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  • Water grabbing occurring at `alarming rates`

    Deals in which rich foreign corporations and countries buy or lease agricultural land abroad result in nearly half a trillion cubic metres of fresh water also being grabbed each year — often enough to grow sufficient food to abate undernourishment in the 'grabbed countries', a paper reveals. The majority of land grabbing takes place in Africa and Asia, and the amount of grabbed water per ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Climate Alarm - Oxfam

    Climatic disasters are on the increase as the Earth warms up – in line with scientific observations and computer simulations that model future climate. 2007 has been a year of climatic crises, especially floods, often of an unprecedented nature. They included Africa’s worst floods in three decades, unprecedented flooding in Mexico, massive floods in South Asia and heat waves and forest fires in ...


  • 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

  • Village installs local flood alarm system

    A village in Nottinghamshire has installed a new high-tech river monitoring system that automatically issues text (sms) message alarms so that residents can implement flood protection measures. Oxton has a history of flooding problems and with an increased frequency of flood events, Parish Councillor Dr. Ian Kilpatrick says: “The monitoring system is designed to provide sufficient advance ...


  • ADS Introduces Broad Application Logging and Alarm System

    Huntsville, AL (August 22, 2007) ADS® LLC announced today the new ADS Spider™, an easy-to-use, place-anywhere, alarm monitoring system with optional battery pack, remote data access and customer-driven alarm and notification specifications. “This is high tech simplicity for everyone,” states Karl Boone, President and CEO of ADS® LLC. “The ADS Spider has unlimited applications and can address a ...

  • @mis lab data tool now issues alarms

    ALcontrol, the analytical services company, has launched a new version of its @mis online analytical data reporting tool that features an 'Alarms and Triggers' module. This means that in addition to access to live laboratory results, users will also be able to set alarms so that they are warned when wastewater or soil samples reach a pre-specified level for any analyte. When @mis was first ...


    By ALcontrol Laboratories

  • ADS Spider-Q pump station monitoring and alarming

    ADS® LLC today announces the new ADS Spider-Q™, an easy-to-use, place-anywhere volumetric quantification system. Backed by ADS and over 33 years of flow monitoring expertise, the ADS Spider-Q is designed specifically for pump station monitoring and alarming. It features wireless data access, automatic data delivery, influent and effluent flow calculation, alarming, and reporting. “The technology ...

  • C. diff Infection Rates are increasing at Alarming Rates

    In a number of hospitals across the country C. diff infections are surpassing Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA). ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New low cost alarming and data logging products from ADS

    Three new products from ADS offer innovative solutions to data logging and alarming with low cost and high technology. The new ADS® FlowAlert™ is a depth-based alarm system offering an economical alternative for wastewater collection system monitoring. This new wireless alarming system supports both float switches and a depth sensor. It can be deployed as a stand-alone unit or as part of a ...

  • Environmentalists raise alarm in US over towing of `toxic` ex-ocean liner

    The global toxic trade watchdog organization, Basel Action Network, BAN, has contacted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Justice Department and the Government of Singapore to warn them that a breach of U.S. and international law is likely to have occurred with the towing last Friday of the ex-ocean liner, SS Independence from San Francisco toward Singapore. ...

  • World’s smallest and most convenient hydrogen sulfide detector and alarm released

    KWJ Engineering has released its new Pocket H2S Pro, a key-fob sized, personal hydrogen sulfide detector that weighs less than one ounce. The nanotechnology-enabled instrument protects from low-level and high-level exposure to H2S, and gives real-time Time Weighted Average, Maximum, and Total Exposure readings. The Pocket H2S Pro also features 3 alarm types, a replaceable coin cell battery, and ...


    By KWJ Engineering, Inc.

  • 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 ...


  • `Snapshot of the Indian Desalination Market - A promising segment to halt the alarming water crises in India` - Complimentary Analyst Briefing from Frost & Sullivan

    The increasing population, shrinking per capita water availability, economic expansion, and industrial growth have led to a high demand for fresh water. Desalination has evolved as a viable water supply alternative, which allows tapping the largest water reservoir in the world - the ocean. The Desalination Market is in its development stage in India, with a share of 450,000-500,000 cubic meters ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • U.S. Issues Loudest, Clearest ‘Alarm Bell’ On Climate Action to Date, Adviser Says

    Researchers have issued the “loudest and clearest alarm bell to date” signaling the need for urgent actions to combat climate change in the U.S., the president's science adviser said May 6. The third and most comprehensive installment of the National Climate Assessment shows that evidence of human-induced climate change is growing stronger as its impacts are increasingly felt across ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Manage your water consumption

    In today’s current economic climate, companies are under increasing pressure to reduce their energy consumption, with very little focus spent on managing water consumption. This could be a costly mistake. Consider the way it is used for starters, not just domestically but also in the commercial and industrial sector. Water is heated, cooled, condensed and moved around, with all these ...


    By MWA Technology

  • Intellisonde improves water security

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is testing commercially available water quality sensors for their ability to provide a warning of deliberate or unintentional contamination events. The Intellisonde in-pipe water quality monitor from UK-based Intellitect Water is one of several instruments being assessed at its Ohio Test and Evaluation Facility. The project's work on water quality ...

  • Reliable Detection of Oil in Water

    LAR's QuickOIL is an online analyser for the determination of oil in water (OIW). Since oils and fats consist of carbon compounds, TOC analysis (total organic carbon) is particularly suitable for their reliable detection. ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Double trouble for water life

    Excess phosphorus and nitrogen produced by human activities on neighboring land is making its way into our coastal waters and degrading both water quality and aquatic life. Although historically the priority has been to control phosphorus, Professor Hans Paerl, from the University of North Carolina in the US, argues that nitrogen imbalance is equally damaging. He adds that a dual nutrient ...


    By Springer

  • Water contamination detector

    A contamination event at a UK water pumping station was successfully detected by the Chelsea Technologies FASTtracka II system. The event was automatically detected using the FASTtracka II, Fast Repetition Rate (FRR) chlorophyll a fluorometer combined with a novel Red, Amber, Green (RAG) algorithm, which has been developed to provide continuous, real-time protection for water supplies at the ...

  • Oil in Water Detection

    LAR's Oil in Water (OIW) analyser QuickOIL is the online measurement system for the determination of oil, fat and grease in water. Since oils and fats consist of carbon compounds, TOC analysis is particularly suitable for their reliable detection. Hence, in contrast to other oil in water detectors, LAR's ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

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