After studying this course, you should be able to:
appreciate the range of test kits available for determining some of the key parameters defining water quality on-site
appreciate the criteria involved in obtaining a representative sample and carrying out fit-for-purpose measurements
understand the chemical principles underpinning portable colourimetric, titrimetric and non-photometric instrumental test kits and the technical considerations which make portability possible
understand the operation of a portable bioluminescence unit for ATP testing
recognise the health and safety requirements of carrying out field measurements.