Analytical Instruments News

  1. Max-IR Labs Awarded $225K Phase I NSF STTR Grant For Real-Time Continuous Water Quality Monitoring Sensor Development
    5/17/2018

    Max-IR Labs, an optical sensor development company based in Dallas, Texas, recently announced it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant of $225,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue its development of a novel real-time optical sensor for nitrate detection in water and soil.

  2. Bureau Of Reclamation Launches Prize Competition Seeking Improved Methods For Monitoring Pathogens To Facilitate Water Reuse
    5/10/2018

    The Bureau of Reclamation is launching a new prize competition that is seeking improved methods to sample and monitor for pathogens, specifically viruses, in order to help with indirect and direct reuse of wastewater.

  3. KANDO Joins The Smart Water Networks Forum To Leverage Smart Wastewater Experience Globally
    4/11/2018

    Kando, an innovative Israeli-based smart wastewater company, has announced its plans to join the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN), the leading global hub for the smart water and wastewater sectors.

  4. Wastewater Analysis: Key To Fighting Opioid Crisis?
    4/9/2018

    Wastewater pros may have a new role in fighting the opioid crisis. Biobot Analytics, a startup staffed by chemists, engineers, and architects, founded at MIT, focuses on bringing the emerging field of “wastewater epidemiology” to cities.

  5. New Emerson Combustion Control Analyzer For Small And Midsize Boiler Users Helps Meet Energy And Environmental Requirements
    4/4/2018

    To improve energy efficiency and meet environmental regulatory requirements for small and midsize boiler markets, Emerson introduces the Rosemount CX1100 in situ oxygen analyzer, the first high-performance, zirconia cell-based combustion control system designed for these users.

  6. Utility Engagement Sought On Real-Time Monitoring
    3/19/2018

    British Water is calling on water companies to share their real-time monitoring needs with a new focus group in preparation for the next five-year Asset Management Plan (AMP).

  7. Water Environment Research Open Access Article Explores Benefits Of Metagenomic Analysis
    3/12/2018

    The open access article in the March 2018 issue of Water Environment Research (WER) discusses the ways metagenomics analysis aids the study of microbial populations at wastewater treatment plants.

  8. Dr John Attridge Presents On 'Traceability And Linearisation Of In Situ Fluorescence Measurements Using The New V-Lux Sensor' At The SWIG Workshop, 7 March 2018 At Clare College, Cambridge
    3/5/2018

    Dr Attridge presenting on “Traceability and linearisation of in situ fluorescence measurements using the new V-Lux sensor” at the SWIG “Latest developments in water sensors" Workshop on 7 March at Clare College, Cambridge.

  9. AWC’s PROTON Software Now Includes Closed Circuit Reverse Osmosis (CCRO)
    2/27/2018

    American Water Chemicals (AWC) has announced a major addition to its PROTON Membrane Aqueous Chemistry Calculator software.

  10. Highly Reliable Flow Switch Protects Pumps From Dry Running Conditions That Require Maintenance
    2/26/2018

    Engineers responsible for optimizing the up time of process flow networks in a wide range of demanding industries will find the FLT93 Flow Switch from Fluid Components International (FCI) provides a reliable early warning alert to the potential of dry running conditions, cavitation and other pump issues that can lead to emergency shutdowns, service interruptions and unplanned costly maintenance.