sewer flow measurement News

  • Reading sewer main broken twice in three years

    For the second time in just three years, a sewer main pipe in Reading, Pennsylvania, has ruptured, causing raw sewage to leak into the nearby Schuylkill River. 69 News reported that workers sent to fix the problem were forced to open an emergency gate, which sent the sewage flowing into the river. Not opening the gate would have eventually caused a backup of sewage into nearby resident’s ...


    By SealGuard Inc.

  • Settlement with city of Gloucester ensures improvments to treatment plant and addresses sewer overflows

    Under the terms of a modified Consent Decree lodged in federal court today, the City of Gloucester will upgrade its sewage treatment plant and work to stem overflows from its sewer system. The modified Consent Decree stems from a federal enforcement action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Office of the Attorney General of ...

  • Measuring fats, oils and greases in wastewater

    Portable mid-IR Analyzers from Wilks Enterprise provide accurate, easy on-site analysis to assist regulators, as well as industry, to reduce the build up of fats, oils, and greases (FOG) in sewers. These analyzers are ideal for use by publicly operated treatment centers as it is important to locate and monitor sites that are suspected of dumping high levels of FOG in the sewer line. In addition, ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • New Area-Velocity Flow Meter

    Monitor flow through open channels, partially full sewer pipes and surcharged pipes without a flume or weir. This new flowmeter is designed for municipal stormwater, combined effluent, raw sewage and irrigation water. The new Greyline AVFM-II uses a submerged ultrasonic sensor to continuously measure both Velocity and Level in the channel. The sensor is resistant to fouling and corrosion. ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • Flow Line Options launches new open channel flow meter in US

    Flow Line Options Corp. (http://www.flowlineoptions.com/index.php) (Flo-Corp), a leading manufacturer and national distributor of flow and level instrumentation, today launched HVFlo™, an open channel flow monitoring solution into the U.S. market. The principle function of the HVFlo is to measure and monitor water flow, and provide data to help manage water ...


    By FLO-CORP

  • ASTM C428 / C428M - 05(2011)e1 Standard Specification for Asbestos-Cement Nonpressure Sewer Pipe

    This specification covers requirements relating to asbestos-cement nonpressure sewer pipes, joints, and fittings suitable for use with gravity flow, intended for sewerage and drainage applications from point of use to point of treatment or disposal. It defines certain conditions of manufacture, classification, characteristics, and acceptance tests applicable to these products. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority’s Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility Expansion Project Receives ISI Envision Bronze Award

    The Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority’s (BJWSA) Hardeeville Water Reclamation Facility (HWRF) expansion project has received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision rating system’s Bronze award, which recognizes sustainable infrastructure across the full range of environmental, social, and economic impacts. BJWSA’s reclamation facility expansion is ...

  • Flow Metering using Radar for Ex-Zone 1

    The OFR flow sensor by NIVBUS GmbH was approved for use in Ex-Zone 1 by TÜV Nord. In addition to ATEX approval required mainly in Europe the company was approved according to IECEx standard which is preferably demanded in English-speaking countries. This allows contactless flow measurements in many applications including sewers. In order to obtain the Ex approvals a new sensor material was ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Hach Introduces FH950 Portable Velocity Flow Meter

    Hach Company Flow Meter Products & Services is pleased to announce the release of its latest flow monitoring innovation, the FH950 Portable Velocity Flow Meter with electromagnetic sensor. Hach’s new FH950 simplifies the velocity measurement process for stream discharge measurements, primary device calibration and sewer spot-check measurements. Step-by-step instructions ...


    By Hach Company Flow Meters

  • Prosonic S – New Prosonic S Ultrasonic Level Measurement System

    Open channel flow measurement of wastewater streams in sewers Greenwood, Indiana – Endress+Hauser, Inc. introduces a new addition to the Prosonic family of ultrasonic flowmeters, the Prosonic S. From non-contact level measurement and flow measurement in open channels to pump and screen control, liquids or bulk solids, the new Prosonic S allows you to individually configure the system for ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • Portable IR Analyzers Measure Fats, Oil and Grease Levels in Wastewater

