Network Monitors Water Quality In Shale Gas Drilling Region
High-pressure injection of water, sand, and chemicals that fracture shale deposits deep underground to free trapped natural gas is employed by drillers tapping the Marcellus shale beds, a geologic deposit that stretches from central New
York to Virginia and contains gas believed to be worth hundreds of billions of dollars. By YSI
Application Note: Low-Flow Sampling Of Water Quality Parameters Used In Determining Groundwater Stability
In April 1996, the U.S. EPA developed and published a document entitled Low-Flow (Minimal Drawdown) Ground-Water Sampling Procedures. The document states that “the most common ground water purging and sampling methodology is to purge wells using bailers or high speed pumps to remove 3 to 5 casing volumes followed by sample collection.” Adverse impacts can occur through this method affecting sample quality by increasing levels of turbidity. These problems can often be mitigated by using low-flow purging and sampling to reduce sampling-induced turbidity. By YSI
Determination Of Pesticide Residues In Honey, By An Automated QuEChERS Solution
The QuEChERS (Quick-Easy-Cheap-Effective-Rugged-Safe) sample extraction method was developed for the determination of pesticide residues in agricultural commodities.
Organics Monitoring (TOC)
Total organic carbon (TOC) testing is the traditional method for determining organic matter in water. However there is a far more practical, affordable and often more useful way to measure organic matter. UV absorbance testing (UVA) is rapidly becoming the preferred method of measuring organics even when the levels of organics being measured are very small.
Application Note: YSI Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring And The IPSWATCH-EMPACT Program
The Ipswich and Parker Rivers watersheds lie only a short
distance north of Boston, MA. The first settlements in these
watersheds began in the early 1600s. Since that time, residents
have relied heavily on the natural resources of the Parker and
Ipswich Rivers, their coastal estuaries and Plum Island Sound,
which is known as the Great Marsh. This ecosystem has been
designated and protected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
as an Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC).
ABB Aztec 600 Manganese Analyzer Optimizing Manganese Removal Efficiency
The task of managing the quantity and quality of potable water is unimaginable without online instrumentation to help water utilities to measure, treat and deliver drinking water to consumers. ABB’s Aztec 600 colorimetric and ion-selective electrode (ISE) analyzers have been designed to measure the key parameters that affect water quality – aluminium, iron, manganese, phosphate, color, ammonia and fluoride.
Determination Of Hexanal In Foods Utilizing Dynamic Headspace
Hexanal is one of many well-documented aromatic components that contribute to flavor and aroma in common consumer food products containing omega-6 fatty acids. Hexanal content is also used to measure the oxidative status of foods rich in omega-6 fatty acids.
Application Note: Water Flows From The Golden Hills Of California
Each morning John Johnson drives the few miles from his smalltown home in northern California to the Center at Pardee Reservoir. Nestled among the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the reservoir is a long 100 miles away from San Francisco Bay. By YSI
Application Note: Real-Time Monitoring-Through Swell And High Water
Application article about water quality monitoring pontoon providing continuous data in the Burry Inlet, an estuary in Wales. By YSI
Application Note: Desalination Plants: YSI Instruments Monitor Flow & Water Quality At Multiple Stages
Desalination is the process of removing salt from sea water or brackish river or groundwater to make potable water. By YSI