Testing

May 6 2005
The World Health Organization stated that infectious diseases are the world’s single largest source of human mortality (WHO, 1996). Many of these...
Apr 5 2005
WQP: What trends are you seeing in the industry in terms of the different types of analysis being requested? Marianne R. Metzger: In terms of water...
Nov 1 2004
In 1988, I traveled to South Korea with the American/Canadian Tae Kwon Do karate team. I spent two weeks there, the first week competing, the second...
Oct 7 2004
Perchlorate has been the “contaminant du jour” in the water treatment community recently. NSF has received many inquiries regarding potential...
Aug 31 2004
Drinking water contaminants play an important role in the water industry. A successful business must look to the future and prepare for the...
Jun 29 2004
Would you be surprised if your customers had arsenic levels over 50 parts per billion (ppb) or five times the new maximum contaminant level (MCL)?...
Mar 31 2004
Never has water testing been so important. Local newspaper articles and other media outlets force consumers to be more aware of their water and,...
Mar 30 2004
Bacteria are the most abundant organisms on the planet. It is estimated that they have been in existence 3.5 billion years. These fascinating little...
Mar 30 2004
I thought I would take a moment to bring you up to speed on some of the contaminants making the news in the last month or so. It is safe to say that...
Oct 31 2003
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offers its Secondary Maximum Contaminant Levels, which set non-mandatory water quality standards for 15...
May 20 2003
Water testing doesn't have to be complicated. Test kits are a quick, easy-to-use solution that even customers can perform themselves. Water testing...
May 6 2003
Oxygen demand is an important parameter for determining the amount of organic pollution in water. Testing oxygen demand has its widest application in...
Apr 24 2003
Which microbes lurk in the clear, crisp water that flows from the tap? The potential answer to this question has spurred millions of Americans to...
Apr 17 2003
The maintenance of a pool or spa can become tiresome for the average consumer. Owning this type of recreational luxury can create a chore most people...
Jan 9 2003
A unique ammonia/phosphate analyzer designed to take readings directly in the wastewater, in other words, precisely where the nutrient concentration...
Jan 9 2003
"Your treatment plant stinks again! What are you going to do about it?"  Whether this complaint comes directly from an offended neighbor, or is...
Oct 3 2002
The goal of this article is to demonstrate that the Shimadzu TOC-VW can effectively oxidize the Humic Acid (HA) matrix at high accuracy and precision...
Oct 3 2002
As part of its Safe Drinking Water Program, the State of Louisiana recently implemented 12 units of the Severn Trent Services Eclox(TM) Rapid...
Sep 20 2002
Consumers want to know if the bottled water they buy is safe. How and why bottled water is regulated is not common knowledge and can be confusing to...
Sep 3 2002
To make the most of its resources, including operator time and energy, Warrington Township Water and Sewer Department, located in Bucks County,...