    With stricter wastewater regulations facing all industries, it is important to ensure excessive levels of fats, oil, and grease (FOG) are not being discharged.  The InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers provide accurate, easy on-site analysis to help regulators and industry reduce the discharge and build up FOG in sewers.  These analyzers are ideal for use by publicly operated treatment centers as ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Fats, Oil and Grease Levels in Wastewater Measured On-Site in Under 10 Minutes

    Stricter wastewater regulations worldwide are aimed at ensuring excessive levels of fats, oil, and grease (FOG) in wastewater are not being discharged.  The InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers from Wilks Enterprise provide accurate, easy on-site analysis to help regulators and industry reduce the discharge and build up FOG in sewers. These analyzers are ideal for use by publicly operated treatment ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • U.S. clean water act settlement in Northeast Ohio to protect Lake Erie, revitalize neighborhoods and create green jobs / settlement with Northeast Ohio sewer district to eliminate or treat five billion gallons of sewage (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Justice Department announced today a comprehensive Clean Water Act settlement with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District that will address the flow of untreated sewage into Cleveland area waterways and Lake Erie. The settlement will safeguard water quality and protect human health by capturing and treating more than 98 percent of ...

  • On-site measurement of fats, oils and greases in wastewater in under 10 minutes using portable IR analyzers

    InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers from Wilks Enterprise provide accurate, easy on-site analysis to assist regulators, as well as industry, to reduce the build up of fats, oils, and greases (FOG) in sewers. These analyzers are ideal for use by publicly operated treatment centers as it is important to locate and monitor sites that are suspected of dumping high levels of FOG into the sewer line. In ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • We Can Ride the Wave But How Do We Measure It? CWEA Tri Association Conference Presentation

    Kraig Moodie, FloWav’s President along with Steve Motley, P.E. Regulatory Compliance Manager for the City of Virginia Beach co-presented a paper while at the CWEA’s Tri Association Conference earlier this month.  The paper, “We Can Ride the Wave But How Do We Measure It” discussed the complications, tools, common practices and solutions currently utilized to ...


    By FloWav, Inc.

  • ATi’s Dissolved Hydrogen Sulphide Monitor Achieves Accurate Hydrogen Sulphide Measurements in Water

    Analytical Technology Inc. (ATi) announces that its A15/81 dissolved hydrogen sulphide monitor is the first system to achieve precise and direct measurements of hydrogen sulphide levels in water. The analyser provides continuous, accurate and sensitive measurements of true dissolved sulphide levels whilst requiring very little maintenance due to non-contact gas phase measurement. The A15/81 ...


  • New Crawler Option for ROVVER X Inspects Large Pipe with High Flow, Deep Mud and Big Obstacles

    Designed to inspect even the toughest trunk lines and interceptors, the new RX400 crawler body boasts a built-in remotely operated camera lift with 17.5” of vertical travel—enough to center viewing in a 60” line, and suitable for inspecting pipe up to 10’ in diameter. The new crawler integrates seamlessly with any ROVVER X system, so an owner can use his existing controls, ...


    By Envirosight LLC

  • US EPA orders Marin County sewage systems to address `chronic` spills

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued enforcement actions requiring nine sewage collection systems in the Sausalito and Mill Valley areas of southern Marin County, Calif. to address chronic sewage spills, improve sewer maintenance and implement long-term programs to renew aging sewer pipes. Deteriorated conditions of the sewer systems became evident when heavy rains overwhelmed the ...

  • Intrinsically Safe Area-Velocity Flowmeter

    Baseefa-approved to ATEX Category 1G Lincoln, NE - The new Isco 2150EX Flowmeter is the intrinsically safe version of Isco's modular Area-Velocity flow system. The 2150EX is designed and Baseefa-approved for use in potentially Explosive Atmospheres (category 1G) under the ATEX Directive 94/9/EC. Powered by two Lithium batteries batteries, the 2150EX uses highly efficient power management to ...


    By Teledyne Isco

  • ADS Announces Telog Compatibility for FlowShark

    10/24/2005 New Monitor from ADS Environmental Services Now Available with Enterprise Interface Huntsville, AL - ADS Environmental Services, the leader in full-service sewer flow monitoring, today announces that their newest monitor, the FlowShark, is now compatible with Telog’s Telogers Communications Module. The FlowShark, open channel flow monitor, offers single and dual pipe measurement in ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

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