STP582: A Monitor for the Continuous Measurement of Suspended Solids in Liquids

    Liskowitz, JW
    Associate professor of environmental engineering, Newark College of Engineering, Newark, N.J.

    Richardson, ASC
    Special assistant for advanced technology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Boston, Mass.

    Pages: 11    Published: Jan 1975


    A development suspended solids monitor based on measurement of the depolarization of backscattered polarized light has been designed and constructed. Limited field testing indicates that this monitor when submerged in a waste stream can continuously monitor the suspended solids concentration under a variety of conditions.


    monitors, water pollution, solids, depolarization, light scattering, concentrating, industrial wastes, wastewater streams, overflows

    Paper ID: STP33357S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D19.90

    DOI: 10.1520/STP33357S

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