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  • Record torrential rainfall linked to warming climate

    If you think you’re getting an unusually hard soaking more often when you go out in the rain, you’re probably right. A team of scientists in Germany says record-breaking heavy rainfall has been increasing strikingly in the last 30 years as global temperatures increase. Before 1980, they say, the explanation was ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Rainfall`s link to carbon emissions quantified

    Two studies published in Nature this week have demonstrated a direct link between rising greenhouse gas levels and severe rainfall events. Scientists compared rainfall predictions from eight climate models with data from weather stations around the Northern Hemisphere. Gabriele Hegerl, a climate researcher at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, told NatureNews: "We can now say with some ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • African rainfall data `will improve climate predictions`

    A comprehensive 30-year dataset of African rainfall could soon help test climate change predictions and improve climate models, according to a UK researcher. David Grimes, who studies satellite data at the University of Reading, told SciDev.Net that his group will release the complete, open-access data set within a ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Communities urged to prepare for heavy rainfall on New Year’s Day

    There is a continuing risk of flooding today, particularly in the south west of England, as rivers respond to heavy rainfall overnight. On New Year’s Day, heavy rain is expected which could cause flooding to communities in the south east and south west of England. The Environment Agency is urging communities to prepare in advance by signing up for free flood warnings and to take action if ...

  • Record-breaking heavy rainfall events increased under global warming

    Heavy rainfall events setting ever new records have been increasing strikingly in the past thirty years. While before 1980, multi-decadal fluctuations in extreme rainfall events are explained by natural variability, a team of scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research detected a clear upward trend in the past few decades towards more unprecedented daily rainfall events. They ...

  • Environment Agency continuing to take action to reduce flood risk to communities ahead of further heavy rainfall

    As the Environment Agency continues to take action around the clock to reduce flood risk across the South East, communities are being warned to expect more flooding as further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few days across the region With more widespread heavy rain expected across the South East throughout the rest of the week, coupled with strong winds and adverse weather conditions, ...

  • Long-term rainfall deficiencies persist; some relief to short-term deficits over parts of southern Australia

    Parts of southern Australia recorded above average rainfall during July 2009, particularly near the coast. Elsewhere, rainfall was generally below the long-term mean, with large areas of Queensland experiencing very much below average rainfall. Average to above average July rainfall over western Victoria and southeast SA has relieved most of the short-term deficits that existed in the 6-month ...


    By Australian Government

  • ADS Spider-Q pump station monitoring and alarming

    ADS® LLC today announces the new ADS Spider-Q™, an easy-to-use, place-anywhere volumetric quantification system. Backed by ADS and over 33 years of flow monitoring expertise, the ADS Spider-Q is designed specifically for pump station monitoring and alarming. It features wireless data access, automatic data delivery, influent and effluent flow calculation, alarming, and reporting. “The technology ...

  • Wireless Weather Station breaks the one-mile range

    RainWise, Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of affordable weather stations in the U.S. and abroad, has dramatically expanded the range of their popular, solar powered, MKIII weather station to a one mile range (LOS). This vastly surpasses other comparable weather stations on the market, where the current long range distance is 1000 feet. Another breakthrough feature for this modified product ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Create your own customized pumping station

    A new Pumping Station Creator makes it easy for our customers to find the right designed solution for their needs. The new access point gives quick access to our full range of prefabricated pumping stations. Every wastewater network faces its own unique set of challenges. Whether it is heavy rainfall in urban areas or challenges regarding huge volumes of wastewater. One way of finding the answer, ...


    By Grundfos

  • Dual-Mount Weather Station Used by Oregon Hazmat Team

    Gresham Fire and Emergency Services, Oregon’s Region 3 Hazmat Team, utilizes a unique dual-mount option from Columbia Weather Systems. Their weather station can be used for both vehicle-mount and portable weather station ...

  • RainWise Announces New Line of Modbus Platform Commercial Meteorological Stations

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the release of a new MB series of fully assembled, compact wired weather stations offering an economical option for many Industrial applications. Equipped with the Modbus RTU interface, the RainWise MB line easily integrates with building automation, large agricultural operations, and industrial control systems. Based on the popular RainWise MK-III wireless ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • RainWise Announces Upcoming New Line of Modbus Platform Commercial Meteorological Stations

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a new MB series of fully assembled, compact wired weather stations offering an economical option for many Industrial applications. Equipped with the Modbus RTU interface, the RainWise MB line easily integrates with building automation, large agricultural operations, and industrial control systems. Based on the popular RainWise MK-III ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Eglin AFB: Featured Customer with Four Orion LX Weather Stations

    Four Orion LX Weather Stations are used for "isolated weather monitoring for security equipment" at Test Site C-3 of the 46th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Eglin AFB is the premier test and evaluation center for Air Force air delivered weapons, navigation/guidance systems and Command and Control systems. ...

  • Compact Weather Station - Now with free online data viewing and sharing

    The Delta-T Devices WS-GP1 Weather Station is a complete, portable, research-grade solution for recording weather data. It can be carried by one person, set up in minutes, and requires minimal maintenance. The WS-GP1’s sensors measure ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Italian Cruise Ship to Carry Air Pollution Monitoring Station

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, November 3, 2005 (ENS) - The European Commission and the Italian cruise line Costa Crociere have launched a new way of monitoring human generated pollution of the atmosphere that the Commission says is essential to improving understanding of climate change. The holiday guests cruising the Mediterranean will probably never see it, but an automatic air pollution monitoring ...

  • CASELLA WINS FIRST INDONESIAN ORDER FOR AGRICULTURAL AUTOMATIC WEATHER STATIONS

    Working in conjunction with distributor, PT Inter Pasific Cemerlang, workplace and climate monitoring specialist, Casella Monitor (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), has won an order for 14 Agricultural Automatic Weather Stations (AAWS) from the Bureau of Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics in Indonesia. The AAWS units, which are funded directly ...


    By Casella

  • Compact Weather Station – Now with Free Online Data Viewing and Sharing

    The Delta-T Devices WS-GP1 Weather Station is a complete, portable, research-grade solution for recording weather data. It can be carried by one person, set up in minutes, and requires minimal maintenance. The WS-GP1’s sensors measure rainfall, solar radiation, wind speed, wind direction, ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Klargester launches new Attenuation Systems and 24hr Storage Pump Stations

    Leading manufacturer, Klargester, has launched a new range of Stormwater attenuation tanks and a range of high capacity pumping systems, both designed to complement its existing series of sustainable urban drainage solutions (SUDS) products. Stormwater run-off and an increased risk of flooding is becoming a huge challenge for developers. In addition to increased rainfall and rising sea levels ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • FlowWorks to manage sanitary sewer flow monitoring data

    Gwinnett County, USA, has selected FlowWorks to manage all sanitary sewer flow and rainfall monitoring data for the Department of Water Resources on annual contract. The selection was made, in part, because of FlowWorks' ability to accept data directly from Teledyne ISCO and ADS flow meters. Gwinnett County has an area of 436 square miles and a population of nearly 700,000. The county has long ...

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