Domestic, industrial and agricultural human activity has a harmful interference in the water quality of ponds that receive their waste, either by discharge or infiltration through the soil. Because ponds are characterized by calm and warm water, they favour the growth of microbial life naturally. However, when they receive high loads of nitrates and phosphates they tend to acquire a blue-green coloration. This is as a result of the proliferation of algae that take advantage of the propitious environment and of the excess of nutrients, caused by the incorporation of the two chemical species. In addition to the visual aspect, many ecological effects can arise. The accumulation of algae can lead to decreased dissolved oxygen content, causing the death of fish and other aquatic organisms, decreasing biodiversity and damaging water quality.
- Compliance check with Environmental Regulations
- Environmental Agencies
- Assessing Suspected Areas Of Pollution
- Quality Check For Animal Consumption
- Stagnant Waters
- Assessing Quality Of Water Used For Irrigation
By this test it is possible evaluate if the coloration, bad smell or fish mortality is being caused by chemical contamination.
Post sample bottle to laboratory
Receive email notification of results online
Download full test report
Test parameter Vol Required: 500ml
Given below tests are included in this product:
Ammonia (As NH3 )
Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register.