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Turbidity



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This is a draft page. (briefly define turbidity here)

Add background info:

  • Info about regulations
  • Info about ecological or human health impacts
  • Advocacy leverage points
  • Constraints we're working within: cost, complexity, sensitivity, time

There are a LOT of resources available on these pages by @donblair and others:


Questions

Title Author Updated Likes
How do I choose a method for monitoring turbidity? @stevie 4 months ago
Has anyone built a secchi disk before? @stevie 4 months ago
What should we look for when sourcing turbidity tubes? @stevie 4 months ago
What are different methods of measuring water turbidity? @warren 6 months ago
How is water turbidity regulated? @warren 6 months ago
How can we detect contaminants in water samples with a DIY spectrometer using reagents? @warren 7 months ago
Can a DIY spectrometer be used to measure water turbidity? @warren 7 months ago
Water Filter Effectiveness @Mempet 11 months ago

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Sensors

Here's a list of different turbidity sensors and measurement systems. See below for some Do-It-Yourself approaches to measuring turbidity, and this page for more information on how turbidity sensors works.

(see Water sensors for more, and click here to add to this table)


Activities

Activities for people to test methods (these develop over time)

Purpose Category Status Author Time Difficulty Replications
Turbidity sensor prototype - - @donblair - - 0 replications: Try it »
Photometer Kit idea - - @programmer1200 - - 0 replications: Try it »
Turbidity Sensor - - @bhickman - - 0 replications: Try it »
Photo Documentation of Turbid Waters for Advocacy - - @gretchengehrke - - 0 replications: Try it »
Willow Creek Water Quality Monitoring (EC and TDS) - - @MadTinker - - 0 replications: Try it »

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Activities should include a materials list, costs and a step-by-step guide to construction with photos. Learn what makes a good activity here.


Existing work

Title Author Updated Likes
LaMotte and Earth Force low cost Water Monitoring kit @stevie 3 months ago
Turbidity Sensor Assembly @MadTinker 3 months ago
Can the spectrometer or turbocharger be used for lal testing? @Ag8n 4 months ago
How do I choose a method for monitoring turbidity? @stevie 4 months ago
Has anyone built a secchi disk before? @stevie 4 months ago
What should we look for when sourcing turbidity tubes? @stevie 4 months ago
Photometer Kit idea @programmer1200 6 months ago
What are different methods of measuring water turbidity? @warren 6 months ago
How is water turbidity regulated? @warren 6 months ago
How can we detect contaminants in water samples with a DIY spectrometer using reagents? @warren 7 months ago
Can a DIY spectrometer be used to measure water turbidity? @warren 7 months ago
7 Ways to Measure, Monitor, and Evaluate Water Quality @anngneal New Contributor 7 months ago
In addition to testing for pH, what other water quality testing have you utilized, such as turbidity, conductivity, dissolved oxygen (DO), etc.? Can you share your experience with these? @gilbert 7 months ago
Draft: Find the concentration of a liquid with a DIY spectrometer @warren 8 months ago
What's an easy way to compare two liquid samples with a spectrometer? @warren 9 months ago
TURBIDITY MEASUREMENT METHODS & REGULATIONS @gilbert 10 months ago
Water Filter Effectiveness @Mempet 11 months ago
Rough prototype of video analysis tool for monitoring a pixel's brightness/color over time @warren 12 months ago
Is there a water quality equivalent of Smoke School, the EPA air pollution observer certification? @warren almost 2 years ago
Design Specifications for Field Camera @tonyc about 2 years ago
Turbidity Sensor @bhickman about 2 years ago
Removing ambient interference from turbidity measurements through signal modulation @donblair over 2 years ago
PureLab´╝ÜExperiment and Installing Record In Banmentun @shanlter over 2 years ago
Turbidity sensor prototype @donblair over 2 years ago
Photo Documentation of Turbid Waters for Advocacy @gretchengehrke almost 3 years ago
Turbidity 001 @donblair almost 3 years ago
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