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  • Monitoring of Algae Growth by TOC Measurement

    Global warming due to the excessive use of fossil fuels is becoming a problem which has prompted and accelerated the search for alternative fuels. Among the more attractive alternatives is biomass fuel, which is attracting considerable attention. Microalgae can be used for the production of oil without competing with food production, and to a greater extent than other biofuels, its productivity ...

  • LimnoTech Featured in Lake Erie Algae Bloom Monitoring Network Article (March 2015

    LimnoTech and Project Engineer Ed Verhamme were featured recently in an article in the Environmental Monitor. The article describes the water quality monitoring network in Lake Erie that LimnoTech helped to establish last summer in response to harmful algal blooms that affected water quality in the City of Toledo, and how the network helped water treatment plant operators ...


    By LimnoTech Inc.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Revolutionary drone system to control, monitor and treat green algae blooms with the innovative DRONIC system

    As air drones already exist, a new development has evolved in drone technology, a water-based drone to ensure fast and efficient algae control and treatment. Combatting algae is known as a complicated process which requires accurate measurements. A European consortium would like to present the dronic project, which will change algae treatment into a new technology that can simplify and bring it ...


    By LG Sonic

  • 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

  • LG Sonic introduces new software for accurate water quality monitoring and effective algae control

    LG Sonic introduces a user-friendly software, the MPC-View, to follow the water quality in lakes and reservoirs visually. The software receives its data from advanced water quality sensors that are integrated into the MPC-Buoy, a floating solar-powered system for control of algal blooms through ultrasound. The ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Algae Biomass Organization Recognizes Six Students With Young Algae Researcher Awards at Algae Biomass Summit in Denver

    Six student scientists were presented with the first Young Algae Researcher Awards today in Denver for their contributions to fields of algae biology and engineering on the final day of the 2011 Algae Biomass Summit, the official conference of the ...


    By Algae Biomass Organization

  • China tackles algae in Olympic venue

    More than 10,000 Chinese soldiers and civilians have been sent in to clear up a giant algal bloom threatening this summer's Olympic sailing events. The algae, first spotted in late May, has choked large stretches of coast around the Eastern city of Qingdao, according to local media. Workers are now heading out to sea every day to collect thousands of tonnes of algae around the city, which will ...

  • 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

  • Algae Control Solution for Chilean Salmon Industry?

    Since February 2016, Salmon farms in Chile have been suffering from an intensive Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) which is causing massive numbers of salmon deaths. Ultrasonic technology combined with algae detection could be the solution for an industry facing economic losses totaling millions. Currently the Dutch algae control company, LG Sonic, is discussing the implementation of ultrasonic ...


    By LG Sonic

  • LG Sound proudly presents: Interactive Algae Control

    The patented LG Sonic MPC combines online water quality monitoring, telemetring and ultrasound technology to provide the state-of-the-art treatment against algae and cyanobacteria. By constantly measuring water quality,  the LG Sonic MPC determines the most optimal ultrasonic program. LG Sonic algae control - With a radius of 360 degrees and a range of 500 meter ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Award for innovative approach to control algae with ultrasound technology

    LG Sonic, a Dutch manufacturer of algae control systems, received an award for their innovative approach to control algae with ultrasound technology. The annual “Going the Extra Mile” (GEM) awards were hosted by Northumbrian Water, a UK Water Utility company supplying water in both the north and south of England. The event took place at the Beamish Hall on Thursday 25 June 2015. ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Growth of algae affected by ocean acidification and nutrient pollution

    Ocean acidification and eutrophication may affect the growth of microscopic algae — phytoplankton — with knock-on impacts for marine food chains and fisheries, warns a new study. By growing phytoplankton under different scenarios the researchers found that phytoplankton species are affected differently according to the acidity and nutrient content of the water. Ocean acidification is ...

  • Visit LG Sonic Algae Control at Aquatech Amsterdam 2017

    From October 31 – November 3, LG Sonic will exhibit at Aquatech Amsterdam 2017 to showcase its latest solution to control and monitor algal blooms. By using ultrasound technology, LG Sonic offers an environmentally friendly solution to control algae and prevent new algae growth. LG Sonic will exhibit at booth 01.136. Ultrasonic algae control technology To control and monitor ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Award for Ultrasonic Algae Control in Raw Water Reservoir UK

    LG Sound, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW), Celtic Process Control and Isle Utiltites received the Engineering Solutions Award for the deployment of a MPC-Buoy for ultrasonic algae control. The Engineering solutions award considers innovations that have a physical and tangible output. DCWW supplies drinking water and waste water services to most ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Ultrasonic algae control technologies shown during IFAT 2016

    LG Sonic is going to exhibit during the IFAT to show its environmentally-friendly technologies to control and monitor algal blooms using ultrasound in lakes, reservoirs and cooling towers. LG Sonic’s, latest innovation, the MPC-Buoy, a solar-powered system that combines continuous ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Ultrasonic algae control solutions to treat smaller water areas

    Algae has an import function in nature, it provides food and energy for animal life, and much of the earth’s oxygen. However, an excess of algae can be hazardous to both humans and animals. Research has demonstrated that ultrasound can be an effective method of controlling algal blooms. Differences between ultrasonic algae control solutions There are ...


    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 ...

  • States agree to cut pollutants behind Lake Erie algae

    Ohio and Michigan have agreed to sharply reduce phosphorus runoff blamed for a rash of harmful algae blooms on Lake Erie that have contaminated drinking water supplies and contributed to oxygen-deprived dead zones where fish can't survive. The two states along with Ontario, Canada, said Friday that they will work to cut the amount of phosphorus flowing into western Lake Erie by 40 percent within ...


    By Associated Press

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