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What is the Best Method for Detecting Lead in Drinking Water?
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What is the Best Method for Detecting Lead in Drinking Water?

Lead is a heavy metal that can harm human health, especially for children and pregnant women. Exposure can cause several health problems, including learning and behaviour problems, delayed development, hearing loss, anaemia, high blood pressure, reproductive problems, and cancer.Lead can enter the body through the skin, lungs, and digestive system. It can build up in the body over time and eve...
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What type of electrode should I use to measure Dissolved Oxygen?

Quite simply, dissolved oxygen (DO) is free (non-compound) oxygen present in water. Oxygen dissolves by diffusion from the surrounding air, gained by aeration from turbid water or a waste product of photosynthesis. DO is vital to maintain aquatic life from fish to plants to bacteria and thus an important parameter to be able to measure. There are many factors to take into account when ch...

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