water monitor equipment Articles

  • How dangerous is blue green algae?

    Blue green algae is one of the popular parameters that can be tested using our water monitoring equipment. It is a common water pollutant that can have a severe impact on ecosystems and plant and animal life. Read more in our exclusive LinkedIn article, where our MD Craig Harrison explains in detail just how dangerous blue green algae is, and why it is so important to track. ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Monitoring network for Noorderbrug infrastructure project - Case Study

    The Noorderbrug project in Maastricht has improved the flow of traffic that has to cross the Meuse river on the north side of the city. As Senior Advisor at Antea, Bjorn Vink was closely involved in this infrastructure project in the south of the Netherlands, which used Eijkelkamp Soil & Water equipment. ‘Because I have previously been involved in similar projects in and around the ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Why is Calibration of Water Quality Testing Equipment so Important?

    The calibration of water quality testing equipment is as important as the tuning of a musical instrument. When people find out I’m a chemist, the first thing they ask me is, “Are you Walter White?” (This shows you the kind of people I typically run into). The second thing they ask me is, “Why is calibration so important?” Simply stated, calibration is how we adjust ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • ARABLAB 2015

    At the end of last month we attended ARABLAB 2015. It’s an event we’ve exhibited at since 2012 and it’s always exciting. This year was no exception; it was a hugely successful event. ARABLAB is an annual trade show held in Dubai. It’s the place to go to learn about and buy cutting edge technology from a huge array of fields including forensics, petrochemicals, ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Chilean mine utilises new desalination plant

    After an investment of $100 million (£63.7 million), Chile is now the proud owner of the Mantoverde desalination plant – the first of its kind in the country. The desalination plant works by sourcing seawater in its catchment tower 300m from the seashore. It then begins a process to filter and purify the water, removing impurities such as salt and excess residue so that the water can ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Water monitoring commences in mines of West Africa

    As Sierra Leone looks to attract a new wave of mining investment in order to boost its economic profile, bringing water mine management standards in line with global best practices has become a priority. Government officials, academia, general citizens and companies have all become committed to improving standards with regards to water management in mining. As a key player in regulation ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • The Desolenator – Turning sunshine into water

    As resources go, water is probably the most vital resource we have in the whole world. Unfortunately, one of the most prominent problems in the world is that not everyone has access to it. This is where the team behind the Desolenator are hoping to make an impact, by turning sunshine into fresh, clean drinking water. The Desolenator is the first easy to use, low cost, solar powered desalination ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Hazardous water pollution in China

    The people of the Sahecun village in China are currently suffering severe health problems due to dangerously hazardous water. The water pollution has been caused by heavy metal, which is a result of a lead mine that closed down more than ten years ago. Villagers of Sahecun are experiencing dreadfully painful swellings all over their bodies. The heavily polluted water is also causing all kinds of ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Booming beach town secures water supply with new wells, better data

    Overview A coastal town reliant on aquifers for its drinking water works to prevent saltwater intrusion by diversifying water sources and installing monitoring equipment to provide near-real-time, actionable data. Challenge During his many years in Bethany Beach, Delaware, Water Department Director Ron Foreman has seen a huge increase in the coastal community’s summertime population and a ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • What are the main indicators of water quality?

    “Water is the driving force of all nature;” so said Leonardo da Vinci. The survival of our planet depends on the availability of water and the condition that it is in. It is therefore vital to make sure that it is able to provide a hospitable environment for those that live in it, and is free from harmful levels of substances for those that drink it. Not monitoring water quality ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Remote water quality monitoring in South Africa - Case study

    Situated in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, the Xstrata Coal South Africa (XCSA) runs several open cut and underground mining operations producing thermal coal. To ensure their mining operations do not affect the surrounding natural water bodies, the company employs Hydrolab and OTT water quality monitoring equipment with remote data transmission options: the OTT ecoLog 800 water level ...


    By OTT HydroMet

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    STS have launched an all new website with revised product pages, updated ranges, more information on products with Videos, case studies, downloadable PDFS, training guides, manuals, data sheets - you name it we've got it... The new site shows the full range of STS products and services - some of which you may not have even known about! From Training simulators for the Nuclear Industry to Biogas ...

  • Antifouling System Extends Instrument Deployment by Up to Six Weeks

    ABSTRACT Cost reduction has become a primary focus for nearly every public and private research institution. The environmental monitoring industry has not been immune to the cost-cutting efforts and seeks innovative waysto help field monitoring professionals gain efficiency. This has led to the development of newtechnologiesthat extend deployment duration and minimize costly maintenance ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Monitoring the museum - Case Study

    Museum artifacts protected by real-time monitoring The Maryhill Museum of Art in Goldendale, Wash., preserves and houses art and other historical artifacts that include more than 80 works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The facility was founded by railroad executive and lawyer Sam Hill after an attempt to develop a Quaker farming community and town on his remote 5,300-acre estate in 1907. The ...


    By Mission Communications, LLC

  • Seasonal organics variations: effects on the efficiency of water treatment processes

    Natural organic matter (NOM) in source water has created a lot of interest in the field of water purification. It is of particular concern for surface water treatment plants since it can produce undesirable disinfection by-products (DBPs), interferes with the performance of water treatment processes such as coagulation, membrane filtration, and oxidation processes, and leads to bacterial ...


    By Real Tech Inc.

  • How Does Urban Runoff Affect Water Quality?

    Urban runoff may be a term that not everyone is familiar with, but at the same time, anyone who has lived in a town or city will likely have experienced it at least once in their lifetime. It is also not to be underestimated. It is one of the biggest threats to daily life, homes and wildlife. Read on to learn more about urban runoff and how it can affect water quality in your area. What is ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Aquaread support research in the Arctic

    Aquaread is supporting a research trip to the Arctic! Researchers from the University of Brighton will be travelling to Finland and Iceland to conduct water quality monitoring in the pristine rivers of the Arctic to seek to understand the contrasting water quality requirements of different freshwater ecosystems. Aquaread is supporting a research trip to the Arctic! Researchers from the ...


    By Aquaread Limited

  • Unique Practical Value of Underwater UAV

    With the prosperity of consumer-grade aerial photography UAVs in Dajiang, underwater UAVs with unique practical value, as a black horse, have become entrepreneurs competing for new heights. 1. Make ship fishery detection cheaper In the field of efficient marine fisheries, Underwater Unmanned aerial vehicles can be used for external inspection and fishery breeding. For example, external ...

  • A simple and flexible field-tested device for housing water monitoring sensors at point discharges

    The Water Monitoring Enclosure (WME) provides a simple and flexible housing for many types of sensors for continuous measurements of water parameters (physical, chemical, or biological) and provides the opportunity of representative sampling for external analyses. The WME ensures a minimum internal water level and this ensures that the internal monitoring equipment remains submerged even when ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • ESM30丨USV cooperates with UAV to monitor water quality - Case Study

    ESM30丨USV cooperates with UAV to monitor water quality Time: June 2016 Equipment: ESM 30 USV, UAV Background: Governor Zhu Xiaodan went to Shantou city, Guangdong province to investigate the effectiveness of comprehensive rectification of Lianjiang river. Oceanalpha’s USV, in collaboration with drones of provincial environmental school, provide first-hand water quality data ...


    By OceanAlpha Group Ltd.

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