordinator

PPB Chemist

Trace CO

SOP 2.36.1 R10.7

Effective Date: 

4/21/2016

DAQ-17-005

Effective Date: 3/08/2022

DAQ-04-001.2 R7.0*

Effective Date:

4/01/2022

 

DAQ-17-012.2

Effective Date: 7/26/2022

DAQ-04-001.2 R7.0*

Effective Date:

4/01/2022

 

DAQ-17-012.2

Effective Date: 7/26/2022

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022

 

MET Quality Assurance Project Plan

Urban Air Toxics

DAQ-01-008 R0
Effective Date: 12/14/2022
Criteria QAPP R2.1*
Effective Date: 10/01/2016
MET

*Coming Soon* QAPP R0

Effective Date: 

NCore QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 1/26/2021
PAMS DAQ-01-007 R1.0
Effective Date: 2/24/2023

 

MET Standard Operating Procedures

 

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Regional Coordinator

PPB Chemist

Ceilometer

 

DAQ-07-001.2 R3

Effective Date: 8/05/2022

 

Met One All in One

(AIO2)

DAQ-07-003.1 R1.0

Effective Date: 11/1/2021

DAQ-07-003.2 R0.1

Effective Date: 11/1/2021

DAQ-07-003.3 R0.1

Effective Date: 11/1/2021

DAQ-17-006

Effective Date: 3/08/2022

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022

Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge

DAQ-07-004.1 R0.0

Effective Date: 9/30/2021

DAQ-07-004.2 R0.0

Effective Date: 6/1/2021

DAQ-07-004.3 R0.0

Effective Date: 6/1/2021

 

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022

Solar Radiation

DAQ-07-008.1 R0.0

Effective Date: 12/15/2021

DAQ-07-008.2 R0.0

Effective Date: 5/24/2021

DAQ-07-008.3 R0.0

Effective Date: 5/24/2021

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022

Ultraviolet Radiation

DAQ-07-009.1 R0.0

Effective Date: 3/02/2022

DAQ-07-009.2 R0.0

Effective Date: 5/24/2021

DAQ-07-009.3 R0.0

Effective Date: 5/24/2021

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022

 

NO2 and NOx Quality Assurance Project Plans

SLAMS SO2 And NO2

DAQ-01-002 R0
Effective Date: 8/01/2022

NCore QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 1/26/2021
Near-Road

DAQ-01-006 R1.0
Effective: 11/01/2022

Northampton County

DAQ-01-010 R1

Effective Date: 10/03/2022

 

NO2 and NOx Standard Operating Procedures

 

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Regional Coordinator

PPB Chemist

NO2

SOP 2.17.1 R1.1*

Effective Date: 4/22/2016

DAQ-08-006.2 R2.1

Effective Date: 1/18/2023

DAQ-08-006.2 R2.1

Effective Date: 1/18/2023

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022

NO2 Caps Monitor

DAQ-08-002.1 R1.0

Effective Date: 6/17/2022

DAQ-08-001.2 R2.0

Effective Date: 6/17/2022

DAQ-08-001.2 R2.0

Effective Date: 6/17/2022

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022

Trace-Level NOy

SOP 2.38.1 R1.6

Effective Date: 4/21/2016

SOP 2.38.2 R5.5*

Effective Date: 2/10/2016

SOP 2.8.3 R2*

Effective Date: 3/10/2006

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022

 

O3 Quality Assurance Project Plans

Ozone

DAQ-01-004 R1
Effective Date: 3/25/2022

NCore QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 1/26/2021

 

O3 Standard Operating Procedures

 

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Regional Coordinator

PPB Chemist

Ozone

DAQ-10-001.1 R7.3

Effective Date: 3/15/2022

SOP 2.7.2 R9.0*

Effective Date: 3/17/2022

 

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022

 

PM Quality Assurance Project Plans

Background Monitoring

DAQ-01-003 R1

Effective Date: 12/21/2022
NCore QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 1/26/2021
Near-Road

DAQ-01-006 R1.0
Effective: 11/01/2022

Northampton County Background Monitoring
Effective Date: 10/03/2022
Particulate Matter

