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

Quality Assurance Project Plans and General Standard Operating Procedures

Quality Assurance Project Plans and General Standard Operating Procedures

Quality Assurance Project Plans
Particulate Matter QAPP R2
Effective Date: 8/8/2019

Ozone

QAPP R0
Effective Date: 7/11/2019
NCore QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 1/26/2021
Urban Air Toxics QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 7/2/2014

Near-Road

QAPP R0.2
Effective: 6/9/2020

SO2 PWEI
 
Effective Date: 9/5/2019
 

SO2 DRR

QAPP R0
Effective Date: 1/1/2017
Northampton County Background Monitoring
Effective Date: 10/3/2019
Background Monitoring
Effective Date: 11/18/2020

 

General Standard Operating Procedures
Writing SOPs DAQ-14-001*
Effective Date: 2/1/2021
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

 

Calibration and Maintenance for Monitoring Equipment

Rootsmeter

SOP 2.3.2.1 R2*

Effective Date: 10/1/1996

FTS

SOP 2.3.2.2 R8*

Effective Date: 9/1/1998

Barometers

SOP 2.3.3 R7*

Effective Date: 11/1/2011

Thermometers

DAQ-15-001.1 R0*

Effective Date: 11/13/2020

Manometers

SOP R2020

Effective Date: 2/18/2020

Gas Calibrator

SOP 2.3.4 R12.2*

Effective Date: 9/17/2014

Zero Air Pack

SOP 2.3.5 R14*

Effective Date: 9/1/2018

Gas Verification

SOP 2.3.6 R0*

Effective Date: 11/30/2009

Cylinder
Concentrations

Interim Procedure*

Effective Date: 4/14/2008

 

Air Toxics QAPPs and SOPs

Air Toxics QAPPs and SOPs

Air Toxics Quality Assurance Project Plans
Urban Air Toxics

 QAPP R1*

Effective Date: 7/2/2014

 

Air Toxics Standard Operating Procedure

 

ECB Technician

Operator

Lab

PPB Chemist

VOCs

 

SOP 2.51.2 R0.0*

Effective Date: 6/1/2020

 

SOP 2.51.4.1 R2*

Effective Date: 7/31/2015

 

SOP 2.51.4.2 R2*

Effective Date: 7/31/2015

 

SOP 2.51.4.3 R1*

Effective Date: 6/26/2015

Aldehydes

 

SOP 2.52.2 R0.0

Effective Date: 8/1/2020

 

SOP 2.52.4.1 R1*

Effective Date: 5/15/2015

 

SOP 2.52.4.2 R0*

Effective Date: 7/30/2015

 

SOP 2.52.4.3 R0*

Effective Date: 7/28/2015

 

Carbon Monoxide (CO) QAPPs and SOPs

Carbon Monoxide (CO) QAPPs and SOPs

CO Quality Assurance Project Plans
Criteria

QAPP R2.1*

Effective Date: 10/1/2016

NCore

QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 1/26/2021

Near Road

QAPP R0.2

Effective Date: 6/9/2020

 

CO Standard Operating Procedures
     

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Regional Cordinator

PPB Chemist

Trace CO

SOP 2.36.1 R10.7

Effective Date: 

4/21/2016

DAQ-04-001.2 R6.0*

Effective Date:

3/05/2021

DAQ-04-001.2 R6.0*

Effective Date:

3/05/2021

SOP 2.41.4 R1.6*

Effective Date:

10/15/2014

 

Meteorological (MET) QAPPs and SOPs

Meteorological (MET) QAPPs and SOPs

MET Quality Assurance Project Plan
MET

*Coming Soon* QAPP R0

Effective Date: 

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

 

 

MET Standard Operating Procedures
 

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Regional Cordinator

PPB Chemist

Ceilometer

 

DAQ-07-001.2 R1

Effective Date: 3/5/2021

 
Meteorological

SOP 2.12.1 R1.5*

Effective Date: 7/1/2015

SOP R1*

Effective Date: 8/12/2013

 

SOP 2.41.4 R1.6*

Effective Date: 10/15/2014

 

Nitrogen Dioxides (NO2) and Nitrous Oxides (NOx) QAPPs and SOPs

Nitrogen Dioxides (NO2) and Nitrous Oxides (NOx) QAPPs and SOPs

NO2 and NOx Quality Assurance Project Plans
Background Monitoring

QAPP R0

Effective Date: 11/18/2020

Criteria

QAPP R2.1*

Effective Date: 10/01/2016

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

QAPP R0.2

Effective Date: 6/9/2020

Northampton County

QAPP R0

Effective Date: 10/3/2019

 

