Water Quality

Water quality monitoring during Covid-19

The current Covid-19 pandemic has thrown up many issues, including restricting travel and in many cases access to sites.  Luckily, it isn’t always necessary to be where your measurement system is. Water quality monitoring during Covid-19 is  much simpler with […]

Measuring Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in water

The measurement of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in water is a key task for every water company, as well as any business producing trade effluent. Understanding the cause and effect of TDS through robust monitoring is critical for improving processes […]

Turbidity v. suspended solids. What’s the difference?

Turbidity and suspended solids are two different terms each with their own specific meaning. However, they are both intrinsically linked and regularly used to measure the quality of water and wastewater. What is turbidity? Turbidity refers to the transparency of […]

what is total organic carbon?

The amount of carbon found in an organic compound is commonly referred to as Total Organic Carbon, or TOC for short. Calculating Total Organic Carbon TOC is a term regularly used in both the clean water and wastewater industries to […]

Correlating UV254 to other organics parameters

Monitoring organics is essential for many water and wastewater treatment applications. UV254 is an optical technology which utilises ultraviolet light at a wavelength of 254nm and is able to detect organic matter in the water. Typically, its measurement is presented […]

What to look for in a pH or chlorine sensor

You know you need to monitor pH, so you do some research and find oodles of pH analysers and instruments on google. How do you sift through and make a shortlist to find the right one? What should you look […]

Chlorine in water

Water chlorination,  is widely used across the globe to kill off harmful bacteria in drinking water. Prior to putting chlorine in water, diseases such as cholera and typhoid were easily spread. Chlorine, is the most widely used disinfectant for drinking […]