Surface Water Monitoring News

  • MARWIS supports efficient de-icing of aircrafts

    Let´s think about a wintry scene at the Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam, NL): De-iceing machines surrounding an aircraft engulfed in clouds of smoke. Workers are using large-nozzle hosepipes to douse the aircraft in a special fluid that will de-ice it and keep it de-iced so that it can safely depart. As you may can imagine, the de-icing process takes time as well as manpower and significantly ...

  • LAR @ Archema 2018

    At this years ACHEMA, LAR Process Analysers AG presents its newest product developments in COD and TOC analysis. For the measurement of TOC there are two major innovations. First, a TOC analyzer for ultra pure water applications with TOC contents < 10 μg/l (ppb). The new analyzer uses an efficient UV lamp for oxidizing organic compounds by the “direct surface” principle in ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • microLAN Pilots Water Technology at UNLV Through WaterStart

    Through WaterStart, Netherlands-based tech company microLAN has partnered with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) for a pilot project that tests its ...

  • New Metrohm brochure and webpage - Surface finishing

    Metrohm has been a solution provider to the surface finishing and electronics industry for many years. The new brochure «Surface finishing» presents applications and instrumentation for quality control of process baths applied in surface finishing and PCB production – including monitoring of waste water. The brochure can be ordered free of charge and is also ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Environmental Pathogens, Antimicrobial Resistance and the Importance of Surface Disinfection in Healthcare Environments

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is the ability of microbes to resist the effects of drugs – that is, the germs are not killed and their growth is not stopped. These pathogens can be found in the environment in the air, water, soil and on surfaces, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Kurita with a strong presence on 2nd Internal Conference on FFS

    Kurita participated and sponsored to the “Second International Conference on Film Forming Substances (FFS 2018)” in Prague from March 20 to 22, 2018. In total seven lectures were presented by members of Kurita Europe GmbH, Germany; Kurita Water Industries, Japan and collaboration partners. The event hosted 70 participants from more than 20 countries. Contributors were representing end ...


    By Kurita

  • ESS & Osbit announce completion of SCARJet trencher project

    Osbit Ltd has completed the design, build, and harbour trials of a new subsea trenching vehicle, for Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS). In November 2016 ESS announced it was investing up to £3million in developing a water-jetting tool with the potential to double seabed trenching production rates. ...


    By Osbit Limited

  • First set of white papers presented at 2017 NGWA Groundwater Summit by Modeling Advisory Panel

    The NGWA Groundwater Modeling Advisory Panel presented results of its first set of white papers at the 2017 NGWA Groundwater Summit on December 5 in Nashville. More than 50 attendees at the GMAP session heard conclusions address how: Modeling supports a wide range of groundwater decision-making Field complexity can be reflected in both simple and more detailed models ...

  • State-of-groundwater-modeling papers published by NGWA advisory panel

    Each written to improve groundwater modeling and its application to professionals, five white papers recently produced by the NGWA Groundwater Modeling Advisory Panel have been approved by the NGWA Board of Directors and are now posted on the Association’s website. The papers are: Applications of Groundwater Modeling for ...

  • Understanding Categories of Water Following Property Damage from Hurricanes in Puerto Rico

    Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused damage to countless homes, offices, schools and healthcare facilities across the islands of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Powerful winds drove heavy rains into homes and buildings and many properties were also damaged due to flooding and even storm surge in some areas. Whenever any type of flooding or water damaging event occurs, it’s ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Automated Conductivity, pH & Alkalinity

    Conductivity, pH and alkalinity are important water tests common to all commercial and government environmental testing laboratories. Conductivity (SM 2510 B) is an excellent indicator of water purity, and can be used to estimate Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and Salinity of a sample, or to monitor a natural water source for contamination and pollution. pH (SM 4500-H+ B) is an essential parameter ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Rapid, online detection of enterococci and of the total microbial activity in water

    Recently KWR presented an article about an innovative project: the rapid online detection of enterococci and of the total microbial activity in water. MicroLAN is partner of this project with Brabant Water, Evides, Grundfos, Het WaterLaboratorium, Hoogheemraadschap van Delfland, KWR, Pidpa, Uniper Benelux BV and Vitens. The Dutch project started january ’17 and ends in december ’19. ...

  • Measurement buoy at work for the upcomming two day event in Zutphen

    On Thursday, the Eijkelkamp measurement buoy was moved from the Triathlon waters of Woerden to the waters of Zutphen. For the upcoming swimming event “de vrijeslag door Zutphen”, the water quality is being monitored in real-time. Now the organization and the participants ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Determination of toxicity in water

    LAR's online analyzer ToxAlarm is a measuring system for the determination of toxicity in drinking and surface water. The analyzer contains a highly sensitive bacteria culture in a fermenter, which constantly and independently produces biomass. Since every water sample is tested with a small and fresh amount of bacteria, the risk of the entire bacteria culture within the analyzer being ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Meet your new time saver

    The GDT-S Prime modem will take care of the transfer of data from a sensor to you, wherever you are, whenever and however you want it. Plus, at any time or place you can perform a remote battery check, basic diagnostics, receive upgrades, set communication intervals, such as measurement and send intervals and set alarms.You can receive your data by e-mail or download it from the Eijkelkamp Web ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Ice Shelves, Ice Islands and Measuring Change in the High Arctic

    In Canada’s High Arctic, within the fiords of Ellesmere Island, there are lakes that float upon the Arctic Ocean. Called epishelf lakes, they are glacially-fed bodies of freshwater that sit atop a steep halocline. The lakes exist only where the ice shelves, filling the mouths of the fiords, act as dams, holding the water from flowing into the ocean. In 2002, Geographer Derek Mueller, who ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • Drinking Water Week 2017: Get Kids Excited!

    In continuing our celebration of Drinking Water Week, we have uncovered some more great resources to get children excited about the science and value of our planet’s water supply. ...


    By Hoskin Scientific Limited

  • Antimicrobial Resistance, Environmental Pathogens and Confirming Surface Disinfection Procedures in Puerto Rico

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as the ability of microbes to resist the effects of drugs – that is, the germs are not killed, and their growth is not stopped. These pathogens can be found in the environment in the air, water, soil and on surfaces, as well as in or on people and animals. Unfortunately, all types of ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • EMLab P&K Receives Accreditation from New York State for Legionella Water Testing

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces that its New Jersey laboratory is accredited by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP) and is certified for Legionella water testing (NY Lab ID # 12049). The New Jersey laboratory’s NYSDOH ELAP ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Ocean pH: Then, Now, and Future

    Ocean acidification is the ongoing decrease in the pH of the Earth's oceans, caused by the uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) as water and air mix at the water’s surface. In an effort to better understand the historical evolution of ocean acidification, the Environmental Visualization Laboratory at NOAA has developed ...

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