flow monitoring Articles

  • 156 Flow Monitors Installed in 14 Days

    San Diego, CA - The City of San Diego Metropolitan Wastewater Department received a formal consent decree from the EPA in 2005. In response, the department decided to replace and update the flow monitoring system they had in place. They selected ADS<sup>®</sup> for the challenge of installing 156 flow monitors in sites that were scattered across varied terrain, including canyons and ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Material flow monitoring of abrasives - Case Study

    Client: Surface treatment (Germany) Product: Abrasives / 0.5 - 4 kg/h Conveyor mechanism: pneumatically in hose line / pressure 3.5 bar Installation location: screwed in in 1 1/2 inch threaded connection via hose line Special feature: detection takes place through ...


    By ENVEA

  • Material flow monitoring in the cyclone - Case Study

    Client: Cement plant (Spain) Product: Raw meal (in the cyclone) Installation location: with ceramic mounting in the cyclone (high temperature up to 700° C) According to the client, the  FlowJam system offers the following advantages: Continuous material flow monitoring ...


    By ENVEA

  • Material flow monitoring of cement - Case Study

    Client: Cement plant (Germany) Product: Cement Conveyed volumes:   30...40 t/h in an air conveyor Installation location: in air conveyor What measuring process was used previously: none According to the client, the FlowJam system ...


    By ENVEA

  • Flow monitoring with FlowJam - Case Study

    Application A producer of building materials manufactures blaster base sheetings for the insulation of building facades. During the production of these plates concrete is applied on a carrier material. Therefore the manufacturer uses white and grey concrete, which is stored in silos. After the silo the material is transported to the production place by a chain of ...


    By ENVEA

  • Getting your money’s worth - collecting and utilizing accurate flow monitoring data for collection system analysis and modeling

    A comprehensive flow monitoring network can provide powerful insight about the performance of a sanitary sewer collection system. Accurate flow monitoring data reveals numerous system details, such as sewer usage patterns, the presence of sediments, groundwater infiltration, rainfall-dependent inflow and infiltration, stream intrusion, and sewer exfiltration or leakages. Knowledge of these ...

  • Project Brief - CSOs Reduced by 77%, SSOs Reduced by 78% - City of Nashville, Tennessee

    Permanent Flow Monitoring Nashville, TN - The City of Nashville struggled with excessive overflows totaling 158 SSOs and 30 CSOs in 1989 and 1990. They found themselves with a consent decree and officials immediately started abatement programs to address both issues. A permanent flow monitoring network was installed by ADS® Environmental Services along with I/I analysis designed to isolate the ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Getting your money’s worth - collecting and utilizing accurate flow monitoring data for collection system analysis and modeling

     Abstract A comprehensive flow monitoring network can provide powerful insight about the performance of a sanitary sewer collection system. Accurate flow monitoring data reveals numerous system details, such as sewer usage patterns, the presence of sediments, groundwater infiltration, rainfall-dependent inflow and infiltration, stream intrusion, and sewer exfiltration ...

  • Flow monitoring with SlideControl - Case Study

    Application A producer of cement packs his product in a sack fi lling machine. The material comes from the storage silo through an air slide, fed in by a gate valve. The further material transport from the silo to the fi lling station occurs discontinuously by a number of screw conveyors, a bucket elevator and a conveyor belt. A central role in this application plays the ...


    By ENVEA

  • A decision support system for debris-flow hazard mitigation in towns based on numerical simulation: a case study at Dongchuan, Yunnan Province

    The hazard mitigation decision support system is an efficient method to avoid severe human damage by debris flow. Using modern technology, the multi-functional synthetical mitigation decision support system integrates debris flow monitoring, information transmission, disaster forecast and alarm, disaster estimate, evacuation and rescue plan to provide support for making mitigation strategic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Material flow monitoring of coal - Case Study

    Client: Steel plant (China) Product: Coal dust Conveyed volumes:   10...15 kg/h Conveyor mechanism: Pneumatics Installation location: in pneumatic rising pipe According to the client, the FlowJam system offers the following ...


    By ENVEA

  • Long Term Monitoring with Focused Temp Studies

    Orange County, California – The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) was experiencing increasing I/I over the last two decades and high peaks at the treatment plants. Their network was 90% built out with a variable mix of residential, commercial, industrial, and some military. They were considering costly improvements to the ocean outfall and plant operations.Services Provided by ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Material flow monitoring with FlowJam Plus - Case Study

    Application A plant manufacturer simulates different processes of the cement production in his test facility. One of these processes is the crushing of limestone. In the test facility this process is simulated by two different size crushers and an intermediate screen. The fi rst crusher breaks down the raw material, which is sifted by a downstream shaker screen and recycled ...


    By ENVEA

  • Scottish Water Flow Monitoring Contracts

    Scottish Water commissioned HL in 2007 to deliver two separate flow monitoring contracts to help improve the water companies understanding of the yield and low flow conditions at several water supply catchments across Scotland. One project involved the installation of reservoir level, inflow flow gauges and recording raingauge devices in nine reservoir catchments in South West Scotland. Although ...


    By Hydro International UK

  • Open Channel Flow Monitors retired after 16 years continuous service - Case Study

    Long Sault WWTP Influent Flow Monitors Greyline Open Channel Flow Monitors were installed at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Long Sault, Ontario when the SBR plant was originally commissioned in 1995. But after 16 years of continuous service, components for the old models became obsolete. Plant operators Caneau Water and Sewage Inc. decided to replace the instruments and new Greyline OCF ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • The all NEW TunnelTech 305 Air Flow Monitor

    With over 30 years’ experience in the tunnelling market, CODEL are excited to have recently launched the 6th generation single point flow monitor utilising the very latest ultrasonic technology. CODEL’s tunnel monitoring products simplify the challenge of sourcing, installing and maintaining a highly accurate and reliable tunnel monitoring solution. The TunnelTech 305 offers low ...


    By Codel International Ltd

  • Surface flows from images: ten days of observations from the Tiber River gauge-cam station

    Fully remote surface flow measurements are crucial for flow monitoring during floods and in difficult-to-access areas. Recently, optics-based surface flow monitoring has been enabled through a permanent gauge-cam station on the Tiber River, Rome, Italy. Therein, a system of lasers and an internet protocol camera equipped with two optical modules afford video acquisitions of the river surface ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Flow monitoring of cement in air slides - Case Study

    Client: Cement plant (Germany) Product: Cement Conveyed volumes:   50 - 80 t/h Conveyor mechanism: Pneumatic conveying system Installation location: Air slide after storage silo What measuring process was used ...


    By ENVEA

  • PROJECT BRIEF - Saved Over $1 Million in Unnecessary Expenses - Santa Barbara, California

    Temporary Flow Monitoring Santa Barbara, CA - The City of Santa Barbara (CSB) serves nearly 100,000 customers. During the seasonal rains, deteriorating and aging sewer pipes permit unwanted I/I to enter the system raising the risk of sanitary sewer overflows. Santa Barbara recognized that a more comprehensive understanding of their systems performance was necessary to more proactively manage ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Material flow monitoring of wood pellets in free fall - Case Study

    Material: wood pellets Installation location: in free ...


    By ENVEA

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