Surface Water Monitoring News

  • Delta Unveils World’s First Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower

    The risk of propagation of deadly cooling tower-borne pathogens, such as Legionnaire’s Disease, can be minimized through the use of towers made of anti-microbial HDPE. Legionella, the bacteria that causes potentially fatal Legionnaire’s Disease, and other strains of deadly pathogens that are hosted by some cooling towers, have been substantially reduced by the development of a unique ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Southbrook Vineyards approach to water management in barrel cleaning

    Our last blog post was about how Flat Rock Cellars improved the efficiency of their barrel cleaning process by measuring what they were doing, making improvements and then verifying the results. But what if you want to skip all that and just dive right in to the most efficient process you can? We spoke with Ann Sperling from Southbrook Vineyards in ...


    By BLOOM

  • MARWIS Applied for “Digital Test Field Motorway” Project

    In September 2015 the „Digital Test Field Motorway” project has been started officially by the Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrinth and takes place on the motorway A9 between Munich and Nuremberg. Through this project the Federal Government wants to strengthen the innovative lead of Germany in the frame of the initiative “Mobility 4.0”. Automatic driving and ...

  • Nitrate and the U.S. EPA

    The U.S. EPA initiated the Federal Water Pollution Control Act  in 1948 to regulate contaminants in surface waters - which later expanded in 1972 to form the Clean Water Act (CWA). Nitrate is one of the primary contaminants regulated by the U.S. EPA under the CWA as well as the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The maximum contaminant level set by the ...


    By NECi Superior Enzymes

  • The New World of MARWIS

    Not only got the Lufft Blog a new design, but also the mobile road weather sensor has been upgraded. What’s the difference between the first and the new MARWIS version? How does the MARWIS friction measurement differ from grip testers? And how do customers mount MARWIS on small transporters? From the Lufft Development: MARWIS 2.0 Since Intertraffic 2016 the new MARWIS (2.0) ...

  • Groundwater movement and contaminant transport in the Earth’s subsurface are the focus of two 2017 Darcy lectures

    Quantifying water movement and contaminant transport in the Earth’s subsurface are the critical issues addressed during presentations offered through the 2017 Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecture Series in Groundwater Science. Earth’s subsurface is part of the “critical zone” — the layer of the planet from the tops of the trees to the bottom of groundwater. This zone is ...

  • Seismo Electronics LLC. has successfully completed Shengli Oilfield Seismoelectric Survey Project for Sinopec Group

    Seismo Electronics LLC. has recently finished a project for its client-Sinopec Shengli Oilfield Company. This project, which has over 8000 acre survey area, has been in the works since January, 2015. Our geophysicists used our instrument to detect reservoir 2000-4000m below ground surface. We provided three recommended drilling locations to our client, which all match the client’s existed ...


    By Seismo Electronic LLC.

  • EPA Promulgates SNUR for Functionalized CNTs ( Carbon Nanotubes )

    On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated, through a direct final rule, significant new use rules (SNUR) for 55 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN), including functionalized carbon nanotubes (CNT) (generic). EPA states that it determined that any use of the functionalized CNTs without the use of impervious gloves, where there ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • H2O GmbH at the international conference for air and space travel surface technology

    Surfaces used in the air and space travel industries are exposed to extreme conditions and therefore need to be very reliable and high in quality. VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems were made with this in mind – they produce extremely high-quality treated rinsing water. These systems treat used rinsing water from air and space travel production so effectively that it can even be recycled ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • 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

  • DNV GL conducts largest ever controlled release of CO2 from an underwater pipeline

    Carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) is gaining momentum to meet stringent climate change goals and secure energy supplies for the future. To fully understand the environmental and safety implications associated with the development of CO2 pipelines, DNV GL is conducting the oil and gas industry’s largest ever controlled release of carbon dioxide from an underwater pipeline at its ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • 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

  • Find out our latest technologies during WEFTEC 2015, Chicago

    At the moment LG Sonic is attending WEFTEC Chicago, world’s largest water quality exhibition, to show their latest innovation to control algae, the MPC-Buoy. The MPC-Buoy is a floating solar-powered system that allows to effectively control harmful algal blooms in large water surfaces, such as lakes and drinking water reservoirs. LG Sonic’s booth is located in the Netherlands Pavilion ...


    By LG Sonic

  • EPA Approves Massachusetts Plan to Protect Cape Cod Waters

    EPA has formally approved an updated plan from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that creates a robust framework for Cape Cod communities to reduce nitrogen levels that are currently harming ecological health of ponds, bays and other surface waters on the Cape. The “Cape Cod Water Quality Management Plan Update” submitted by Massachusetts is consistent with provisions in the federal ...

  • EPA test results show mine spill unleashed highly toxic stew

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that surface-water testing revealed very high levels of lead, arsenic, cadmium and other heavy metals as a sickly-yellow plume of mine waste flowed through Colorado. These metals far exceeded government exposure limits for aquatic life and humans in the hours after the August 5 spill, which sent 3 million gallons of wastewater through ...


    By Associated Press

  • Meet our new water quality equipment

    For every application & budget The new wide range of precise, scientific water quality equipment Eijkelkamp Agrisearch Equipment offers is designed for intuitive operation. The multiparameter water quality instruments are suitable for testing groundwater, surface water and waste water. They are made from rugged materials to withstand harsh environmental conditions and all types of ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Stress on water resources threatens lives and livelihoods

    The planet’s great subterranean stores of water are running out – and nobody can be sure how much remains to supply billions of people in the future. Satellite instruments used to measure the flow from 37 underground aquifers between 2003 and 2013 have revealed that at least one-third of them were seriously stressed – with little or almost no natural replenishment. The ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • California`s Largest Lake threatened by Urban Water Transfer

    Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life. An air of decline and strange beauty permeates the Salton Sea: The lake is shrinking - and on the verge of getting much smaller as more water goes to coastal ...


    By Associated Press

  • The world’s first model for engineered nanoparticles in surface waters

    Researchers of Wageningen University provide the world’s first spatiotemporally explicit model that simulates the behaviour and fate of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) in surface waters. Wageningen researcher Bart Koelmans: “This is important in order to assure safe nanotechnology. We do need to have an assessment of the risks of ENPs to man and the environment.” ...

  • Towards the ultimate model of water

    Water is essential to life as we know it; from its unusual density maximum which preserves freshwater ecosystems by ensuring that ponds freeze from the top down during winter, to its hydrogen bonds which shape proteins and the DNA double helix. But while water (in its liquid, solid and vapour forms) is one of the most common substances on Earth, many of its life-sustaining properties remain a ...

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