Field Rules and Regulations The purpose of these Rules is to set out Certification criteria for laboratory facilities performing any tests, analyses, measurements, or monitoring required under G.S. 143 Article 21 or any rules adopted thereunder, and to establish fees for Certification program support. These Rules apply to laboratory facilities which perform and report tests, analyses, measurements or monitoring for persons subject to G.S. 143-215.1 and 143-215.63, et seq. For example, Environmental Management Commission Rules for Surface Water Monitoring and Reporting found in Subchapter 2B of this Chapter, Section .0500 (Only facilities classified in accordance with Classification of Water Pollution Control Systems Rules found in 15A NCAC 08G .0300 are subject to these Rules.); Groundwater Rules found in 15A NCAC 02L .0100, .0200, and .0300; Waste Not Discharged to Surface Waters Rules found in 15A NCAC 02H .0200; Point Source Discharges to the Surface Waters Rules found in 15A NCAC 02H .0100. These Rules also apply to all wastewater treatment plant laboratories for municipalities having Local Pretreatment Programs as regulated in 15A NCAC 02H .0900. Laboratory facilities performing and reporting analyses for field parameters only, shall be considered for certification as specified in 15A NCAC 2H .0805(g) . These Rules do not apply to facilities which are not classified in accordance with Classification of Water Pollution Control Systems Rules found in 15A NCAC 08G .0300 and biological toxicity testing in accordance with 15A NCAC 2H .1100. Rule or Regulation Description 15A NCAC 2H .0800 NC Administrative Code - Laboratory Certification. These rules apply to Field and Non-Field Laboratories. Effective July 2019 40 CFR, Part 136 This is the entire 40 CFR Part 136, inclusive of all updates. Guidelines for Establishing Test Procedures for the Analysis of Pollutants Under the Clean Water Act MUR to 40 CFR Part 136 This shows the specific updates implemented in the most recent Method Update Rule; Effective July 19, 2021. For previous regulatory history of the Clean Water Act methods, click here If you see something that should be corrected or have any questions about the content of the site, contact the site administrator; or (919) 733- 3908 x259.