Wastewater Measurement News

  1. 'Science Connects Us' - 2017 Masao Horiba Award Winners Speak At Awards Ceremony In Kyoto
    11/12/2017

    On October 17th, the award ceremony for the 2017 Masao Horiba Awards was held in Kyoto. The awards, which focus on a technical field that changes yearly, centered on water this year; “Water measurement enriching people's lives.”

  2. Smurfit Kappa Leads The Way In Sustainability With New Water Milestone
    11/7/2017

    The company had set an ambitious goal to improve the quality of its water quality by reducing the COD by 1/3 per tonne of produced paper by the end of 2020 compared to 2005. This significant improvement in water quality is an important step for protecting aquatic life and comes after extensive research and development.

  3. ISA Honors Automation Visionary And Legend Dick Morley With Scholarship Fund
    11/7/2017

    The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced recently that it has created a named scholarship fund in honor of Dick Morley, a longtime ISA supporter, founder of Modicon (now part of Schneider Electric) and the initial designer of the first Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)—a primary component in modern-day automation.

  4. ST51 Syngas Flow Meter Excels In Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Systems
    10/31/2017

    Process engineers responsible for on-site plant biomass combined heat and power (CHP) systems will find the rugged and reliable ST51 Series Thermal Mass Flow Meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) provides continuously accurate measurement of syngas fuel flow to the CHP engine.

  5. Trihedral’s Glenn Wadden And Barry Baker Win EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award
    10/17/2017

    At a black-tie ceremony in Moncton, New Brunswick, on October 5th, Trihedral President, Glenn Wadden, and Vice President, Barry Baker, were jointly awarded Entrepreneur of the Year in the Information Technology category for the Atlantic Region.

  6. 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.

  7. 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).

  8. SensoPro Complete Conductivity Monitoring System
    10/16/2017

    To meet conductivity control needs in online water quality and process applications, Sensorex has introduced the Sensorex SensoPro Toroidal Conductivity Monitoring System.

  9. Track The Source Of Odour And Corrosion With New H2S Sensor
    10/10/2017

    A new sensor from Unisense measures hydrogen sulphide (H2S) dissolved in wastewater. This enables utilities and consultants to find the root cause of hydrogen sulphide odour problems in sewer networks, which makes odour mitigation faster and saves significant cost for chemicals.

  10. 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