Article | April 19, 2018

Clearing Up Misconceptions About Turbidimeter Performance And Calibration

Source: Swan Analytical USA
Clearing Up Misconceptions About Turbidimeter Performance And Calibration

There is little doubt about the importance of taking turbidity readings as part of drinking water treatment. However, there are certain misperceptions about the associated requirements and procedures needed to confirm the validity of those readings. The major points of confusion seem to revolve around perception of the terms “approved,” “calibration,” and “validation.” Here is a quick synopsis on what you really need to know about meeting U.S. EPA Method 180.1: Determination of Turbidity by Nephelometry for accurate turbidity readings.