Wastewater > Monitoring devices

Time for a closer look at nitrates?

12 September, 2018

The NIWA investigates whether we need to monitor nitrate concentration continuously and looks at progress in practical nitrate monitoring.

Fluid Components International (FCI) ST100 Series Thermal Flow Meter

05 July, 2018

The rugged ST100 Series Thermal Flow Meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) provides precision mass flow measurement, making it useful for engineers and operators responsible for measuring gas production from digester tanks at municipal or industrial wastewater treatment operations.

DCM Process Control Proactive Risk Management System (PRMS) for WWTP influent

03 May, 2018

DCM Process Control's toxic shock risk study is a comprehensive analysis of influent composition and concentration. The tool provides operators and plant management with a clear picture of the activity and discharge patterns of industries and, more importantly, the process response of the receiving WWTP.

Sewage treatment plant that looks like a botanical garden

01 May, 2018

Activated sludge systems combined with the use of engineered and natural plants creates an aesthetically pleasing wastewater treatment plant.

Water applications under the radar

28 February, 2018

A new radar sensor from Vega has been optimised for the widely different applications in the water/wastewater industry.

BeanAir wireless sensor network

25 August, 2016

The BeanAir wireless sensor network (WSN) enables real-time monitoring of performance and environment. An integrated system allows BeanGateway/BeanDevice to operate without an internal battery.

SCADA and RTU technologies for regional wastewater utility

12 July, 2016

Emerson Process Management is replacing an outdated SCADA system and remote terminal units (RTUs) used throughout Hampton Roads Sanitation District's (HRSD) vast wastewater collection system.

Emerson Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6200p digital valve controller with Device Type Manager (DTM) software

05 May, 2016

Emerson has enhanced the software for its Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6200 series digital valve controllers, which are now available for use by process industries with PLCs and PROFIBUS communications as the dominant protocol.

Cerlic MultiTracker portable sensor

01 April, 2016

The portable Cerlic MultiTracker has helped busy plant operators greatly reduce their daily lab work by providing fast and repeatable measurements for MLSS/RAS/WAS/sludge blanket profile and dissolved oxygen, without having to step into the lab.

Membrane bioreactor technology increases wastewater capacity by 250%

23 March, 2016

Rimini, Italy, boasts the biggest wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) using membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology in Europe. Its cost-effective MBR upgrade and advanced performance has allowed the centralisation of Italian coast wastewater, the demolition of redundant surrounding WWTPs and an improved unpolluted tourist coastline.

Methane research shapes up at wastewater plant

07 July, 2015

A wastewater treatment plant in the US has used a dynamic imaging particle analysis system to monitor the condition and presence of methanogens in its anaerobic digestion process to find a potential correlation with methane production.

Fluid Imaging Technologies FlowCAM imaging particle analysis system

20 May, 2015

The FlowCAM imaging particle analysis system is a tool for detecting, identifying and quantifying algae or problem particulate matter in water treatment processes.

Furphy Engineering Robotic Tank Inspection Technology

01 April, 2015

Furphy Engineering has introduced the Robotic Tank Inspection Technology, which is claimed to increase safety, reduce risk and improve the accuracy of tank inspections.

MSA Tri-Gas sample draw system

09 February, 2015

Areas of wastewater treatment plants that are subject to flooding, such as wet wells and influent headworks, are suitable for MSA's Tri-Gas sample draw custom system. The system can monitor oxygen, hydrogen sulfide and combustible gases (methane or petroleum vapours).

MSA TriGard Gas Monitor for chlorine and sulfur dioxide

08 February, 2015

The TriGard Gas Monitor detects chlorine, sulfur dioxide, other toxic gases, remote combustible gases and oxygen deficiency or enrichment. The monitors are designed specifically for water and wastewater applications.

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