odour measurement News

  • New Ultra Portable Olfactometer for field measurement of odours

    Alpha M.O.S extends its range of odour measurement equipment with a new ultra portable olfactometer. Lightweight and very easy to use, this rugged instrument is used for accurate quantification of odour strength by sensory analysis. This versatile field olfactometer is a valuable instrument for multiples applications: Ad hoc assessment of odour emissions in the field, emission sources ranking, ...


    By Alpha MOS Environment

  • Taste and odour events linked with Cyanobacteria

    A study documents a correlation between cyanobacteria levels in source water and taste and odour events in drinking water. An outcome is that the level of blue-green algae affected the concentration of 2-methylisoborneol (MIB), the compound frequently associated with taste and odour events, and concluded that these events may be averted or minimised by monitoring reservoirs, lakes, rivers and ...

  • Keynote speech delivered at Riga Odour Workshop

    In November, CERC, along with our partner SIA Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian Environment (ELLE), took part in the workshop ‘Odour measurement, control, reduction measures and monitoring in the Baltic countries’ in Riga, Latvia. The workshop was organised by The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia in cooperation with the ...

  • Supply of 6 odour control systems for Scotland

    ERG has recently been awarded the contracts to design, supply and install 6 odour control systems in Scotland. All are supplied by ERG as part of their odour control framework agreement with Scottish Water. Totalling £850k, the contracts are through Galliford-Morgan Joint Venture (GMJV) in western Scotland, for sites in Annan and Glasgow (Laighpark, Paisley and Shieldhall). All were awarded ...

  • Enviro Technology offers Scots best practice advice for industrial air pollution and odour monitoring

    Enviro Technology, the UK’s leading supplier and exporter of air quality monitoring systems for ambient air quality and industrial emissions applications is hosting a free seminar on 28th March 2012 at Hampden Park, Glasgow to highlight best practice for industrial air emission and odour monitoring techniques.  The free-of-charge seminar in conjunction with Catalyst ...

  • WBEA Enhances Its Human Exposure Monitoring Program to Respond to Odour Issues in the RMWB

    Since 2007, the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) has been scaling up the level of science within their programs in order to better support good environmental decision making in the RMWB. The Association has significantly enhanced their current programs and methods, and the latest enhancement ...


    By Marketwire

  • Online measure every three minutes

    Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam has recently been fitted with thirty online monitoring systems involving electronic odour sensors embedded in the ground near oil pipelines. An extensive underground network of pipes transports fuel from the central storage facility to the stands. Aircraft Fuel Services (AFS) is responsible for quality management of the network and for checking for leaks. Every three ...


  • GASTEC tubes: Best solution for short-term gas measurement requirements

    The GASTEC detector tubes present superior advantages in comparison to traditional electronic gas detection. They are cost effective, easy to use, do not require calibration and do not require further laboratory analysis. Providing fast & accurate results in the field, GASTEC tubes are ideal for spot ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Measure to Manage: ET launches new monitor for construction’s “dastardly dust”

    Leading air quality monitoring equipment specialist Enviro Technology Services Plc has launched a new monitor specifically developed with construction dust applications in mind. With both the Institute of Air Quality Management and the Mayor of London recently publishing guidance on assessing dust emissions from demolition and construction sites, the launch of the new, web-enabled monitor ...

  • Electronic nose sniffs out air pollution

    Available in the UK for the first time, the technology can be used to help improve the control of odours associated with industries such as waste storage and recovery, sewage treatment, composting, chemicals and food production. By sensing odours and raising an alert before they cause human discomfort, the equipment can trigger activity to reduce nuisance odours at an early stage. Distributed by ...

  • OdaLog - The Gas Monitor of Choice for Environmental Consultants

    The design and ease of use of the OdaLog makes it the perfect product for Environmental Consultants carrying out robust monitoring programmes Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) is classified as deadly and highly corrosive; the treatment of wastewater causes the release of H2S, which creates an offensive rotten egg odour. It’s this odour that can be the source of numerous complaints from ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • AtmosFair 2013 - conference on 26th September, at 11:00 AM

    The next Atmosfair congress, international conference on air pollutions and indoor air quality, will be held from 25th to 26th September in Paris. On this occasion, Alpha M.O.S will introduce the solutions for odour measurement in the field : electronic noses, olfactometry, microsensors, etc. The conference will be held on Thursday, 26th September at 11:00 AM in Paris, Forum de Grenelle. Don't ...


    By Alpha MOS Environment

  • Electronic nose on show at organics conference

    Pioneering ‘electronic nose’ technology for waste odour monitoring will be showcased by Enviro Technology at the Association for Organics Recycling (AfOR) conference on 15 March.   Odour pollution is a serious concern for the UK’s biological waste treatment industry as it continues on a path of substantial growth. The RQ Box electronic nose enables better monitoring and ...

  • Air quality maintained at seaside resort

    ERG (Air Pollution Control) has completed a major £300k project to refurbish the odour control plant at the East Worthing Wastewater Treatment Works belonging to Southern Water. The project was undertaken on behalf of main contractor Barhale Trant Utilities, and is in addition to the regular preventative maintenance programme that ERG carries out on behalf of Southern Water. The main task ...

  • Enviro Technology to showcase its ‘nose for success’ at two leading industry events

    Enviro Technology (ET), the UK’s leading air quality monitoring specialists, will be showcasing some of its ground-breaking technologies, including new ‘electronic nose’ technology for waste odour monitoring, at two key industry events next week. The Resource Efficiency Waste Management Solutions (RWM) event at Birmingham’s NEC on the 11th-13th September and ...

  • MCERTS 2011 workshop programme announced

    The organisers of MCERTS 2011 (Telford, 30th and 31st March) have announced the workshop programme to run alongside the event's main conference and exhibition. The workshops will offer a selection of over sixty subjects and will take place in six dedicated rooms located within the exhibition area. It is not necessary to book places at the workshops; registered visitors will simply come and go as ...

  • MCERTS 2011 workshop programme announced

    The organisers of MCERTS 2011 (Telford, 30th and 31st March) have announced the workshop programme to run alongside the event's main conference and exhibition. The workshops will offer a selection of over sixty subjects and will take place in six dedicated rooms located within the exhibition area. It is not necessary to book places at the workshops; registered visitors will simply come and go as ...

  • Shutdown of Scottish oil refinery could have environmental impacts

    The shutdown of Scotland's oil refinery in Grangemouth is progressing according to Ineos's plan. Several plant areas have already been taken out of commission including the plastics plant and the two ethylene crackers.  Ineos have confirmed that the effluent treatment plant will be operational during the period of the strike. Thus the risk of an incident involving an oil release to the River ...

  • Grangemouth oil refinery strike over in UK

    Operations at Kinneil have started back up following the cessation of the strike action at the Grangemouth Oil Refinery. The three production trains at Kinneil will be brought back into commission in the order: Train 3, Train 2 and finally Train 1. BP is working closely with Ineos to ensure that the dry gas produced by the terminal is accepted by the refinery as soon as practicable where it ...

  • Gas alarm system protects waste treatment staff

    The human nose is particularly sensitive to Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S); a highly offensive odorous gas, reminiscent of rotten eggs. With an odour threshold between 0.005 ppm and 1.5ppm, relatively low levels of Hydrogen Sulphide can result in complaints if industrial plants generate exposure at these levels. A chemical waste treatment plant in the UK has therefore installed a monitoring and alarm ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

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