Remote monitoring allows operators to manage more vending machines with fewer staff
Never has water testing been so important. Local newspaper articles and other media outlets force consumers to be more aware of their water and, therefore, may convince them have their water tested. New and changing MCLs also drive the need to test water. Water testing can be used to pinpoint a customer’s water problem as well as to strengthen the customer relationship by supplying third-party test results the customer can trust.
Water tests and analytical equipment
I thought I would take a moment to bring you up to speed on some of the contaminants making the news in the last month or so.
It is safe to say that this month’s issue has turned into a focus on contaminants. When researching and writing drinking water news for our website, I, of course, get the scoop on both breaking news and some that is less publicized in the greater media. I thought I would take a moment to bring you up to speed on some of the contaminants making the news in the last month or so.
A new technology shows promise for measuring dissolved ozone and can be used in applications such as bottling plants, water stores and food and beverage plant process water treatment.
Company develops new method of measurement for bottled water plants
Remote status monitoring of lift stations can be provided at a lower cost than SCADA systems, resulting in a much shorter period for realizing full return on investment.
High Tech Focus
Holder Construction, Inc. of Atlanta was contracted to expand Gwinnett County's Cultural and Civic Center in Georgia. According to EPA's regulations and state laws, projects such as this require a NPDES Construction Activity permit.To address the monitoring side of this compliance issue, Holder Construction regularly uses traditional stormwater monitoring systems. However, in this instance, they decided to implement both a traditional system and a newer system, created through a partnership of WRT and NIVIS LLC. Holder Construction did so in order to compare results and operational efficiencies between both types of units.
Products In Action
Donala Water and Sanitation serves a large community of upscale homes in suburban Colorado Springs. In 1995, Donala turned to GMS Engineering of Colorado Springs to create a Request for Proposal for a comprehensive radio-based telemetry network that would grow with the rapidly expanding district. From the RFP, a Motorola MOSCAD wireless telemetry system was selected. Once it was installed, the district began to realize benefits from the new technology.
Computers, Information Technology
Louisiana Meets New Security Requirements with Quick Test to Monitor Chemical Profile at Plants, Water Sources
As part of its Safe Drinking Water Program, the State of Louisiana recently implemented 12 units of the Severn Trent Services Eclox(tm) Rapid Response Water Testing System. Eclox offers municipalities a low cost option for monitoring water quality and meeting new security requirements.
Products In Action
One of the major problem areas in St Petersburg, Florida has two hospitals and a nursing home that discharge to a common sewer line. Historically, the city had to clean this section of the sewer line at least four times a year to avoid blockages and sanitary sewer overflows. Working together, the city and one of the hospitals took action to control the discharge of grease from the hospital's facilities and to reduce the costs of maintenance for both the city and the hospital.