water quality test strip Articles

  • Testing for Nitrates in Water, what are the Options?

    Nitrate is a naturally occurring substance in the environment and is commonly found in most water sources, it is usually only a cause for concern in areas where water supplies can be affected by farm runs offs and agriculture, its use as a fertiliser can cause increased levels in water supplies The ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Water quality products magazine features ITS

    The decision for a company to seek approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on a product can be beneficial in the long run, but the road to get there may be a long one. In August 1998, Industrial Test Systems (ITS) began its journey on the path to EPA approval for its Sensafe Free Chlorine Water Check test strips. After many outside studies, research, testing and reporting, ...

  • Air pollution from air stripping of industrial VOCs: a mitigating alternative using renewable energy

    Four reaction beds (glass, Plexiglas, concrete and metal) exposed to solar (UV) light and coated with titanium dioxide were used for testing the degradation of Dichloroacetic Acid (DCA) in water, with concentrations of 130 ppmv, 390 ppmv and 650 ppmv. The glass-bed reactor showed the highest photonic efficiency followed by Plexiglas, concrete and metal. The 390-ppmv DCA gave the highest rate of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Monitoring Environmental Quality

    ' In order to determine the effectiveness of actions to improve environmental quality it is necessary to be able to measure relevant environmental parameters at a level of detail which is accurate enough to distinguish the anticipated changes. However, the establishment and maintenance of monitoring systems is time-consuming and expensive and therefore the scale of such systems needs to be kept ...


    By The World Bank

  • Arsenic wood field testing kit

    Now available from Industrial Test Systems, Inc. is a quick, easy, field test kit that can confirm the presence of inorganic arsenic in wood. Arsenic Quick™ 481396-W kit is a modification of the US Patented, ETV Verified arsenic test for drinking water. This 10 minute test readily confirms the absence or presence of arsenic in any wood sample, including CCA treated lumber using safe ...

  • West Palm Beach wetlands-based water reclamation program: sustainable water management via indirect potable water reuse and natural system restoration

    The city of West Palm Beach has experienced stress on its water supply as have many South Florida cities. However, the city is unique in that it is one of the few utilities in South Florida that still utilizes surface water for its primary water supply. The wetlands-based water reclamation program (WBWRP) was developed to reduce the city’s dependence on the regional surface water supply system ...

  • Rock Hill Company keeps an eye on water

    Industrial Test Systems, maker of test strips and other equipment to gauge the quality of water for all sorts of uses, is an international player ...

  • The La Puente Valley County Water District

    Since it was first settled in 1841, the San Gabriel Valley has hosted a variety of industries, ranging from walnut packing to rocket fuel manufacturing. Along with other contaminants, industrial development has left a significant portion of the Valley’s groundwater contaminated with: - N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) and - 1,4-Dioxane. NDMA entered the groundwater in the San Gabriel Valley ...

  • Distillation of oil field produced water for reuse on irrigation water: evaluation of pollutants removal and ecotoxicity

    Desalination is one of the earliest forms of saline water treatment and it is still used throughout the world. In this work, a single-effect mechanical vapor compression (MVC) process was investigated to produce water for irrigation of non-edible cultures from oil-field produced water. Distillation was able to produce a condensate presenting very low amounts of 84 analyzed pollutants. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Building soils for storm water compliance and successful landscapes

    THE SOILS for Salmon project - initiated in 1999 by the Washington Organic Recycling Council (WORC) - has been building momentum through collaboration with the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT), regulators at the state Department of Ecology, local governments, scientists, and green leaders in the building, landscape and development industries. Over the years, the Soils for Salmon ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Phosphorus release risk on a calcareous purple soil in southwest China

    Growing concerns about water eutrophication made it imperative to control phosphorus (P) losses from agricultural soil to water. A Quantity-Intensity (Q-I) relationship that reflects the potential of soil P release to water was developed on the calcareous purple soil in southwestern China. Results showed that a change point appeared at 30 mg kg−1 for Olsen-P and 22 mg kg−1 for iron-oxide ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Impact on Gaza aquifer from recharge with partially treated wastewater

    The Gaza Strip suffers from high pressure imposed on its water resources. There is a deficit of about 50 mm3 every year, which has led to a declination of groundwater level and deterioration of groundwater quality. New water resources are sought to fulfil the water deficit; among them is the artificial recharge of treated wastewater to groundwater. The impact of recharging partially treated ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Treatment of 1,4-Dioxane in Stockton, CA

    In the early 1990’s, the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) tetrachloroethylene (PCE) and trichloroethylene (TCE) were discovered in the vicinity of several city water supply wells near the city of Stockton, California. An aggressive, hydraulic containment/water reinjection system was installed to contain the plume and protect the quality of the drinking water. For several years, a treatment ...

  • eXact Micro 7+ photometer featured in new article

    Canadian Pool and Spa Marketing magazine’s December issue showcases our new eXact Micro 7+ advanced photometer system. The feature article on page 110 is titled “Water Testing Devices go Digital.” The complete article is online in an interesting ...

  • ITS marketing manager quoted in WaterTech

    Professional, ethical testing will start you off on the right foot and will directly determine which services the customer may need. Many substances could be in a customer’s water, but, “It’s not necessary to test for every parameter; that’s what labs are for,” advises Rob Samborn, director of sales and marketing for HM Digital, a Los Angeles-based maker of water ...

  • Corus installs gem steam traps to improve energy conservation and reduce co2 emissions

    Corus’s Trostre Steel Works in Llanelli, South Wales has installed Thermal Energy International’s GEM Venturi orifice steam traps as part of the plant’s continuous improvement programme into energy conservation and CO2 reduction.  A leading supplier of high quality light gauge steels, the site produces over 400,000 tonnes a year of packaging steels for the UK market. As ...

  • Full-scale SVE system operates in tandem with groundwater treatment

    Since 1993, SVE has been implemented using two designs at the TP Industrial, Inc. (TPI) site in Gardena, CA, to treat soil contaminated with chlorinated solvents. The SVE system was modified in 1997 to improve emissions control efficiency by using carbon adsorption units that treat effluent from an air-stripping system for treating site ground water. By the end of 2007, SVE had removed a ...

  • Introduction to Iran Spiral Company

    Iran SPIRAL COMPANY (ISCO) was established in 1991 East of Isfahan in the Segzi Industrial Zone at km 52 of the Esfahan – Naein Road. The aim was manufacture and supply of spiral welded line pipes for oil, gas and water usage. FEATURES OF ISCO ·         Having two simultaneous production mills gives more flexibility and faster ...


    By Iran Spiral

  • UV disinfection for enhanced oil recovery and other oilfield applications

    One of the biggest challenges facing oil companies today is how to extract more oil from the discoveries made in the last 40 years. Estimates vary, but approximately 66% of the discovered oil gets left in the ground. The International Energy Agency has estimated that if, in the next 20 years, this figure could be reduced to 50%, then this would increase the world's recoverable oil by 1.2 trillion ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • The Crunch Factor – Corn Chip Edition

    Friday, January 29 was National Corn Chip Day. To celebrate, we took a closer look at this wonder of the snack world and are sharing the important role that moisture plays in the production of corn chips and snack foods in general. To get the scoop on corn chips, we spoke to Randy Rupprecht, QA Manager, and Mike Klein, Processing Manager, of Axium Foods. ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

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