Water Monitoring

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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Measuring rainfall events for a waste water specialist

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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Total organic carbon content for assessing water quality

Methods for checking water quality are an incredibly important part of the many processes involved in ensuring we have access to safe drinking water. However, as contaminants can come from many different sources, finding a general solution for contaminant identification and removal can be difficult. Purification processes for water treatment …

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Smartphone device detects harmful algae in 15 minutes

A team of engineers from NUS has developed a highly sensitive system that uses a smartphone to rapidly detect the presence of toxin-producing algae in water within 15 minutes. This invention can generate test results on-site, and findings can be reported in real-time using the smartphone’s wireless communications capabilities. This …

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Chelsea Technologies appoints Elizabeth Paull as its new managing director

Chelsea Technologies has announced the appointment of Elizabeth Paull as its new managing director. Paull, who joins the company from leading subsea technology developer Sonardyne International, has been appointed to further develop Chelsea Technologies as a market leader in environmental sensing technology across a variety of industry sectors, and particularly in …

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New contract helps protect water resources

The Environment Agency has awarded a four-year contract to Meteor Communications for the provision of telemetry systems, services and MeteorCloud data hosting for water quality monitoring systems located in English rivers and bathing waters. The contract was awarded on 7th June 2019 and ensures continuity of data from around 250 …

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Emerson selects Dragos to collaborate on cyber security protection for power and water industries

Emerson and Dragos, developer of the Dragos Platform for industrial cyber security asset detection, threat detection and response, have signed a global agreement that will enable power producers and water utilities to further strengthen the security of their critical assets. Emerson will integrate threat detection technology from the Dragos Platform …

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Chelsea Technologies awarded DNV-GL type approval for Sea Sentry wash water monitor

Chelsea Technologies‘ Sea Sentry wash water monitoring system for ship exhaust gas cleaning systems has been awarded type approval by DNV-GL. This accreditation, combined with certification for its measurement protocols from Class NK and DNV-GL, assures shipowners and operators that all available measures have been taken to verify that Sea …

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New Technical Lab supports implementation of ultrasonic water metering across Greater China

ams, Qingdao iESLab Electronic and innovative water utility company Jiangxi Water Group have announced plans to extend their China Water Utilities’ Platform, an industrial alliance founded to promote the benefits of ultrasonic water metering and NB-IoT technologies based on Ali Cloud. With the launch of the new Jiangxi Water Utility’s Technical …

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