The system will help the schools detect leaks & conserve water
Scott Kale, vice president of sales for WaterSignal, announced that Spelman College and The Westminster Schools in Atlanta have installed the company’s wireless system that reads water flow in real time and sends data for instant analysis and alerts when water spikes/leaks occur. The new contracts grow the company’s school portfolio that already includes the Fulton County School System and its 38 campuses.
The eXact Micro 20 dual-wavelength photometer uses narrow-band wavelength filters for enhanced, accurate results. It features stable LED light sources and a built-in cell that uses a simple patented system for colorimetric analysis. All tests are designed to use an identical 20-second procedure to increase ease of use.
At only 18 sq in., the vario TOC Cube analyzer handles a wide range of samples, from ultrapure water to sludge. With large-diameter sample tubes — 0.8 mm — it easily handles somewhat turbid samples. The automatic liquid carousel can be swapped with a fully automatic solids carousel for samples with larger particles. An ash crucible protects the catalyst tube from plugging, allowing up to 3,000 samples to be analyzed without a reagent change.
Ionleaks.com allows home or business owners to remotely monitor and control their water systems. The Web-based product comprehensively interfaces all functions and features of any compatible PipeBurst Pro system. Compatible with most commonly used Web browsers, ionleaks.com can be used on computers, tablets or smartphones. Users can choose which types of notifications they receive and how they are delivered.
Talking Tanks monitors water levels in rainwater tanks, automatically releasing water at a controlled rate if required. The system preempts the release of water from set points chosen by the user according to rain or storm predictions, which are received via a communications link to the Bureau of Meteorology. An advanced algorithm analyzes how successful the capture of rainwater was and adjusts accordingly for future events.
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The ShowerSaver is a simple and easy-to-use device that tracks shower time and the number of gallons used. The device uses a sensor to automatically turn on when it detects someone is in the shower; has an easy-to-read, color-coded display; and can be attached to the shower wall in one minute.
Project provides assistance for utilities looking to boost understanding of biological filtration
The Water Research Foundation (WRF) is helping water utilities improve their understanding of monitoring and controlling biological filtration (BF) through a recently completed research project that resulted in a guidance manual that describes and evaluates current BF monitoring and control techniques.
The TRM-1 is a wide-range TDS monitor, able to measure 0 to 10,000 ppm with three different sensors. It is ideal for water filtration/purification systems that require three sensing points, such as RO/DI systems. Each sensor is ¼ in. in diameter. The monitor comes with three ¼-in. quick-connect T-fittings. It is battery powered, has automatic shutoff, automatic temperature compensation and an accuracy of ±2% (of the reading).