Organics Analysis News

  • Subcommittee on Groundwater permitted to resume activities

    Following a review by the Department of Interior, the Advisory Committee on Water Information’s Subcommittee on Groundwater (SOGW) is resuming operations this month. The subcommittee’s activities were put on hold in the spring so a review of the group’s activities could be undergone by the new administration. While the review is ongoing, SOGW is permitted to proceed with ...

  • airmoSCAN xpert PAHs: New Chromatotec® TD GC FID/MS for online and continuous monitoring of PAHs and linear alkanes in ambient air

    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are recognized as very toxic group of organic compounds, with documented carcinogenic, mutagenic and teratogenic properties. PAHs are formed as a result of the incomplete combustion of organic materials. They are produced naturally like by wood fire, volcanoes and by human activities like coal and gasoline combustion. They are particularly prevalent in ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Workshop water sampling and monitoring in Slovenia

    Together with our partner in Slovenia Mikro+Polo we organized a workshop water sampling and monitoring in Izola. Participants of the workshop came from Slovenian laboratories and consultancy bureaus or were independent researchers in the field of soil and water. ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Volatile Organic Compounds and New Construction Discussed in Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how building occupants can be exposed to elevated levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in newly constructed or recently renovated homes and buildings. “These buildings frequently have a new smell that is often due to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Groundwater professionals descend on Washington, D.C., this week

    Groundwater professionals are in Washington, D.C., this week to support the issues and policies critical to the protection, use, and management of groundwater.    With no better way to educate decision-makers than in person, the attendees of the NGWA Groundwater Fly-In will be in Capitol Hill offices making their congressional delegation aware of issues impacting all groundwater ...

  • Geoscience organizations submit policy recommendations for Trump administration

    The National Ground Water Association joined seven geoscience organizations in proposing a slate of policy recommendations for the Trump administration. The recommendations focus on building a strong and secure nation with geoscience serving as a foundation. ...

  • Cairnet real-time air pollution monitoring sensors largely approved at WFES 2017

    Following in real-time any given pollutant emissions data directly from your office, via your computer, your smartphone or your tablet? All the data centralized, with minimum operating costs (no maintenance, no visit on site to retrieve the data…)? Those are juste some of Cairpol (Environnement S.A Group) sensors' features highly appreciated in Abu Dhabi at the 2017 edition of the World ...


    By Cairpol

  • Smart sensoring water cylcle

    Our colleague Nico was interviewed by the independent Publicspaceinfo.nl regarding the Smart Sensoring solutions of Eijkelkamp Soil & Water. Publicspaceinfo.nl brought a visit to the Eijkelkamp Control Room. From here we can give a good insight how the water cycle is monitored. From here we explained Publicspaceinfo.nl how we support WINNET, Water Innovation Network, in ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • 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

  • Shawcity Seminar 3: Environmental Organic Gas Analysis - Soil and Water

    On Wednesday 14th September 2016, Shawcity hosted the third in their 2016 series of seminars for the occupational hygiene, health and safety and environmental industries. The theme for the event was 'Environmental Organic Gas Analysis - Soil and Water' and the speaker line-up was of the highest calibre, with four PhD-level experts sharing their knowledge on the subject. Delegates ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Taking the pulse of your measurement

    Heartbeat Technology in measurement devices organizes clear, standardized diagnostic messages of what needs to be done in order to maintain the plant economically based on necessities. With this it enables predictive maintenance, and delivers evidence for operational reliability and process safety. As the devices run their own diagnostics, proof tests are only necessary in maximum extended ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • USGS Releases Results of Gem County Groundwater Quality Study

    The entire population of southwestern Idaho’s Gem County depends on aquifers for its drinking water. The water in those aquifers is of generally good quality according to a U.S. Geological Survey report released today. The study was prompted by concerns that rapidly growing population and changes in land use, including potential ...

  • Xylem employees celebrate inaugural Global Month of Service by logging more than 7,000 volunteer hours with local organizations

    To commemorate its fifth anniversary, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, launched its inaugural Global Month of Service. The initiative aimed to advance Xylem’s commitment to build a culture of volunteerism across the company, and to provide opportunities for employees globally to further ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Catalyzing Action at Korea International Water Week

    “The first Korean International Water Week will be an important enabler for our global efforts,” World Water Council Treasurer Guy Fradin said last week at the Opening Ceremony of Korea International Water Week in Daegu, Republic of Korea. He was speaking on behalf of Council President Benedito Braga, in the presence of Kang Hoin, Minister of Land Infrastructure and Transport of the ...


    By World Water Council

  • Online Water Toxicity Monitoring

    Monitoring of water toxicity is of special importance, especially when surface water or ground water are used for the preparation of drinking water. Since a variety of substances are harmful for human being reliable online monitoring is recommended. LAR's online toxicity analyzer ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Webinar Will Announce NSI on Water Sustainability through Nanotechnology

    On October 19, 2016, the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold a webinar to announce the Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (NSI): Water Sustainability through Nanotechnology. The webinar will highlight the activities of several participating federal agencies. NNCO states that the webinar will be the first in a series exploring ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Organic load under control

    The chemical oxygen demand is the most commonly used parameter to determine the organic load of wastewater. Precise online measurement of COD in the inlet of wastewater treatment plants helps to re-direct heavily loaded water into buffer basins while measurement in the outlet enables plant managers to evaluate the cleaning capacity of their plants. In industrial wastewater treatment, COD is ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • McCray stepping down as NGWA CEO in December 2017

    After more than 34 years of combined employment by the National Ground Water Association and its subsidiaries, including more than 20 as the chief executive officer, Kevin McCray, CAE, informed the NGWA Board of Directors of his retirement as the Association’s CEO effective December 31, 2017. “I am humbled and gratified by the many diverse opportunities afforded me during my service ...

  • YSI publishes magazine dedicated to tackling world’s most challenging water issues

    YSI, a Xylem brand, has published its first edition of Mission: Water, a 64-page magazine that features the organizations and researchers who tackle the world’s most challenging water issues, the latest trends in instrumentation and research applications, and environment-focused educational resources. “We serve a wide range of customers who focus on surface water, ocean, and coastal ...


    By YSI - a Xylem brand

  • UNESCO Launches Education Atlas for Monitoring SDG 4

    The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launched a collection of interactive maps presenting global and thematic indicators to monitor achievement of the targets in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, which calls to "Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all." The ‘eAtlas for Education 2030' is ...

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