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  • 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

  • Remote water monitoring success in Australia

    With a lifetime of experience in the water industry, Glyn Church from WestWater Enterprises in Australia has witnessed any number of new technologies, each of which has had a varying degree of impact on the sector. However, Glyn says, “The distribution network monitoring sondes from Intellitect Water (UK) represent the most exciting development that I have seen in drinking water for almost ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • Apprion Announces ION Tank Gauging Application for Critical Industrial Tank Level and Condition Monitoring

    ISA Automation Week -- Apprion, the leader in industrial wireless application systems, today announced the ION Tank Gauging Application, which remotely and continuously monitors a tank's liquid levels, vapor pressure, temperature, hazardous conditions and standing water. The ION Tank Gauging Application is one of many in Apprion's fast-growing family of industrial applications, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Bosch Farming Robot Monitors Fertiliser and Water Usage

    We have spoken many times about technological advancements in farming, from The Internet of Things, to satellite crop imaging, farming drones, to GPS automation. However, reported by Farming Life this week, Bosch is bringing us one step closer to an automated farm with their Deepfield Robotics wing. The company’s Bonirob farming robot will make plant breeding more efficient and reduce the ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Early Detection of Tank Storage Leaks

    GE Analytical Instruments, a division of GE Water & Process Technologies, manufactures Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems for hydrocarbon tank storage applications. Leakwise offers a variety of system configurations consisting of a sensor and controller for wet and dry environments. Installation of sensors in sensitive locations like storm water sumps, retention tanks, ground ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Illinois American Water to hold ribbon cutting for new storage tank

    Illinois American Water will hold a ribbon cutting on Thursday, July 31, at 11:00 a.m. for a new 400,000 gallon storage tank. The tank, located at 1455 East IL Route 18 in Streator, will increase water capacity and pressure, enhance fire protection and provide easier access to the company’s bulk water purchasers. “This investment is a commitment to the Streator community and its water needs of ...


    By American Water

  • Share tech or risk water conflict, warns UN think-tank

    Countries must share technological solutions to manage freshwater resources together, says a UN University report. Although 200 water treaties have been signed in the past 50 years, water remains a significant source of potential conflict in places without adequate cooperation, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Even better performance in the aeration tank

    Until now, the combination of AERZEN blower, turbo and hybrid technology has offered the most efficient solution for the air supply of aeration tanks in a wastewater treatment plant. With AERsmart, the new control combination from AERZEN, performance can now be sustainably increased even further. The load operation in organic wastewater treatment plants is subject to ...

  • State IDs Faulty Tanks; Now Tank Law is being scaled Back

    After a 2014 chemical spill polluted drinking water for more than 300,000 people in West Virginia, lawmakers there quickly mandated tighter surveillance of the state's chemical storage tanks. It revealed dozens of tanks that shouldn't have been in service still posed a potential threat to drinking water for more than 134,000 people downstream. Many were corroded and a few were filled with ...


    By Associated Press

  • Naval Base Kitsap fails to properly monitor fuel tanks near Puget Sound for leaks

    Naval Base Kitsap Bangor failed to properly monitor pipes and underground fuel storage tanks for leaks on its property in Silverdale, Washington in violation of federal laws that protect groundwater, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Navy will pay nearly $161,000 in fines. “EPA is working hard to restore Puget Sound and fuel leaks near the ...

  • Poulsbo, Wash. Gas station agrees to pay over $11,000 for failure to monitor underground fuel tanks

    Central Valley Grocery gas station in Poulsbo, Washington, has agreed to pay $11,356 for failing to properly monitor three underground storage tanks (USTs) for leaks for over a year. Owners and operators of USTs are required to test their tanks for leaks on a monthly basis. Failure to do so puts ground water at risk and is a violation of both state and federal law. According to Edward Kowalski, ...

  • Air Products installs GE’s revolutionary wireless monitoring water solution

    Air Products, a global manufacturer of industrial gases and specialty chemicals, has recently completed installation of a new wireless remote monitoring solution powered by GE Enterprise Solutions and distributed through GE Water, a business unit of GE Energy. The new system, implemented at the company’s Calvert City, Ky., location, is helping improve operational efficiency and productivity by ...


    By General Electric

  • Introducing the 4100-PRO Oil/Water Interface Profiler Monitor

    Arjay Engineering is proud to announce that we have a new product release! We have recently discontinued our 4100-OCF – Open Channel Flow monitor, and replacing it with the 4100-PRO monitor. The 4100-PRO is a Multi Oil/Water Interface Profiler Monitor, and uses multiple sensing probes to measure the capacitance field at distinct points within the tank. The ...


    By Arjay Engineering Ltd.

  • Battery-powered chlorine monitor

    Athenea is the new chlorine monitoring system for potable water networks from Halma Water Management (HWM). It is an autonomous, battery-powered chlorine analyser that provides continuous monitoring of concentration levels and transmits data automatically via cellular telemetry. This greatly reduces the need for time-consuming on-site ‘spot" testing, and obviously allows for much more ...

  • Cost effective stormwater control in existing tanks

    Sewer overflows are major contributors to violations in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  In the past, there have been only a few ways to handle the wet weather contribution to a plant. Ballasted flocculation or reconfiguring the plant entirely- both very costly options.  Biowater has come up with a cost-effective, dependable way to handle these issues.   Biowater’s ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Cost-Effective, Reliable Stormwater Treatment in the Same Tanks!

    Sewer overflows are major contributors to violations in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  In the past, there have been only a few ways to handle the wet weather contribution to a plant.  Ballasted flocculation or reconfiguring the plant entirely- both very costly options.  Biowater has come up with a cost-effective, dependable way to handle these issues. Biowater's CFIC - ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Overflowing Tank Cause of New Leak at Fukushima

    Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at least 430 liters (110 gallons) spilled when workers overfilled a storage tank without a gauge that could have warned them of the danger. The amount is tiny compared to the untold thousands of tons of radioactive water that have leaked, much of it into the Pacific Ocean, since a ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Awards Texas $2.5 million to Reduce Water Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently awarded the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality $2,506,000 to prevent and respond to petroleum leaks from in underground storage tanks (UST). Leaks from underground storage tanks allow toxic fumes and vapors to escape and collect in areas such as parking garages or basements where they can cause explosions or respiratory illness. ...

  • Fort Wainwright Reduces Water Contamination Risk from Fuel Tanks in EPA Settlement

    The U.S. Army is taking steps to improve management of its fuel storage tanks and comply with federal laws designed to protect groundwater at Fort Wainwright Garrison, located near Fairbanks, Alaska, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA inspections found that from at least 2012 to 2013, Fort Wainwright failed to perform leak detection tests, monitor ...

  • EPA Awards Oklahoma $1.3 million to Reduce Water Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks

    Leaks from underground storage tanks allow toxic fumes and vapors to escape and collect in areas such as parking garages or basements where they can cause explosions or respiratory illness. Toxic contaminants can also leak into groundwater sources that people depend on for drinking water. Regularly monitoring tanks and pipes minimizes contamination risks. USTs contain petroleum products like ...

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