Valeport launches new Environmental range

Leading designer and manufacturer of hydrographic and oceanographic instruments, Valeport, who celebrates 50 years serving the underwater community in 2019, has launched a new Enviromental range of optical sensors. Hyperion Turbidity, the first turbidity sensor...

Revolutionary technology delivers major leak reduction

A joint Primayer - Anglian Water project has seen leakage reduction of 1.4 million litres of water per day in targeted areas. Primayer’s managing director Roger Ironmonger explains how new technology and close collaboration...

21st century solutions for 19th century networks

The demands on our existing waste water networks are many and varied. Population growth, for example, is rapidly forcing the expansion of urban areas in order to meet the demand for new housing. This...

Money down the drain: The high cost of poor flow

Measurement In Activated Sludge Treatment By Jim DeLee Fluid Components International (FCI) In wastewater treatment systems relying on the activated sludge process, diffused air is the most common method of aeration. Blowers push compressed air through a...

Smartphone parameterisation and cable protection for level probes

A new smartphone app, coupled with tried-and-tested cable glands, helps overcome problems when taking hydrostatic filling-level measurements. Filling tanks to a constant level is a broad field: Tanks can have different sizes, shapes and structures...

Big data supporting future catchment management planning

This spring and summer has seen extremes of weather persisting across much of the UK, with torrential rain followed by prolonged dry periods and unusually high temperatures. So it is a poignant time to...

The journey to professional qualifications

Obtaining a professional registration (Chartered, Incorporated or Technician) used to be seen as an absolute requirement to work in the water sector. However in recent years the proportion of staff with a formal professional...

Micronics Doppler Flow Meter used in service centres of world’s leading pump manufacturer

Sulzer one of the world’s leading manufacturers of custom engineered high-energy pumps for the oil and gas, water and hydrocarbon processing industries and power generation markets used the Micronics D550 Doppler Flow Meter in...

Sometimes, you have to be in it to win it

If your process involves the manufacture or processing of liquids and you need to know the level of that liquid through your plant, then chances are you will start your considerations of the most...

Flow measurement “Do It Once – Do it right” – SIRIS Environmental Limited

The MCERTS self-monitoring of flow scheme was introduced by the Environment Agency to govern the regulation of treated flows being discharged back into the environment, typically from sewage treatment sites within the UK. Since...