lake water Articles

  • High frequency monitoring needed to protect UK rivers - Case Study

    The science behind nutrient pollution in rivers is still poorly understood despite the fact that nitrate and phosphate concentrations in the UK’s rivers are mostly unacceptable, although an element of uncertainty exists about what an acceptable level actually is. Key to improving our understanding of the sources and impacts of nutrient pollution is high-resolution monitoring across a broad ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Water

    Water is the most valuable asset on earth, which determines to a significant extent the development of life in all corners of the world. 95% of the amount of water on earth is chemically bound in rocks making it impossible to utilize and be part of the hydrological cycle. ...


    By Palaplast

  • Utah’s Great Salt Lake in Jeopardy

    Can irrigation efficiency and water reuse keep it from drying out? The Bear River’s circuitous course to the Great Salt Lake takes it through Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho, each of which is allotted a volume of its water under the Bear River Compact of 1958. Until now, the states have been unable to use all of their allotted water, and the agreement has not been amended since 1980. But, in an ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Arctic Lake Ice Systems Science (ALISS) - Seasonal Arctic Lake Freeze/Thaw Monitoring on Northern Alaska’s Coastal Plain - Case Study

    Alaska’s North Slope is often associated with cold weather, permafrost and oil production, however it is a diverse and beautiful landscape stemming northwards from the Brooks Range that supports an immense range of wildlife with its plethora of freshwater lakes. Researchers from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and the USGS, are looking at how regional changes in climate are influencing ...


    By BeadedStream

  • Why distilled water

    'Distillation' is the closest definition of the purest drinking water H20 ...


    By Global CSP

  • Why Is Water Level Monitoring Important?

    Monitoring water levels can have numerous environmental benefits and is a popular measurement for a number of different industries and organisations. Below we will discuss some of the common applications water level monitoring devices, as well as some of the valuable insights that recording this can reveal. Remote water level monitoring Whereas ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Algae Controlled in a US Drinking Water Reservoir

    A floating solar powered algae control system was installed in Emmitsburg (US) to control algae in a reservoir that provides drinking water to approximately 3,000 people. The MPC-Buoy system, installed in April 2017, succeeds in controlling algae, reducing chemical costs and water usage. The Challenge: Control Algae Problems The main objective of the project was to reduce ...


    By LG Sonic

  • 5 Common questions about fluoride in water

    Fluoride in water can be both naturally occurring, or artificially added. In the latter case, this is usually with the objective of aiding oral hygiene in populated areas. Because of its controlled addition in many water systems around the world, it has become associated with a number of different controversies, myths and confusion. Whether you are interested in monitoring fluoride in ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Moving Away From Dams for Water Storage

    With California facing more drought, it’s important to consider more efficient options like aquifer recharge ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • New Zealand Facing Water Pollution Crisis

    Explosive growth in New Zealand’s dairy industry has contributed to the problem ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Rainwater Harvesting Adds Resilience to Water Supplies

    Areas of the Caribbean and Latin American benefit from cistern projects that provide potable water In recent decades, many countries in the Caribbean and Latin America have made strides in potable water infrastructure. The use of desalination has spread to the point ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Water quality testing: solutions from catchment to waste

    Globally, over 80% of the wastewater generated by society flows back into the environment without being treated or reused.1Clean water is an essential part of daily life, from catchment all the way through to wastewater treatment, therefore analysis throughout the whole cycle ...

  • Join us at IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018

    Be sure to stop by and visit us at IWA WWCE Booth 5 from 16 – 21 September in Tokyo, Japan. Explore our award-winning and innovative technologies that control and monitor algae in large water bodies at the Isle Emerging Technologies Pavilion. ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Study: Affluent Areas Use Many Times More Water Than Poorer Ones

    Larger, landscaped lots bear much of blame, but bad habits must be taken into account ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Why are we monitoring nutrients at different depths?

    Recently, LG Sonic introduced the MPC-Lab, an innovative monitoring buoy that can monitor algae, physico-chemical variables, and even nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus in near real-time and at different depths in a body of water. Combined with our other monitoring tools, this system offers a unique way to detect the spatial and temporal patterns of nutrient concentrations which play a ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Satellite Images Show Threat of Florida’s Toxic Algal Bloom

    Florida’s Lake Okeechobee algal blooms are even higher this summer causing many significant problems for local residents Florida’s Lake Okeechobee is experiencing a massive algal bloom that threatens waterways throughout the entire state. This enormous algal bloom in Florida’s largest freshwater lake could cause many grave issues within the local ecosystem, and ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Forests Serve as Freshwater Infrastructure

    Restoring watershed headwaters is examined as a water storage strategy A global realization is dawning about the pressing need for more freshwater storage infrastructure to support growing populations in our time of climate change. Faced with the astronomical costs of constructing such infrastructure, however, water management is beginning to look at existing natural features that can ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Introducing Ice Storm90™- Great article written by @Canadian Mining and Energy on the IceStorm90

    We are seeing more and more companies adopting our ice blasting technology for a variety of uses, cleaning mining equipment being one of them. Coulson Ice Blast offers an environmentally friendly and cost-effective way to clean heavy equipment Coulson Ice Blast began as a solution to the Coulson Group's aviation problem. Foster Coulson's grandfather created the Coulson Group in ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

  • Should I Sweep My Parking Lot When It Rains?

    Rain can put a damper on many of your activities. But during the rainy season, a lot of people make the mistake of canceling their regular sweeping services, and this does more harm than good, not only for your parking lot but also the environment. ...


    By Schwarze Industries, Inc.

  • The Trouble with Sandags

    The Problem With Sandbags Sandbag dikes are the most common but temporary method used to protect property from flood damage and have been used in this manner for some 150 years. Sand is a common yet relatively cheap material and is readily available to most communities. A properly constructed sandbag dike can be effective, but sandbag dikes can ...


    By Rapid Barrier Systems Inc.

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