Water-Use News

  • STS Siloxane Monitor on show in US

    STS is plased to confirm that it's online Siloxane Monitor will be on display at the Biocycle East coast confrence in Blatimore between the 4th and 7th April. STS have recently appointed Delta Instruments LLC as distributors in the USA and believe that their knowledge and expertise in the Biogas instrumentation sector will be a great asset to generating interest in this new instrument. The ...


    By Safe Training Systems Ltd

  • Webinar Smart PV Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors

    Udo Kronmüller, our Expert for Solar Monitoring held a webinar about best practise in various uses of smart weather sensors in PV monitoring applications.  He discussed in this webinar how, in addition to solar radiation, other environmental factors such as temperature, wind, precipitation and lightnings also affect the productivity and stability of utilities. The long-term ...

  • Scientists track down travelling droughts

    The biggest and worst droughts may not stay fixed in one place but can travel thousands of kilometres from their origin, according to a new study. And that discovery, disturbing as it may sound, could shed light on how droughts evolve in space and time, provide new insights for water managers, and save ...


    By Climate News Network

  • New USGS Streamgages Provide Flood Monitoring for Additional Philadelphia Neighborhoods

    Philadelphia communities along the Schuylkill River and Darby Creek now have new tools to help inform residents of impending flooding. The U.S. Geological Survey recently installed three new streamgages in Manayunk, ...

  • UL Environment, Green Electronics Council Unveil UL ECOLOGO/EPEAT Joint-Certification for Mobile Phones

    UL Environment, a business division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, and the Green Electronics Council (GEC), managers of the EPEAT program, today announced a collaboration enabling mobile phones certified to the ANSI/UL 110 sustainability standard to also be featured on the EPEAT Registry, which is used by public and private institutional purchasers globally to ...


    By UL Environment

  • Product Obsolescence: 7200 Monitor, Turbi-Tech 2000 & IL55BV2 Sensors

    At Partech we pride ourselves on the continued development of our products. After many years of service the 7200 Monitor, Turbi-Tech 2000 & IL55BV2 Sensors are ceasing manufacture.The Monitor and Sensors have been succeeded by the WaterWatch² Range detailed in the table below. ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • DESMI Foundry in China Receives Certification

    We did not apply for it, but are very pleased that the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China has recognized our facility “as an example to follow” and given DESMI’s new foundry in Xuancheng a certification followed by a cheque for 70,000 RMB. “We are very pleased with the acknowledgement from the ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Faraday Future Uses RainWise PortLog Station to Monitor Test Track

    Faraday Future, an emerging electric car company based in Los Angelas, California, uses a RainWise PortLog weather station to monitor the weather conditions in their 0-60 MPH acceleration video. Weather conditions can obviously make a huge difference in car racing and everyday driving. This is why RainWise weather stations are used in a wide range of applications, including vehicle testing ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • UL Awards NJZ Lighting Mainland China’s first UL 844-C1D1 Certification

    UL, the global safety science leader, was invited to be present at new product launch event held by NJZ Lighting, and issued the company a certification to UL 844-CID1. UL 844 covers luminaires for use in hazardous locations. With this issuance, NJZ Lighting became the first luminaires manufacturer in China to receive certification to UL844-CID1 for explosion proof lighting, for their Defender ...


    By UL LLC

  • Corporate solar buyback success story

    When Accrington-based textile manufacturing firm Lantex installed their 14.4KWp solar PV system in September 2010, they considered it to be a long-term investment in securing lower electricity bills and a reduced carbon footprint for the company. However, with the help of Lightsource’s rooftop buyback system, Lantex has been able to see an early return on their investment, while still ...

  • Kurita accelerates the creation of new businesses and technologies

    Kurita Water Industries Ltd. completed its investment in APANA Inc. (headquartered in Washington, U.S.A.). It is a venture company that develops water management technologies and services using Internet of Things (IoT). Kurita decided to make a strategic investment because the technologies and services of APANA contribute to the realization of Kurita's corporate vision of "becoming an advanced ...


    By Kurita

  • Investment in APANA Inc., a U.S.-based venture company accelerating the creation of new businesses and new technologies

    Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (headquartered in Nakano-ku, Tokyo; Michiya Kadota, President; hereinafter "Kurita") announces that it completed an investment in APANA Inc. (headquartered in Washington, U.S.A.; hereinafter "APANA"), a venture company that develops water management technologies and services using IoT in North America, on December 31, 2016. Kurita is seeking opportunities to ...


    By Kurita

  • Study tracks ´memory´ of soil moisture

    Original story at MIT News The top 2 inches of topsoil on all of Earth’s landmasses contains an infinitesimal fraction of the planet’s water — less than one-thousandth of a percent. Yet because of its position at the interface between the land and the atmosphere, that tiny amount plays a crucial role in ...

  • NNCO Announces Upcoming Webinars

    The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) periodically holds webinars to share information with the general public and the nanotechnology research and development community.  Upcoming webinars include the following: On January 18, 2017, the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) will hold a webinar on “ ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New 2016 CIH Diplomates Use Bowen Materials for Exam Prep

    The American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) recently announced the list of new CIH certificate holders for 2016. (abih.org/about-abih/new-cihs) 236 examinees passed the CIH exam. Woo Hoo! Way to go! Of those 236 NEW CIH diplomates, 51% took a Bowen EHS® CIH Exam preparation course! Clients attended either our ...


    By Bowen EHS, LLC

  • FIFRA: final EPA rule requires stronger standards for applying riskiest pesticides

    On January 4, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its final rule revising its regulation concerning the certification of applicators of restricted use pesticides (RUP).  EPA states that the final rule is intended to ensure federal certification ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Collaborate Research of Lumex and Xinjiang Environmental Monitoring Station

    Lumex Instruments engineers were invited by Xinjiang Environmental Monitoring Station in China to participate in water quality analysis. The study subject was determination of petroleum hydrocarbons in ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) using Axetris Infrared Sources

    Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) is a popular method for analyzing and monitoring liquid quality. A typical example is lubrication solvent quality monitoring, where continuous monitoring systems are used to enable early indicators, e.g. for planning service interventions. This helps achieve and implement servicing and intervention plans, thereby reducing the cost of ownership. Axetris Infrared ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Renishaw`s LiveTrack focus-tracking technology wins an award

    Renishaw, the global engineering technologies company, is delighted to have won an award for its real time focus-tracking technology for Raman imaging - LiveTrack. The Analytical Scientist Innovation Awards (TASIAs) 2016 are organised by The Analytical Scientist magazine and voted for by a ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • TSI’s Environmental DustTrak Aerosol Monitor Achieves MCERTS Certification

    TSI Incorporated, a global leader in aerosol instrumentation, expands its innovative line of Environmental DustTrak™ Aerosol Monitors , now offering three additional models which meet the United Kingdom's environmental agency Monitoring Certification Scheme (MCERTS) for indicative ambient particulate monitors. MCERTS is based on ...


    By TSI Incorporated

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