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  • 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 ...


  • Watson-Marlow OEM pumps help meet rising demand for chlorine monitors

    A specialist manufacturer of water quality measurement and monitoring systems is using peristaltic pump technology from Watson-Marlow Pumps Group for use in chlorine monitoring equipment after similar pumps were found less reliable. With customers that include water, industrial and pharmaceutical companies, Analytical Technology Inc (ATI) designs and manufactures its products in Pennsylvania, ...

  • Analytical Technology’s A15/79 Monitor Achieves Precise and Reliable Measurements of Chlorine in Water

    (5 November 2007) Analytical Technology Inc, (ATi) announces that its A15/79 Total Chlorine Monitor is capable of accurately measuring residual chlorine even in wastewater using a unique non contact sensing technique that provides significant advantages over traditional systems. Total chlorine measurements are essential in order to ensure safe levels of chlorine in water effluents, as excessive ...

  • 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 ...

  • International Journal of Soil, Sediment and Water features

    Field tests for the detection of lead in soil are not frequently accepted, since the tests are rather cumbersome or not reliable for screening determinations. Recently, we developed the LEADQuick field test kit for the detection of lead in water with 3 #22;g/L sensitivity. T his test is further modified to detect lead in soil with a sensitivity 0.03 #22;g. We developed an extraction protocol ...

  • Chelsea Technologies Group - Novel Systems for Homeland Security

    Chelsea Technologies Group is working with the UK and US Government agencies & departments on developing novel sensor systems for environmental monitoring and protection. The systems are specifically designed to measure a wide range of physical, chemical, biological and optical properties of water. These enable the natural biological and physical background levels in rivers, reservoirs and ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Golden opportunity for CTG’s Sensor Systems at Oceans 2007

    At Oceans 2007 Vancouver (29 September to 4 October 2007 Vancouver Exhibition and Conference Center, Vancouver, BC), CTG will exhibit novel sensor systems that have been developed alongside the UK and US government agencies and departments for use in detecting water contamination. With the continued threat of terrorism, CTG has been testing the highly advanced Fast Repetition Rate Fluorescence ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • Golden opportunity for CTG’s sensor systems at Ocean Business 2007

    On 27-29 March 2007 (Ocean Business, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK), CTG will exhibit novel sensor systems that have been developed alongside the UK and US government agencies and departments for use in detecting water contamination. With the continued threat of terrorism, CTG has been testing the highly advanced Fast Repetition Rate Fluorescence (FRRF) technology (FASTtracka II) ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • 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). ...

  • Lord Hunt sees major hazard being destroyed at Dounreay

    The Minister in charge of Britain’s nuclear clean-up has stepped inside one of the biggest projects in his brief. Lord Hunt was shown inside the Dounreay Fast Reactor where work is well underway to destroy the hazardous cocktail of sodium and potassium liquid metal that was used as coolant in the 1950s experiment. The coolant is contaminated with radioactivity from the fuel used in the defunct ...

  • BRIDGE provides thresholds for EU Water Framework Directive

    The EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) defines chemical status objectives for groundwater and related monitoring obligations but does not yet provide criteria to assess chemical status compliance. Now researchers from EU project BRIDGE (Background Criteria for the Identification of Groundwater Thresholds) have investigated 14 representative bodies of groundwater and developed thresholds that can ...

  • 50 Years of WTW at the IFAT

    The history of the IFAT began in 1966 with 147 exhibitors and 10,200 visitors. 50 years later, these numbers are quite a bit more impressive: As a world fair for environmental technoloqy, the IFAT welcomed 138,000 visitors from 170 countries between May 30 and June 3. WTW was an exhibitor fifty years ago and has been every year since. In our booth, together with our sister company MJK under the ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Soil fumigant pesticides subject to new EPA safety measures

    New safety measures for soil fumigant pesticides will increase protections for agricultural workers and bystanders - people who live, work, or otherwise spend time near fields that are fumigated. For the soil fumigants methyl bromide, chloropicrin, dazomet, metam sodium, and metam potassium, EPA will require a suite of new mitigation measures that will work together to protect human health. 'The ...

  • Polluting Philly drinking water costs Merck $20m

    Merck, the global pharmaceutical research company, has agreed to resolve violations of federal and state water pollution control regulations arising from spills of pollutants at its pharmaceutical plant outside of Philadelphia. The spills entered a waterway that supplies 40 percent of Philadelphia's drinking water. In one of the most comprehensive remediation settlement agreements for the ...

  • Composition of particulate matter influences its long-term health effects

    A link between particulate matter (PM) exposure and inflammatory disease has been shown by many studies, but few have explored how the chemical composition of PM influences inflammatory processes. This study investigated the connection between different components of PM and markers of inflammation in the blood, finding that long-term exposure to transition metals, emitted by traffic and industry, ...

  • Li3 Energy Completes $8MM Phase One Exploration and Development Program

    Li3 Energy, Inc., (OTCBB: LIEG) ("Li3", "Li3 Energy" or the "Company"), a US-listed and South America-based global exploration and development company in the lithium and minerals sector, announces it has completed on schedule the US$8 million Phase One of the US$18 million Exploration and Development Program established in August 2011. Li3 is pleased to report the initial positive results from ...


    By Marketwire

  • Jerome Mercury Detection – Innovation Across the Globe

    Arizona Instrument’s line of Jerome® toxic gas analyzers is designed to provide accurate and reliable data in compact, rugged and easy to use packages. Our patented gold film sensor technology in particular is referenced in countless other patents dealing with mercury waste and removal, just some of which are listed below. Jerome is a trusted standard when it comes to ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Safety measures proposed for soil fumigant pesticides

    New draft safety measures for soil fumigant pesticides proposed by the US Environmental Protection Agency last week require that users of these chemicals submit written, site-specific fumigant management plans before fumigations begin. All soil fumigant products will be classified as restricted-use pesticides, to ensure that only specially trained individuals can apply and oversee fumigant ...

  • Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Purafil for its Highly Successful Product Line Strategy with its Gas-Phase Air Filtration Products

    Based on its recent analysis of the gas-phase air filtration market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Purafil, Inc., a division of Kaydon Corporation (KDN:NYSE), with the 2012 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy. Purafil is a powerful brand name with an innovative technology and a leading global position in the mature and saturated gas-phase air filtration market. The ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Purafil for its Highly Successful Product Line Strategy with its Gas-Phase Air Filtration Products

    Based on its recent analysis of the gas-phase air filtration market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Purafil, Inc., a division of Kaydon Corporation (NYSE: KDN), with the 2012 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy. Purafil is a powerful brand name with an innovative technology and a leading global position in the mature and saturated gas-phase air filtration market. The ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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