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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