wastewater flow monitoring News

  • 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 ...


  • WWEM 2014 - Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring - approved for CPD

    WWEM 2014 visitors will be able to claim Continuing Professional Development (CPD) time for the event’s Conferences, Forums and Workshops. WWEM organiser Marcus Pattison says: “This is great news for the event because it provides formal recognition of the value of the many learning experiences at WWEM 2014 and provides delegates with reassurance that their visit will be ...

  • Dates announced for WWEM 2012 (the Water Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring event)

    WWEM 2012, the 5th in a series of highly successful environmental monitoring events, will return to the Telford International Centre on 7th and 8th November 2012. Organised in conjunction with the Environment Agency and the Water Monitoring Association (WMA), WWEM 2012 will be an essential diary date for anyone with a professional interest in testing or monitoring water quality, level or flow. ...

  • Record Sales in Flow Technology

    The company, developer and manufacturer of flow and level metering systems for water and wastewater applications, is glad about the previous year’s results. Incoming orders in 2015 added up to 16.1 million €, which equals an increase of 12% compared to the year before. The turnover was 15.6 million € (+14%). The lion’s share of this sales increase were the flow metering ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • Access Wastewater Consulting and Training

    Dan Theobald “Wastewater Dan” The WastewaterWizard Centralizes access to Consulting & Training-Online Presence Informative Articles-Published Online: Daniel Theobald teaches "How sludge settles is a key performance indicator" ...

  • Data logging open channel flow meter prepares flow reports

    This new model OCF 4.0 Open Channel Flow Monitor uses a non-contacting ultrasonic sensor to measure wastewater flow through flumes or weirs. It features a powerful, built-in data logger with on-screen flow reports plus Windows software to retrieve, display and graph flow reports in fully customizable formats. Other OCF 4.0 features include isolated 4-20mA, 0-5V, USB and RS232 outputs, 3 ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • Analytical technology`s auto-clean optical dissolved oxygen monitor lowers carbon emissions in wastewater treatment plants

    Specialist electrochemical sensor manufacturer Analytical Technology Inc (ATi) announces that its recently launched optical Q45D Dissolved Oxygen Monitor with Auto-Clean System reduces energy consumption in wastewater treatment plants. The innovative monitor is designed to provide reliable oxygen measurements in aeration processes and reduces maintenance requirements via the self-clean facility. ...

  • 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

  • Highly accurate NIVUS flow meter awarded MCERTS

    An advanced water/wastewater flow meter from NIVUS UK has been awarded MCERTS product certification by SIRA, the body which manages MCERTS on behalf of the Environment Agency of England and Wales (EA). The NIVUS OCM Pro CF (incorporating POA Sensor) Echo Profile Flowmeter is an area velocity flow meter which employs the cross correlation principle to deliver highly accurate open channel flow ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • US river flows altered by water management

    The amount of water flowing in streams and rivers has been significantly altered in nearly 90% of waters that were assessed in a new nationwide USGS study. Flow alterations are a primary contributor to degraded river ecosystems and loss of native species. Flows are altered by a variety of land- and water-management activities, including reservoirs, diversions, subsurface tile drains, groundwater ...

  • Getting the most from substance flow analyses

    New research from Sweden identifies the characteristics of substance flow analyses that make them useful to policy makers. Substance flow analyses that focus on measuring rather than modelling pollution and which are aligned to existing measures are more likely to influence policy. Substance flow analysis (SFA) or material flow analysis (MFA) is a method of studying the stocks and flows of ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wastewater treatment dosing system for a fish farm

    A fish farm in Scotland required a dosing solution. The fish farm contained a large tank of salmon. As the fish excrete, the water requires filtering to maintain a level of purity for their health and the end quality of the product. The water is channelled from the tank and filtered to remove solid matter, however the water is left with higher levels of acidity. The water was dosed with lime ...

  • DAS-Wastewater Treatment for an Argentinean soft drink producer

    Argentina is World Champion - World Champion of soft drink lovers. According to a study from Euro Monitor International, nowhere in the world are more of these soft drinks consumed. On average, each Argentinian drank 131 liters in 2012. Even in Chile (2nd place, 121 liters) and Mexico (3rd place, 119 liters) the drinks are popular. The South American soft drink producer Refres Now S.A. also ...

  • 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

  • Remote water monitoring success in Australia

    With a lifetime of experience in the water industry, Glyn Church from WestWater Enterprises in Australia has witnessed any number of new technologies, each of which has had a varying degree of impact on the sector. However, Glyn says, “The distribution network monitoring sondes from Intellitect Water (UK) represent the most exciting development that I have seen in drinking water for almost ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Underground wastewater disposal in the US linked to increase in earthquakes

    The number of earthquakes of magnitude 3 or greater in the central and eastern US has increased significantly in recent years, from about 21 a year between 1967 and 2000, to over 300 between 2010 and 2012. Most of this increase seems to be linked to the deep injection of wastewater in underground wells, according to a recent review of seismic activity. In addition to natural causes, earthquakes ...


    By European Commission

  • Real-time epidemiology from urban wastewater

    Original story at MIT News A team of MIT researchers, together with researchers from Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research and Kuwait University, has been awarded a $4 million grant for a collaborative research project titled “The Underworlds Project: a Smart Sewage Infrastructure for ...

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