Drinking Water Measurement News

  1. ‘Coffee-Ring Effect’ Harnessed To Provide Rapid, Low-Cost Analysis Of Tap Water (Video)
    8/22/2017

    “What’s in your water?” has become an increasingly fraught question for many people in the U.S. and around the world. Getting the answer isn’t always easy or cheap. Today, scientists are reporting that they are using the familiar “coffee-ring effect” to analyze multiple components in a single drop of water easily, quickly and cheaply.

  2. Small But Mighty: MilliporeSigma’s ReadyPlate 55 Agar Plates For More Efficient Water And Filterable Beverage Testing
    8/14/2017

    MilliporeSigma’s ReadyPlate 55 ready-to-use agar plates offer streamlined, convenient and efficient sample testing for quality control of water and filterable beverages.

  3. New FCI Multipoint Thermal Flow Meters Improve Air/Gas Flow Measurement In Large Diameter Pipes, Stacks & Ducts
    8/10/2017

    Process and plant engineers responsible for optimizing combustion or pre-heated air to large boilers, stack environmental emissions monitoring and reporting, or flue gas/scrubber balancing, will find an optimal solution in FCI’s family of multipoint thermal flow meters.

  4. Brown Researchers Partner With State For Water Testing
    8/10/2017

    A team of researchers from Brown’s Superfund Research Program is partnering with the Rhode Island Department of Health to test 35 of the state’s water systems for chemicals known as PFASs.

  5. Mid-Sized Companies Weathered 2016 Headwinds
    8/8/2017

    Edward J. Curry, Principal of Curry & Hurd and a former chairman of MCAA, offered his insight into the 2017 Operating Benchmarks Report published by the Measurement, Control & Automation Association (MCAA).

  6. City Of Magnolia, TX Improves Meter Reading Process With Kamstrup Ultrasonic Water Meters
    7/27/2017

    Kamstrup Water Metering brings ultrasonic water meters and an automated meter reading (AMR) system to City of Magnolia's water department to improve their meter reading process. With Kamstrup's READy AMR system, the city now reads their 1,120 water meters in just three hours.

  7. WQA Supports EWG’s Tap Water Database
    7/27/2017

    The Water Quality Association supports the Environmental Working Group’s newly released Tap Water Database as a way for consumers to learn more about the kinds of contaminants that might be in their local drinking water.

  8. Engineering A Solution To Dirty Water
    7/27/2017

    More than 844 million people around the globe lack access to clean water. One of the challenges is that bacteria from rivers can flow into groundwater sources, polluting what may have been potable drinking water. Building new infrastructure to reroute clean water is expensive, especially for regions that already struggle with extreme poverty. Instead, communities often rely on water filtration systems. By Allie Nicodemo

  9. Battery-Powered Dura Mag Flow Meter Simplifies Flow Measurement
    7/27/2017

    Designed for ease of irrigation flow measurement, the new Dura Mag flow meter from McCrometer provides precise, reliable flow data for water management.

  10. Orange Water And Sewer Authority Selects Mueller Systems’ Advanced Meter Infrastructure Network To Further Enhance Customer Service
    7/25/2017

    As part of a customer service initiative, the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) in North Carolina will install 22,000 meters as part of a Mi.Net® advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) network.