Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) in Caustic Wastewater

Testing the wastewater at any manufacturing site is paramount in ensuring the water released into the waste stream meets the required standards. If the quality of effluent water does not meet predetermined standards, hefty fines can be issued by local, state, or federal regulatory agencies. In food manufacturing, large amounts of organic waste are produced.…

Sodium in Canned Soup

Sodium chloride, also known as table salt, was once worth more than gold. This seems like a strange thing to hear in today’s world, where the population is told to “watch their salt intake” and to try “low sodium diets.” Processed products seem to scream from the shelves with their advertisements of new and improved…