wastewater effluent monitoring News

  • Wastewater Monitoring Success in Indonesia and Malaysia

    A focus on export business in the Indonesian and Malaysian markets has resulted in a 100% increase in sales within the Partech catalogue, marking a huge success for the UK-based company in their 50th year. Over the past 24 months, Partech’s combination of marketing campaigns and distributor support means that their portable range of products can be found in over 100 facilities throughout ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Supporting wastewater monitoring: a new certified reference material for heavy metals in wastewater

    JRC-IRMM has released ERM-CA713, a new wastewater certified reference material, developed in support of the Water Framework Directive (WFD, 2000/60/EC). ERM-CA713 was specifically produced to include the four metals cited in the Priority Substances list (Cd, Hg, Ni and Pb) at concentration ...

  • Industry Flocks to Water/Wastewater Monitoring Event

    WWEM 2006 took place in early November and was almost unrecognisable in comparison to the inaugural 2005 event. WWEM was initially created to provide a vehicle for discussing and dispersing information on the Environment Agency’s monitoring certification scheme, MCERTS. However, on the evidence of WWEM 2006, it has become a red letter diary entry for anyone involved with testing or monitoring ...


  • LuminUltra`s biomass monitoring solutions for biological wastewater treatment free webinar

    In this webinar (Thursday, February 13, 2014 @ 2:00pm EST) , we'll give you a brief overview of the technology, how it compares to traditional microbiological testing methods and an in-depth overview of the capabilities of 2nd Generation ATP testing in Biological Wastewater Treatment. Sign up today! Learn how 2nd generation allows you to: Detect toxicity ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Moving to 24/7 COD Monitoring

    The University of Guelph, based in Ontario Canada conducted a detailed study to demonstrate that PeCOD could accurately correlate to CODCr and rapidly measure organic matter for the City of Guelph Waste Water Treatment ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Free Workshop on Industrial Discharges: `Are you paying too much for your effluent?`

    HACH LANGE is hosting a free workshop on wastewater cost minimisation. Taking place in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Tuesday 4th October, the workshop will provide attendees with an insight into the ways in which self- monitoring can ensure regulatory compliance and help reduce costs. The workshop will include both practical and classroom sessions, and explain the main factors affecting trade effluent ...


  • ABB Takes Videographic Recording Outside For Water & Wastewater Monitoring

    New SM500F is World’s First Field-Mountable Videographic Recorder Warminster, PA — The world’s first field mountable videographic data recorder has now arrived. ABB’s SM500F is a four-channel recorder that can be installed in even the most hostile environments, taking recording out of the control room and offering users localized access to operational data. A choice of mounting options ...


    By ABB

  • Join the Worldwide Wastewater Revolution

    After some resounding successes in helping international customers manage their wastewater simply, efficiently and cost-effectively, Partech are on the look out for more international distributors. Partech is no stranger to the international market; after a focus on increasing their export business, Partech’s innovative and extremely reliable products have been making waves across Asia, ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • On-Site Wastewater Analysis

    The US EPA, as well as other governmental regulatory agencies, have instituted stricter regulations covering discharges of “oily wastes” from facilities into publicity owed treatment plants (POTWs) facilities, forcing numerous industries to monitor their effluent more closely prior to discharge. This regulations affect such industries as food – both processors and restaurants, metal fabrication, ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Latest advances in molybdenum monitoring

    Environmental Diagnostics specialists MTI (UK) have added to their recent advances by announcing a new application for Molybdenum detection for their portable (PDV6000plus) and online (OVA5000) heavy metal monitors. A key enzymatic component and also found in tooth enamel to prevent decay, exposure to high levels of molybdenum interferes with the body’s capability to uptake copper, resulting ...

  • Chelsea Technologies Group holding workshop on innovative fluorescence technique at Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring Conference (7-8 Nov)

    Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG) will be holding a workshop at WWEM (7-8 November, Telford, UK) entitled "Innovative fluorescence technique used to monitor effluent & related environmental parameters”. ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • 100% environmentally friendly wastewater cleanup

    New Environmentally Friendly Enzyme Based Solution for Wastewater Remediation The effluent generated by livestock at agricultural operations all over both North and South America has a significant environmental footprint that flows far downstream from its source. One Hog farm in particular has been using a breakthrough technology referred to as UltraZyme to enhance the biological activity ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • 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 indicator proposed for assessing treated wastewater quality

    The chemical, physical and microbiological characteristics of effluents from wastewater treatment plants are regulated by national and EU law for discharge into surface waters or reuse, but a wide variety of treatment options exist and monitoring all pollutants may be expensive. A new study from Italy proposes a new Wastewater Polishing Index (WWPI) to help decision makers and environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • IR analysis helps industries comply with regulations for wastewater

    For over 30 years, the Clean Water Act has been governing water pollution. Initially the focus was on traditional “point source” polluters such as municipal sewage treatment plants and industrial facilities. The focus is now on the “non-point sources” such as Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) which are a major contributor to non-point source pollution. This is due to the increase in the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • NACWA affirms commitment to water quality monitoring for nutrients

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) supports the collection of robust water quality data for nutrients to ensure scientifically based decision-making. The Association’s Board adopted a resolution icon-pdf on April 22 that its public agency members will, as appropriate and feasible, support the ...

  • How well do wastewater treatment plants remove pharmaceuticals?

    A comprehensive analysis of pharmaceuticals in Spanish wastewater has indicated that they are widespread pollutants. The majority of pharmaceuticals present in incoming wastewater were still present in both treated water and in the river waters receiving the treated water. The EU Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive1 (UWWTD) requires Member States to ensure that both discharges from urban ...

  • EZ-ATP: breakthrough in automatic microbiological monitoring

    AppliTek is proud to unveil the latest advances in the development of the EZ-ATP On-line Microbiological Analyzer. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) test kits are commonly used for microbiological monitoring. The test includes a relatively fast and easy assay of the microbial content of the sample based on the detection of the ATP molecule, the central energy carrier found in and around ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • UV-Treated Wastewater Is Just A Quarter Of Allowable Level At New Zealand WWTP

    Since installing two Berson medium pressure UV disinfection systems, wastewater at a treatment plant in New Zealand now contains a quarter or less of the maximum allowable level of microbes. The closed-pipe bersonInLine® units at the Te Awamutu plant provide full tertiary treatment for up to 40,000 people. The Berson systems were chosen following tests against low pressure open-channel UV ...

  • Measuring oil/grease levels in wastewater for compliance with permit requirements

    Determining total oil/grease levels to ensure compliance with governmental permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem facing numerous industries. To ensure compliance with regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease concentration. Wilks Enterprise, Inc. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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