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​​​Kentucky Laboratory Certification Program

The Kentucky Laboratory Certification Program (KLCP) is administered by the Division of Water (DOW) in the Department for Environmental Protection within the Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet.

KLCP includes both the Kentucky Drinking Water Laboratory Certification Program (KDWLCP) and Kentucky Wastewater Laboratory Certification Program (KWLCP). Drinking water laboratory certification is based on the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).  Wastewater laboratory certification is based on the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA).  Laboratories must be certified by KLCP prior to analyzing water samples for compliance purposes.

For General Use and Proficiency Test Study Results

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Lab Certification Training          ​

KLCP Approved PT ProvidersKLCP Approved PT providers[108 KB]
Chain-of-Custody (COC) GuidanceGuidance document for COC[73 KB]
KLCP Policy on PT Failure Due to Reporting ErrorKLCP policy on PT failure due to reporting error[189 KB]
Guidance Document for ProficiencyGuidance Document for Proficiency[204 KB]
FACTSHEET MDL Rev 2 Requirments.pdfEPA’s Revised MDL Rev 2 Procedure[35 KB]
Revised MDL Workbook Revised MDL Workbook118 KB
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