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  • Overflowing Tank Cause of New Leak at Fukushima

    Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at least 430 liters (110 gallons) spilled when workers overfilled a storage tank without a gauge that could have warned them of the danger. The amount is tiny compared to the untold thousands of tons of radioactive water that have leaked, much of it into the Pacific Ocean, since a ...


    By Associated Press

  • ADS Introduces New Overflow Alarm System

    Huntsville, AL (October 4, 2007) ADS® LLC announced today the new ADS FlowAlert™, a depth-based alarm system offering an economical alternative for wastewater collection system monitoring. This new wireless alarming system supports both float switches and a depth sensor. It can be deployed as a stand-alone unit or as part of a comprehensive flow monitoring network. “We designed the ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Sewage Overflows Cost Allegheny County $4.2 Million

    PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (ENS) - In a $4.2 million legal settlement with federal, state, and county agencies, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, ALCOSAN, today agreed to a comprehensive plan to reduce its annual discharge of billions of gallons of untreated sewage into local waterways. Under the proposed consent decree, ALCOSAN has agreed to a multi-year ...

  • Sewage Overflow Health Dangers: What Homeowners Need to Know

    Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) happen every day across the nation and the Mid-Atlantic region is no exception.  When they occur they can spread raw sewage into basements and out of manholes that cause extensive damage and the risk of disease in both indoor and outdoor environments.   According to Delaware’s Division of Public Health, “Human waste contains many organisms ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • BlokAid Sewer Monitoring & Alarm Device is now IS Certified

    'us' - Utility Services has just launched the MkIV version of our acclaimed Sewer Overflow Monitoring Device - BlokAid. Packed with new features which provide increased flexibility, the BlokAid eSmart device is now also certified Intrinsically Safe. Fully self contained, the new BlokAid ...


    By US - Utility Services

  • All it takes for Water Monitoring and Data Network

    The management of monitoring of equipment is increasingly done remotely at a (considerable) distance. Configuration, reading and, if necessary, taking action on data received from a remote location of one’s choice are possibilities that are nowadays standard requirements. You can do a lot more than just measure with the e-SENSE® telemetry measuring system, where measurement data is collected ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • ADS Introduces Hand-Held Doppler Monitor

      (Huntsville, AL) - ADS® Environmental Services announces the newest flow monitor in the FlowShark™ family of versatile and reliable flow monitors. The FlowShark HV hand-held velocity monitor is designed for use in open channels including wastewater conduits, irrigation channels, and streams. Utilizing range gated Doppler technology, the hand-held FlowShark HV has many advantages over magnetic ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • EPA provides environmental monitoring of Maine’s coastal beaches

    With the summer beach season in high gear, EPA’s New England office is awarding a US$252,220 grant to help support the Maine Healthy Beaches Program to continue efforts to monitor water quality conditions at Maine beaches to ensure that people enjoying the beach are also enjoying healthy water conditions. This EPA funding was made available through the federal Beach Act of 2000, which requires ...

  • SolidAT win sewer monitoring project in 3 major municipalities

    SolidAT together with a local partner won a bid to monitor sewer in 3 major municipalities in Israel (Holon, Netanya and Raanana). In total a several dozens of SmartScan 50 ultrasonic level sensors will monitor the sewer level and provide combined sewer overflow alerts. The municipalities chose our solution over competition due to the high performance of the ultrasonic sensor and high end ...

  • Apprion Announces ION Tank Gauging Application for Critical Industrial Tank Level and Condition Monitoring

    ISA Automation Week -- Apprion, the leader in industrial wireless application systems, today announced the ION Tank Gauging Application, which remotely and continuously monitors a tank's liquid levels, vapor pressure, temperature, hazardous conditions and standing water. The ION Tank Gauging Application is one of many in Apprion's fast-growing family of industrial applications, ...


