Suggested Dilutions

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Sometimes it is difficult to know which dilutions to run on a sample. This table should serve as a good guide for setting dilutions.

Recommended BOD Dilutions
Sample Point Typical BOD Dilution 1 Dilution 2 Dilution 3
Influent 250 mg/L 3:300 (100x) 5:300 (60x) 10:300 (30x)
Effluent 20 mg/L 25:300 (12x) 50:300 (6x) 150:300 (2x)
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