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4 10, 2016

How to Prevent Pollution Through Stormwater Monitoring

By |Environmental, Industrial Wastewater|

Environmental Impact of Stormwater Monitoring Stormwater runoff from industrial facilities can pose a threat to the environment, as precipitation may pick up pollutants and wash them into local water systems. The results can be devastating: habitat degradation, siltation of rivers and depletion of fish populations can all occur. Because of these risks, stormwater runoff [...]

8 09, 2016

Sensorex Expands UV Transmittance Offerings with Submersible Sensor

By |Company News, Products|

Sensorex Expands UV Transmittance Offerings with Submersible Sensor UVT-LED-SW delivers efficient, accurate UV transmittance monitoring for municipal wastewater applications The UVT-LED-SW UV Transmittance Sensor provides continuous monitoring for accurate UV disinfection dosing. The probe delivers fast, accurate, UV transmittance readings in open channel wastewater treatment applications where UV disinfection is used. With proper dosing adjustment [...]

2 09, 2016

How to Monitor Aquarium Water pH and Other Water Quality Parameters

By |pH, Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

The Importance of Aquarium Water Quality Like all organisms, the fish and aquatic plants in your aquarium rely on highly specific environments in order to survive. These essential conditions vary from species to species and depend on the environment in which they evolved. Aquarium Water pH pH measures the acidity or alkalinity of water. [...]

12 08, 2016

Why did the Olympic diving pool turn green? It probably wasn’t algae.

By |Swimming Pool & Spa|

What's up with the green pool at the Rio 2016 Olympics? The Olympic diving pool was closed Friday morning, after the water turned green. According to a Rio 2016 spokesperson, diving training was cancelled in order to accommodate cleaning efforts to return the pool to its normal blue color. The pool water first turned [...]

14 07, 2016

pH Calculation by Differential Conductivity Measurement in Pure and Ultra-Pure Water

By |Conductivity, Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

Summary In all kinds of water steam cycles, the correct pH measurement in power plants play a key factor in corrosion risk surveillance. A measurement with a glass pH electrode is possible but requires a pH probe designed for low conductivity, high temperatures and pressure. An accurate pH value can also be obtained by measuring the [...]

13 07, 2016

Video: What You Need to Know About Produce Washing

By |Agriculture and Farming, Food & Beverage|

This 15 minute webinar recording explains how produce wash water is monitored to ensure that fruits and vegetables are kept safe and clean.

8 07, 2016

How to Monitor Nutrient Solution in Hydroponics

By |Hydroponics|

All hydroponics gardens or operations are heavily dependent on nutrient solution to ensure proper plant growth. The plants in any system grow in a medium that provides no nutritional value, so having proper nutrient solution is vital to plant life. It is crucial that the nutrient solution is monitored and properly fed to the plants.

1 06, 2016

How Does Water Quality Affect Aquaculture?

By |Aquaculture|

Monitoring allows managers to be notified when dissolved oxygen drops too low, endangering the health of fish or shellfish. Monitoring also provides feedback to control systems, which can automatically regulate oxygen in aquaculture via mechanical aeration. Careful control of aeration systems is critical, because these systems require significant energy expenditure. Optimizing aeration for sustainable growth conditions saves energy and saves money.

24 05, 2016

How to Choose the Best pH Sensor: Laboratory Style Sensors

By |pH, Products, Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

You want a sensor that will provide the best measurement accuracy with the maximum lifetime, but the number of different laboratory pH sensors out there can be overwhelming. Before making a laboratory pH sensor purchase it is crucial to have an understanding of your application and the conditions the sensor will endure while in use. Based on this knowledge you can make a decision on what features are required.

20 05, 2016

Understanding Aeration Wastewater Treatment

By |Municipal Wastewater|

Aeration wastewater treatment tanks are subject to careful monitoring to ensure that nutrient removal is achieved safely and efficiently. Dissolved oxygen is a critical parameter in the aeration process, because oxygen levels in the tank impact the health of the biomass (microorganisms) breaking down the nutrients. To maintain the proper oxygen levels for biomass productivity, wastewater treatment operators utilize aeration pumps, which add oxygen to the tanks.