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G017: Measuring chemical concentrations in water supplies

Author(s): Reed, B J  |  Smith, Michael (ed)  |  Shaw, Rod (ed)  |  Shaw, Rod (ed/ill)  |  Chatterton, Ken (ill)

Publisher: WEDC
Place of publication: Loughborough University, UK
Year: 2017

Series: WEDC Guide 17
Collection(s): WEDC Bookshop

Price: £2.50
ISBN: 9781911252085


To ensure that water is safe to drink, it is important to eliminate any harmful micro-organisms that may be present in the water. It is important too, to limit the concentrations of chemicals that could also be present in the water.

This guide is a transcript of the WEDC film of the same title from The film looks at how chemicals in water can be measured, using chlorine, nitrate and iron as examples.

Chlorine  |  Iron removal  |  Nitrate removal