Soil and Hazardous Waste Laboratory

Contact person:

Dr.Saswat Kumar Mohanty
Deputy Environmental Scientist
Air   Laboratory-in-Charge
Ph :  9438883993
Email  skm.opcb@rediffmail.com

 

Functions of Soil & Hazardous waste Laboratory:

I.   Providing monitoring and analytical support to the Board for its regulatory activities.

II.  Assessment of

  • Surface & subsurface soil quality
  • Sediment quality
  • Solid & Hazardous waste quality

III. Providing analytical support to other Government Organizations of the State

IV. Providing training to students of different industries regarding solid & Hazardous waste sampling & analysis

 

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Sl. No. Test Parameter Test method
(A)    Hazardous Waste  
1. Preparation of Leachate (TCLP) extract/ water extract) No. 7.5, p. 170

No. 7.5,10 p. 176

2. Corrosivity No. 7.4, p. 167
3. Ignibility (Flash Point) No. 7.2, p. 166
4. Toxicity No. 7.5, p. 170
5. Measurement Heavy metals n the waste/ leachate No. 5.4,  p.42

Note :Methods are from Manual on Sampling, Analysis and Characterization of hazardous waste, CPCB Publication LATS/16/2002-03.

Sl. No. Test Parameter Test method
B) Soil/ Sludge/ Sediment and Solid waste
1. Boron No. 3.12.2, p. 201
2. Cation E xchange capacity (CEC) IS: 2720 (Part XXIV)-1976 Reaffirmed 2001
3. Electrical conductivity (EC) IS : 14767:2000

Reaffirmed 2006

4. Nitrogen Available No. 3.02, p.146
5. Organic carbon/ matter (Chemical method) IS: 2720 (Part XXII)-1972 Reaffirmed 2010
6. Ph IS: 2720 (Part 26)-1987 Reaffirmed 1997
7. Phosphorous (available) No. 3.03, p.161
8. Potassium No. 3.04 p. 169
9. SAR in soil extract By Calculation
10. Sodium No. 3.04 p. 169
11. Soil Moisture IS: 2720 (Part II)-1973 Reaffirmed 1997
12. Total Kjehldal Nitrogen No. 3.02, p. 155
13. Ammonia No. 3.02.5, p. 154
14. Bicarbonate No. 3.16.1, p. 216
15. Calcium No. 3.05, p. 171
16. Calcium

Carbonate

IS : 2720(Part XXIII)- 1976 Reaffirmed 1995
17. Chloride No. 3.16.2, p. 217
18. Gypsum Requirement No. 3.15, p. 213
19. Nitrate No. 3.02.4, p. 152
20. Poly aromatic Hydrocarbon Manual on Integrated Water Quality Evaluation,, By D. de Zwart, R.C. Trivedi and A.M. de Kruijf,, Report No. 802023003, 1995., Chapter 11, p. 173*
21. Heavy metals Manual on Integrated Water Quality Evaluation,, By D. de Zwart, R.C. Trivedi and A.M. de Kruijf,, Report No. 802023003, 1995., Chapter 11, p. 167*
22. Sulphate IS : 2270 (Part XXVII)-1977 Reaffirmed 2001
23. Sulphur No. 3.06 , p. 177
24. Total water Soluble salts IS: 2720(Part XXI)-1977 Reaffirmed 2001
25. Water Holding Capacity No. 1.14 , p. 56

Note : Except the IS methods and * marked methods , all other methods are from A Textbook of Soil Analysis, by T.C. Baruah and H. Barthakar, 1997.

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