This water testing kits is designed for scenarios in which a broad physicochemical test suite is needed, but only fecal coliforms are of interest.
The kit includes the Oxfam-DelAgua Single Incubator which was designed for microbiological water monitoring via detection of indicator organisms such as E. coli, cholera, salmonella and other fecal waterborne pathogens. Additionally, the kit contains a Multiparameter Photometer (reagents on request), a Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), Conductivity and pH meter and a Turbidity Meter.
This kit can perform 40 basic tests to assess the quality of the drinking water.
Users require the following items to start testing: -Pressure cooker, portable sterilizer or access to an autoclave e.g. in a hospital. -Methanol (approx. 1 ml per-test) -Distilled water -1 liter measuring cylinder or beaker -Clean cloths
The kit is designed for use in the field, but may also be used in a laboratory or other permanent locations. The integrated battery allows 5 cycles between recharges.
The Bacteriological Kit No. 3 was originally put together for UNICEF and is currently being used across the world as a solution to water testing challenges. The kit can be supplied with a range of accessories and upgrades that will increase the scope of water quality monitoring. It has a Pelican Case for easy carrying and durability. Each kit is provided with a complete pack of consumables for 200 plates and a range of spare and replacement parts are available for all equipment and apparatuses.
Publicly available: yes
Countries where available: Worldwide
Price range (USD): Contact supplier for quote
Available online: yes
Offered or can be licensed for local manufacture: No
Countries where spare parts can be purchased: Worldwide
Dimensions: 370 x 140 x 260 mm