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Turbidity Meter

The Turbidity Meter Tests the turbidity of a given water source by measuring the amount of light that is to pass through the water. Turbidity is the cloudiness or haziness of a fluid caused by individual particles (suspended solids). These are generally invisible to the naked eye at lower levels, similar to smoke in air. The measurement of turbidity is a key test of water quality.
The units of turbidity from a calibrated Turbidity Meter are called Nephelometric Turbidity Units (NTU).

Recommendations: Water should be less than 5 NTU under all circumstances, since chlorine is not effective at disinfection at higher than 5 levels.

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