DoD Quality Systems for Environmental Laboratories (DoD QSM) FAQs-Version 5 (PDF)
The following document contains the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and corresponding answers that were generated during the April 2013 Web-based training. Recipients are still encouraged to provide us with any other questions they may have on QSM Version 5.0 via this website.
QSM Version 5.0 FINAL (PDF)
The Department of Defense (DoD) Environmental Data Quality Workgroup (EDQW) presents the final version 5.0 of the Quality Systems Manual (QSM) for Environmental Laboratories. The QSM provides baseline requirements for the establishment and management of quality systems for laboratories performing analytical testing services for the DoD. This version will be used to accredit all DoD-ELAP laboratories with the goal of complete compliance within the next two and a half years.
Final LCS Study July 2013 (PDF)
The results of the 2012 Laboratory Control Sample (LCS) data collection has resulted in a final report. The attached document summarizes the conclusions of the LCS study, which entailed the collection and analysis of over 6 million data points.
LCS Fact Sheet Final July 2013 (PDF)
This Fact Sheet summarizes the 2013 DoD Laboratory Control Sample (LCS) Control Limits Study and discusses the different types and applications of LCS data. The uses of LCS Control Limits are varied, and it is important that a project determines appropriate LCS Control Limits during their project planning process.
DoD/DOE Consolidated Quality Systems Manual (QSM) for Environmental Laboratories Version 5.0 Training
The CLUIN Internet Seminar titled "DoD/DOE Consolidated Quality Systems Manual (QSM) for Environmental Laboratories Version 5.0 Training" delivered on April 23, 2013 is now available for free download and replay at: http://www.clu-in.org/live/archive . Please feel free to share this archive with anyone who will find it valuable.
DoD ELAP Fact Sheet (PDF)
2016 Environmental Monitoring and Data Quality Workshop (DOC)
2016 Department of Defense Environmental Monitoring & Data Quality Workshop April 12 - 14, 2016 Robert A. Young Federal Building St. Louis, MO The DoD Environmental Data Quality Workgroup is pleased to announce that we are securing approval for the 2016 DoD Environmental Monitoring & Data Quality Workshop (EMDQ). This workshop is open to all interested members of the environmental community involved with DoD sites or projects including representatives from the DoD services, other Federal Agencies, State, local, and Tribal governments, academia, and the private sector. There will be no registration fee. DoD personnel wishing to attend should submit travel approval through their service specific channels and coordinate with the appropriate EDQW principal as listed below to avoid intra- and inter-service conflicts.
EDQW 8330B FAQs November 2014 (DOCX)
The DoD Environmental Data Quality Workgroup presents the following document which contains the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) concerning the Implementation of EPA SW-846 Method 8330B Recipients are still encouraged to provide us with any other questions they may have on EPA SW-846 8330B via this website.
DoD Training - Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program Requirements for 8330B (PDF)
DoD Training – Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program Requirements for 8330B. https://dandp.webex.com/dandp/lsr.php?RCID=9abaed1f33c669e0c0ddb59178bd3b9a
2015 Environmental Data Quality Workshop (DOC)
2015 DoD Environmental Monitoring & Data Quality Workshop April 28 -30, 2015 911 Federal Building 911 NE 11th Avenue Portland, Oregon 97232-4128 The deadline for the upcoming workshop registration is April 14, 2015. If you have not already registered, please do so utilizing the following link: 2015 EMDQ Registration Please address any questions you may have to: Ms. Alyssa Wingard at firstname.lastname@example.org We look forward to seeing you at the 2015 EMDQ!