NO2 and NOx Standard Operating Procedures
 

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Regional Cordinator

PPB Chemist

NO2

SOP 2.17.1 R1.1*

Effective Date: 4/22/2016

SOP 2.17.2 R1.1*

Effective Date: 11/15/2016

SOP 2.8.3 R2*

Effective Date: 3/10/2006

SOP 2.41.4 R1.6*

Effective Date: 10/15/2014

NO2 Caps Monitor  

DAQ-08-001.2 R1.0

Effective Date: 2/19/2021

   
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

SOP 2.41.4 R1.6*

Effective Date:10/15/2014

 

Ozone (O3) QAPPs and SOPs

Ozone (O3) QAPPs and SOPs

O3 Quality Assurance Project Plans
Criteria

QAPP R2.1*

Effective Date: 10/1/2016

Ozone

QAPP R0

Effective Date: 7/11/2019

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

 

O3 Standard Operating Procedures
 

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Regional Cordinator

PPB Chemist

Ozone

DAQ-10-001.1 R7.2

Effective Date: 1/6/2021

SOP 2.7.2 R8.0*

Effective Date: 2/21/2020

SOP 2.8.3 R2*

Effective Date: 3/10/2006

SOP 2.41.4 R1.6*

Effective Date: 10/15/2014

 

Particulate Matter (PM) QAPPs and SOPs

Particulate Matter (PM) QAPPs and SOPs

PM Quality Assurance Project Plans
Background Monitoring

QAPP R0

Effective Date: 11/18/2020

Criteria

QAPP R2.1*

Effective Date: 10/1/2016

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

QAPP R0.2

Effective Date: 6/9/2020

Northampton County Background Monitoring
Effective Date: 10/3/2019
Particulate Matter

QAPP R2

Effective Date: 8/8/2019

 

PM Standard Operating Procedures
 

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Lab

PPB Chemist

Total Suspended
Particulate Matter

SOP 2.4 R9*

Effective Date: 7/1/2003

Particulate Matter
2.5 Microns

SOP 2.24.1 R2011*

Effective Date: 1/1/2011

SOP 2.46.2 R2020*

Effective Date: 12/5/2019

SOP 2.24.3 R2014*

Effective Date: 8/8/2014

SOP 2.63.4 R0

Effective Date: 8/15/2020

BAM 1020

SOP  2.37.1 R0*

Effective Date: 10/8/2008

SOP 2.37.2 R2020*

Effective Date: 12/4/2020

 

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  

SOP 2.46.2 R2020

Effective Date: 12/16/2019

 

SOP 2.63.4 R0

Effective Date: 8/15/2020

Teledyne T640X  

SOP 2.47.2 R2020

Effective Date: 12/16/2019

 

SOP 2.63.4 R0

Effective Date: 8/15/2020

BGI TetraCal  

SOP R2020

Effective Date: 12/16/2019

   

 

Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Stations (PAMS)

Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Stations (PAMS)

Coming Soon.

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) QAPPs and SOPs

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) QAPPs and SOPs

SO2 Quality Assurance Project Plans
Background Monitoring

QAPP R0

Effective Date: 11/18/2020

Criteria

QAPP R2.1*

Effective Date: 10/1/2016

NCore QAPP R1*
Effective Date: 1/26/2021
SO2 PWEI

QAPP R0

Effective Date: 9/5/2019

SO2 DRR

QAPP R0

Effective Date: 1/1/2017

 

 

SO2 Standard Operating Procedures
 

ECB Technician

Regional Operator

Regional Coordinator

PPB Chemist

SO2

SOP 2.8.1 R10.0*

Effective Date: 11/01/2016

DAQ-12-001.2 R14.0*

Effective Date: 10/01/2020

SOP 2.8.3 R2*

Effective Date: 3/10/2006

SOP 2.41.4 R1.6*

Effective Date: 10/15/2014

Trace SO2

SOP 2.34.1 R2*

Effective Date: 2/15/2016

DAQ-12-002.2 R14.0*

Effective Date: 10/01/2020

SOP 2.8.3 R2*

Effective Date: 3/10/2006

SOP 2.41.4 R1.6*

Effective Date: 10/15/2014