ammonium monitoring News

  • Fast and accurate HYDRA ammonium analyzer requires virtually no maintenance

    Featuring reliable ISE technology, the new HYDRA Ammonium Analyzer from Electro-Chemical Devices, Inc., offers fast and accurate ammonium measurement for superior water quality monitoring with virtually no maintenance.The highly intelligent HYDRA Ammonium Analyzer can be used to monitor the ammonium nutrient load directly in the aeration basin of a waste water treatment plant as well as ...

  • Chlorine monitoring in water with high Mn/Fe salts

    In 2012, Intellitect Water launched the new V2 Intellisonde (IV2) in-pipe water quality monitor, which offered two new advantages; retained calibration data and improved chlorine measurement. Since that time, IV2 sondes have been successfully installed around the world offering users easier access to water quality data. However, now that the IV2 sondes have been in operation for nearly a year, ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Intellitect launches new generation of in-pipe monitors

    For decades, knowledge of water quality between the treatment plant and the consumer's tap was an impossible pipe dream. However, in 2006 Intellitect Water launched a new technology which turned that dream into reality and now, almost seven years later, the company has launched a new version of the Intellisonde in-pipe monitor that brings new levels of simplicity and reliability. Intellitect ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • HACH LANGE monitors provide critical alarms at UU, Macclesfield

    New ammonia probes with sophisticated controllers have enabled staff at United Utilities’ Macclesfield wastewater treatment works to ensure that the plant does not exceed its discharge consent. Following installation, the monitoring systems initially generated around 40 alarm texts per day (mostly night!) but significant improvements have now been implemented. The Macclesfield WwTW is a ...


  • HACH LANGE plans to offer largest range of MCERTS water quality monitors

    A massive programme of MCERTS testing is underway for many of HACH LANGE’s market leading water quality monitoring instruments. UK Sales Director, Matthew Dillon says “Most of the instruments are already in widespread use across a broad range of industries, but as the Environment Agency increasingly requires the use of MCERTS approved analytical equipment, our intention is to be able ...


  • WWEM 2012 to focus on the quality of monitoring - Process Conference (7th November)

    WWEM 2012, the 5th in a series of highly successful environmental monitoring events, will return to the Telford International Centre on 7th and 8th November 2012 to provide visitors with the latest information on regulations, standards, methods and technologies employed in laboratory, field and process monitoring applications. Organised in conjunction with the Environment Agency and the Water ...

  • Probe Finds Scant Oversight of Chemical Plants

    The government has no way of fully knowing which U.S. chemical facilities stock ammonium nitrate, the substance that exploded last year at a Texas fertilizer plant and killed 14 people, congressional investigators say. Outdated federal policies, poor information sharing with states and a raft of industry exemptions point to scant federal oversight, says a new report obtained by The Associated ...


    By Associated Press

  • HACH LANGE launches new UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

    In addition to the latest process monitoring equipment, the HACH LANGE stand at WWEM 2012 (No. 94/95/96) will also feature some of the company’s latest innovations in laboratory analysis including pocket colorimeters, portable water quality meters and sophisticated UV-VIS spectrophotometers such as the new DR 3900. The DR 3900 is fully automated and offers extremely high levels of accuracy, ...


  • New Certified Reference Materials (CRMs) for Groundwater and Rainwater

    JRC-IRMM has released two new water-based certified reference materials, ERM-CA616 and ERM-CA408. The groundwater ERM-CA616 and the rainwater ERM-CA408 are certified for a number of major components. ERM-CA616 and ERM-CA408 are primarily intended for method performance control and for validation purposes (e.g. trueness estimation). ...

  • HACH LANGE to launch new products at WWEM 2008

    HACH LANGE (stands 52 & 53) will launch a number of exciting new water sampling and analysis technologies at WWEM 2008 in Telford on 5th and 6th November. NEW PRODUCTS being launched at the event include the Bühler 1000 portable water sampler which has just received MCERTS approval and is able to store samples for up to 72 hours at 4 Deg C without freezing.  In addition pH, ORP and ...


  • Water quality protected during dredging of Somerset Levels

    A special monitoring system is helping protect water quality on the Somerset Levels and Moors where a major dredging operation is under way following severe flooding. The system, which was supplied by OTT Hydrometry and installed by Wavelength Environmental, is designed to protect the river ecology by issuing email alerts if water quality deteriorates beyond pre-set conditions. Any such alerts ...

  • Process optimisation by Real-Time Control at Taunton STW

    Wessex Water is investing around £20m at Taunton (Ham) sewage treatment works to improve the facilities for wastewater and sludge treatment in a project that is due for completion by the end of March 2015. The upgrade to the works under the DWF Improvements Scheme will increase the site’s treatment capacity whilst also improving the efficiency and quality of the treatment process, ...


  • A new global map of ammonia emissions

    For the first time, a global map of atmospheric ammonia emissions has been produced using satellite measurements. This opens up new ways to survey air quality and monitor the Earth's atmospheric chemistry from space. Modern agricultural practices, especially intensive farming methods and widespread fertiliser use, are mainly responsible for ammonia emissions, which have more than doubled since ...

  • Single artificial wetland successfully treats different types of wastewater

    The world’s first full-scale artificial wetland designed to treat both sewage effluent and mine wastewater has been found to continuously remove high levels of pollutants, a recent study concludes. Treating both types of wastewater at the same time proved to be highly beneficial because they contain pollutants which are more easily removed when mixed together. Wetlands contain plants and ...

  • Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group Issues Report Summarizing Progress on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security

    In April 2013, an explosion destroyed a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, killing 15. In response to this and other recent catastrophic and fatal incidents at chemical facilities, President Obama on August 1, 2013, issued Executive Order ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group Issues Report Summarizing Progress on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security

    In April 2013, an explosion destroyed a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, killing 15. In response to this and other recent catastrophic and fatal incidents at chemical facilities, President Obama on August 1, 2013, issued Executive Order ...


    By Acta Group

  • Analytik Jena assigns award for best customer quote on the occasion of the SPECORD anniversary

    The MVV Energie AG won the great Analytik Jena quote campaign related to the proven SPECORD device. The Analytik Jena AG awarded a price for the best customer quote as part of a Germany-wide customer competition on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of their SPECORD product series. "I am happy about the great participation of our customers in the campaign and the many creative contributions ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • HACH LANGE offers free training clinics at WWEM 2012

    The HACH LANGE stands (Nos. 94, 95 & 96) at the WWEM 2012 exhibition in Telford on 7th and 8th November, will feature three free training sessions that will provide attendees with help and advice on how to maximise the benefits of testing and monitoring. Each clinic will provide technical help and advice supported by practical case studies. Automated TP, TN & COD analysis ...


  • Terra industries inc. to pay clean air act penalty and spend $17 million to install pollution controls

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced Terra Industries Inc., one of the nation’s largest producers of nitric acid and nitrogen fertilizers, has agreed to pay $625,000 in civil penalties to settle alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act at nine of its plants in Iowa, Mississippi, and Oklahoma. As part of the settlement, ...

  • Terra Industries, Inc., to Pay $625,000 civil penalty for air violations at acid plants in Iowa, Mississippi and Oklahoma

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced Terra Industries, Inc., one of the nation’s largest producers of nitric acid and nitrogen fertilizers, has agreed to pay a total of $625,000 in civil penalties to settle a series of alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act at nine of its plants in Iowa, Mississippi and Oklahoma. As part of the ...

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