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  • Why Is Water Level Monitoring Important?

    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 ...

  • Why You Should Monitor Groundwater?

    Why You Should Monitor Groundwater?

    What is groundwater? Groundwater is water that is stored below the earth’s surface. When rain or other sources of water come into contact with the ground, the majority of it travels below the surface. Though much of this moisture is then ...

    Chris Peacock

  • 5 Common questions about fluoride in water

    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 ...

    Chris Peacock

  • What should we expect for winter weather in 2017/18?

    What should we expect for winter weather in 2017/18?

    It has been a difficult few years in the UK when it comes to predicting and managing the weather. Between having the hottest June for more than 40 years, to record level floods, the rapidly changing weather has caused a myriad of issues for people ...

    Chris Peacock

  • How to identify issues in water quality

    How to identify issues in water quality

    Water quality can mean different things to different people and therefore depends on what standard of quality one is looking for, for example, water may be fine for fish to live in but lack the quality required for human consumption. To measure ...

    Chris Peacock

  • What are the main indicators of water quality?

    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 ...

    Chris Peacock

  • What classifies as water pollution and why is it an issue?

    What classifies as water pollution and why is it an issue?

    The UN declared 2005-2015 as the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Life’. Yet each day thousands of people still die as a result of contaminated water. This does not even take into account the millions of organisms that perish ...

    Chris Peacock

  • What are the biggest sources of water pollution?

    What are the biggest sources of water pollution?

    Water pollutants can come in many different forms and can have dramatic impacts on fragile ecosystems and aquatic life. There are a huge number of different sources of pollutants and each can have very different levels of harmfulness and ...

    Chris Peacock

  • Where is water temperature monitoring most important?

    Where is water temperature monitoring most important?

    It is essential to monitor for abnormalities in water temperature, as the water chemistry can be significantly affected by fluctuations. Whether you are monitoring domestic or commercial water supplies, the temperature should be regularly checked. ...

    Chris Peacock

  • What is the Paris Climate Change agreement, and what could it mean for the world’s oceans?

    What is the Paris Climate Change agreement, and what could it mean for the world’s oceans?

    Whilst the Paris Agreement has been praised for its progressive steps towards the unification of the world’s leaders in action against the negative result of anthropogenic activity on the climate, it has also been criticised for its failure to ...

    Craig Harrison

  • Aquaread launch new products – the LeveLine-CTD and LeveLine-Mini-CTD at Geotechnica 2017

    Aquaread launch new products – the LeveLine-CTD and LeveLine-Mini-CTD at Geotechnica 2017

    Today we are excited to announce the launch of two new products to join our wide range of precise, scientific water testing equipment. Following the success of the LeveLine water level and temperature logger, we have expanded the range, adding ...

    Chris Peacock

  • How dangerous is blue green algae?

    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 ...

    Jamie Atkins

  • Thames Water to be fined record £20m for sewage spill

    Thames Water to be fined record £20m for sewage spill

    Last week it was announced that Thames Water would be fined a record £20.3million for polluting the body of the River Thames with around 1.4billion litres of raw sewage.The company admitted their offence and accepted the penalty. Read more ...

    Craig Harrison

  • World Water Day 2017 - Wastewater

    World Water Day 2017 - Wastewater

    On Wednesday 22nd March, Aquaread will be joining many other charities, organisations, businesses and individuals in celebrating World Water Day – an annual event raising awareness and support for water conditions throughout the ...

    Chris Peacock

  • What is natural flood prevention and how does it help?

    What is natural flood prevention and how does it help?

    Around the world many different countries have had to design elaborate and often expensive methods of controlling and mitigating the damaging effects of global flooding. Whilst these methods often involve feats of technical and mechanical ...

    Jamie Atkins

  • Flood prevention measures around the world

    Flood prevention measures around the world

    Looking at flood prevention measures around the world offers an interesting perspective when it comes to reviewing and comparing our own methods here in the UK. Across the continents, various flood prevention techniques are in place – with ...

    Craig Harrison

  • What we can learn from 2015/2016’s extreme flooding?

    What we can learn from 2015/2016’s extreme flooding?

    November 2015 to early February 2016 was an incredibly challenging time for home and business owners in the UK. Throughout much of the country, particularly the North of England and West of Scotland, flooding caused millions of pounds of damage ...

    Craig Harrison

  • Are young people leaving themselves at risk of flooding?

    Are young people leaving themselves at risk of flooding?

    According to recent figures from the Environmental Agency, young people in the UK may be leaving themselves at risk of flood damage. Around 75% of 18-24 year olds are not aware if they are living in an area at risk of flooding in the ...

    Craig Harrison

  • Government flooding plans come under attack from recent report

    Government flooding plans come under attack from recent report

    A recent report from MPs has highlighted inadequacies over the current plans for flooding by the government, suggesting that the Environmental Agency be stripped of their current responsibilities and replaced by a dedicated flooding authority. As we ...

    Craig Harrison

  • Small businesses set to receive cheaper flood cover

    Small businesses set to receive cheaper flood cover

    Flooding not only costs the UK economy billions of pounds every year, it also causes immeasurable damage to people’s lives and livelihoods. When it comes to livelihoods affected, small business owners are one of the categories of people hit ...

    Craig Harrison