water monitoring News

  • Guidance for monitoring of Hexavalent Chromium

    Several weeks ago, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson committed to address hexavalent chromium (also known as chromium-6) in drinking water by issuing guidance to all water systems on how to assess the prevalence of the contaminant. The agency is delivering on that promise and has issued guidance recommending how public water systems might enhance monitoring and sampling programs specifically for ...


  • Use a Levelogger for artesian monitoring

    Monitoring artesian conditions using Solinst Leveloggers can be quite straightforward. An artesian well can be defined as one in which water is under pressure and flows to the surface naturally.  To monitor water level fluctuations in an artesian well the Levelogger Gold can be installed right on the top of a sealed wellhead. Solinst offers a special nylon compression fitting with a ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Air and Water Monitoring Market to grow to $28 Billion Next Year

    In 2017 sales of water monitoring equipment and services will be $17 billion and air monitoring services will be $11 billion. This is the latest forecast in N031 Air and Water Monitoring: World Market. ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 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

  • New pooltest portable photometers for swimming pool water monitoring

    Water analysis expert Palintest Ltd. has developed new Pooltest 3 and Pooltest 6 photometers for on-site pool water quality testing. The new products have exceptional accuracy, using narrow band filters with a wavelength tolerance of +/-2 nm. The instruments also offer enhanced path length for measurement, enabling excellent resolution at low concentrations for precision readings. A 4-button ...

  • EPA grant to improve water quality monitoring in the Gallatin Valley, Montana

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $60,000 to the Gallatin Local Water Quality District to establish an integrated stream monitoring program in the East Gallatin River-Bozeman and Bozeman Creek watersheds. Today’s announcement is part of $2.7 million EPA is providing for projects across the country to help restore urban waters, support community revitalization and ...

  • World Water Monitoring Day™ Relaunches with New Name, Look, and Interactive Website

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the International Water Association (IWA) proudly announce a relaunch of the popular World Water Monitoring Day public education and outreach program. Now called World Water Monitoring Challenge, the new name, look, and updated website encourages year-round involvement in the international program that recorded more than 300,000 participants worldwide in ...

  • Continued Presence of Hydrocarbons in Salt Water Increases Need for PetroSense’s Monitoring Systems

    DALLAS - As the need to monitor the presence of hydrocarbons in salt water is greater than ever, PetroSense® DHP, digital hydrocarbon probes, offer a proven solution to the detection and measurement of petroleum hydrocarbons in salt water, anywhere, in real time, using fiber optic chemical sensor technology. The proven continuing threat of hydrocarbon presence comes at the ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

  • Ontario’s MANTECH is making water monitoring more efficient for global firms

    It’s been a remarkable journey for MANTECH, an Ontario-based manufacturer of water testing technology. From a very humble start in 2010, its revolutionary technology is now being used in water-testing laboratories and industrial and water plants in 45 countries, as 75% of the company’s sales now come from exports. Behind this Ontario success story is a proprietary water quality ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • 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

  • Water For People Using Innovative Positioning Technologies to Monitor International Development Efforts

    (Denver, Colo.)—September 25, 2006—Water For People recently launched a pilot monitoring and evaluation program to assess the functionality and long-term viability of its water and sanitation projects using a methodology developed by Weston Solutions, Inc.® (WESTON, West Chester, Penn.) and GPS receivers and related software from Trimble (Sunnyvale, Calif.) and ESRI (Redlands, Calif). Like ...


    By Water For People

  • A unique monitoring system to secure water quality at major events

    Veolia’s specialized environmental monitoring unit, Endetec, has recently put into operation its sophisticated real-time monitoring technologies at high-profile events. Spread across sensitive points in a water network, they continuously measure the key parameters of water quality: pressure, chlorine, temperature and conductivity in line with World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines. The ...


    By ENDETEC

  • New water and smoke sensor options added to IAQ Profile Monitor lineup

    PPM Technology now offers a water sensing option to the IAQ Profile ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Increased water monitoring of oil sands needed says committee

    Alberta's water monitoring data review committee recommends comprehensive monitoring, more rigorous scientific analysis and new monitoring objectives in order to gain a better understanding of environmental impacts in the oil sands region. A committee of six independent scientists from across North America was asked by the Premier in September 2010 to examine the data and methodologies used by ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • BAS begins monitoring waters under largest ice shelf in Antarctica

    It was 1914 when the famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton advertised for crew to attempt the first trans-continental crossing of Antarctica. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful,” he wrote. A hundred years later, some things haven’t changed—and many things have. In spite of its bitter cold and long ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • Latest hydrologic software release provides new innovations for the water monitoring industry

    Aquatic Informatics Inc. released the latest version of their acclaimed hydrologic software product, AQUARIUS™. Helping federal, state, provincial and municipal governments across the globe meet their standards for monitoring data; AQUARIUS hydrologic software gives water industry professionals the necessary tools to work more efficiently and effectively with large volumes of data – ...


    By Aquatic Informatics Inc

  • Modern Water’s toxicity monitor used for river clean-up research

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has collaborated with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to supply a Microtox® M500 toxicity monitor. The monitor will assist with research into advanced treatment techniques which could provide a solution to the removal of Total Phosphorus from the ...

  • EPA issues guidance for enhanced monitoring of Hexavalent Chromium in drinking water

    Several weeks ago, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson committed to address hexavalent chromium (also known as chromium-6) in drinking water by issuing guidance to all water systems on how to assess the prevalence of the contaminant. Today, the agency is delivering on that promise and has issued guidance recommending how public water systems might enhance monitoring and sampling programs ...

  • Monitoring System on ferry measures Delaware Bay water quality data

    This summer, a unique research project using a complex, automated measurement and sampling system on the MV Twin Capes was launched by the University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE), with the cooperation and assistance of Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA). The SeaKeeper 1000, manufactured and installed aboard the ferry vessel by YSI, collects water quality data ...


    By YSI - a Xylem brand

  • Accurate Water Monitoring in Harsh Environments with New Measurement Specialties Level Transducer

    Measurement Specialties, an expert in sensor design and manufacturing, now offers a new TruBlue Water Level Data Logger for remote monitoring of water levels in the harshest water environments.  The battery-powered TruBlue 255 Level can collect up to a half-million time stamped pressure and temperature data points with its standard 8 MB of internal memory or can be outfitted with ...

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