Surface Water Monitoring News

  • Wastewater Monitoring Success in Indonesia and Malaysia

    A focus on export business in the Indonesian and Malaysian markets has resulted in a 100% increase in sales within the Partech catalogue, marking a huge success for the UK-based company in their 50th year. Over the past 24 months, Partech’s combination of marketing campaigns and distributor support means that their portable range of products can be found in over 100 facilities throughout ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Environment: Commission takes Denmark to Court over water management problems

    The European Commission is taking Denmark to Court for a failure to present plans for managing its river basins. These plans are essential to put the measures in place to achieve the objective of 'good status' for Danish waters by 2015 and should have been adopted before December 2009. Delayed plans could mean a failure to deliver the water quality required. On the recommendation of ...

  • Analytik Jena gains major contract in China for monitoring the water quality of an entire region

    For its core business of Analytical Instrumentation Analytik Jena AG has obtained a major contract for the supply of 22 instruments of the multi N/C series to analyze the water quality in the Chinese province Henan. The project volume of the contract amounts to a medium-level six-figure range. The instruments are already due to be delivered during the current quarter. "During the tender for this ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Partech lead the way with extended WaterWatch² range and Triple Validation Unit

    Partech’s first release adds to the pioneering WaterWatch² range. The WaterTechw² pH8000 Sensor is a specialised electrode to take pinpoint accurate pH and temperature readings across a range of water treatment scenarios. Suitable for use in surface, waste and drinking water environments, the flat-surfaced electrode features an Extended Path Reference (ERP) and a gel fill to act ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Analytik Jena assigns award for best customer quote on the occasion of the SPECORD anniversary

    The MVV Energie AG won the great Analytik Jena quote campaign related to the proven SPECORD device. The Analytik Jena AG awarded a price for the best customer quote as part of a Germany-wide customer competition on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of their SPECORD product series. "I am happy about the great participation of our customers in the campaign and the many creative contributions ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • Water-shedding surfaces can be made to last

    Original story at MIT News Steam condensation is key to the worldwide production of electricity and clean water: It is part of the power cycle that drives 85 percent of all electricity-generating plants and about half of all desalination plants globally, according to the United Nations and International ...

  • 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.

  • Surface waters: 12 new controlled chemicals, three pharmaceuticals on watch list

    Twelve new substances will be added to the EU priority list of those known to pose a pollution risk to surface waters under rules endorsed by MEPs on Tuesday. For the first time, three pharmaceuticals will also be included in a "watch list" of emerging pollutants that could one day be placed on the priority list. “Water policy is a long-term policy. Our citizens should have access to clean ...


    By European Commission

  • 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 ...

  • University of Colorado Professor to Lead NASA Campaign to Study North American Air Quality

    A University of Colorado Boulder professor is leading a major NASA airborne science campaign this summer that will probe weather patterns and air pollution over a vast expanse of North America that have potential global climate consequences. The campaign, known as the Studies of Emissions, Atmospheric Composition, Clouds and Climate Coupling by Regional Surveys, or SEAC4RS, will allow researchers ...


    By University of Colorado

  • Deadline Approaches for National Water Pollution Conference

     The worlds foremost experts on storm- and surface-water quality will get together in Myrtle Beach August 18–22 to explore the newest water pollution prevention and mitigation technologies, share their recent experiences, and discuss which strategies are most effective in minimizing surface water pollution.   With NPDES compliance in mind,StormCon2013 brings together ...


    By Forester Media Inc.

  • Ontario Ministry of the Environment presents PeCOD® Surface Water Results of Ontario’s Lakes and Rivers

    Dr. Vasile Furdui from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) presented the MOE’s findings on the PeCOD system for automated chemical oxygen demand (COD) analysis of Ontario’s surface waters. The venue was the Canadian Wastewater Management Conference, Hamilton Ontario through the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA). It was the first presentation by an independent ...


    By MANTECH Inc.

  • Land use can affect fresh water supplies

    New research has shown that supplies of fresh water provided by rivers depend not only on rainfall, but also on the land use within the river catchment. In the Spanish Basque Country, grasslands were found to supply the greatest amount of river water, followed by native woodlands, with exotic woodland plantations providing the least. The researchers also call for more comprehensive analyses of ...

  • 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

  • New model offers better forecast of Asian monsoon and storm season

    Researchers have developed a more accurate model for predicting the amount of summer rainfall and number of tropical storms in East and South-East Asia. The study, published last month (22 January) in Proceedings of the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Commission takes Poland to Court over water legislation

    The European Commission is referring Poland to the EU Court of Justice for failing to transpose European water legislation correctly. Polish water legislation has shortcomings in a number of areas, including the transposition of some definitions provided by the Directive and gaps in transposition of the Directive's Annexes. The Commission is particularly concerned about the absence of Annex II, ...

  • Nitrogen pollution measures need tailoring to specific areas to ensure cost-effective results

    New research has shown that policy measures in Denmark have successfully reduced total nitrogen loading to 10 estuaries by 39% in recent decades. However, to fully meet the targets of the EU Nitrates Directive and comply with the EU Water Framework Directive in a cost-effective manner, further mitigation measures must be tailored and focused to particular areas. Increased use of nitrogen ...

  • Daimer Unveils Carpet Cleaner For Cleaning Carpeted Surfaces in Libraries

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the world's leading supplier and USA producer of the most extensive line of over 700 commercially manufactured machines for most applications, offering portable carpet shampooer machines, professional carpet cleaning equipment, rotational tile and grout cleaning machines, and advanced water damage restoration machines, and other systems, is now shipping the XTreme ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Water Damaged Properties Can Result in Building Occupant Illnesses

    Countless schools, businesses and homes have suffered water damage due to heavy rains, flooding or plumbing problems at some point.  After a water damaging event occurs, one of the first tasks a tenant or property owner faces is drying out the building.    Many people are not aware that water damage can not only result in damaged belongings and possible structural damage, but also ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Solinst to Present at RS Hydro Conference in the UK

    Solinst Canada will be presenting at an event to be held by RS Hydro on November 22nd and 23rd. The 'New Ideas and Thinking' environmental monitoring conference will take place in Worcestershire, UK, at the Chateau Impney, Droitwich Spa. The aim of the conference is to introduce the latest techniques and solutions for monitoring water. Parallel sessions outlining groundwater and surface water ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

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