Name: Name or type of test (analyte) to be run. Example: BOD,TSS, Nitrates, Fecal, etc...
Description: A brief description of the test.
Analysis Method: The method used for the test. See Method Setup.
Prep Method: Methods taken to prepare this sample.
Acronym: A short name for the test.
Basis: The basis is used to further specify the Parameter being measured. Examples are L - Dissolved, N - Total Recoverable, U - Percent Removal. Typically used with CIWQS reporting.
Storet: The US EPA Storet code that identifies the analysis or measurement of the variable. Click the ... button to browse a list of standard EPA Storet Codes.
Analyte Code: The Analyte Code (SDWIS/CMDP Id) for the variable. Use the ... button to browse a list the list of Analyte Codes
CAS# CAS Number that idenfities the compound test is for.
Lab Section The Lab Section for the test.
Default Max Hold Time (hrs): Number of hours sample can be held before it is run.
Cost: Test Cost. Will be used to calculate total sample cost.
Significant Figures: Number of Significant Figures values should be reported to. NOTE: This field is for information only and is not used to format results in reports, graphs, etc...
Method Detection Limit: The MDL for the test. NOTE: This field is for information only and is not used to format results in reports, graphs, etc...
Reportable Limit: The RL for the test. NOTE: This field is for information only and is not used to format results in reports, graphs, etc...
Notes: Notes or comments for this specific test.
There are five user defined fields that can be used to track any additional attributes of a test that WIMS has not provided a field for. In the example below, User Defined 1 has been changed to EDI. The ... button can be used to pick and setup a list of values for the field.