heavy metals monitoring News

  • Monitoring heavy metal contamination in the German Wadden Sea

    Human activities, including industrial development along coastal areas, risk polluting the marine environment with heavy metals which can harm human health and aquatic life. A recent study has found elevated levels of metal pollution in the Jade area of the German Wadden Sea, but concludes that metal contamination of the sediments would not be expected to have harmful effects on the marine ...

  • Heavy metal – in and around the lake

    Heavy metal pollution of lakes has a seriously detrimental impact on people and ecosystems that rely on such bodies of water. According to a study published in the current issue of Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, researchers have focused on the physicochemical properties and toxicology of water from and around Thane City of Maharashtra. Environmental chemist Pravin Singare of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Supporting wastewater monitoring: a new certified reference material for heavy metals in wastewater

    JRC-IRMM has released ERM-CA713, a new wastewater certified reference material, developed in support of the Water Framework Directive (WFD, 2000/60/EC). ERM-CA713 was specifically produced to include the four metals cited in the Priority Substances list (Cd, Hg, Ni and Pb) at concentration ...

  • MTI Diagnostics online heavy metal monitor undergoes scrutiny of US EPA

    Environmental and diagnostic specialists, MTI diagnostics, (Fareham, UK) have completed a stringent evaluation of its MTI OVA 5000 system at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vineland Chemical Company Superfund site in Cumberland County, New Jersey for monitoring arsenic in the effluent from the waste water treatment plant. The EPA is responsible for the cleanup of the site while the ...

  • Long term reductions in airborne heavy metals

    Since many heavy metals, including lead and iron, can be harmful to human health at high concentrations, their atmospheric levels are monitored. The UK Heavy Metals Monitoring Network has been monitoring ambient metals for 25 years, and during that time there has been a steady reduction in the levels of most metals in the air - with a few important exceptions. Airborne metals are produced by the ...

  • Latest Advancement for On-Site Analysis of Heavy Metals

    The PDV6000plus is the latest generation of portable instruments which provide excellent accuracy and convenience when performing on-site heavy metal analysis in water or soil. Building upon the reputation of the PDV6000, which is globally accepted as the benchmark system, the PDV6000plus boasts a range of software and hardware improvements. It further improves data quality by lowering ...

  • MTI On-Line Heavy Metal Monitor Leads To Significantly Reduced Costs for Secondary Pb Smelter

    Environmental and Diagnostic Specialists, Lab21, announces the installation of an MTI Diagnostics OVA5000 on-line heavy metal monitor at a large secondary Lead smelter in the UK. The instrument is installed in the state of the art effluent treatment plant in order to further improve on the company’s ISO 14001 accredited environmental policy. The OVA5000 is a unique online monitor for heavy ...

  • Novel sample pretreatment unit for heavy metal analysis

    AppliTek launches a unique solution for accurately determining the total metal content in water bodies. The novel pretreatment system, designed as an add-on unit for AppliTek’s VPA Series of Voltammetric Process Analyzers, allows to safely and conveniently process incoming samples with concentrated acids and oxidizing agents. Accuracy, precision and stability of results are very critical ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Researchers find heavy metals along river after mine spill

    Researchers say they found scattered accumulations of heavy metals along a 60-mile stretch of riverbank in Colorado and New Mexico a month after the Gold King Mine wastewater spill and say that any potential threat to crops and livestock should be studied further. David Weindorf of Texas Tech University and Kevin Lombard of New Mexico State University said they found patches of discolored sludge ...


    By Associated Press

  • Chromium pollution publication marks 10 years of NPL`s Heavy Metals Network

    Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have detailed the changing levels of chromium pollution across the UK Heavy Metals Monitoring Network, which celebrates 10 years of NPL operation this month. Chromium, a toxic metal, is being increasingly recognised as an important environmental pollutant, and its emission from industrial facilities is controlled by European legislation. ...

  • Latest advances in molybdenum monitoring

    Environmental Diagnostics specialists MTI (UK) have added to their recent advances by announcing a new application for Molybdenum detection for their portable (PDV6000plus) and online (OVA5000) heavy metal monitors. A key enzymatic component and also found in tooth enamel to prevent decay, exposure to high levels of molybdenum interferes with the body’s capability to uptake copper, resulting ...

  • Modern Water signs exclusive distribution agreement for China

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has recently signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Beijing Green Science and Technology (Beijing Green) which will cover mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. Beijing Green has been one of Modern Water’s key distribution partners for almost ten ...

  • Modern water cogent hosts Korean delegation fact finding mission to the UK

    The new Cogent (UK) offices in Cambridge were visited by a party of 12 Korean visitors recently, representing The Ministry of the Environment, National Institute of Environmental research, Youngsan River Basin Authority, Daegu Provincial Environmental Office, Korean Environmental Corporation, Inchon City River Department, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, and Sangji University. The purpose of the ...

  • Oxford Instruments’ rugged, new XRF analyzer X-MET5000 launced in Middle East

    Specialist distributors from across the middle gathered at the Jumeirah Hotel, Dubai for Oxford Instruments’ highly successful launch meeting to announce their next generation, X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyzer, the X-MET5000 – the first truly rugged hand-held analyzer for harsh multi-element analysis. Engineered for high performance and reliability, this tough, brand new portable XRF analyzer ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Kurita will take part to the 22nd edition of the Journées Information Eaux (JIE) in Poitiers, France

    Kurita will take part to the 22nd edition of the Journées Information Eaux (JIE) in Poitiers, France on 11- 13  October in the engineering school of Poitiers (ENSIP). The Journées Information Eaux which are held every 2 years since 1974, are one of the major exhibitions in France in the field of water treatment and environmental engineering. More than 90 lectures will be ...


    By Kurita

  • New (2007) Uranium Analyser

    Since the Chernobyl disaster, the awareness of the health hazard of Uranium is reflected in the call for close monitoring of contamination of land and water as well as urine checks of people in high contamination risk areas, atomic energy work places and close by habitations. Global Warming and toxins’ contamination of much of our planet have been increasingly present in the news and ...

  • No-Boo!-to Test Strips

    Nobuto Blood Filter Strips are the bloodiest product in Sterlitech’s catalog; get some in time for Halloween sample testing! Made from high-purity cellulose fibers, these strips are structured for uniform sampling. Each strip holds approximately 0.1 mL of blood or 0.04 mL of serum. Once blood is applied and the ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • It’s show time!

    With several new attractions, WWEM 2014, the international Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring conference and exhibition, will be bigger and busier than ever before. The five previous WWEM events, which stretch back to 2005, have included conferences addressing testing and monitoring themes within the Process and Laboratory sectors, in addition to an international exhibition and scores ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • EPA awards over $59,000 to revive the San Joaquin River in Fresno

    “Urban waters especially have been degraded by habitat loss, stormwater runoff and trash,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. “Protecting the San Joaquin River allows city residents to enjoy the environmental and recreational benefits from their local waters and surrounding lands.” Revive the San Joaquin Citizen’s ...

  • WWEM 2014 – better, bigger, busier

    Running over 2 days in early November, WWEM 2014 was an outstanding success, with sustained growth in every event since the first WWEM in 2005. “In comparison with the last WWEM in 2012, visitor numbers were up by 15% and even though the size of the exhibition was increased by 12% we were still unable to accommodate several potential exhibitors,” reports organiser Marcus Pattison. ...


    By OTT HydroMet

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