Guide to turbidity measurement
The basics of turbidity
What is turbidity?
Why is turbidity measured?
What do the different turbidity measurement units mean?
What ways are there to measure turbidity?
Simple practical turbidity measurements
The following simple, practical turbidity methods are great for giving you a basic measure of turbidity where a high degree of accuracy is not necessary.
How do I choose between the simple turbidity methods?
How do you make a simple turbidity measurement?
What is a sechhi disk?
How do I use a turbidity tube?
How do I collect a water sample for measurement?
Turbidity measurement with a meter
Measuring turbidity with an electronic meters is much more accurate than the simple methods listed above. If you are working with low turbidity water, require a good degree of accuracy and need methods with regulatory approval then you should consider use of a turbidity meter.