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10 things you need to know about monitoring residual oxidants

10 things you need to know about monitoring residual oxidants

​10 things you need to know about monitoring residual oxidants- a Palintest presentation at WWEM 2014

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7 steps to ensure safe water in hydrotherapy

7 steps to ensure safe water in hydrotherapy

Water used in hydrotherapy must be safe and clean to protect patients who have compromised immune systems. These seven key recommendations will ensure the facility is kept clean and safe for the variety of applications now utilising hydrotherapy.

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A guide for DPD testing in pools and spas

A guide for DPD testing in pools and spas

Pool operators need to be confident that the sanitizer concentration is correctly dosed and controlled, for the health and comfort of bathers.

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Chlorine alternatives in Fresh Produce production

Chlorine alternatives in Fresh Produce production

Understanding your disinfectant – the switch from chlorine to chlorine dioxide in the production of fresh produce.

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Chlorine Dioxide in Brewing Process Water

Chlorine Dioxide in Brewing Process Water

Rather than using traditional disinfectants which have long-lasting residuals and can form organic disinfection by-products, chlorine dioxide offers significant advantages for process water applications.

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Controlling chloramination in drinking water

Controlling chloramination in drinking water

Dr Palin developed the DPD method of measuring free and total chlorine in the 1950’s and described at the time how the colorimetric method can suffer from interference from monochloramine during free chlorine readings.

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How to test salt water pools

How to test salt water pools

Here we provide an overview of salt water pool chlorine generators; what they are, why they used, and what the implications are for water testing.

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Measuring turbidity in swimming pools

Measuring turbidity in swimming pools

Water clarity is critical for pool owners in terms of appearance and to ensure that the swimmer feels confident in the quality of the water. It is also an indication of the efficacy of the disinfectant as cloudy water can host and protect bacteria and viruses from the action of the disinfectant.

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Testing biocides in hydraulic fracturing

Testing biocides in hydraulic fracturing

Biocides are added to the water to prevent the build up of bacteria in the water that may lead to acid corrosion or the creation of sulphide based compounds. Bacterial growth can impair the production of oil and gas wells, and can be introduced into the fracking fluid from various sources including the source water and the proppant.

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Testing for lead in drinking water

Testing for lead in drinking water

Contamination events earlier this year in both Flint (USA) and Hong Kong shone the light back onto lead in drinking water. Discover how providers can use monitoring products to unequovically prove to consumers when the water has returned within safe limits.

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Testing free chlorine when superchlorinating

Testing free chlorine when superchlorinating

In some applications, like fresh produce washing, regulations stipulate that free chlorine must be applied to the water at a concentration greater than 50mg/l.

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Water Testing in Renal Dialysis

Water Testing in Renal Dialysis

Chloramine testing of water used for haemodialysis is mandatory as prescribed in ISO 13959:2014. The standard refers to testing for total chlorine, however understanding the difference between free chlorine and combined chlorine can help when making the decision as to which test method to use.

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