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  • Ultrasonic water level sensors monitor flooding in the Philippines

    A variety of factors make the Philippines, and especially the Manila region, among the most flood prone in the world. Tropical rains flow rapidly from mountain uplands to the Manila basin where dense urbanization accelerates run-off. To make matters worse, Manila is built on lowlands that are getting lower due to ground water extraction and the weight of urban concrete and steel. As a result, ...


    By Senix Corporation

  • Solinst Canada Launches New AquaVent Water Level Datalogger

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the latest release in their datalogger series - the all-new Model 3500 AquaVent™. The AquaVent uses a vented pressure transducer for reliable, accurate datalogging of water levels in groundwater and surface water applications, no need for barometric compensation. The AquaVent combines pressure and temperature sensors, datalogger, and FRAM memory ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Water Level Sensors Provide Real-time Flood Warnings in Iowa

    To create the world’s most sophisticated flood monitoring and forecasting system, the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) uses more than 200 Senix ToughSonic 30 and ToughSonic 50 ultrasonic sensors to measure water levels in streams across the state. Data collected from the sensors are automatically sent to the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS), ...


    By Senix Corporation

  • Measuring the Wealth of Nations - Using a New Gauge

    Last month a team of researchers led by Harvard Business School Professor Michael E Porter designed index to guide national policies and investments, and shows social progress is about much more than economic growth. Sweden is the most socially advanced country globally according to the new index released in April at the Skoll World Forum, the premier international platform for accelerating ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Wessels Launches “Next-Level” Intelligent Expansion Tank Bladder

    GREENWOOD, IND. – Wessels Company, a leading manufacturer of pressure vessels and specialty hydronic equipment, is bringing innovative design improvements to its popular line of expansion tanks. WessView®, a proprietary bladder integrity monitor “bullseye” that turns red when it comes in contact with water, is now standard on all Wessels expansion tanks. The monitor allows ...


    By Wessels Company

  • Water well maintenance important to water quality

    A poorly maintained water well system can lead to poor water quality, so household water well owners should inform themselves of good water well maintenance practices, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Neglecting a water well system’s maintenance can have a direct impact on one’s health, so it’s important to stay on top of a water well system’s ...

  • Chemicals Produced by Body Pose Challenge In Gauging Exposure Risks, EPA Advisers Say

    A scientifically appropriate way the Environmental Protection Agency could base safe lifetime exposure decisions about a chemical using data from human studies that found no adverse effects is just one of the questions a scientific advisory panel is wrestling with as it develops advice on a draft agency analysis of ammonia. How the agency can determine whether a chemical harms the body when the ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Measuring water from space

    Observations from satellites now allow scientists to monitor changes to water levels in the sea, in rivers and lakes, in ice sheets and even under the ground. As the climate changes, this information will be crucial for monitoring its effects and predicting future impacts in different regions. Sea level rise in one of the major consequences of global warming, but it is much more difficult to ...


    By European Science Foundation

  • Rising Sea levels threaten millions by boosting storm surges

    Sea level rise due to global warming has already doubled the annual risk of coastal flooding of historic proportions across widespread areas of the United States, according to a new report from Climate Central. By 2030, many locations are likely to see storm surges combining with sea level rise to raise waters at least 4 feet above the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The Rise of Corporate Water Disclosure

    As the year draws to a close, we reflect on our support of companies’ corporate disclosure and reporting initiatives. In 2014, water issues were top of mind, with a noticeable increase in water-related disclosures and stakeholder expectations. So we asked – what is occurring within the water space that has been a “game changer” over the past year or so? The ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Household water well inspections important to water quality, health

    National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2013, is a good time to schedule a water well system inspection to assure proper well operation, prolong the well system’s life, and monitor groundwater quality, the National Ground Water Association and its 48 affiliated state organizations said today. “Water wells are expertly engineered systems that, like a car, ...

  • New Acu-Trac® Smart 485 Level Tansducer from SSI Technologies Inc.

    The Controls Division of SSI Technologies Inc., is pleased to announce the release of Smart 485 – its newest entry in the Acu-Trac® product line. The Acu-Trac® Smart 485 Level Transducer is an economical level sensing solution for storage containers with depths up to 1.9 meters (76 inches) for gasoline and 2.5 meters (98 inches) for other media.It combines level monitoring with RS-485 real time ...


    By SSI Technologies, Inc.

  • OTT demonstrates latest water monitoring technology

    OTT Hydrometry’s latest water quality and level monitoring technologies will be demonstrated at two major events this Spring. First, on 21st and 22nd April, OTT will participate in the International Association of Hydrogeologists Irish Group meeting in Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Entitled: “Integrated Hydrogeology: Contemporary Principles, Policy and Practice,” this event will ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • All it takes for Water Monitoring and Data Network

    The management of monitoring of equipment is increasingly done remotely at a (considerable) distance. Configuration, reading and, if necessary, taking action on data received from a remote location of one’s choice are possibilities that are nowadays standard requirements. You can do a lot more than just measure with the e-SENSE® telemetry measuring system, where measurement data is collected ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • U.S. Conference of Mayors, American Water Works Association and Water Environment Federation Champion Affordability for Low-Income Water Customers

    As federal requirements to meet specific environmental standards drive up water bills in many U.S. households, a joint issue brief from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM), the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) proposes that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reassess its definition of affordability. The EPA’s affordability ...

  • Gill`s new blackwater level sensor provides improved accuracy for solid waste tank measurement

    Gill Sensors & Controls Limited has announced immediate availability of its new Blackwater Level Sensor.  The sensor's technology has been specifically developed to meet increased regulatory requirements for both black and gray water storage and processing and is suitable for use in a variety of industrial applications such as waste water treatment facilities, pumping and ...

  • Ocean salinities show an intensified water cycle

    The stronger water cycle means arid regions have become drier and high rainfall regions wetter as atmospheric temperature increases. The study, co-authored by CSIRO scientists Paul Durack and Dr Susan Wijffels, shows the surface ocean beneath rainfall-dominated regions has freshened, whereas ocean regions dominated by evaporation are saltier. The paper also confirms that surface warming of the ...

  • Water at Marine base linked to birth defects

    A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers. The authors of the study on Camp Lejeune released late Thursday by the CDC's Agency for Toxic Substances ...


    By Associated Press

  • New hydrological station to help manage Afghan water resources

    The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has helped open a new hydrological station at a dam near the Afghan capital, Kabul, as part of its joint efforts with the country’s authorities to better manage water resources in Afghanistan. The station, at Qargha Dam, is one of a network of 174 hydrological stations and 60 snow gauges and meteorological stations being erected around ...


    By United Nations

  • Polls: Water, Warming, Travel, Youth and Green Guilt

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - Earth Day is a trigger for all kinds of public opinion polls on the environment. In recent weeks, Americans have had their attitudes surveyed on everything from water pollution to global warming, from recycling to travel. Here we survey the pollsters to find out what Americans really think about protecting the planet. Gallup Poll: Americans Worry More ...

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