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  • Satellite images make it possible to monitor ice break-up in Torne River

    SMHI has used high-resolution satellite images for the first time to monitor ice break-up in Torne River, one of Sweden’s largest unregulated rivers. The CryoLand research project has developed a method of identifying ice jams in the Torne River and flooded areas around the river using high-resolution satellite images. “Radar satellite images with a resolution of 1-3 ...

  • Ontario’s MANTECH is making water monitoring more efficient for global firms

    It’s been a remarkable journey for MANTECH, an Ontario-based manufacturer of water testing technology. From a very humble start in 2010, its revolutionary technology is now being used in water-testing laboratories and industrial and water plants in 45 countries, as 75% of the company’s sales now come from exports. Behind this Ontario success story is a proprietary water quality ...


    By MANTECH

  • Misconnections monitor gets the thumbs up.

    Severn Trent first purchased two SMF4 units in 2012 and rapidly integrated them into their misconnections teams in the Central Region based out of the Minworth Office.  The teams rapidly identified the value of the instruments in being able to identify organic pollution in the storm water system and the ability to immediately trace the pollution back to the source.  The teams using the ...


    By Safe Training Systems Ltd

  • Modern Water’s toxicity monitor used for river clean-up research

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has collaborated with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to supply a Microtox® M500 toxicity monitor. The monitor will assist with research into advanced treatment techniques which could provide a solution to the removal of Total Phosphorus from the ...

  • ON THE LEVEL - Water monitoring news and updates

    The New Model 464 Pump Control Unit is designed to work with Solinst Pneumatic Pumps to provide high quality groundwater samples. Very easy to operate 125 psi output Pre-set flow rates Saves up to 99 user-created flow rates Uses 4 AA alkaline batteries, that ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Straightforward monitoring of uranium in drinking water

    Determining trace levels of uranium in drinking and mineral water by inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy (ICP-MS) requires expensive analytical instrumentation. In contrast, adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry (AdCSV) using Metrohm’s 797 VA Computrace is a straightforward, much less expensive alternative allowing measurements with superior sensitivity. ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Remote water monitoring success in Australia

    With a lifetime of experience in the water industry, Glyn Church from WestWater Enterprises in Australia has witnessed any number of new technologies, each of which has had a varying degree of impact on the sector. However, Glyn says, “The distribution network monitoring sondes from Intellitect Water (UK) represent the most exciting development that I have seen in drinking water for almost ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • How to Set up a Heat Stress Monitoring System

    It’s summer time and it is HOT outside! Make sure you are taking care of your employees that work in these extreme heat environments. Warning: Extreme heat levels can increase workers’ risk to injuries and lead to more serious health issues such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat syncope, heat cramps, heat rashes, or death.  Heat stress prevention starts with ...


    By Raeco Rents

  • Ramping up our POPs monitoring role

    As a Party to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, Australia and 172 other countries are committed to eliminating or restricting the production and use of a range of chemicals that pose a major, long-term threat to humans and the environment. CSIRO atmospheric scientist, Dr Melita Keywood, said POPs typically have the ability to: remain intact in the environment for long ...

  • 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

  • FAO calls for better monitoring of water use

    Developing countries are failing to account for where water is going, how it is being used and how much of it remains, according to a major report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The report, 'Climate change, water and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • ‘Lift and shift` leak monitoring reduces water loss

    Veolia Water has been making use of recent developments in water leak detection technology to effectively manage water networks at an increased efficiency and lower cost. Halma Water Management"s (HWM"s) Permalog+ noise loggers have been employed by the company in a ‘lift and shift" method to quickly, easily and accurately find and repair leaks. Permalog+ noise loggers are small devices ...


  • New communication options for water monitoring technology

    Instrumentation company Intellitect Water has announced that the innovative multiparameter water quality monitor, the Intellisonde™ is now available with a broad selection of communication choices. Responding to specific customer requests, options now include GPRS, RS232 or RS485 Serial outputs, Analogue Outputs and Ethernet. "As a result, Intellisondes™ can now interface with almost ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • NACWA affirms commitment to water quality monitoring for nutrients

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) supports the collection of robust water quality data for nutrients to ensure scientifically based decision-making. The Association’s Board adopted a resolution icon-pdf on April 22 that its public agency members will, as appropriate and feasible, support the ...

  • Robot fish could monitor water quality

    Nature inspires technology for an engineer and an ecologist teamed up at Michigan State University. They're developing robots that use advanced materials to swim like fish to probe underwater environments. 'Fish are very efficient,' explained Xiaobo Tan, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering. 'They can perform very efficient locomotion and maneuvering in the water.' ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • 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

  • Water intake protection using fluorescence monitors

    The protection of municipal drinking water producers and industrial plants water intakes from oil and hydrocarbon contamination has long been a problem for users of rivers, lakes and oceans.  Potential pollution sources include ships and barges with oily bilge wastewater or cargo spills, local surface traffic accidents with fuel spills, upstream industrial plants with oil leaks in cooling ...

  • Online Odors Monitoring in Waste Water Treatment Plants

    Odors are very distinct air contaminants as they generate nuisances (see note at the end). The factors playing a role in the determination of odor annoyance are : odor concentration and intensity, frequency, appreciation, duration, synergy and location. Chromatotec® proposes an automated solution to well identify the origin and the level of odors. Technology Description We ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • MOE presents: provincial water monitoring networks

    Dave Rudolph – "Emerging Needs for Temporal and Spatial Data Precision" Dave Rudolph, with the University of Waterloo, started the symposium off with a very thought provoking presentation on the value of data. Dave used case studies to illustrate how different factors impact the quantity and quality of water resources, and how a small change can affect these conditions quickly and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • LuminUltra's Microbiological Monitoring Solutions for Cooling Water Systems

    Join us today at 2pm (EST) to learn more about the capabilities of 2nd generation ATP testing in Cooling Water Systems. In this webinar you will learn how to:  "Pinpoint" problem areas within your system and remediate as needed.    Monitor the efficacy of treatment on-the-spot.  Avoid the formation of biofilm within piping networks, and in doing so, ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

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