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  • Leak detection of oil in cooling water

    Gas compressor plants for one of the USA’s largest suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases, use oil / water heat exchangers to cool compressor lubricating oil.  Oil is on one side of a heat exchanger and cooling water on the other side.  Some of the plants have open loop once through cooling systems, with discharge back to a river or lake.  If a heat exchanger leaks ...

  • 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

  • Monitors Detect Leaks of Water Disinfection Chemicals

    PureAire Monitoring Systems has a line of economical, self-contained detection systems that alert personnel in water treatment plants to potentially hazardous leaks and releases of several common disinfection gases. Available for chlorine, chlorine dioxide and ozone, STX-PA Gas Monitors respond quickly to low level disinfectant leaks, yet are not permanently damaged by catastrophic or prolonged ...

  • New ADS Hykron for easy leak detection - state-of-the-art, economical leak listening system

    ADS LLC today announces the ADS Hykron™ Leak Listening System. It is a listening device that provides high acoustic sensitivity for checking leak noises at water fittings, hydrants, and valves. Powered by technology from Primayer Ltd., the ADS Hykron is simple-to-use and supported by the U.S. based ADS Environmental Services® for fast, responsive, customer service. “At ADS, our mission is to ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • 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

  • Advanced oil in water detection prevents plant failure

    The installation of a continuous oil-in-water monitor in coolant water at a steel re-processing plant has prevented downtime and avoided costly and time-consuming laboratory analysis. The steel manufacturing industry relies on closed loop generation and recycling of steam as an energy efficient means of process control. Generated steam is used to raise the temperature of mineral oil based heat ...


  • Hanford tank may be leaking waste into soil

    An underground tank holding some of the worst radioactive waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site might be leaking into the soil. The U.S. Energy Department said workers at Washington state's Hanford Nuclear Reservation detected higher radioactivity levels under tank AY-102 during a routine inspection Thursday. Spokeswoman Lori ...


    By Associated Press

  • Catch Oil Leaks Early at Hydroelectric Dams and Power Plants

    Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems from GE Analytical Instruments can detect the presence of oil immediately, monitor its buildup, measure hydrocarbon layer thickness, alert facility operators of oil presence or thickness, and activate control mechanisms to stop leaks before they become spills. Leakwise systems, consisting of a sensor and controller, offer a number of ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • New water loss control products from ADS

    Huntsville, AL ADS LLC today introduces a full line of cost-efficient, advanced water loss control products for leak detection and flow measurement. These technologically innovative instruments form an integrated approach to system monitoring and leakage control for water distribution networks. ADS can now offer leak detection services and products with single point accountability for project ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • New water and smoke sensor options added to IAQ Profile Monitor lineup

    PPM Technology now offers a water sensing option to the IAQ Profile ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Pure Technologies to acquire U.S.-Based Wachs Water Services

    Pure Technologies Ltd. ("Pure" or the "Company") (TSX: PUR) announced today that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Pure Holding Inc., it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Wachs Valve and Hydrant Services, LLC ("Wachs Water"), a privately held company operating as Wachs Water Services. In business for 15 years and headquartered in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Wachs ...

  • Bentley’s innovative water-leakage modeling software addresses billion-dollar-a-year problem

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced the latest version of its Darwin Calibrator module featuring water-leakage modeling capabilities. The new version of the module, which is included in WaterGEMS V8 XM and available for WaterCAD V8 XM, provides a cost-effective way to estimate the location and extent of hidden leakage in underground pipes. The Ontario Sewer and Watermain Construction ...

  • SMAGUA 2008 confirms its position - as the leading water trade fair in Europe

    The 18th SMAGUA International Water Exhibition drew to a close on March 14th with the best results in its history, both in terms of number of exhibitors, as many as 1,725, as well as for the massive turnout of professional visitors, 35,112 in all, with 1,903 foreign visitors from 65 different countries.  These numbers consolidate the Exhibition as the absolute leader in its field in all of ...


    By Feria de Zaragoza

  • Forum Subsea Rentals and Aquatec Group Sign Global Agreement

    Forum Subsea Rentals, a subsidiary of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., and Aquatec Group Ltd are pleased to announce the signing of a global agreement for the rental of Aquatec’s proven LEAKlog leak detection and inspection suite. The ...


    By Aquatec Group Ltd

  • Need a gas detector tube in a hurry?? Use the Shawcity tube search functionality and find yours in seconds!

    The new search functionality on the Shawcity website enables you to search quickly and efficiently through a range of over 300 different detector tubes that you can use with the Kitagawa Gas Detection System. The Kitagawa gas detector tube system provides you with ultimate versatility unlike any other gas detection system on the market. With ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Halma wins Chinese business award

    Halma p.l.c. has won the Innovation Award at the British Business Awards in Shanghai, China. The Award recognises the achievements of Halma's subsidiaries operating in China who, between them, have introduced over 130 innovative products to the Chinese market since 2006. The Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner, held on 7th September in Shanghai, was attended by a host of VIPs including His Royal ...


  • Carbon Monoxide Suspected in Deaths of Five People

    Last month, ABC News reported that five people died in a Maryland home due to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.  Relatives found the deceased and called emergency personnel.  When firefighters arrived they detected high levels of CO as high as 550 parts per million.  Upon investigation, a broken exhaust pipe was located in the home.   Carbon monoxide is an odorless, ...

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