DAQ-01-005 R3
Effective Date: 5/26/2022

 

PM Standard Operating Procedures

 

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Lab

PPB Chemist

Particulate Matter
2.5 Microns

SOP 2.24.1 R2011*

Effective Date: 1/1/2011

DAQ-11-001.2 R1.0*

Effective Date: 6/1/2022

DAQ-16-018.4 R0

Effective Date: 8/9/2021

SOP 2.63.4 R0

Effective Date: 8/15/2020

DAQ-16-20.5 R0

Effective Date: 9/24/2019

BAM 1020

SOP  2.37.1 R0*

Effective Date: 10/8/2008

DAQ-17-007.2

Effective Date: 3/16/2022

DAQ-17-013.2

Effective Date: 9/13/2022

SOP 2.37.2 R2020*

Effective Date: 12/4/2020

DAQ-17-007.2

Effective Date: 3/16/2022

DAQ-17-009.2

Effective Date: 5/26/2022

DAQ-17-013.2

Effective Date: 9/13/2022

 

SOP 2.63.4 R0

Effective Date: 8/15/2020

   

BAM and Manometer

Training Procedure Video

   
PM 2.5
Speciation
URG 3000N

SOP 2.44.1 R0*

Effective Date: 10/1/2013

SOP 2.44.2 R2020

Effectuve Date: 12/16/2019

 

SOP 2.63.4 R0

Effective Date: 8/15/2020

PM 2.5
Speciation
SuperSASS

SOP 2.45.1 R2*

Effective Date: 9/1/2015

SOP 2.45.2 R2020*

Effective Date: 12/3/2019

 

SOP 2.63.4 R0

Effective Date: 8/15/2020

BAM 1022  

DAQ-11-003.2 R0.0

Effective Date: 2/15/2023

 

SOP 2.63.4 R0

Effective Date: 8/15/2020

Teledyne T640X  

SOP 2.47.2 R2020

Effective Date: 12/16/2019

DAQ-17-015.2

Effective Date: 1/05/2023

 

SOP 2.63.4 R0

Effective Date: 8/15/2020

BGI TetraCal

DAQ-13-001.1 R0.0

Effective Date: 5/7/2021

SOP R2020

Effective Date: 12/16/2019

   

 

PAMS Quality Assurance Project Plans

PAMS DAQ-01-007 R1.0
Effective Date: 2/24/2023

 

PAMS Standard Operating Procedures

  ECB Technician Operator Lab PPB Chemist

Entech 3100A

Cannister Cleaner

DAQ-03-005.1 R0

Effective Date: 4/22/2021

DAQ-03-005.2 R1

Effective Date: 8/23/2021

   

Entech 4700

Precision Diluter

DAQ-03-006.1 R0

Effective Date: 4/1/2021

DAQ-03-006.2 R0

Effective Date: 4/1/2021

   

ATEC 8000

PAMS Sequential

Carbonyl Sampler

DAQ-09-002.1 R1

Effective Date: 7/1/2021

DAQ-09-002.2 R1

Effective Date: 7/1/2021

DAQ-17-002

Effective Date: 1/31/2022

   

Markes-Agilent

Automated Gas

Chromatograph

 

DAQ-09-001.2 R0

Effective Date: 4/22/2021

   

 

SO2 Quality Assurance Project Plans

Background Monitoring

DAQ-01-003 R1

Effective Date: 12/21/2022
NCore QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 1/26/2021
SLAMS SO2 And NO2

DAQ-01-002 R0
Effective Date: 8/01/2022

 

SO2 Standard Operating Procedures

 

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Regional Coordinator

PPB Chemist

SO2

DAQ-12-001.1 R11*

Effective Date: 8/10/2022

DAQ-12-001.2 R14.1*

Effective Date: 5/27/2022

DAQ-12-001.2 R14.1*

Effective Date: 5/27/2022

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022

Trace SO2

DAQ-12-001.1 R11*

Effective Date: 8/10/2022

DAQ-12-002.2 R14.1*

Effective Date: 10/01/2022

DAQ-12-002.2 R14.1*

Effective Date: 10/01/2022

DAQ-15-005.5 R2.0*

Effective Date:

5/01/2022