Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) is a very common test, carried out usually on influent or effluent. The test is more a toxicity test than a chemical test. The test measures the amount of materials in a sample using bacteria as the test organism. The material in the water (organic chemicals) can be used by the bacteria as a food source.
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Here is a comprehensive listing of the analysis options provided by Midwest Labs to the Environmental industry. It includes tests, methods, prices, descriptions, warnings, recommendations, suggestions, instructions, and reporting options.READ MORE
Public Water Systems (PWS) who provide water for human consumption to the public, must report their results. This guide walks through reporting bacterial results.READ MORE
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