Water Quality - Div B

(section: 3 / paragraph: c / line: 6)

2014-03-09 14:33 In the construction of the salinometer/hydrometer, would the use of a multimeter (not built by the team) in checking the electrical conductivity of a circuit (built by the team) during competition be legal?

Yes, it is okay to use a purchased multimeter as part of the device the students build provided that none of the components were manufactured to measure water quality/chemistry. They need to be able to explain how they built it.

2014-05-08 17:38 In previous years, the rules have stated the amount of the saline solution given for testing salinity, what is the amount this year at nationals?

400 to 800 mls of salt water available for testing