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Quantification Lab for Lead Concentration

Hach Kit Method

There are simple, cheap qualitative test kits out there that might be within reach of individuals with low a budget. The HACH kits can be portable and used in field water quality studies. The HACH use a colorimetric reaction, the more lead, the darker the color, and the higher the reading.

The HACH method can be used for testing other parameters with just the purchase a some different reagents.

If the units are too pricey, there might be grant money available to help you.

 HACH company

 HACH Educator Site