William Lipps

Government and Regulatory Business Development

Standard Methods JEB, FASTM, BCES

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

Columbia, MD


For the past 30 years, William has been a major influencer for water and wastewater analytical methodology. His involvement includes:


For Standards Methods:


23rd Edition Part 4000 Coordinator

24th Edition Joint Editorial Board (JEB)


For ASTM methods:


ASTM D7511; ASTM D7284; ASTM D7237; ASTM D6888; ASTM D7573; ASTM D7781; ASTM D3590

For ISO Methods:


4500-N E; 4500-Cl- D; 4500-CN P; 4500-CN Q; 4500-CN R; 4500 PAA; 4500 H2O2; 5310; 6040


For ATPs:


OIA-1677-09 Available Cyanide by Ligand Exchange and Flow Injection Analysis (FIA) à approved at 40 CFR part 136.

PAM-16130-SSI (ATP Case No. N21-0001), “Determination of 2,3,7,8-Substituted Tetra- through Octa-Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins and Dibenzofurans (CDDs/CDFs) Using Shimadzu Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS), Revision 1.1.”- proposed in 2023 for CWA approval.


Also involved with:


D8083-16; D8272-19; D8273-20; D8421-22; D8456-22; D8489-23e1


The Nelac Institute (TNI) advocacy and Policy Committee


The environmental monitoring Coalition (EMC)


American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL)


AWWA Water Quality Lab Committee


WEF Lab Practices Committee