Environmental Information Articles

  • PFAS NEMP Monitoring: Planning and design of monitoring programs (PFAS National Environmental Management Plan).

    PFAS is an abbreviation for per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances. These are manufactured chemicals that have been used for more than 50 years. PFAS make products non-stick, water repellent, and fire, weather and stain-resistant. PFAS have been used in a range of consumer products, such as carpets, clothes and paper, and have also been used in firefighting foams, pesticides and stain repellents. ...

  • Why you need the Benchtop Temperature And Humidity Environmental Test Chamber

    Small electronic products and electronic components need to undergo a series of tests to ensure its quality and durability. DGBell's benchtop environmental test chamber can simulate temperature and humidity environment conditions.  Small electronic products, electronic components, and materials must be tested with a proper test chamber. This is important to be carried out following the ...

  • What are Regional Screening Levels (RSL) and why are they used?

    The Regional Screening Levels (RSL) can be described as risk-based concentrations derived from standardized equations combining exposure information assumptions with EPA toxicity data (United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2020). Why are SLs used? The EPA Regional Screening Levels (RSL) are used for site screening and as initial cleanup goals. In site screening, the most ...

  • British Columbia Approved Water Quality Guidelines (Canada)

    1.     Why do we have British Columbia Approved Water Quality Guidelines? The British Columbia Approved Water Quality Guidelines (BC WQG) are policy statements that stipulate environmental benchmarks. The guidelines provide safe levels of substances for the protection of given water use, including drinking water, aquatic life, recreation and agriculture. The guidelines are ...

  • Case-Study: Monitoring for Open Environmental Data

    The increasing pollution in Delhi (India) compelled IODA (India Open Data Association) to create an open environmental data for the citizens’ awareness. Oizom helped IODA to install Polludrone units across Delhi to monitor different particulate matter generation and its source location. The data was displayed in a mobile app to aware people of the current situations to take relevant actions. The ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Case- Study: Surat Smart City Environmental Monitoring

    After Surat elected to become a smart city, Surat Municipal Corporation wanted to monitor the city’s environmental condition as part of its smart city mission. With the help of Oizom’s Polludrone Smart, they were able to observe the city’s health in real-time. The collected data was also showcased through web widgets on the Surat Municipal Corporation’s official website. The analyzed data heled ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • What is an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)?

    Sustainable Building Materials European environmental policy is increasingly focusing on the impact of products on the environment. Adopting an end-to-end view of the product life cycle is a key idea in the development of legal requirements and standards. The aim is to continuously improve environmental ...


    By Sphera

  • Chemical risk management

    The most severe industrial accidents are those involving dangerous chemicals, as they represent a significant threat to health and the environment. Furthermore, such accidents cause huge economic losses and disrupt sustainable growth. However, the use of large amounts of hazardous chemicals is inevitable in some industrial sectors that are essential to a modern industrialized society. To minimize ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines (CEQGs)

    Why do we have Canadian environmental guidelines for air, water and soil?  We need the Canadian environmental guidelines for air, water and soil for the protection of environmental and human health. For instance, the Canadian Soil Quality Guidelines (CSQGs), Canadian Water Quality Guidelines (WQGs) and the Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CAAQS) are all in place to safeguard the ...

  • What are MCLs (Maximum Contaminant Levels) in California Water Quality and Drinking Water Standards?

    A fantastic resource is available on the environmental standards page of the esdat.net website to search and use environmental standards and guidelines. Environmental Standards are available for air, water and soil for the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Holland and from the World Health Organization. ...

  • Self-Cleaning Filters and Physical Separation Unit - Roses Farm in Israel - Case Study

    Roses farm in Israel which avoided from recycling drain water due to nematodes presence. Once installed and recycle drain water big impact on costs and flowers. Technology reduces environmental footprint and save valuable water resource. This site was supervised by Israel Ministry of Agriculture and NEMATIC technology was approved for subsidy to growers by ...


    By Filter Art

  • Technology underpins Breathe London SMART 50 award

    The Breathe London project has been announced as the winner of a SMART 50 Award by Smart Cities Connect, within the Digital Transformation category. Created to better understand Londoners’ exposure to air pollution, Breathe London combines state-of-the-art technology with new data analytics, delivering real-time air quality data at a hyperlocal level in the city. The monitoring technology ...


    By AQMesh

  • What Is GIS?

    Maps have been used for thousands of years, but it is only within the last few decades that the technology has existed to combine maps with computer graphics and databases to create geographic information systems or GIS. The themes in the above graphic are only a small example of the wide array of information that can view or analyze with a GIS. GIS is used to display and analyze spatial ...


    By MapCruzin

  • What is a CAS Registry Number?

    The Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) is part of the American Chemical Society, and it is used to maintain a database of chemical compounds, substances, and alloys. The CAS database contains over 100 million different chemical compounds. Each CAS entry is identified by a specific number called ...

  • Surveying company finds new opportunities with in-situ equipment - Case Study

    Overview A Pacific Northwest surveying firm successfully expanded its capabilities using the Aqua TROLL 600 to monitor water quality for a large industrial customer. Challenge Statewide Land Surveying Inc. was looking for opportunities to take their surveying expertise into environmental applications. So, when a large industrial facility in Oregon asked them to ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Requirements for South Korean Manufacturers and Importers of Chemicals Continue to Change

    The latest revisions to the Act on Registration, Evaluation, etc. of Chemicals [Act No. 15844, October 16, 2018] in South Korea (K-REACH) entered into force on January 1, 2019. Its first significant compliance deadline required manufacturers and importers to pre-register existing substances by June 30, 2019. The industry is now shifting its focus to registration requirements that ...


    By Acta Group

  • Ceilometer Network ALICEnet - Case Study

    ALICEnet is a network of measuring stations operated by Italian research institutions and environmental authorities to improve the multidisciplinary use of environmental data. It is able to generate an atmospheric profile in real time, carried out by automatic Lidar ceilometers (ALC) installed throughout Italy. A database with measurement results from previous studies is also provided (yellow ALC ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Custom Wedding Paper Straws

    Wedding could be the most important even of your life and we sincerely recomment our wedding paper straws to add more colors to your one of the most biggest momment. It is colorful in design, eco-friendly in material, convenient in application. And if you are interested, we also provide personal customization for our customer with ...

  • Aqua Cure Bring Environmentally Friendly Theme to Vendex

    Aqua Cure are looking forward to Vendex this year and will be on stand 30 with a whole host of products we are very excited to be presenting to the vending industry. ...


    By Aqua Cure PLC

  • Focus on Product-Centric Quality Approach for Improved CAPA Processes

    Designing a product that serves its intended purpose is critical for medical device manufacturers, as it could have a great impact on a person’s health- for that matter even life. You can still manage your tasks if your internet modem is not working as it should be, but can you manage to breathe if your inhaler is insufficient to provide you the medication when you are already struggling to ...


    By Qualityze Inc

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