Fluorimeter

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September 2012
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September 2012

The AND1000 fluorimeter is a new technology that uses DNA to detect metals in water in 30 seconds. The handheld device tests drinking water, environmental water and industrial water supplies. It uses an extremely sensitive measurement technique to determine the toxicity levels of heavy metal contamination to low parts-per-billion levels.

TDS Monitor

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The upgraded DM-2 dual inline TDS monitor, featuring a wide measurement range (0 to 9,990 ppm); a large, easy-to-read LCD; splash-proof design; and flexible mounting bracket, now offers improved accuracy, digital calibration, self-diagnostic messaging and shielded cables. It is ideal for a variety of commercial or light industrial water filtration systems, such as reverse osmosis and deionization. The monitor was co-designed in the U.S. and South Korea, and is backed by a one-year factory warranty.  
 

Tester

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61501
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February 2012

The Ultrapen PT1 conductivity/TDS/salinity tester features the accuracy and stability of bench top lab equipment with the convenience of a pen. Constructed of durable aircraft aluminum, the pen is fully potted for extra protection, with an easy-to-read LCD and one-button functions.

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Monitoring Made Simple

New technology performs sampling and detection in one step

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Dr. Jun Xu is R&D staff scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Xu can be reached at xuj2@ornl.gov or 865.574.8955.
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November 24, 2010
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22323

A New Use for DNA

Detecting heavy metals in drinking water

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September 27, 2010
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22183

Monitor

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56898
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May 2009

HM Digital’s QC-1 is a “Push-to-Test” TDS monitor designed to monitor the effectiveness of any water purification and filtration system that removes TDS. The unit is battery operated and can be easily installed in minutes. It has eight programmable settings (by dip switch) for either TDS or conductivity. Once installed, a user simply needs to press the button. If the TDS level is below the set point, a green light will be illuminated. If above the set point, a red light will display, indicating service is required. It’s backed by a one-year warranty.

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Testing for Bacteria

Running bacteria samples in-house

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Marianne Metzger is accounting specialist for Accent Control Systems, Inc. Metzger is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Water Quality Products. Metzger can be reached at 610.608.5793 or by e-mail at mmetzger@accent-control.com.

Activation Date: 
February 27, 2008
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Legacy
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19012

Making Sense of the Treatment Requirements

UV, NSF Standard 55 and the LT2 Rule

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Bruce Bartley is technical manager for NSF International and manager of the EPA’s Environmental Technology Verification Drinking Water Systems. He can be reached at 800.NSF.MARK, or by e-mail at bbartley@nsf.org.

Activation Date: 
May 30, 2007
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Legacy
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18211

UVDGM Review

EPA provides guide to UV disinfection

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James R. Bolton is executive director of the International Ultraviolet Association and president of Bolton Photosciences, Inc. He can be reached at jim.bolton@iuva.org.

Activation Date: 
March 14, 2007
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17791

The PH Phenomenon

Monitoring water pH

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Michael Neiheiser is technical support accounts manager for National Testing Laboratories, Ltd. He can be reached at 800.458.3330, ext. 215, or by e-mail at mneiheiser@ntllabs.com.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2006
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17253