Analytical Instruments News

  1. Nanoantenna Arrays Power A New Generation Of Fluorescence-Based Sensors
    10/16/2017

    Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Bedfordshire, in collaboration with multinational company ABB, have designed and tested a series of plasmonic nanoantenna arrays that could lead to the development of a new generation of ultrasensitive and low-cost fluorescence sensors that could be used to monitor water quality.

  2. Water Environment & Reuse Foundation Awards Research Contract To Measure Pathogen Infectivity
    10/16/2017

    The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) recently awarded a contract to the University of Michigan to begin research on Molecular Methods for Measuring Pathogen Viability/Infectivity (Reuse-15-07).

  3. University Scientists Partnering With University Of Antwerp Develop New Technology And Weapon In The Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
    10/5/2017

    Sensors have many applications, including the detection of antibiotics in waste water. A joint team of scientists from Seton Hall University in the United States and University of Antwerp in Belgium has developed a high-tech sensor that is robust and highly sensitive, yet easy to use in the field. By Laurie Pine

  4. Sensorex Donates Monitoring Instruments To AZ Pure Water Brew Challenge
    9/28/2017

    Sensorex has donated two UVT-LED UV transmittance monitors that were deployed in a mobile water treatment center. The monitors are part of the AZ Pure Water Brew Challenge–an inspired public education campaign to raise awareness of water reuse through a craft brewing competition.

  5. New Oakton Pocket Testers Stand Up To The Challenges Of Measuring Water Quality
    9/19/2017

    The new and improved Oakton pocket testers, from Cole-Parmer, stand up to everyday use, harsh environments and time.

  6. SWAN Distribution Quality Monitors – Multiple Parameters; One Simple Panel
    9/15/2017

    The SWAN DIST series Distribution Quality Monitor line offers three options for measuring chlorine, pH, conductivity and turbidity on one easy to install, easy to maintain panel. Versatile output options ensure water quality throughout your distribution system, proving piece of mind and customer satisfaction.

  7. Orange County Water District Leads National Science Foundation Funded Study Of The Metagenomics Of Water Quality
    9/6/2017

    The Orange County Water District (OCWD; the District) is a recipient, with the University of Maryland and CosmosID, Inc., of a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that will aid the water industry in its continued effort to improve water quality.

  8. Release Of Treated Wastewater From Hydraulic Fracturing Contaminates Lake
    7/12/2017

    Hydraulic fracturing has enabled a domestic oil and gas boom in the U.S., but its rapid growth has raised questions about what to do with the billions of gallons of wastewater that result.

  9. WEF Formalizes Commitment To Intelligent Water Systems, Smart Water Networks
    6/29/2017

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN), agreeing to jointly promote the development of best industry practices for more efficient and sustainable smart water networks.

  10. Exova Awarded Two Year Service Agreement With Matrix Solutions
    6/28/2017

    Exova, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has been awarded a two year service agreement with Matrix Solutions, a Canadian environmental and engineering consultancy business, to provide soil and water testing for operations in the oil and gas sector.