surface water quality measurement device News

  • Water Quality System

    Let me explain that our basic idea is how better to use the not many typologies (and parameters) of on-line sensors available on market to make low-cost sustainable intelligent monitoring. We all know that the total water quality is related to about fifty of quality measurement analytic parameters, but on-site and in on-line way, it is possible to detect only about ten electro-chemical or ISE ...

  • New approaches to measuring metal concentrations in water in Europe

    EU Member States are required to monitor concentrations of metals in surface water in order to comply with regulations laid out under the Water Framework Directive. Current sampling methods may produce uncertain estimates of pollutant levels. A new study provides evidence that combining different sampling techniques can produce more reliable estimates. In 2006, the European Commission issued a ...

  • ASTM D4691 - 11 standard practice for measuring elements in water by flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry

    Elemental constituents in water and wastewater need to be identified to support effective water quality monitoring and  control programs. Currently, one of the most widely used and practical means for measuring concentrations of elements is by  atomic absorption spectrophotometry. The major advantage of atomic absorption over atomic emission is the almost total lack of spectral ...


    By ASTM International

  • ReportsnReports - Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies: Global Markets

    The global market for wastewater treatment delivery equipment, instrumentation, process equipment, and treatment chemicals will increase at a 10.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to exceed $93 billion in 2016, from a 2011 value of nearly $57 billion. The most rapid growth will occur in the delivery equipment product group. This sector is estimated ...


  • In Zaragoza, UN spotlights use of nuclear technology to protect water resources

    The United Nations agency tasked with promoting safe, secure and peaceful nuclear technologies will be showcasing its efforts to protect the world’s water resources at a major exhibition currently being held in the Spanish city of Zaragoza. The International Expo on Water and Sustainable Development, which runs from 14 June to 14 September, is expected to draw 6.5 million visitors from around the ...


    By United Nations

  • California`s Largest Lake threatened by Urban Water Transfer

    Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life. An air of decline and strange beauty permeates the Salton Sea: The lake is shrinking - and on the verge of getting much smaller as more water goes to coastal ...


    By Associated Press

  • OilClean from EcoSolutions Naturally Separates Oil from Water

    Residents of the United States’ East Coast are focused on cleaning and repairing property damaged by Superstorm Sandy, but contaminated floodwaters and damage to natural ecosystems will leave a lasting impact on the region unless handled responsibly and expeditiously. EcoSolutions, a Vermont company specializing in cutting-edge water treatment systems, offers a new product that can ease the ...


    By Ecosolutions LLC

  • Level TROLL 400 Water Level Data Logger offers absolute convenience for environmental professionals

    In-Situ® Inc. announces the new Level TROLL® 400 Data Logger, which is designed to measure and log water level, water pressure, and temperature data at groundwater and surface water sites. Environmental professionals will find that the solid titanium data logger outperforms and outlasts specially-coated data loggers. The low-power, zero-maintenance Level TROLL 400 ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • New Intelligent Triton TR6 Turbidity Sensor with Advanced Infrared (IR) Optical Technology

    Ideal for Environmental Monitoring, Wastewater Treatment Discharge, Filter or Backwash, Clarity in Settling Ponds, Surface Water, Rinse Water Control With advanced optical infrared (IR) sensing and intelligent electronics, the versatile Triton TR6 Turbidity Sensor from Electro Chemical Devices, Inc., measures turbidity or suspended solids and can be combined with ECD’s ...

  • ASTM D6529 - 11 standard test method for operating performance of continuous electrodeionization systems on feeds from 50–1000 μs/cm

    The CEDI devices can be used to produce deionized water from feeds of pretreated water. This test method permits the relatively rapid measurement of key performance capabilities of CEDI devices using standard sets of conditions. The data obtained can be analyzed to provide information on whether changes may have occurred in operating characteristics of ...


    By ASTM International

  • Henry Mayo Hospital Takes Proactive Approach to Disinfect Rooms and Prevent Infections

    The Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital has long been recognized as one of the leading hospitals and trauma centers in California.  The 238-bed, not-for-profit facility provides critical life-saving services and specialized care for thousands of patients each year.   In their ongoing mission to provide the best healthcare services to their patients, the hospital has recently deployed ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • Analytik Jena assigns award for best customer quote on the occasion of the SPECORD anniversary

    The MVV Energie AG won the great Analytik Jena quote campaign related to the proven SPECORD device. The Analytik Jena AG awarded a price for the best customer quote as part of a Germany-wide customer competition on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of their SPECORD product series. "I am happy about the great participation of our customers in the campaign and the many creative contributions ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Solinst Canada Announces New Mini Interface Meter

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the Model 122M Mini Interface Meter, a compact, portable instrument for accurately measuring floating or sinking hydrocarbon/product layers in water (LNAPL and DNAPL). The new Mini Interface Meter comes with narrow PVDF cable in 80 ft. or 25 m lengths, which fits on a compact reel small enough to fit in a backpack. The ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • KISTERS acquires Hydrological Services Ltd Sydney

    The acquisition of Hydrological Services Ltd (HS) by KISTERS Group became effective from 01.01.2015. HS is now part of the KISTERS group, but maintains its separate identity and function. KISTERS further expands its product portfolio by integrating the newly acquired HS into the global KISTERS Group. HS measurement devices and sensors are perfect add-ons to the existing KISTERS product range. ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • OTT launches high-spec CTD logger

    The new OTT CTD is a professional datalogger for the measurement of water level, conductivity and temperature. With a memory capacity of 4MB (approx. 500,000 values) and capable of running on alkaline or lithium batteries, this high-specification instrument is capable of operating unattended for long periods. Primarily designed for groundwater applications in wells from one inch diameter upwards, ...

  • New FlowShark Triton offers multiple depth and velocity sensors with cross-checking

    ADS LLC today introduces a new affordable state-of-the-art flow monitor with four combined technology sensors for unparalleled versatility and redundant monitoring in all applications. The new FlowShark Triton from ADS Environmental Services is a revolutionary new fit-for-purpose monitoring device with multiple depth measurement technologies and multiple velocity measurement technologies in a ...

  • Phoenix home builder fined $155,000 to settle dust violations

    SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today fined with Richmond American Homes of Arizona, Inc. $155,000 for alleged dust violations that occurred at five residential construction sites in Maricopa County. The violations were discovered during routine inspections from 2003 to 2005 conducted by the Maricopa County Air Quality Department. “Maricopa County's particulate ...

  • Major flood repair helped by remote control boat

    A remote control boat equipped with a SonTek M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) has been employed with HydroSurveyor software to create a 3-dimensional map of a damaged (and still submerged) flood barrier, following serious damage that took place during last December’s storms. Data from the survey enabled the Environment Agency to act swiftly and effectively to repair the damage and ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Hamilton School District Utilizes Ultraviolet (UV) Light to Provide a Healthy Learning Environment

    The Hamilton School District in Wisconsin has taken a proactive approach to improving indoor air quality (IAQ), increasing energy efficiency, reducing respiratory and skin infections, and lowering maintenance costs throughout the district.   Jeff Grove, the Manager of Buildings and Grounds for the Hamilton School District reported, “Hamilton School District has been a strong proponent ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ASTM D7202 - 11 standard test method for determination of beryllium in the workplace using field-based extraction and optical fluorescence detection

    Exposure to beryllium can cause a potentially fatal disease, and occupational exposure limits for beryllium in air and on surfaces have been established to reduce exposure risks to potentially affected workers (4, 5). Sampling and analytical methods for beryllium are needed in order to meet the challenges relating to exposure assessment and risk reduction. Field-portable sampling and ...


    By ASTM International

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