Posts tagged 'total petroleum hydrocarbons'

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Can I extend the range of the TPH in Soil kit by dilution?

The pocket colorimeter kit by Hach offers an immunoassay method to measure TPH (Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons) in soil samples - a useful indicator of petrol pollution or contamination in soil. For areas of heavy contamination the range of the test can be extended by dilution during the soil extraction step. [caption id="attachment_7251" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Soil Testing for co...

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How do I test for Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons ?

Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) is a term used for any mixture of hydrocarbons that are found in crude oil. The presence and concentration of total petroleum hydrocarbons, as well as oil and grease, in domestic and industrial wastewater is of concern to the public because of its deleterious aesthetic effect and its impact on aquatic life. Regulations and standards have been establi...

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