Jenco Water Quality Blog

How Bluetooth and Smartphone Apps Are Changing Water-Quality Meters


Reliable technology for monitoring water quality is integral to ensuring that the food we eat, the beverages we drink, and the water we come in contact with are safe and healthy to consume. As widespread industrialization continues to increase the amount of runoff in our water sources and pollutants in our ecosystem, it’s exceptionally important to have a reliable means of monitoring the quality of our water in both natural and industrial settings.

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What Is the Best pH Tester for You?

There are a variety of PH testers on the market, and each is designed with a different application in mind. To choose the best pH tester, it’s important to know what features to look for based on your intended use. We’ve outlined a few common features of pH testers and explained why they’re relevant in different scenarios to help you narrow down your search.

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5 Things Not Commonly Known About TDS in Water

TDS stands for total dissolved solids. Like the name suggests, TDS testers allow users to evaluate the amount of ionized solids dissolved in a liquid or solution without going through the trouble of evaporating the liquid and weighing the residual elements. H2O has a TDS value of zero—in other words, there are no dissolved elements in pure water that have an electrical charge. Because ionized solids will boost the electrical conductivity (EC) of water, the amount of TDS is gauged using an electrical current that measures EC levels.

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Water Quality 101: What Is ORP in Water Testing?

You may have heard of ORP, but what does it mean and what role does it play in water-quality testing? We’ve laid out the basics of ORP to help you get up to speed.

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