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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There are two (2) types of ICPs, and optical emission and a mass detection. The difference between the two (2) is how the element level is measured.READ MORE
The abundance of phosphorus is minor compared to oxygen, sodium, or aluminum, But the importance to life, phosphorus is a crucial element.READ MORE
Since Salmonella bacteria are common in the intestinal tract of many animals, contamination of the meat is common. Good sanitation and food preparation practices are important in preventing salmonellosis.READ MORE