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  • High Standard Liquid Level Measurements and Monitoring

    Ground water, surface water, tides etc. are just a few of the long term monitoring applications of water level, requiring precise and reliable technology as provided by the DL.OCS data logger. The Data Logger DL.OCS enables the long term measurement of pressure, temperature and conductivity of liquids at custom intervals. The sensor excels with precision results while ...

  • New Jersey Waters Fall Short of State Standards

    TRENTON, New Jersey (ENS) - Many waters in New Jersey are not meeting state water quality standards for aquatic life, fish consumption and freshwater recreational uses, according to a new comprehensive report issued today. Still, most waters in the state are healthy enough to support drinking water supply, shellfish harvesting, and ocean beach recreational uses, the report concluded. ...

  • Higher standards for private water supplies - Defra

    Householders and businesses who get their water from private supplies such as wells or boreholes - rather than from the public mains supply - are set to see their water quality improve. A consultation published by Defra today asks for views on how new regulations should be applied. This includes new standards, new monitoring requirements, and the action that can be taken when standards are not ...

  • 98% of swimming spots meet water quality standards

    98.3 per cent of England’s bathing waters met the EC’s minimum water quality standards in 2009, up from 96% in 2008, tests carried out by the Environment Agency show. 414 coastal and freshwater bathing water sites were monitored in England in 2008 and 2009, with the below results. In 2007 and 2008, exceptionally wet weather contributed to lower standards of bathing water.  Heavy rainfall ...


  • Pentagon Fights Wisconsin Water Standards for Toxic Explosive

    MERRIMAC, Wisconsin, September 28, 2007 (ENS) - The Pentagon intends to challenge the state of Wisconsin's intention to regulate all forms of the explosive dinitrotoluene, DNT, Army officials announced on Monday. Wisconsin is the first state in the nation to establish health-based guidelines for the military toxic that has contaminated groundwater and dozens of private wells near ...

  • ISO standards to improve quality of water services to consumers

    A suite of new ISO standards offers the international community practical tools to address the global challenge of effectively managing limited water resources in order to provide access to safe drinking water and sanitation for the world’s population. ISO has just published three standards providing guidelines for service activities relating to drinking water supply systems and wastewater ...

  • Australian environmental monitoring `lagging behind` US & UK standards

    Australia is largely in the dark about the state of its own environment, according to a trio of leading scientists. Dr Andrew Campbell, Professor Hugh Possingham, director of the Ecology Centre in Brisbane, and Professor Will Steffen, of the Australian National University, delivered the damning verdict in an interview with ECOS magazine. They said environmental monitoring in Australia is lagging ...

  • Straightforward monitoring of uranium in drinking water

    Determining trace levels of uranium in drinking and mineral water by inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy (ICP-MS) requires expensive analytical instrumentation. In contrast, adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry (AdCSV) using Metrohm’s 797 VA Computrace is a straightforward, much less expensive alternative allowing measurements with superior sensitivity. ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Sealless pump standards updated

    The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has updated the 2000 edition of the ANSI/HI standard on sealless centrifugal pumps and published ANSIHI 5.1-5.6-2010 Sealless Rotodynamic Pumps for Nomenclature, Definitions, Application, Operation and Test. The revised standard covers sealless rotodynamic pumps driven by canned motors or through magnetic couplings with conventional motors. ANSI/HI 5.1 - 5.6-2010 is ...

  • ASTM D7598 - 09e1 Standard Test Method for Determination of Thiodiglycol in Water by Single Reaction Monitoring Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

    Thiodiglycol is a Schedule 2 compound under the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). Schedule 2 chemicals include those that are precursors to chemical weapons, chemical weapons agents or have a number of other commercial uses. They are used as ingredients to produce insecticides, herbicides, lubricants, and some pharmaceutical products. Schedule 2 chemicals can be found in ...


    By ASTM International

  • The Modbus Transmitter Meets High Standards

    DTM.OCS.S/N - Offers high performance measurements for pressure, level and temperature as a fully submersed transmitter If it is water level measurements, fresh water supply or sewage monitoring: the Digital Transmitter DTM.OCS.S/N enables accurate pressure measurements in liquids. The high performance features and long term stability provide measurements suitable for the ...

  • ASTM D1293 - 12 Standard Test Methods for pH of Water

    The pH of water is a critical parameter affecting the solubility of trace minerals, the ability of the water to form scale or to cause metallic corrosion, and the suitability of the water to sustain living organisms. It is a defined scale, based on a system of buffer solutions with assigned values. In pure water at 25°C, pH 7.0 is the neutral point, but this varies with temperature and the ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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

  • Blackfeet Tribe applies for clean water act standards program

    The Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in north-central Montana has applied to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for eligibility to administer the Water Quality Standards program under the Clean Water Act. This eligibility is also referred to as Treatment in a similar manner as a State, or TAS. EPA is reviewing the Tribe’s application and will solicit comments ...

  • Influential Study Calls for Improved Global Standard for Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation

    A study conducted by The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine  addresses the need for an improved global standard for safe drinking water and sanitation. Current benchmarks established by ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Clear Water created a new industry and set the standard for stormwater treatment solutions

    Ten years ago it was just a vision – take an innovative stormwater treatment technologies and match them with a passion for Nordstrom-style customer service to create win-win solutions that help growing economies while preserving and protecting the natural environment. Today, Clear Water Compliance Services has not only achieved that vision, it has achieved market dominance and positioned itself ...

  • ANSI/NGWA Water Well Construction Standard now available

    The ANSI/NGWA-01-14 Water Well Construction Standard is now available through the National Ground Water Association’s online bookstore. Set in motion some eight years ago when NGWA first initiated efforts to become an American National Standards Institute-accredited standards developer, ANSI/NGWA-01-14 sets a baseline of expectations for water well system ...

  • Ten ASTM water standards included in EPA final rule

    D19 Standards Used for Measuring Regulated Pollutants in Wastewater Ten standards developed by ASTM International Committee D19 on Water have been included in a final rule published in the Code of Federal Regulations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to approve methods for measuring regulated pollutants in ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA approves Blackfeet Tribe’s Water Quality Standards program

    The Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in north-central Montana has been granted the authority by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to administer the Water Quality Standards program under the Clean Water Act (CWA). With this approval, the Tribe likewise is authorized to administer water quality certifications conducted under CWA Section 401. “EPA is excited to have ...

  • Water pollution exceeds drinking-standard limits in many OECD farming areas

    Pollution of rivers, lakes, and aquifers exceeds recommended limits for drinking water in farming areas in many OECD countries, according to a new OECD report. Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 shows that excess levels of nitrates, phosphorus or pesticides were found in more than one out of 10 monitoring sites in 13 OECD countries. Treating pesticide- and ...

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