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9 01, 2018

Understanding Ballast Water Monitoring Requirements

2020-01-27T14:46:03-08:00By |Shipping and Marine|

As a result of the risks posed by ballast water, many shipping companies have begun to monitor their ballast water tanks. Many governments have also implemented ballast water regulations. Ballast water monitoring is becoming essential for meeting regulatory requirements and protecting the environment. Every shipping company should have a ballast water management plan in place.

6 12, 2017

Improving the Taste and Color of Wine with pH Control

2020-01-27T14:46:04-08:00By |Food & Beverage|

Making the perfect batch of wine is a matter of producing the best combination of taste, smell, and color. Did you know that wine pH impacts all of these? We explain the impact of pH on the winemaking process and how to measure wine pH levels for best results.

9 11, 2017

Making Sense of Conductivity, TDS, and Concentration in Water Treatment

2020-01-27T14:46:05-08:00By |Conductivity, Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

Different applications require different levels of water purity. As an example, the electrical conductivity of drinking water will usually be less than 1 mS/cm, while a semiconductor plant or pharmaceutical plant requiring very pure water would aim for the electrical conductivity of water to be less than 1 µS/cm.

30 10, 2017

4 Ways to Monitor Pool Water Quality

2020-01-27T14:46:06-08:00By |Swimming Pool & Spa|

From commercial pool chemical monitoring systems to DIY test kits, there are plenty of pool monitoring solutions available. Choosing the best swimming pool monitoring system is a matter of your specific needs. If you are monitoring a commercial swimming pool or aquatic center that requires regular maintenance, you should opt for an automatic pool chemical monitoring set up. If you are just trying to keep your pool clean at home, then you might be able to get by with something simpler.

20 10, 2017

How to Monitor Water Quality in Aquaponics Systems

2020-01-27T14:46:07-08:00By |Aquaculture, Hydroponics|

Aquaponics has emerged as an increasingly popular food production method. A basic aquaponics setup combines fish farming with hydroponic agricultural farming. Hydroponic agriculture refers to growing plants without soil, instead using nutrient enriched water. By combining hydroponics with fish farming, food producers can increase their output, create a sustainable farming system, and maximize space usage. [...]

22 09, 2017

4 Common Pool Monitoring Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

2020-01-27T14:46:08-08:00By |ORP, pH, Swimming Pool & Spa|

At Sensorex, we’ve been helping pool owners and operators keep their water safe and clean for a long time. When it comes to pool water monitoring systems, we’ve seen it all. But there are a few pesky mistakes that we see time and again. Avoiding these pitfalls is often easy, and it can save you [...]

28 08, 2017

Water Quality After Hurricane Harvey: What You Need to Know

2018-01-09T11:39:39-08:00By |Environmental|

Hurricane Harvey brought heavy rain and destructive flooding to the Houston, Texas area over the weekend and into Monday, causing many to wonder what the implications will be for water quality. Some feared that the drinking water supply would be contaminated, as water treatment facilities struggled to keep up with the deluge. Here is how [...]

9 08, 2017

pH Monitoring for Sugar Processing and Refinement

2020-01-27T14:46:08-08:00By |Food & Beverage, pH|

Sugar processing takes a surprising chemical journey. Initial extraction from crop plants such as sugar cane and sugar beets takes out sugars along with other dissolved compounds and fine particles. The juicing process is intended to remove pulp, but small particles will inevitably pass through the pulp screens. These non-sugar components are removed as the [...]

27 07, 2017

Monitoring Rumen pH for Dairy Farm Management

2020-01-27T14:46:09-08:00By |Food & Beverage, pH|

Dairy and feedlot management can be more of an art form than a science due to a lack of quantitative feedback in real time. One way of obtaining additional information about ruminant health is through the measurement of its stomach contents. When making alterations to animal management to improve dairy and beef production, pH measurements [...]