Infrastructure Monitoring Articles

  • The ‘Return-To-Retail’ Collection Model for Container Deposit Schemes - Case Study

    As consumption of beverage containers and plastic pollution rises worldwide, more and more regions are seeking to implement container deposit schemes to drive recycling. Legislators have many options for designing their deposit models, and an approach that has achieved impressive return rates is ‘return-to-retail’ collection, where stores selling beverages receive those containers ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Bedford flood gate control - Case study

    Bedford Borough Council have been given responsibility for the management and control of 2 flood gates on the Great Ouse in the center of Bedford. OTT Hydrometry were successful in the tender process and were commissioned to install a monitoring solution that can trigger the opening and closing of the existing flood gates at predetermined river levels. In addition to the flood gate control the ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Engineering Firm Saves Thousands in Labor Costs with Remote Data Collection at Multiple Sites

    Overview: Unable to regularly access remote monitoring sites, a Midwest engineering firm turns to cloud-based data management with outstanding results. Challenge: C&E firms often find it difficult to balance the time and cost to monitor remote sites with the need to capture changes as they happen and help their clients avoid millions of dollars in ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Forests Serve as Freshwater Infrastructure

    Restoring watershed headwaters is examined as a water storage strategy A global realization is dawning about the pressing need for more freshwater storage infrastructure to support growing populations in our time of climate change. Faced with the astronomical costs of constructing such infrastructure, however, water management is beginning to look at existing natural features that can ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • The Need for an Expanded Role of Risk Management in Healthcare

    The role of risk management in healthcare has come a long way over the years. But as risks to the healthcare industry multiply—both in number and costs—risk management and risk managers need to be at the forefront of the business. If not, healthcare organizations can’t thrive, or potentially even survive. ...


    By Riskonnect Inc

  • ELT Tyre Industrial Shredder

    ELT Tyre Industrial Shredder Solution in the French Antilles ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Have your groundwater measurement data available!

    OTT Hydromet has developed an integrated groundwater monitoring and data management solution. The combi-package includes the OTT ecoLog 500, a device for the collection and remote transmission of groundwater data and the Hydromet ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Lessons Learned from Cape Town’s Day Zero Water Crisis

    Climate change a major factor, but waste, infrastructure problems, and planning must be examined In early 2018, three years into an unprecedented drought, the South African city of Cape Town found itself facing the possibility that its water taps might simply run dry. Day Zero, the exact day on which that was predicted to happen, varied, but it ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Green IT

    A holistic approach for identifying sustainable performance Green IT is more than taking single factors into account or realising technical improves such as energy efficiency or lead free components. Green IT has to be considered holistically in order to ensure added value for companies. Often responsibles think only about influencing the use phase, about reduction of heat ...


    By thinkstep

  • Studies: Communication With Public Is Key in Water Issues

    2018 J.D. Power report finds water utility customer satisfaction is lower than reported by local water authorities ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Lithuania Exceeds Container Return Rate Expectations as TOMRA Supports New State-Of-The-Art Deposit System - Case Study

    LITHUANIA: TOMRA supported in implementing Lithuania's new container deposit system, launched in 2016 with a tight ramp-up timeframe. The roll-out represented the first time TOMRA worked with a “throughput” model in Europe. Lithuania's program has exceeded expectations, with 91.9% of all beverage containers returned for recycling by the end of 2017. Container deposit system ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Extending Remote Network Connections with Radios

    Remote networks are very useful in monitoring remote tanks. These can be monitored on a nearby local network or over the Internet from virtually any location. How, then, can you get a network or Internet connection to a remote location? There are a variety of ways to get a network to a remote location. ...

  • Aging Water Infrastructure in the US

    With pipeline systems crumbling, decentralized treatment makes sense ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • OECD Tour de Table Reports on Developments on Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials

    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a May 17, 2018, document entitled Developments in Delegations on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials — Tour de Table.  The document compiles information provided by delegations for the February 2018 ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Advantages of edge deployment with thermo bond concrete buildings

    As companies start to distribute their computing to the edge, one of the most critical decisions they need to make is which type of building works best for their application. Edge computing requires solid, secure facilities and networks. Industry experts advise that edge computing equipment should be installed in structures that are built as robust as large data centers with the same concerns for ...


    By Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC

  • Bringing Data Center Computing to the Edge - Thermo Bond Buildings

    Bringing Data Center Computing to the Edge The growing number of devices, next generation applications, and data deluge from IoT are making traditional data center approaches inefficient. The need for faster processing, increased cloud adoption, and increased pressure on networks is causing an architectural shift from centralized processing centers to a distributed model that places ...


    By Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC

  • AMETEK Land - Gasworld US - Temperature Measurement, Asset Protection in Hydrogen Generation

    Thomas Fortinberry, Business Development Manager – Industrial Gas at AMETEK Land, discusses fixed thermal imaging for steam methane reformers and how improved access to data on process temperatures can optimize and extend operations. Worldwide demand for hydrogen is rising and expected to continue to grow at 5% annually. Hydrogen is increasingly sought for petroleum refineries, chemical ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Got Modbus? Then get instant access to the Internet of Things

    If your product or equipment already has Modbus, then the NanoULTRA from Caption Data gives you the immediate ability to join them to the Internet of Things. From single units to 1000’s of units, with on line & real time control through the CDL SmartHub ...


    By Caption Data Limited

  • Role of membrane autopsy in enhancing reverse osmosis plant operation

    Reverse osmosis (RO) has successfully emerged as a broadly-used commercial water purification technology in recent decades. Nevertheless, RO membrane elements, the core component of this purification process, are frequently subjected to premature degradation and performance deterioration, adversely impacting RO plant operation & maintenance. Membrane autopsy is a well-proven yet ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Public finance for water infrastructure development and its practical challenges for small towns

    The small and fluctuating population, the economic characteristics and administrative capacity of small towns not only pose infrastructural challenges for providing services, but also limit the possibilities for generating local revenues for financing water infrastructure development and maintenance. This limited ability to generate local resources for water infrastructure is exacerbated by ...


    By IWA Publishing

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