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  • Liquid Level Alarm for Drums, Tanks and Containers

    Rochester, NY – Gizmo Engineering introduces the first liquid level alarm that monitors liquid level in chemical drums, tanks and containers that is battery-powered. Developed for automated chemical processes where liquid is continually pumped out of drums, it neatly solves the problem of having the drums run empty without notice. When a drum level is too low, the Drum Alarm® beeps and flashes ...


    By Gizmo Engineering

  • Algae-X International introduces revolutionary water in diesel alarm module

    Algae-X has released an innovative water sensor alarm module the Watect 550. It is based on next-generation programmable micro-controller technology. A unique and proprietary measuring method was developed to eliminate electrolytic probe corrosion that works with many common water probes and sensors. The Watect 550 is designed to be compatible with other industry standard fuel water ...


    By AXI International

  • 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 ...


  • Early Detection of Tank Storage Leaks

    GE Analytical Instruments, a division of GE Water & Process Technologies, manufactures Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems for hydrocarbon tank storage applications. Leakwise offers a variety of system configurations consisting of a sensor and controller for wet and dry environments. Installation of sensors in sensitive locations like storm water sumps, retention tanks, ground ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • SharpEye 20/20MI Protects Naphtha Storage Tanks

    SharpEye 20/20MI flame detectors have recently been installed to protect dome type naphtha storage tanks. While regular hydrocarbon fuels don't pose any problems for flame detectors when stored in dome tanks, naphtha can present a serious problem with any apparatus that doesn't contain naphtha resistant gaskets and o-rings, since naphtha affects these gaskets and o-rings causing the ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • 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

  • Bulk Fuel Tank Monitoring with Remote Display

    Pulsar Process Measurement have supplied non-contacting ultrasonic volume measurement equipment with associated remote plant mimic software to help solve an issue for Northern Rail at three sites; their Newton Heath LMD (Light Maintenance Depot) near Manchester, Blackpool LMD and Barrow LMD, allowing them to control the ordering, delivery and usage of fuel more efficiently. Equipment used: ...

  • Kingspan Titan Extends Product Range in Premium Oil Tank Sector

    Kingspan Titan, the global leader in Energy Storage Solutions, has just launched the latest addition to its slimline oil tank portfolio.   The ESSL1000 has a total footprint of only 1.52m2 and offers safe and secure heating oil storage at premises where space is limited and access restrictions may apply.   “The ESSL1000 has an exceptional ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Leakwise Oil-on-Water Monitoring Systems Mitigate Tank Storage Leaks

    GE Analytical Instruments manufactures Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems for hydrocarbon tank storage applications. Leakwise offers various system configurations including a controller and sensor for wet and dry environments. Sensors installed in storm water sumps, retention tanks, or at the outlet of a floating tank roof provide on-line monitoring 24/7.Leakwise detectors may ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Rotork provides electric solutions for automated flow control at the Botlek Tank Terminal

    The recently opened Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT) at Rotterdam relies on Rotork’s latest electric valve actuation technologies for automated flow control and vital safety related duties associated with the import, export and storage of a varied range of liquid bulk products. Construction of the €70 million first phase of the terminal began in April 2010 and was completed ...


    By Rotork

  • Naval Base Kitsap fails to properly monitor fuel tanks near Puget Sound for leaks

    Naval Base Kitsap Bangor failed to properly monitor pipes and underground fuel storage tanks for leaks on its property in Silverdale, Washington in violation of federal laws that protect groundwater, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Navy will pay nearly $161,000 in fines. “EPA is working hard to restore Puget Sound and fuel leaks near the ...

  • New top or side mount level switch with diagram photo L-40 from Harwil

    Durable, low-cost and versatile, Harwil Corp’s L-40 pivoting level switch can be mounted easily from the top or side.  Placing two L-40’s on a PVC pipe inserted through the tank top switches a pump, microprocessor, or alarm to maintain fluid at optimal ...


    By Harwil Corp.

  • New Level Monitoring System

    Tuffa UK is about to purchase the brand new FMS (Fuel Monitoring System) and supply on it's tanks and to other tank manufacturers / installers, and can be fitted on existing installations. This new, innovative design comprising of an all-in-one level monitoring system with contents gauge including three high level warning alarms, and three low level warning alarms which fire visual and audible ...


    By Tuffa UK Limited

  • Vitogas recommends remote monitoring for all distribution companies

    Vitogas uses our equipment to monitor their LPG tanks since 2006. Throughout the Spanish territory, ISA already monitors several hundreds of Vitogas sites. Telemetry of gas tanks allows Vitogas to save on logistics costs and to offer a value-added service to their customers.   Vitogas Spain manages its distribution activity with the monitoring support in its tanks ...

  • ALGAE-X Introduces New Automated Fuel Filtration System

    Algae-X International announces a new addition to its line of programmable Automated Fuel Filtration system, the STS 6000-10GPM-2T. The new system can automatically or manually switch between tanks, to preserve the integrity of the fuel stored in two tanks using only one STS system. By implementing fully automated 3-way motorized ball valves and a selector switch tied into a new Smart Filtration ...


    By AXI International

  • Bristol Water goes for Partech - fixed point sludge blanket detection

    Quality drinking water is appreciated worldwide and only by applying the best treatment technologies will it satisfy all relevant standards and regulations. In the UK, Bristol Water takes pride is supplying its customers with the highest quality drinking water coming from two treatment plants close to the Severn Estuary on the north side of Bristol. With a capacity of 60 mega litres per day, the ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • ALGAE-X introduces new automated fuel filtration system: STS-6000-30gpm

    ALGAE-X STS Automated Fuel Filtration Systems keep your diesel fuel in “pristine condition”. They remove sludge and water from your tanks, dry the fuel and prevent microbial contamination. STS systems use fully-automated programming and remote monitoring to simplify fuel optimization and maintenance programs for diesel and bio-fuel. STS Systems ensure Optimal Fuel Quality and Reliable ...


    By AXI International

  • Chevron Puerto Rico, LLC, agrees to improve leak detection at Puerto Rico gas stations

    A settlement announced today between the United States and Chevron Puerto Rico, LLC resolves Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) violations at approximately 100 of Chevron’s underground storage tank facilities in Puerto Rico. Under the terms of the settlement, Chevron has agreed to spend approximately $5.2 million to improve its leak detection methods and operations at these ...

  • 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

  • ISA is a worldwide leader in remote monitoring solutions

    BP’s LPG business has been using ISA´s remote tank level monitoring solutions for over 15 years. During those years thousands of systems have been installed in various countries: South Africa, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Portugal and The United Kingdom.   The department responsible for logistics of BP Portugal’s LPG business, which has been using ISA´s ...

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