water-use monitoring News

  • Workshop focuses on dust protection and monitoring

    Ashtead Technology, TSI and the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) recently collaborated to deliver a workshop focusing on the environmental and safety hazards presented by dust and other particulate matter. Alan Hasson and Josh Thomas from Ashtead Technology provided an overview of the justification for dust monitoring in the workplace, and Nicholas Baxter from HSL described the requirements ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Faraday Future Uses RainWise PortLog Station to Monitor Test Track

    Faraday Future, an emerging electric car company based in Los Angelas, California, uses a RainWise PortLog weather station to monitor the weather conditions in their 0-60 MPH acceleration video. Weather conditions can obviously make a huge difference in car racing and everyday driving. This is why RainWise weather stations are used in a wide range of applications, including vehicle testing ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • In-Situ® Inc. Expands into Flow Monitoring with Acquisition of Australian-based MACE

    In-Situ®, a leading manufacturer of on-site water monitoring instrumentation, has acquired all of the operations of Australian-based Measuring and Control Equipment (MACE). MACE is a privately held company that has designed and manufactured ultrasonic flow meters, data loggers, and controllers for over three decades. Combined with MACE’s flow measurement technology, the acquisition will ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Product Obsolescence: 7200 Monitor, Turbi-Tech 2000 & IL55BV2 Sensors

    At Partech we pride ourselves on the continued development of our products. After many years of service the 7200 Monitor, Turbi-Tech 2000 & IL55BV2 Sensors are ceasing manufacture.The Monitor and Sensors have been succeeded by the WaterWatch² Range detailed in the table below. ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • TOXcontrol-article in Elsevier – Science of total environment

    A new system for monitoring toxicity TOXcontrol® (MicroLAN BV, The Netherlands) has been used to assess the toxicity of a selection of priority or emergent compounds in the laboratory. In this study, inhibition curves and EC50 – Effective Concentration causing 50% inhibition – of selected compounds (including pesticides, pharmaceuticals, surfactants and metals commonly detected in ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • Technology Spotlight: Gene-Trac® 1,4-Dioxane

    A growing suite of Gene-Trac® tests now include targets for the metabolic biodegradation of 1,4-dioxane. Gene-Trac® 1,4-Dioxane is based on two functional genes (dxmB and aldH) identified in the laboratory of Dr. Shaily Mahendra (UCLA) that are active in critical steps of the aerobic 1,4-dioxane degradation pathway. Figure 1 is a simplified degradation pathway for 1,4-dioxane. The ...


    By SIREM

  • Water intake protection using fluorescence monitors

    The protection of municipal drinking water producers and industrial plants water intakes from oil and hydrocarbon contamination has long been a problem for users of rivers, lakes and oceans.  Potential pollution sources include ships and barges with oily bilge wastewater or cargo spills, local surface traffic accidents with fuel spills, upstream industrial plants with oil leaks in cooling ...

  • FAO calls for better monitoring of water use

    Developing countries are failing to account for where water is going, how it is being used and how much of it remains, according to a major report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The report, 'Climate change, water and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Modern Water introduces oil in water monitor into US market

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, has recently launched a range of oil in water monitoring products in the United States and has supplied a Multisensor 1200 volatile organic compound (VOC) monitor to Glendive Water Treatment Plant in Montana to ensure safe drinking water for around 6,000 people. ...

  • Water Monitoring

    ENMAT can monitor metered water supplies, improving the availability and accessibility to water-related information. ENMAT’s water monitoring solutions are ideal for water consumption intensive sites. Water and energy efficiency are now a key part of commercial and government responsibility. Using ENMAT’s ...

  • New Jersey Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities

    With support of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency "citizen science" grants, two New Jersey community groups have begun their final weeks of summer water pollution monitoring. The New York/New Jersey Baykeeper and Friends of the Bonsal Preserve have been using $25,000 grants to monitor water quality on tributaries of the New York/New Jersey Harbor. The groups are testing for the bacteria ...

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Uses TOC Monitoring on GMP Water Systems

    Dennis DiBiagio, Director of Manufacturing Services at PMRS Inc., uses GE Water & Process Technologies analytical instruments. In our newest video on You Tube, Dennis discusses the Sievers 500 RL On-Line Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Analyzer which is used to monitor organics in their most important GMP water. The 500 RL Analyzer, which also measures conductivity, is touted for its reliablility ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Singapore’s used-water superhighway

    One of the world’s largest and most innovative water treatment projects is the Changi water reclamation plant, opened in June by the Public Utilities Board, Singapore's national water agency. The plant at the heart of Singapore's massive deep tunnel sewerage system is powered in large part by ABB. Singapore's deep tunnel sewerage system won its second international award in less than 12 months ...


    By ABB

  • New York Organizations Use EPA Grants to Monitor Water Pollution in their Communities

    With support of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency "citizen science" grants, two New York community groups have begun their final weeks of summer water pollution monitoring. The Bronx River Alliance and the Sparkill Creek Watershed Alliance have been using $25,000 grants to monitor water quality on tributaries of the New York/New Jersey Harbor. The groups are testing for the bacteria ...

  • Modern Water plc Thames Water uses modern water’s monitoring products at London Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), the owner of leading water technologies for the production of fresh water and monitoring of water quality, is pleased to announce that two of its Microtox M500 monitoring products were successfully used during the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics in London. Microtox is an industry product which detects toxins in water and has been used at every summer Olympics and ...

  • 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.

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