Cyanobacteria News

  • Visit LG Sonic at IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016

    LG Sonic is going to exhibit during the IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016 will be attended by water and environmental professionals from over 100 countries. The congress and exhibition will offer new insights in scientific and technological innovations in the water management sector. IWA ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Green Slime plagues Florida, drives home importance of nutrient removal

    While most of the country was seeing red, white, and blue this past Fourth of July, many Florida residents were seeing green. Massive algae blooms filled the St. Lucie River and the Indian River Lagoon with thick, green, toxic slime, promoting Florida governor Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency in the countries on the state’s Atlantic Coast,  ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • Verhamme to Present at HABs Webinar

    LimnoTech’s Ed Verhamme will be a presenter at an upcoming webinar titled “Real-Time HABs Sensors for Drinking Water Treatment.” Brenda Snyder of the University of Toledo and Paul Nieberding of Fondriest Environmental will also be presenting. This webinar will discuss how Harmful Algal Bloom (HABs) sensors are used in water treatment plants across Ohio to monitor for the ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • NREL Research Honored With R&D 100 Awards

    A technology developed at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been honored by R&D Magazine as a winner of a coveted R&D 100 award as well as an Editor's Choice award. Jianping Yu's research into using a strain of cyanobacteria to produce bioethylene won both awards in the category of Mechanical Devices/Materials. The magazine presents R&D 100 awards ...

  • Fluorometer Optical Sensor Launch Expands Valeport`s Product Range

    Valeport expands it's product range into optical sensors and debuts with the new Hyperion Fluorometer. Valeport’s new Hyperion Fluorometer delivers a high performance measurement of Chlorophyll A, Rhodamine and ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Link found between ‘algal blooms’ and liver disease

    Cyanobacteria — often referred to as blue-green algae — are found in water bodies around the world and can produce toxins with potential health risks. This US-wide study found a significant positive association between cyanobacterial bloom coverage and death by non-alcoholic liver disease. The researchers say their study suggests some evidence of a potential health risk and should be ...

  • US House approves bill to step up fight against toxic algae

    Members of Congress have called for more aggressive federal action to prevent toxic algae from contaminating the Great Lakes and other waterways around the nation, such as an outbreak on Lake Erie last summer that left more than 400,000 people without safe tap water for two days. The House approved a bill this week that would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop within 90 ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Announces Support for Small Businesses to Bring Green Technology, Innovative Research to Marketplace

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced today nine awards in eight states for small businesses to help them bring innovative green technologies to the marketplace. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy held a press call to announce the awards and reiterate the agency’s commitment to strengthening economic growth, supporting sustainable businesses, and ...

  • Seminar about monitoring, predicting and controlling toxic algae during the Inter-Water Australia conference

    LG Sound is going to attend the Inter-Water Australia conference which takes place from 15-16 October in Melbourne, Australia. The conference will be addressing issues related to water efficiency, water quality and water risk. On Thursday 16th of October our representative, Lisa Brand, will give a presentation about our latest technology, the MPC-Buoy® to monitor, predict, prevent and control ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Find out our latest technologies during the IWA Lisbon 2014

    LG Sound is going to attend the annual International Water Association (IWA) conference which will take place from 21-25 September in Lisbon, Portugal. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Shaping our water future’. On Thursday 25th of September our representative, Falco Aguilar, will give a presentation about our latest technology, the MPC-Buoy® to monitor, predict, ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Blue-green algae successfully monitored and controlled by using ultrasound with new MPC-Buoy

    The MPC- Buoy improved the water quality in a drinking water reservoir in the UK. The drink water company Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) has announced in a press release that after the installation of the MPC-Buoy a ‘dramatic ...


    By LG Sonic

  • LG Sound presents innovative products during the WISA conference & exhibition

    At this moment, LG Sound is attending the Biennial WISA Conference & Exhibition on water innovation in Mbombela, South Africa. The aim of the WISA (Water Institute of Southern Africa) is to provide a forum for the exchange of information to improve the water resource management in Southern Africa. During the conference we give two seminars about our latest innovations. Do you want to ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Water Company Installs Ultrasonic System to Kill off Algae

    ULTRASONIC sound waves are being used to kill off algae at an East Dorset reservoir. Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) has installed an ultrasonic algae control system at Longham Lakes. The system, supplied by Dutch company LG Sound, is used widely in mainland Europe but is the first to be installed by an English water company. It uses underwater ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Blue-Green Algae Successfully Monitored and Controlled by Using Ultrasound with New MPC-Buoy

    Algal blooms located in water surfaces is a common problem which is encountered by many professionals in the water industry.  High algae levels often result in a deterioration of the water quality and bad odor.  In order to provide an environmentally friendly solution to prevent the growth of blue-green algae, the Dutch company LG Sound initiated a ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Blue-green algae - check the water before you swim

    Most beaches, lakes and rivers in Europe were clean and healthy last year. But water quality can be affected by many unforeseen factors, including sewage, agricultural waste and algae. The European Environment Agency (EEA) recommends checking local water quality information before you jump in. The EEA’s annual ...

  • How much phosphorus pollution makes lakes unsafe for recreation?

    A target level of 20 micrograms of phosphorus per litre of lake water could help keep many lakes safe for recreation by restricting the growth of harmful algal blooms, European research suggests. The scientists analysed the relationship between phosphorus levels in medium- and high-alkalinity lakes, the growth of cyanobacteria blooms and the concentrations of cyanobacteria that trigger World ...

  • Innovating to counter the proliferation of blue-green algae: Premier Tech launches a world first as a solution to phosphorus discharges

    Premier Tech is pleased to announce that its Business Unit Premier Tech Aqua has introduced a world first to the onsite wastewater treatment market: its Self-Cleaning DpEC unit. It is the very first industrialised phosphorus removal solution applicable to individual dwellings in wastewater treatment. The cumulative discharges of phosphorus into lakes and rivers lead to the periodical outbreak of ...


    By Premier Tech Aqua

  • Plants provide ‘green liver’ by removing water toxins

    Blue-green algae, or ‘aquatic cyanobacteria’, can produce harmful toxins and present a serious health hazard when they bloom in large numbers. Researchers from Germany have now identified plant species that could be used to sustainably treat water by removing such cyanobacterial toxins. Cyanobacteria are common in water bodies with high nutrient load. Some cyanobacteria can ...

  • Revolutionary system to Monitor, Predict and Control Cyanobacteria with the smart MPC-Buoy

    The patented LG Sonic MPC ensures fast and efficient algae control by combining online water quality monitoring, telemetering and ultrasonic technologies to provide the state-of-the-art treatment against algae and cyanobacteria in ponds, lakes and dams. Under the 7th framework program from the European Commission, LG Sound ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Revolutionary ultrasonic Algae and Cyanobacteria control with the smart LG Sonic MPC-BUOY (Monitor-Predict-Control)

    The patented LG Sonic MPC ensures fast and efficient algae control by combining online water quality monitoring, telemetering and ultrasound technology to provide the state-of-the-art treatment against algae and cyanobacteria in ponds, lakes and dams. As algae types change during seasons, the ultrasonic treatment needs to be adjusted accordingly. To remain highest efficiency, the new interactive ...


    By LG Sonic

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