Level Monitoring News

  • Ultrasonic depth sensor to measure water levels

    The Dutch algae control company LG Sonic introduced an ultrasonic depth sensor to give the customers real-time insight in the water levels which allows them to adequately deal with water level fluctuations. Reservoirs used for industrial processes or the production of drinking water often deal with strong water level fluctuations. Due to events of high demand and evaporation, water levels in ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Flow Metering using Radar for Ex-Zone 1

    The OFR flow sensor by NIVBUS GmbH was approved for use in Ex-Zone 1 by TÜV Nord. In addition to ATEX approval required mainly in Europe the company was approved according to IECEx standard which is preferably demanded in English-speaking countries. This allows contactless flow measurements in many applications including sewers. In order to obtain the Ex approvals a new sensor material was ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Solinst Canada introduces new conductivity datalogger

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the latest release in their datalogger series—the Model 3001 LTC Levelogger Edge. The LTC Levelogger Edge is a compact instrument that provides reliable datalogging of water level, temperature, and conductivity measurements. The LTC Levelogger Edge offers a number of upgraded features over previous LTC versions, including an 8-year battery life, ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Sludge Blanket Monitoring Made Easy!

    At Partech we understand the need for simple, low cost methods for sludge blanket monitoring in a wide variety of settlement tanks. It its important to have reliable detection in order to de-sludge tanks at the most beneficial time, reducing costs and unnecessary work at a later stage in the cleaning process. ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Hit Your Target! Measure your sludge blanket level with Markland

    The Sludge Gun®, the Portable Sludge Blanket Level Detector from Markland Specialty Engineering Ltd., helps wastewater treatment plants measure solid-liquid interface levels in clarifiers, tanks and lagoons. This handheld instrument uses high-intensity infrared light beams to measure sludge blanket levels in clarifiers, settlement tanks, sedimentation basins, lagoons and ponds. It ...

  • Continuous Ground Gas Monitoring Technical Article

    It is almost inevitable in the initial phases of a construction sites development, that a Ground Gas risk assessment process is required by the local planning authority, and subsequently undertaken by a developer or their contractor. This normally encompasses spot monitoring visits that can last up to 12 months or more, if methane is found at over 5% by volume. However, it is important to realise ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • STERIS discusses the importance of environmental monitoring of sterilant vapors in the SPD

    STERIS Corporation, a major manufacturer of low-temperature sterilizers, wrote a new CHL Self-Study Lesson Plan in the January/February issue of Communique on pg. 27 titled, “Safety in Central Service: Management Responsibility”. In this lesson plan they review three different learning objectives including: ...


    By ChemDAQ, Inc.

  • New Transmitters with Radar Sensing Technology improve level measurement accuracy

    Piping Systems (GF) has expanded its automation product line with two new Level Transmitters.  These transmitters incorporate advanced radar sensing technology designed for high accuracy tank level measurement in a wide range of chemical processing and water treatment applications. The addition of radar technology to the company's existing ultrasonic and ...

  • Ultrasonic Water Level Sensors Drive Large Irrigation Project

    Senix Corporation, a leading manufacturer of smart ultrasonic sensors, announces the installation of thousands of ToughSonic water level sensors by Murray Irrigation in New South Wales, Australia. The sensors are part of an irrigation automation system that manages water inventory and distribution to farms and industrial users by measuring water levels at irrigation gates throughout the ...


    By Senix Corporation

  • Hansford Sensors celebrates 10 years at the forefront of vibration monitoring excellence

    Hansford Sensors, the leading UK manufacturer of industrial accelerometers, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month. Since its formation in 2006, the Buckinghamshire based company has gone from strength to strength, establishing itself as the go-to provider of reliable and effective vibration monitoring equipment and boasting an impressive portfolio of clients ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • APG Announces new Online Configurator for FL Series Stem Mounted Multi-Point Level Switch

    Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) announces a new online configurator for the FL Series Multi-Point Level Switch. The FL configurator, developed with the help of Radian Developers, allows customers to fully ...

  • T-T’s New How To Area Makes Using Our Products Easy

    Picture the scenario. You open the box to see your shiny new pump. You’re ready to go, until it dawns on you that you’re yet to tackle the 57-page manual before even thinking of operating the equipment. As vital as manuals are, sometimes you just need the basic ‘How Tos’ and unfortunately there is a lot of excess information required within technical documentation that can ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • T-T are exhibiting at RWM Exhibition

    T-T are exhibiting at The Water Event  at RWM (Resource Waste Management) on 13th and 14th September at the NEC in Birmingham. The RWM exhibition is the UK’s number one event for resource efficiency and waste management solutions. The Water Event specifically promotes the efficient consumption, ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Protecting New York Workers and Residents from Mercury Poisoning Hazards

    Last month, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that a remediation contractor from Schenectady has been fined over $140,000 for exposing workers to mercury poisoning and for not providing the proper employee safeguards. According to the OSHA news release, the employees were removing liquid mercury and mercury-contaminated soil and wood from the third and ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Radar steps into new dimensions

    Micropilot FMR10 and FMR20 belong to the first non-contact radars with Bluetooth® commissioning, operation and maintenance app. Signal curves can be shown via app on every Bluetooth® enabled smartphone or tablet (iOS, Android). This increases plant availability due to fast access to maintenance information, and guarantees cost savings because of the usage of existing non-proprietary tool ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • GA3000 PLUS - Continuous monitoring for cost-effective protection

    A fixed gas detection system protects you and your assets as it is designed to reduce the time usually taken to manually asses a potentially explosive area. Furthermore, it is easier and more cost effective to maintain than portable gas detection as it is less susceptible to loss and damage. Geotech’s GA3000 PLUS is a robust fixed analyser that helps customers do that and more. It ...


    By Geotech

  • APG Announces New Online Configurator for FLX Hazardous Location Multi-Point Level Switch

    Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) announces a new online configurator for the FLX Series Hazardous Location Multi-Point Level Switch. The FLX configurator allows customers to fully configure an FLX level switch online, with a complete APG model number, and view the list price. Customers can also view and print a specification page without logging in. Customers with accounts can log in to ...

  • State of the Ultrasonic Art

    Non-contacting ultrasonic equipment has, for many years, been the default method to measure level and flow within the water and waste water industries. The combination of reliability and low maintenance, coupled with the sophistication of the most recent systems have meant that thousands upon thousands of applications worldwide call upon this most well proven of technologies. Ultrasonic ...

  • Water Level Sensors Provide Real-time Flood Warnings in Iowa

    To create the world’s most sophisticated flood monitoring and forecasting system, the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) uses more than 200 Senix ToughSonic 30 and ToughSonic 50 ultrasonic sensors to measure water levels in streams across the state. Data collected from the sensors are automatically sent to the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS), ...


    By Senix Corporation

  • Ultrasonic water level sensors monitor flooding in the Philippines

    A variety of factors make the Philippines, and especially the Manila region, among the most flood prone in the world. Tropical rains flow rapidly from mountain uplands to the Manila basin where dense urbanization accelerates run-off. To make matters worse, Manila is built on lowlands that are getting lower due to ground water extraction and the weight of urban concrete and steel. As a result, ...


    By Senix Corporation

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