An expert opinion: MCERTS Radar offers a new way to help the environment

According to recently published figures from the Environment Agency, water companies discharged raw sewage into rivers in England more than 400,000 times in 2020. It’s reasons like these that make the reliable and accurate...

Sewage Pumping, WwTW and MCERTS Metering

On the 29th March 2021, the UK Government announced measures to put into law new duties on water companies to reduce sewage discharged into waterways. Quoting from UK Government site www.gov.uk/government/news/measures-to-reduce-harm-from-storm-overflows-to-be-made-law: “During wet weather, storm...

80GHz technology puts Continuous Level Measurement on SICK’s radar

An innovative non-contact radar sensing technology from SICK is opening up the prospect of robust and reliable real-time monitoring of fluid levels in demanding water industry applications. SICK LFR SicWave is a fluid level sensor...

Water companies investing in ‘Early Warning System’ in fight against fatbergs and flooding

In April this year, a huge fatberg weighing approximately 300 tonnes was discovered in the sewers below Birmingham. Even with engineers working around the clock, Severn Trent does not expect to complete the removal of...

Custom solutions

Wherever pressure sensors are needed, a solution can normally be found in the KELLER standard product catalog. However, there are often great benefits to optimising a product specifically for integration and use in existing...

Collaborative summit to explore future of FOG

A collaborative event will bring together water, wastewater and sustainability experts to explore new ways of tackling fat, oil and grease (FOG) in sewers and pave the way for a blockage-free future. Now in its...

Wastewater technician training continues despite challenging year

British Water’s wastewater treatment technicians’ training continued successfully through 2020 despite the Covid-19 crisis, with the accreditation receiving Environment Agency praise. Onsite assessment procedures, carried out by a workplace assessor as part of British Water’s...

UK’s First Water Innovation Strategy is a Step Towards Long-Term Resilience

Highlighting the need to find new ways to drive transformational change in the water sector, Ofwat have released their new innovation strategy. In this article, Learning & Development Associates (L&DA) look closer at how...

There’s a name for hydrostatic level measurement: DCX – Data loggers for hydrostatic level...

Accurate level measurements – hydrostatically! Keller AG für Druckmesstechnik offers probes to monitor groundwater levels and filling levels in tanks that can be used under a wide range of conditions. Depending on requirements, these probes...

Fighting water scarcity through Fire Supply monitoring

On average, every single person in England consumes 143 litres of water per day. That’s the equivalent to around one and a half baths of water every day, for each of England’s approximately 56,000,000 residents,...