Sampling Method for Outside Clients (Field-kit)

Preparation Prior to Sample Collection

Please follow the instructions carefully for collecting water samples. Otherwise we do not recommend for quality test.

Necessary Materials
  • 1 clean bottle with capacity at least 500 ml
  • 1 ball-point pen
  • 1 piece of paper (for writing down information related to water source)
  • Tissue paper or piece of cloth
Precautions
  • There will be no dirt, chemical substances and odor in the bottle or its cap
  • If necessary, wash the bottle again and again with washing powder, piece of soap or utensil’s washing materials
  • It is better, if the bottle is of drinking water
Information Regarding Water Sources
  • Date of Collection
  • Time
  • Depth (m/ft)
  • Name of the tube well owner
  • Address of the owner
  • Name of the sample collector
Sampling Procedure
  1. Pump the tube well for at least 10 minutes
  2. Wash the bottle you have prepared earlier with the water of the same tube well several time
  3. Fill the bottle completely with the water so that there will be no empty space. There should be no air inside the bottle.
  4. Wipe out the water remaining outside the bottle with the tissue paper or clothes
  5. Now attach the piece of paper in which you have written information of the tube well with adhesive/gum
  6. Please try to reach the water sample within one or two hours after sampling. If you are unable to maintain the time, please call us for additional advice.