Water Monitoring Articles

  • Legionella Found in Closed Schools’ Water Pipes

    Growth of Legionnaire’s disease-causing bacterium is just one risk from stagnating water systems As the world has dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, many school buildings have sat idle for many months longer than usual. The return to these buildings is uncovering another ...

  • Membrane filtration for water quality testing

    Microbial quality of a product has the potential for immediate impact to the consumer. A reliable and versatile water testing method is a necessity to determine the safety for human contact, use, and consumption, and detect the presence of organisms that cause spoilage and reduced shelf life. Often the challenge in water quality testing involves concentrating enough of the target organism to ...

  • Measurement of Ammonia in Municipal Drinking Water for sterilization with Monochloramines

    Real-time continuous online measurement system for ammonia Low Initial Procurement Cost compared to competing technologies and offerings No need for chemical feed and rebuilding of sensors Lower Cost of Ownership due to very long sensor lifetime, low maintenance & cleaning requirements for inline, immersion & submersion ion selective sensors ...


    By Turtle Tough Pty Ltd

  • How to do Leak Test at Pipelines?

    In our previous article we have outlined the Leak Test for sewer, storm, drain pipelines by “Water Filling through Manhole” method. In this article we would like to explain the “Water Filling through Plug” method and explain its two different applications. Both applications are in accordance with the EN 1610 Standard for construction and testing of drains and ...


    By PlugCo

  • Fluid density effect on pipe plug

    Inflatable Pipe Stoppers are made off reinforced rubber and block the flow to seal the pipe lines. After plugging/sealing of the pipe line, liquid will rise at back side of the plug. That will create Back Pressure. What is the Back Pressure? Back pressure is the level difference between the upstream and the downstream ends of the pipe line; or, in other terms, the height of the liquid (water, ...


    By PlugCo

  • An Aquifer Recharge Success Story

    Idahoans work together to replenish the Eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer With so much bad news about depletion of global freshwater resources, often about crises that could have been prevented with forethought and preparation, it’s always good to hear a success story. And Idahoans can be proud of the 

  • Own Your Environmental Data Workflow: A Guide for Environmental Managers

    Whether you are monitoring discharges from power plants, remediation performance at contaminated sites or the environmental performance of chemical plants, chances are that you are working with various subcontractors for field sampling, laboratory analysis, data validation, and report generation. Managing environmental liabilities and optimizing environmental performance requires environmental ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • 5 signs to tell when electrochlorination cells needs attention

    When you’re planning maintenance for your offshore oil rig or another large vessel like an FPSO, the plans you’re likely most interested in are those that pertain directly to oil production (or your end goals). After all, those machines are the reason you’re in the water. It’s easy to see how the time you spend maintaining those machines is well worth every second. ...


    By H2O Inc.

  • Himmerfjärden - Case Study

    DynaDisc installation resolves urgent need to reduce discharge levels. Himmerfjärdsverket, a water treatment plant south of Stockholm, is currently undergoing renovation work, which is due to be completed in 2018. Before this, however, the plant needed to find a quick solution to enable it to meet new, more stringent standards that have already come into force.


    By Nordic Water Products AB

  • Low Emission Zones

    What is a Low Emission Zone (LEZ)? An LEZ is a defined area within a city where access to the most polluting vehicles is restricted to reduce emissions and improve air quality. These types of restrictions are often set in large cities, where pollution due to traffic has a significant impact on health and ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • Findus - Case Study

    DynaDisc filters help to save both the harvest and the environment. The summer of 2012 almost proved catastrophic for the Findus food processing plant in Bjuv in southern Sweden. However, thanks to a prompt action and our DynaDisc filters, disaster was averted and pea lovers all over Sweden were able to breathe a sigh of relief. The challenge The Findus ...


    By Nordic Water Products AB

  • Ivanovo - Case Study

    Innovative bottom sludge scraper put to use in Ivanovo A rotating bottom sludge scraper based on a completely new design has been in operation in the Russian city of Ivanovo since October 2012. The design has proved very successful, with only a few adjustments required. The challenge The previous system used at Ivanovo’s waste ...


    By Nordic Water Products AB

  • Hommelvik Waste Water - Case Study

    Advanced primary filtration in Hommelvik Hommelvik is a small village close to the Atlantic coastline, about 25 km east of Trondheim, in the central part of Norway. The new municipal wastewater treatment plant, Hommelvik RA, was built in a new location with higher effluent requirements, reduced energy usage and stringent environmental concerns in mind. Based on these ...


    By Nordic Water Products AB

  • Handling hazardous waste safely: More transparency in green production - Case Study

    Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) processes and tasks are becoming increasingly complex. With the changes to the German energy law taking effect, companies are facing increased obligations to produce evidence and documentation. ARBURG, a mechanical engineering company, was looking for a solution to allow it to process the rising volume of data more quickly, as well as to consistently ...


    By Quentic GmbH

  • What are the Advantages of Joint Tester?

    What is the Joint Tester? Joint Tester are testing joint parts of two pipes. Section of these two pipes is prevent against to flow by joint tester and leak test using minimum water or air can be applied. Also leak test can be done with Inflatable Pipe Plug. Pipe Plugs called many different names in the market such as inflatable pipe plugs, pipe balloons, pipe stoppers, pneumatic plugs and rubber ...


    By PlugCo

  • Pipe Stopper Testing Mistakes

    In order to use a smooth flowing pipeline, we have to carry out a few tests with pipe stopper (a.k.a. pipe plug) as per EN 1610. By applying these tests, we can get results about leakages of the pipeline, if any. Or we can see how much pressure the line is holding.HOW CAN WE DO THESE TESTS? In our previous articles we have explained the Leak Test as per EN 1610 for sewer, storm, drain pipelines ...


    By PlugCo

  • PlugCo Enlarging Pipe Plug Sales Network

    PlugCo brand created in 2014 by ArgeSim Makina. We manufacture repairing, testing and sealing equipment for using at infrastructure industry the most popular one is expandable pipe plugs. Infrastructure industry needs inflatable pipe plug, manhole test plug, joint tester, protective sleeve, packers, and gas plug etc. These expandable plugs called many different names in the market such as ...


    By PlugCo

  • Pneumatic Pipe Plug Applications

    There are various application types for pneumatic pipe plug depending on the pipeline and the type of the work. Let’s check with the below images.REPAIRING A SPECIFIC AREA If you need to repair a specific zone, there are two ways to isolate that zone.The first one is bypassing the water flow with a pump. As you can see at the below image, you need two PlugCo pneumatic pipe plugs PTP Model, bypass ...


    By PlugCo

  • How to Operate Air Control Device

    PlugCo Air Control Device used for monitoring the Pipe Plug inflation pressure and discharge the air by Pressure Relief Valve incase of over pressure. Functions:PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE Pressure Relief Valve operates like safety valve. It discharges the air if the pressure of the pipe exceeds the maximum inflation pressure. If Pressure Relief Valve receive more pressure than its set ...


    By PlugCo

  • Sewer Line Repair

    When a sewer line is damaged and/clogged, you don’t have to excavate anymore. With the new opportunities of the technology, using the trench-less technology you can now easily repair your sewer, drainage, pipelines. This sewer line repair system is now used in North America more than ever, to provide quick and efficient service for the client. This saves you valuable downtime and money, also ...


    By PlugCo

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