Deutsch: Überwachung / Español: Monitoreo / Português: Monitoramento / Français: Surveillance / Italiano: Monitoraggio /

A monitoring is In EMAP, the periodic collection of data that is used to determine the condition of ecological resources. "Periodic or continuous surveillance or testing to determine the level of compliance with statutory requirements and/or pollutant levels in various media [air, soil, water] or in humans, plants, and animals" (EPA 1992, 18).
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A Monitoring is Testing that water systems must perform to detect and measure contaminants. A water system that does not follow US EPA's Monitoring methodology or schedule is in violation, and may be subject to legal action.
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A monitoring is the use of sampling and detection equipment to determine the levels of radiation or other toxic materials in land, air, or water.
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A Monitoring is Testing that water systems must perform to detect and measure contaminants. A water system that does not follow EPA's Monitoring methodology or schedule is in violation, and may be subject to legal action.
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A Monitoring is Testing that water systems must perform to detect and measure contaminants. A water system that does not follow EPA's Monitoring methodology or schedule is in violation, and may be subject to legal action.

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