surface water monitoring system News

  • Real time surface water quality monitoring

    During Aquatech 2015 the Dutch company BlueLeg Monitor launched the newly developed fixed position EcoWatch for continuous real time surface water monitoring focusing upon relevant ecological water parameters. A new method to determine surface water quality is to use the color characteristics of the water using spectrometers and to interpret the spectral graphs with sophisticated algorithms. ...


    By BlueLeg Monitor BV

  • Turning surface water in Thailand into clean drinking water

    A new sustainable water treatment system from Grundfos is designed to turn river water and surface water into drinking water for the residents in 15 Thai villages. The project is funded by the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency of Thailand, which focuses on implementing efficient and sustainable solutions in remote areas. Insufficient access to clean water in rural areas ...


    By Grundfos

  • 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

  • Xylem launches new ‘FerryBox’ water quality monitor

    Xylem Analytics UK and Aanderaa Data Instruments have launched a new marine water quality monitor which has been designed to enable wider deployment of water quality sensors on ferries and other marine vessels. The ‘SOOGuard’ will be launched at Ocean Business 2013 in April and Xylem’s David Goldsmith says: “In order to encourage the operators of ferries to allow the ...


    By Xylem Analytics

  • Water Quality System

    Let me explain that our basic idea is how better to use the not many typologies (and parameters) of on-line sensors available on market to make low-cost sustainable intelligent monitoring. We all know that the total water quality is related to about fifty of quality measurement analytic parameters, but on-site and in on-line way, it is possible to detect only about ten electro-chemical or ISE ...

  • WFS Technologies led consortium delivers world’s first real-time networked coastal erosion monitoring system

    A WFS Technologies led consortium has delivered the world’s first real-time networked coastal erosion monitoring system. More than half of the world"s population lives within 60 km of a coastline zone. As changing global climate and rising sea levels speed up coastal erosion, researchers need to monitor what is happening beneath the surface of the sea.  Understanding coastal erosion ...


    By WFS Energy & Environment

  • The Chelsea AquaLine FerryBox system can provide information for the assessment of long-term trends in coastal water systems

    The new Chelsea AquaLine FerryBox is a generic, robust monitoring system that enables sea surface temperature, salinity, chlorophyll-a and turbidity to be monitored along with a vessel's geographical position. Already proven internationally, it is an exciting new system, which provides information for operators, passengers and environmental managers. These systems are plumbed into the ferries ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • MCERTS delivers confidence in multi-parameter monitors

    Simon Wills, Managing Director of OTT Hydrometry, the hydrometeorological and water quality instrumentation company, was presented with an MCERTS certificate for Hydrolab water quality monitors at WWEM 2010. Simon was accompanied by Lea Ann Zullig the Global Director of Sales and Marketing for Hydrolab products. In this article, Simon explains the reasoning behind this initiative and outlines the ...


    By The OTT Hydromet Group

  • 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

  • Aquatic Informatics and Greenspan awarded Water Survey of Canada Hydrometric Workstation System contract

    Aquatic Informatics and Greenspan have been awarded a contract to supply Water Survey of Canada, the federal water monitoring branch of Environment Canada, with a nation-wide Hydrometric Workstation System. Water Survey of Canada’s National Hydrometric Program provides for the collection, interpretation, and dissemination of surface water quantity data and information - information that is vital ...


    By Aquatic Informatics Inc

  • Daimer Offers Advanced Carpet Cleaners With Self-Monitoring Technologies

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the globally leading U.S.A supplier of carpet cleaning machines, such as expertly designed truck mount carpet cleaners, carpet steam cleaners, unique car detailing systems, and other superior equipment, is now debuting the XTreme Power® XPH-9600, one of the company's top-of-the-line models in its entire portable series targeting both low and high pile carpets. ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • New national water quality instrumentation service

    The Environment Agency (EA) has created a new National Water Quality Instrumentation Service (NWQIS) to improve the quality and efficiency of water quality monitoring in England and Wales. The new service is part of the National Laboratory Service and will fulfil the field monitoring requirements of the EA. However, it will also be available to other Public and Private sector organisations. ...


    By National Laboratory Service

  • How science is tackling Pakistan`s water shortages

    Efforts are underway to preserve Pakistan's water supply as climate change, population growth and a stressed irrigation system take their toll. Water availability per person has already fallen by more than 500 per cent since the 1960s and is likely to decrease even further to just 550 cubic metres by 2025 — compared with the 9,800 cubic metres currently available in the United States, for ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • DANVA Recognizes Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water Testing Technology

    Last year, the Danish Water & Wastewater Association (DANVA) concluded an 18 month study of Mycometer’s BactiQuant®Water testing methodology which resulted in the recommendation of the method for internal water quality control. DANVA is a national association of water and wastewater utilities who are responsible for 85% of the Danish drinking water supply.     Based on ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New ways of measuring our water environment

    General Quality Assessment figures from the Environment Agency released this week show that 76 per cent of all UK rivers in the UK achieved ‘good’ or better status for chemical water quality in 2007. From 2008, the new European Water Framework Directive replaces General Quality Assessment,  which means that the way of measuring the quality of our water bodies has changed. As well as rivers, ...

  • 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 ...

  • India water quality assessment authority now constituted by law

    Water Quality Assessment Authority (WQAA) has been constituted with the mandate for protection of surface and groundwater quality under Environment Protection Act 1986. It is conferred with the powers for issuing directions and taking measures. Its main functions are: to standardise methods for water quality monitoring and to ensure quality and data generation; to take measures to ensure proper ...

  • EPA Announces Awards to College Students in National Water Quality Challenge

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced seven undergraduate and graduate student winners for phase 1 of the National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS) Campus Challenge, recognizing exemplary research in the area of water quality and ecosystems. Announced in February, the NARS Campus Challenge encourages students to develop proposals for research projects that find innovative ...

  • UGA Student wins National Water Quality Challenge Award

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that James Wood, a Ph.D. candidate from the University of Georgia located in Athens, Ga., was one of seven undergraduate and graduate student winners for Phase 1 of the National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS) Campus Challenge. The award was based on Wood’s proposal to assess major trends in river plants and measure the ...

  • Effects of shale gas development on water quality: experiences from the Marcellus Shale

    The impact of shale gas development on surface water quality has been explored in a recent study. Focusing on the Pennsylvania portion of the Marcellus Shale formation (which stretches from West Virginia to the Canadian border), the researchers conclude that shale gas wells and the treatment of shale gas extraction waste have measurable impacts on downstream surface water quality. The ...

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