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  • Pine Environmental Services LLC sign up as Distributors for STS SMF4 Portable Pollution Monitor

    STS Instruments are delighted to announce that the USAs leading Environmental Monitoring supplier PINE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LLC have included the SMF4 portable pollution monitor in their portfolio.  The SMF4 is available to purchase or Hire from Pine Environmental as from this week.   The instrument has been promoted widely in the UK and Europe and is now in use in more than 6 ...

  • Global Scientific Supply offer STS SMF4 Fluorimeter

    STS Instruments are pleased to announce that Global Scientific Supply are now offering their novel portable fluorimeter the SMF4 for sale in the USA. Global Scientific Supply are the first US company to offer the STS portable fluorimeter in a move that marks the expansion of STS Instruments into international markets. The SMF4 is a field based fluorimeter sepcifically designed to rapidly identify ...

  • TOC Analyzer for the Rough Stuff

    In numerous industries water is used in various processes. There are complex sample matrices that need to be measured very fast. LAR AG offers for a wide variety of applications the QuickTOCultra. This TOC analyser determines organic pollutants in water reliably, especially samples with a high salt content and/or high particle density. The sample is injected via a robot-driven injection system to ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • STS SMF4 Goes Global

    STS Instruments Ltd have seen demand for their novel portable fluorimetry instruments, for investigating organic pollutants in water bodies, expand rapidly into international markets. Since first sales in the home UK market STS has now expanded into global markets including the USA, Australia, South Africa, France and Romania and shortly to include India. The battery operated, small & ...

  • 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 ...

  • Portable Fluorimeter Manufacturer seeks Distributors for their products

    STS Instruments Ltd are a small UK based manufacturer, established over 20 years ago, of portable fluorimetry equipment.  STS have produced 2 novel instruments for investigating organic pollutants in water bodies, the first is a spectroflourimeter the SMF2 and the second is a flourimeter the SMF4. Both instruments have the huge advantages of being battery operated, small, ...

  • STS Instruments look to appoint UK distributor

    STS Instruments Ltd have announced that they are looking to appoint a UK distributor for their range of fluorescence based water quality monitoring equipment. STS Instruments Ltd are a small UK based manufacturer established over 20 years ago. STS have produced 2 novel instruments for investigating organic pollutants in water bodies, the first is a spectroflourimeter the SMF2 and the second is a ...

  • Oxidation of Methotrexate by Ozone

    Ozonator Industries Ltd. is pleased to announce the results of the testing done by the University of Saskatchewan’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering on the ozonation of methotrexate (MTX) in water. Ozonation is the core treatment technology used in the Ozonator Industries NG-3000 solution in treating bio-hazardous waste. It was found that “MTX was totally degraded ...

  • Agilent Technologies Thought Leader Award Supports Dr. Guibin Jiang, Chinese Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that Dr. Guibin Jiang has received an Agilent Thought Leader Award in recognition of his seminal contributions to China's environmental research and conservation efforts. Dr. Jiang is director of the ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • How does water pollution affect economic growth?

    The detrimental effect of water pollution on the flora and fauna which live in river and marine habitats is well-documented. Even the deleterious impacts that such contamination can have on human health further up the food chain have been investigated to a strong degree. But aside from the environmental cost of water pollution, what do we know about the economic ...

  • Online TOC Analysis for Pure Water

    Wherever pure water is produced or used, strict monitoring requirement has to be met. The preferred and partly prescribed by law method for the assessment of organic pollution in pure water ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Shigella Outbreak Sickens 80 at South Carolina Elementary School

    This month, WSPA, a regional CBS affiliate, reported that a major outbreak of Shigella has sickened 80 people at the Honea Path Elementary School in Honea Path, South Carolina. According to the report, so far the sick include students, staff and parents.  The outbreak came on quickly and the school has begun extensive cleaning efforts to get the outbreak under control. Shigella are ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA awards research fellowships to 18 New England students

    Eighteen undergraduate and graduate students in environmental studies at New England colleges and universities received a total of up to $783,600 in research fellowships from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The students at colleges in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire were among 127 students nationwide to receive at total of up to $5.3 million from EPA to ...

  • Phase out of hazardous chemicals in the Mediterranean by 2019

    Mediterranean countries adopted new concrete measures and mandatory timelines to limit the impact of dangerous chemicals and pesticides originating from industrial and agricultural activities on the marine environment in the region. Mandatory measures to phase out hazardous chemicals entered into force, Wednesday, under the Barcelona Convention and the Mediterranean Action Plan. Targeted ...

  • Pollution raises rivers’ deadly threat

    More than half the rivers of Asia, Africa and Latin America have become more dangerous in the last 20 years, with steep rises in organic and pathogen pollution. According to a new UN study, more than 300 million people on the three continents are at risk from water-borne diseases. And over the ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Euro MPs call for tougher European water quality standards

    The European Parliament's Environment Committee said this week that a further 31 water pollutants, including dioxins and PCBs, should either be considered for the Commission's proposed list of those that must meet EU water quality standards by 2015, or even, if classified as hazardous, be banned from EU surface waters by 2025. In Tuesday's vote on a draft directive on surface water quality ...


    By European Parliament

  • New York Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities

    With support of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency "citizen science" grants, two New York community groups have begun their final weeks of summer water pollution monitoring. The Bronx River Alliance and the Sparkill Creek Watershed Alliance have been using $25,000 grants to monitor water quality on tributaries of the New York/New Jersey Harbor. The groups are testing for the bacteria ...

  • Updated industrial emissions register reveals mixed results

    The EU’s internet-based public register of industrial emissions to air and water, the European Pollutant Emission Register (EPER), was today updated with the latest emissions data from some 12,000 industrial installations across Europe. These figures – for 2004 – can now be compared with those for 2001 for a number of ...

  • Green measures emphasized in development of Jiangsu Province, China

    Jiangsu Province will constantly focus on environmental protection while maintaining strong momentum in economic development in the next five years, acting governor Luo Zhijun said in his work report to the first session of the 11th provincial people's congress last Friday. The province witnessed fast economic growth in the past five years with gross domestic product (GDP) increasing at an annual ...

  • New Jersey Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities

    With support of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency "citizen science" grants, two New Jersey community groups have begun their final weeks of summer water pollution monitoring. The New York/New Jersey Baykeeper and Friends of the Bonsal Preserve have been using $25,000 grants to monitor water quality on tributaries of the New York/New Jersey Harbor. The groups are testing for the bacteria ...

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