Solids in Waste Water Proficiency Test

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Product Code

Proficiency Test





Solids (dissolved), Solids (suspended), Solids (total)

Approx. Size

500 ml


Test material is a full volume sample which requires no dilution.

The drinking water industry is highly regulated across the world. There is a related responsibility to ensure that waste water is effectively treated to reduce environmental pollution.

Fapas waste water proficiency test samples replicate those used to test for potential environmental contamination, covering a wide range of determinants. These include standard oxygen demand and physical parameters as well as trace metals and nutrients.

This proficiency test focusses on your testing abilities for residues and solids present in all forms.

The quality of drinking water is highly regulated across the world. Chemical contaminants such as heavy metals or pesticides might have long-term health implications. Other chemical contaminants are indicators of environmental pollution at source. Fapas drinking water proficiency tests provide whole volume drinking water samples with a wide range of routine and non-routine chemical components.

Your ability to test waste water accurately is imperative when highlighting any high levels of potential contaminants. This is due to the impact this may have on wider water treatment activities which use this data to inform their treatment strategies. As such activities such as proficiency testing are vital to ensure your testing accuracy in a range of testing environments.