Jun 24, 2017
Here is a common method.
There are three parts to organic content analysis:
- Acidify to convert inorganic carbon to
- Bubble an inert gas through the water to remove the
- Filter through a 0.45 µm filter to remove suspended solids
- Oxidize organic carbon to
#"CO"_2#with persulfate in a UV-irradiated chamber
- Measure the IR absorption of the
- Report the organic carbon as mg/L or ppm TOC.