Application - Industrial Water - Bottled Water

Most Frequently Asked Questions  

Parameter Purpose of Test Method
Ozone Control disinfection processes/in-package disinfection Ozone is often used in place of chlorine, to avoid taste issues, etc. 8311
Flouride Control disinfection processes/in-package disinfection. Ozone is often used in place of chlorine, to avoid taste issues, etc. 8029
Chlorine, Total
Data used to control Chlorine based disinfection processes, required for reporting at POE and in the distribution system, also used in monitoring in the distribution system during flushing and line break maintenance. EPA Primary DW Standard at 4.0 mg/L as CL2. 8167
10070
10232
Alkalinity Control flavor/sensory/quality issues in bottled waters. May be used to adjust product water (e.g. in brewing). 8203
8221
Hardness, Titration Monitor incoming water for mineral content. Adjust product water quality and sensory factors. Monitor performance of water softening systems, to avoid scaling and assess load on reverse osmosis systems. 8213
8226
Calcium
(Ca Hardness) Titration
Monitor incoming water for mineral content. Adjust product water quality and sensory factors. Monitor performance of water softening systems, to avoid scaling and assess load on reverse osmosis systems. 8204
8222
Chlorine, Free
Data used to control Chlorine based disinfection processes, required for reporting at POE and in the distribution system, also used in monitoring in the distribution system during flushing and line break maintenance. EPA Primary DW Standard at 4.0 mg/L as CL2. 8021
10231
Turbidity Monitor particulates, membrane purification system loading and failure. Turbidity is often used as a surrogate for some microbial monitoring. Turbidimeter (2100xx) - see instrument manual

Also Consider  

Parameter Purpose of Test Method
BOD
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
Form as unwanted disinfection by-products when organic matter reacts with chlorine (or bromine). Current EPA regulations allow no more than 80 ppb of total THMs in drinking water supplies. 10224
Chloride Monitor incoming water/control salt content for taste consistency/health issues. 8206
8207
8225
Conductivity Monitor mineral content of incoming water/taste/salt content/wastewater processing. Also used to control boiler blowdown and cooling system dissolved solids concentrations. 8160
Conductivity meter and probe
Iron, Ferrover Monitor mineral content and flavor issues. 8008
10229
Manganese, LR Monitor mineral content and flavor issues. 8149
Nitrite, LR Regulated in drinking water, with nitrate. 8507
10019
10207
pH (buffer) Standardize pH meters for control of pH throughout plant. Monitor acid content, flavor stability and/or contamination. pH meter & electrode - see instrument manual
Phosphate, Total Can be used as a corrosion inhibitor in cooling systems and drinking water distribution systems. Also used as a boiler treatment, to precipitate calcium and avoid calcium sulfate scale formation on surfaces. Total phosphate includes reactive (ortho), inorganic (poly) and organic forms. 8190
10209
10210
Potassium Monitor mineral content and flavor issues 8049
Sulfate
 
Monitor mineral content/flavor issues. Regulated in drinking water. 8051
10227