water quality remote sensing News

  • NPL’s remote sensing of methane capability enhanced.

    Following the successful construction and launch of their latest enhanced Differential Absorption  Lidar (DIAL) system this summer, NPL has moved on to calibrate its new DIAL truck and to apply its capability to a key European project. The DIAL (Differential Absorption Lidar) facility is a highly mobile truck-mounted, sophisticated laser-based system that provides rapid, ...

  • Google Earth enables remote tracking of fish catches

    Persian Gulf governments could use Google’s free global satellite imaging program to better monitor and control fishing in their waters, say experts. Their comments follow a study that used Google Earth to uncover huge discrepancies between reported and observed fish catches in the region. The study, which tracked fishing from space, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Real time surface water quality monitoring

    During Aquatech 2015 the Dutch company BlueLeg Monitor launched the newly developed fixed position EcoWatch for continuous real time surface water monitoring focusing upon relevant ecological water parameters. A new method to determine surface water quality is to use the color characteristics of the water using spectrometers and to interpret the spectral graphs with sophisticated algorithms. ...


    By BlueLeg Monitor BV

  • Youngstown Waste Water Treatment Plant Selects FLO-CORP’s Tracer 1000™ GWR Remote Electronics Transmitter for Level Control Solution

    The City of Youngstown sought out FLO-CORP (Flow Line Options Corp.) for an innovative level control solution to lift station flooding.  Waste water mixed with electronics provides a complicated problem for the city.  Level measurement is a necessity in the lift station even though flooding makes it difficult to keep a level transmitter operational.  Water damage results in costly ...

  • Liquid waste technology LLc installs new diesel powered remote controlled dredge

    Liquid Waste Technology (LWT) has delivered and installed its new remote controlled diesel powered Mud Cat™ dredge to the Minera Esperanza mine site in Chile. The new remotely operated dredge has stainless steel construction, an extreme duty Toyo™ mining pump and reliable Cat™ 78 HP diesel engine for handling tailings in mining ponds. The radio remote operated dredge is all ...

  • CETCI Enhances Top Selling YESAIR Indoor Air Quality Monitor

    Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) has continued to enhance its top selling YESAIR indoor air quality monitor by introducing a new relative humidity (RH) and temperature sensor shroud. YESAIR is a CE certified air quality monitor with an eight channel sensor capacity. It contains a fixed temperature and RH sensor and can handle up to five additional internal plug & play ...

  • Turning surface water in Thailand into clean drinking water

    A new sustainable water treatment system from Grundfos is designed to turn river water and surface water into drinking water for the residents in 15 Thai villages. The project is funded by the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency of Thailand, which focuses on implementing efficient and sustainable solutions in remote areas. Insufficient access to clean water in rural areas ...


    By Grundfos

  • China conserves water resources

    The Ministry of Water Resources of the People"s Republic of China recently announced a project that uses ERDAS IMAGINE to facilitate conserving and protecting China"s water resources. The solution is being used to identify the areas where the water is being adversely affected by soil erosion. Beijing Digital LandView Company Limited, the authorised ERDAS distributor in China, assisted the ...

  • Dealing with water scarcity in MENA

    The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the most water scarce region of the world and in recent years the amount of water available per person has declined dramatically.  'Current estimates are based on constant rainfall patterns, yet the global projections for climate change actually indicate a drop in rainfall precipitation of 20 to 40% and an increase in temperatures- meaning ...


    By The World Bank

  • International Water Management Institute named 2012 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate

    The International Water Management Institute (IWMI), with headquarters in Colombo, Sri Lanka, has been named the 2012 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for their pioneering research that has served to improve agriculture water management, enhance food security, protect environmental health and alleviate poverty in developing countries. For translations, background facts, photos and video, ...

  • Eco-friendly sustainable water resources solutions

    A technology services centreis an outcome of a felt need of services on “eco-friendly geotechnical & environmental solutions” for sustainable water resources solutions for industrial & agriculture farm sites / project areas by getting status checked on environmental related land & water resources. The business entrepreneurs / managers; who give emphasis on the water sources in ...

  • China Conserves its Water Resources Using ERDAS IMAGINE

    Norcross, GA — The Ministry of Water Resources of the People’s Republic of China recently announced a project that uses ERDAS IMAGINE to facilitate conserving and protecting China’s water resources. ERDAS IMAGINE is being used to identify the areas where the water is being adversely affected by soil erosion. Beijing Digital LandView Company Limited, the authorized ERDAS ...


    By Hexagon Geospatial

  • 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 ...


  • Culligan’s® New HE Water Softener Cuts Water, Salt and Energy Usage up to 46 Percent1

    Water is one of the most overlooked utilities in our homes, and new research by the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) shows that highly efficient water use could be one of our greatest money and energy saving measures. The WQRF study – “Evaluation of Relative Effects of Hardness, Detergent Dose and Temperature to Evaluate Stain Removal ...


    By Culligan Matrix Solutions

  • System monitors for drinking water contamination on-line and in real time

    INTRODUCING WISE® Water Infrastructure Sensing Equipment On-line, real-time, chemical and biological water contamination detection   Drinking water systems are vulnerable to chemical spills, pollution, natural and man-made disasters, and acts of terrorism.  Until WISE™, there has never been a single, integrated system capable of detecting and reporting biological and chemical ...


    By ECSI International, Inc.

  • Yellow River Conservancy Commission Awarded Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize

    Singapore, Mar 3, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - The Singapore International Water Week today announced that the Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC) has been awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2010, a prestigious award that recognises outstanding contributions towards solving global waterproblems by either applying technologies or implementing policies and programmes which benefit humanity. ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Xylem recognizes 2013 Stockholm Junior Water Prize winners for research on cleaning oil spills

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, congratulates Naomi Estay and Omayra Toro of Chile, the winners of the 2013 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the most prestigious international student competition for water-related research. The award was presented to the students at the annual World Water Week ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc. Unveils New WeatherTRAK Smart Water Management Solutions

    HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc., the proven leader in Smart Water Management Solutions, today announced the release of three new industry-leading WeatherTRAK products ...

  • LG Sound integrates new technology to detect toxic algae blooms

    LG Sound introduces satellite remote sensing technology in order to detect toxic algae blooms. Satellite remote sensing allows water quality detection from a distance, with information obtained from satellites. Together with several European universities we discovered that different types of algae require different type of ultrasonic treatment. Therefore it is important to detect the type of ...


    By LG Sonic

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