Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) Monitoring News

  • PeCOD Protects Brewery Product from Contamination

    Food and Beverage companies deliver valuable products to the general public.  It is something we cannot ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Treatment Solutions for Meat-Processing Wastewater

    The world consumes a lot of meat. One estimate is that by 2050, approximately 465 million metric tons of beef, poultry, pork, and other meats will be produced annually. Much of it will be processed in slaughterhouses, using processes that are particularly water-intensive. For example, in cattle slaughterhouses, wastewater streams typically include processing water from the slaughtering line ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Abbey the Koningshoeven and environment

    Abbey the Koningshoeven has won many prizes regarding the sustainability of their WWTP. The Koningshoeven, in collaboration with Waterboard the Dommel, wants to decrease their environmental footprint and one contribution is replacing the chemical “reference” test for COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) with an environmental friendly alternative. microLAN offers the STAC, an ...

  • Increased efficiency at Sappi Alfeld

    At its site in Alfeld, Sappi uses an acidic magnesium bisulphite process to produce high-quality bleached TCF pulp for the purposes of making special paper. The company is currently facing challenges in relation to the reduction of chemical oxygen demand in wastewater as well as reduced performance of the evaporation system in recent years. At the same time, it is looking to boost efficiency and ...


    By GIG Karasek GmbH

  • Comparison of COD, BOD and TOC Methods for Organics

    How does the PeCOD Method compare? There are several common methods to test wastewater and drinking water for organic pollutants, natural and chemical. Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and, Total Organic Carbon (TOC) compromise the three main methods of testing water samples. BOD and COD methods differ from TOC because they measure the amount of oxygen that is ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Arauco Laboratory Replaces Old Technology with PeCOD

    “Since 2016, the laboratory of Arauco Pulp and Paper has invested in new pieces of high-tech equipment that will allow us to measure COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) more accurately and rapidly.” “The variation in the COD speed, from 120 minutes to 8 minutes, is due to the acquisition of a “MANTECH PeCOD”. A modern equipment that offers a new way to measure this ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • New Range of Sterlitech Vacuum Filtration Equipment from Rocker Scientific

    Sterlitech has been collaborating with renowned global names in the filtration industry for the past decade. Our most recent partnership is with Rocker Scientific, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of filtration products with a global sales network, to offer a complete range of vacuum filtration equipment. Ultimately, this partnership will help us meet your laboratory needs. To know how, you may read ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Winery Wastewater Treatment [How Floating Aerators Reduce COD and BOD]

    Winemaking produces a large amount of wastewater with a high Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) and Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) mostly due to dissolved sugars in the wastewater. As a result, winery wastewater requires a treatment process that reduces both COD and BOD to acceptable levels (generally below 200PPM) before the wastewater can either be reused e.g. for irrigation purposes or safely ...

  • Compact solution to bakery effluent

    Food manufacturing and processing operations have made huge strides in cutting their environmental impact, cleaning up or reducing the effluent and wastewater they produce. Of course, it makes good business sense. But it’s a problem that isn’t going to go away and with increasing trade effluent charges and disposal costs, it’s an ever-present issue. Take the bakery sector. ...


    By Advetec Holdings Ltd

  • International Environmental Technology Article - peCOD Method Included in Drinking Water Guidance

    Health Canada has released a Proposed Guidance on Natural Organic Matter (NOM) in Drinking Water. For the first time, Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) has been listed as a parameter for monitoring and treating NOM. The peCOD method, developed by Mantech, is referenced as it provides the sensitivity applicable for source and treated drinking waters. peCOD follows ASTM international Method D8084 ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Carbon Parameters - An Overview

    To describe the organic load of water, the standard parameters COD and DOC as well as TOC or BOD are used. The most important standard parameters are the Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) and the Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), while the „Total Organic ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Wastewater analysis in treatment plants – critical parameters and how to measure them

    Operators of wastewater treatment plants depend on reliable methods to monitor plant performance. Metrohm is pleased to present a collection of standardized methods (ISO, DIN, EPA) for critical parameters ranging from chemical oxygen demand (COD), to alkalinity, oxyhalides, and heavy metals. The mentioned brochure is free of charge and describes methods such as ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Wastewater Analysis in Treatment Plants – Critical Parameters and How to Measure Them

    Operators of wastewater treatment plants depend on reliable methods to monitor plant performance. Metrohm is pleased to present a collection of standardized methods (ISO, DIN, EPA) for critical parameters ranging from chemical oxygen demand (COD), to alkalinity, oxyhalides, and heavy ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Water analysis : high temperature instead of toxic chemicals

    The decomposition of organic substances always consumes oxygen. At the same time, the oxygen demand during degradation is an indication of the degree of pollution of water with organic substances. Therefore, the so-calledChemical Oxygen Demand (COD)is an important parameter in water analysis: in the case of the standardized wet-chemical method (according to DIN 38409-41) and in rapid tests ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • SEAL Analytical theme is totally automatic

    For many analysts, WWEM 2018 will be the first opportunity to see SEAL Analytical’s latest autoanalyzer, the AA500, a fully automated, high throughput, segmented flow analyzer. The AA500 has a compact, all-in-one housing, and provides up to 6 channels for simultaneous analysis of multiple parameters with ultra-low detection limits and excellent repeatability. With fully automatic control of ...


    By SEAL Analytical, Inc.

  • SEAL Analytical acquires lab automation specialist

    SEAL Analytical, the global manufacturer of automated analyzers, has acquired ROHASYS BV, a Dutch manufacturer of laboratory products for automating and robotising sample (pre) treatment. “This new partnership creates exciting opportunities for both companies,” says SEAL President Stuart Smith. “Sharing the common goals of improving laboratory accuracy, speed and reliability, ...


    By SEAL Analytical, Inc.

  • Permanganate Index and Oxidizability for Source and Treated Drinking Waters

    What is permanganate index? The permanganate index is an assessment of water quality typically used for freshwater and treated drinking waters. It involves the determination of oxidizability, also known as oxygen (O2) demand, by potassium permanganate (ISO method 8467). This is the method prescribed in the European Union ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • WTW at IFAT 2018

    The Wet Chemistry revolution is now Our biggest trade show highlight was the presentation of a real innovation made in Weilheim with the Alyza IQ. Our new Analyzer generation sets new standards with its revolutionary mixing unit by saving costs and protecting the environment. This was perfectly showcased by comparing the daily reagent consumption with the previous analyzer ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • WTW at IFAT 2018

    141.000 visitors came to Munich from May 14th till May 18th to visit the IFAT as world’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. We as WTW shared a common booth with Sensus under the slogan “Smart Water Delivered with Expertise”. The Wet Chemistry revolution is now Our biggest trade show highlight was the ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

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