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Why need to measure water color ?

Why need to measure water color ?

2020-04-10

What’s the water color ?

Colour is important parameters in water . Water is a colorless, odorless, and odorless transparent liquid in natural. When certain substances exist in the water (such as some soluble organic substances, some inorganic ions, and colored suspended particles, etc.), the water may become colored. The situation, that is, the water will appear a certain color is the chroma. Generally, 1 mg / L of platinum in the form of chloroplatinic acid ions is called 1 PCU


Why need to measure water color ?

About drinking water, color is an important measurement for aesthetic purposes affecting the appearance and taste of the water. Color in drinking water may result from coloured organic substances or natural metallic ions such as iron, manganese and copper. Color causing organic substances are of particular concern due to their potential for disinfection by-product formation when they are combined with chlorine.

About industrial production, largely pulp and paper and textile industries, color is often measured in the wastewater for removal purposes and effluent monitoring. Dyes and coloured organic substances are used extensively to add colour to various different substrates in the manufacturing process. The wastewater stream from these processes can contain a high level of color, if discharged untreated, can cause environmental problems, problems for downstream drinking water facilities, or wastewater treatment issues for wastes discharged to the sewer system.


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Online Color Meter is on coloring measurement
Online Color Meter works with turbidity meter
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