Oil Spill Monitoring News

  • Miros and Ocean Visuals co-operate to offer holistic sensor package for Oil Spill Detection

    Ocean Visuals and Miros are excited to announce a formal cooperation agreement targeting a game change combination of remote sensors for oil spill detection and ...


    By Ocean Visuals AS

  • The Ohmsett Gazette

    Welcome to the latest edition of The Ohmsett Gazette. Our bi-annual newsletter keeps you up-to-date on the activities at the Ohmsett facility. Stories include: Mechanical Recovery of Chemically Treated Oil, Joint Study of Oil Slicks & Emulsions, The Skimmer of the Future, Performance Testing of the SeaHow Skimmers, Tracking Oil Movement at Sea, Underwater Laser Characterization Study, ...


    By OHMSETT

  • 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.

  • Floating Oil on Water Sensor

    One of our favourite products (and a firm client favourite too!) is the OilTechw² FLT oil on water sensor. A few months ago we did a case study on Northern Ireland Water and their intake protection using our clever sensors, which ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Meet the Partech Water Instruments Distributor!

    Each month we’ve been introducing you to one of our distributors—this month we spoke to Christophe at C2Plus in France. Hi Christophe! How long have you been affiliated with Partech? We’ve been associated with Partech for three years now, but we had connections for over 15 years as Mobrey France. We ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Leakwise Oil-on-Water Demo Video

    GE Analytical Instruments invites you to view the Leakwise Oil-on-Water Monitoring System demonstration video. In addition to an overview of the new SLC-220 Controller, this video reviews the capablities of various types of Leakwise Sensors for multiple applications and needs, as well as types ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Product Focus: Floating Oil on Water Sensor

    Oil contamination in any watercourse can have a profound effect on the environment, as well as the way in which water is treated. If visible oil manages to slip into a river, local wildlife can feel the impact. In an extreme scenario, floating oil can influence the food chain and can kill a host of animals and plants, even if the pollution is in a small quantity. Meanwhile, ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Solinst Canada Announces New Interface Meter Design

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of the New Model 122 Interface Meter, with improved design and performance. The new Model 122 Oil/Water Interface Meter has a redesigned probe, reel electronics and laser-marked PVDF flat tape, making it even more reliable and easy to use when measuring floating or sinking hydrocarbon/product layers in water (LNAPL and DNAPL). The new ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • New Look for ROW

    LDI and creative minds from Velvet Design have been working together for the past month to develop a website specifically dedicated to ROW - our latest product for oil spill detection. Check out the new website at www.ldirow.com. We are also excited to announce the launch of our new brochure for ROW, which can be downloaded here. ...

  • Leakwise oil-on-water detection system uses twitter to send oil leak alerts

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Leakwise Oil-on-Water Monitoring and Detection System from GE Analytical Instruments is using Twitter to send regular updates about water quality conditions and the presence of oil on water near Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay. In April 2011, EPA Region 9 and Environmental Response Team (ERT) personnel established a mooring point just off ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Slick Sleuth™ Helping to Protect an Invaluable Ecological Reserve

    Huntington Beach California is home to the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. It is a 300 acre coastal sanctuary for wildlife and migratory birds, including the endangered California Least Tern. ...


    By InterOcean Systems LLC

  • Slick sleuth ACSA jet fuel pollution solution spill detection for Tambo Intl. Airport

    Jet fuel flowing down the twin storm-water culverts will be detected by two Slick Sleuth oil-spill detection monitors installed at the point just before the storm-water culverts enter the spillage trap. These monitors will trigger an alarm. When alerted the Slcik Sleuth oil-spill detection monitors will close the spillage trap. According to InterOceans Systems, manufacturers of the Slick Sleuth ...


    By InterOcean Systems LLC

  • Oil spill & leak detection

    Slick Sleuth™ Oil Spill Detection & Alarm Systems are used for immediate detection, early warning alert, containment and prevention of accidental spills – averting environmental damage, costly cleanup, and possible fines or regulatory penalties. The optical sensor detects small amounts of oil and can be configured to automatically shut off pumps or valves, activate alarms and personnel ...


    By InterOcean Systems LLC

  • Finnish oil spill detection rate sees 2007 increase

    The annual number of oil spills detected by Finnish surveillance flights continued to increase in 2007. The total number of oil spills observed by air surveillance was 76. Of these observations, 58 were made by Dornier airplanes and 18 by the Border Guard helicopters. The number of observations from Dornier didn’t change much compared with the previous year whereas the observations made from ...

  • UN Environment Programme to Assess 300 Oil-Polluted Sites in Nigeria`s Ogoniland

    Abuja/Nairobi, 5 November 2007 - A comprehensive environmental assessment of oil-impacted sites in the Ogoni region of Nigeria's Niger Delta is to be launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in association with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The move follows a request by the Federal Republic of Nigeria and forms part of the broader government-led peace and ...

  • 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

  • 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

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