  • Xylem announces acquisition of MultiTrode Pty Ltd to enhance global water and wastewater monitoring and control offering

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today that it has acquired MultiTrode Pty Ltd, a privately held Australia-based water and wastewater technology and services company, for approximately $26 million. The actual terms of the transaction were not disclosed. With its advanced monitoring ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Two Flow Outputs Make Pulsar`s Ultimate the Perfect Small Works Flow Monitoring Solution

    A discussion at one of Pulsar's Process Measurement's regular training sessions has led to an unusual application for an Ultimate Controller - measuring and logging open channel flow on a storm overflow flume at the same time as logging measurements from a magflow meter between an inlet works and Activated Sludge Process (ASP). Equipment used: ...

  • Williams County Sanitary Streamlines Operations Using Advanced Remote Monitoring From Aquavx

    Water Utility Monitoring Temperature, Flow, Run Times and Wet-Well Levels. ENGLEWOOD, CO - Aquavx, a leader in advanced remote monitoring solutions for water utilities, today announced that Williams County Sanitary (Ohio) is leveraging Aquavx to monitor enclosure temperature, flow, run times, wet-well levels, and general operations of an existing sewer system. The utility also has plans to ...


    By M2M Data Corporation

  • ASTM C993 - 97(2012) Standard Guide for In-Plant Performance Evaluation of Automatic Pedestrian SNM Monitors

    SNM monitors are an effective and unobtrusive means to search pedestrians for concealed SNM. Facility security plans use SNM monitors as one means to prevent theft or unauthorized removal of designated quantities of SNM from access areas. Daily testing of the monitors with radioactive sources guarantees only the continuity of alarm circuits. The in-plant evaluation is a way to ...


    By ASTM International

  • New Wireless Sewer Lift Station Monitoring System Limits Dangerous Raw Sanitary Sewage Spills Developed by Cloud 9 Services, Inc.

    We interviewed Rick Fender, the Florida State Certified Plumbing and Underground Utility Contractor for Cloud 9 Services, Inc., to learn more about the dangers of sewage spills and the benefits of this new system. Cloud 9 Services, Inc. was asked to explain how this lift station monitoring is accomplished, and how this affects everyone. ...


  • Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission solicitation process is going electronic

    The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is reporting that a sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) is occurring in the vicinity of the 4700th block of 41st Street in Hyattsville. A broken sewer main is the cause of the overflow, which began Thursday, March 6, at 1 p.m. and is ongoing. The overflow is fluctuating and currently estimated at 6.2 gallons a minute. The SSO is being contained in an ...

  • Modbus TCP Gateway for GaugerGSM level meters

    GaugerGSM are ultrasonic level meters for remote monitoring applications. Embedded within the level meter is a GSM cellular modem that transmits field information such as river level, diesel volume in tanks, ambient temperature and special events such as overflow and theft. Our new Modbus TCP Gateway allows GaugerGSM level meters to interface with any monitoring and SCADA applications that ...

  • ADS wins Water Environment Federation innovation award

    ADS® Environmental Services today announces that IntelliServe™ has won the WEF Innovative Technology Award for 2006. IntelliServe is a web-based information system that integrates highly reliable, accurate, and redundant sewer flow velocity and depth sensor technology with rain detection technology to provide wet and dry weather overflow detection, notification, and reporting. ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Open interface to GaugerGSM is released

    Users of our level monitoring solutions are now free from paying monthly monitoring fees. Traditionally, urban sewer monitoring and fuel tank monitoring also involve paid monitoring services. By exposing the wireless interface to GaugerGSM, users can create their own monitoring software while still enjoying the powerful ...

  • San Antonio Agrees to $1.1 Billion Upgrade Sewer Systems to Comply With Clean Water Act

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice announced today that the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) has agreed to make significant upgrades to reduce overflows from its sewer system and pay a $2.6 million civil penalty to resolve Clean Water Act (CWA) violations stemming from illegal discharges of raw sewage. The state of Texas is a co-plaintiff in this case and ...

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