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Mar 28, 2023

Testing for Chemical Aspects Technical Brief (DWQT)

This brief outlines some of the many types of portable test kits available to measure various chemical parameters in drinking water. Generally, this is for checking compliance and for operational monitoring of drinking water quality. When properly used, portable test kits provide valuable tools for rapidly assessing numerous chemical parameters when commercial laboratories are not available or too expensive.

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