Pros: great learning experience, great networking experience
Cons: long hours, no pay
Worked along side a crew of 7.
Lab based work on water samples; biological oxygen demand tests, turbidity tests, suspended solids, total suspended solids, e. coli culture tests and conductivity.
Work with YSI probes reading nitrate, ammonium, pH, temperature and dissolved oxygen on site.
Learned a great deal about lab studies, research and basic lab procedures. Gained immense knowledge on the working of the ecomachines system - this includes the construction of it, the functionality, the flux of nutrients and the processes that take place to cleanse wastewater.