Test Your Water with HM Digital

“It is hard to imagine that an instrument weighing only 2 oz. could make ripples in the water industry.” - Jessica Moorman associate editor for Water Quality Products.

Did you know that one of the most important things you can do for your health is to regularly check the quality of your water supply? Too many times we think that just because the water looks clean means that it is clean. Sadly, that is not the case. Many waterborne particles are not visible to the naked eye, meaning you could be ingesting harmful toxins without knowing it. This is why utilizing a water test meter is critical. Of all the choices available for water quality analysis, we suggest HM Digital. They provide premier, high quality water test TDS meters.

TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) is anything in the water you can’t see other than pure H2O. This could include any salt, metal and/or minerals. The lower the TDS level, the purer the water. HM Digital provides accuracy in TDS testing and offers great features for affordable prices. According to Charles Lee, Managing Director for HM Digital, Inc.:

“HM Digital strives to provide higher quality products at more affordable prices.  All of HM Digital’s instruments, pack in more features and specifications than the competition, yet are available at the same or better price.  The company’s industry-leading warranties solidify the brand as the first choice in instrumentation.”

With that said, there is little doubt why HM Digital is the choice for you when it comes to testing your water, whether it is for your pool, spa, or everyday drinking water.

The HM TDS-3 Meter with Carrying Case features little maintenance and convenient features such as a large, easy-to-read LCD Display and an auto off function to conserve battery life. Suitable for residential and commercial use, this HM Digital Meter provides accurate results of the waterborne contaminants that may be lurking in your water supply. Use this meter to:

  • Check the performance of your water filter
  • Confirm that your drinking water is at a healthy, safe TDS level
  • Measure TDS levels for other applications such as residential RO applications

A vinyl carrying case with a belt clip and a three year limited warranty is included with the purchase of the HM TDS-3 Meter.

The HM Digital PH-200 Meter is a highly accurate, professional-grade digital pH and temperature meter. The HM PH200 can be used for pH testing, water purification applications, pools, spas, wine or coffee applications and more. This accurate and useful meter has a one year factory warranty and comes with one 7.0 PH buffer.

The HM Digital PH Buffer is economically priced, lightweight and has an indefinite shelf life. Preparation directions are included on the bottle for your convenience. Three packets of 4.0 pH, 6 packets of 7.0 pH and 3 packets of 10.01 pH are included upon purchase.

The HM Digital PTDS-4TM Pocket Size TDS Meter is a hand held digital water quality tester which is used to test the amount of total dissolved solids (TDS) and other impurities in water. This pocket size HM Digital water test TDS meter is the smallest and lightest TDS meter available on the market. Its uses range from testing the water quality of pools/spas to your drinking water at home. The housing of this HM Digital water quality tester is water-resistant and has a low-battery indicator.

If you do not regularly check your water quality, you could be doing your body a huge disservice. The quality of the water you drink is just as vital to your life as water itself. Remember, the best way to benefit from water is to draw from a clean source of water.

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Are You Participating in World Water Monitoring Day?

Certain scenes from old western movies showed cowboys stopping to sojourn at a nearby watering hole to fill their canteens and continue on their cross-country journey without dying from thirst. We did not see these cowboys or the convoy of covered wagons take out their water testing kits to see what waterborne pollutants lurked in the water before they drank it. It was not needed as much then as it is now.

World Water Monitoring Day (WWMD), an international education and outreach program, builds public awareness and involvement for protecting water resources around the world. WWMD encourages individuals to conduct basic testing and monitoring of their local bodies of water. Participants can use water test kits to take samples of local water and keep track of water quality parameters such as temperature, acidity, clarity and dissolved oxygen. Results are shared with global participating communities on the WWMD website.

Officially, World Water Monitoring Day is celebrated on September 18. The monitoring window was extended from March 22 (World Water Day) through December 31. The coordinators of World Water Monitoring Day, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the International Water Association (IWA) are planning to expand participation in 100 countries to one million people by 2012.

Today we are facing a myriad of contaminants lurking in our outdoor water supply that stifles our ability to “dip and sip” like we once did. Even if we do not drink water from a nearby pond, lake or stream, the condition of this water still affects wildlife, the environment, fish and other water-abiding creatures.

If you have not tested your home drinking water lately, it does not hurt to sporadically do so regardless of whether you have well water or municipal water. You may be surprised by your test results.  What you do not know just may be hazardous to your health. Remember, there is still time to submit your data to the WWMD database before the December 31 deadline.