Test kits for water analysis
Test kits for water analysis

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Test kits for water analysis

Learning outcomes

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.

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