Water Monitoring

Meteor Water Quality Services Hub goes live

Growing demand for high resolution, real-time water quality monitoring data has prompted Meteor Communications to invest in a dedicated Water Quality Services Hub near Basingstoke. The new resource has been developed to support the 500+ ESNET monitoring systems that are currently in operation on rivers and at treatment works across …

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Powelectrics telemetry is used for flood and ecosystem protection in rural France

Tournesol Property Care in Charente, western France offer property management services, specialising in expat properties, often second homes or holiday rentals, so that occupants are left stress-free to enjoy their time in this beautiful region. They manage and maintain a former water mill, now a cherished home. The mill still …

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Predicting a crisis before it happens: Sensors in the water network

The UK has recently experienced a heatwave – London, for example, had the longest stretch of hot weather in almost 60 years. With an increase in temperature, there is an increase in demand for tap water. One area which is affected is the South West Water network, with water shortages …

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Testing waste water to find COVID-19

In July 2020, the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology announced a standardised UK system for detecting coronavirus in wastewater, to provide an early warning of future outbreaks, reducing the reliance of testing large populations. Sewage surveillance is one of the most promising methods to identify hotspots. The virus can be detected …

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PermaNET+ helps to maintain supply to London’s NHS Nightingale Hospital

HWM has supported the fight against COVID-19 by providing the smart technology that helped Thames Water plug a hidden leak that could have affected supplies to a specialist coronavirus hospital. With the deployment of GPRS and new NBIoT (Narrow Band Internet of Things) acoustic loggers, tiny microphones  attached to pipes …

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Sensors in the water and wastewater industries: A $2bn market by 2030

In the next decade, digital water technologies will be the next big innovation. With an industry predicted to be over $2Bn in 2030, this is a wide-reaching opportunity for many and a market which has a global impact. In order to create an efficient and optimised system, water and wastewater networks must …

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COMlog 2 measures rainfall events for waste water specialists, OnSite

To ensure sewer systems are operating effectively, and to reduce the risks of blockages, water companies often carry out flow surveys within their networks. A flow survey will indicate how the sewer is performing day-to- day, as well as how it copes with the added water from rainfall events. During …

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OTT wins national water level sensors contract

Following a competitive tendering process, the Environment Agency has awarded OTT Hydrometry with a national contract to supply submersible pressure sensors to be used in water level measurement applications associated with surface water, groundwater and tidal water monitoring. The contract is part of a joint procurement exercise with SEPA (Scottish …

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Wastewater test could provide early warning of COVID-19

Researchers at Cranfield University are working on a new test to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus. The wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) approach could provide an effective and rapid way to predict the potential spread of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) by picking up on biomarkers in …

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Lifetime opportunity at the Etihad

As a supplier of remote water quality monitoring systems, Meteor Communications was recently invited to speak at a Xylem event in Manchester City’s Etihad stadium. With an ‘Opportunity of a lifetime’ theme, the event invited participants to utilise the power of technology and expertise to achieve water security and sustainability. …

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