Detecting heavy metals in drinking water
Building a beneficial partnership with a laboratory
There are many components to operating a successful bottled water business. Selecting suppliers of critical services, the quality of supplies used in production and the providers of services all have a direct impact on product water quality. Choosing the right laboratory can provide the bottler with a resource for regulatory compliance, quality control troubleshooting and technical information.
These new FCL400 Series free chlorine sensors feature amperometric measurement technology. Designed for use in water treatment disinfection applications and for use with chlorine generators, pools and drinking water, these sensors are available in several ranges for detecting parts per million levels of free chlorine.
National Testing Laboratories (NTL) offers a new testing package geared toward individuals on city water supplies. The new City-Check covers contaminants likely to show up in city water including metals, disinfectants and disinfection byproducts. NTL offers three levels of testing packages designed to meet all budgets and address customers’ health concerns.
ColorQ AT kits are great sales tools for onsite demonstrations of treated water benefits. Tests are fast and simple and the ColorQ handheld photometer eliminates the guesswork with traditional color matching. Packaged in a rugged case with locks; custom options are available.
The SA-1000 scanning analyzer provides schools, municipalities and health departments with an easy-to-use, accurate test for lead and copper in potable water. Using a U.S. EPA- approved testing method, the SA-1000 tests for results as low as 5 ppb for lead analysis. Results are obtained in three minutes and data is stored for review or to upload to a PC.