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16 12, 2016

Chlorine for Wastewater Treatment

By |Industrial Wastewater, Municipal Wastewater|

Chlorine for Wastewater Treatment The use of chlorine for water treatment has a long history since its first use in Jersey City in 1908. Despite the use of chlorine globally to produce safe drinking water, chlorination is not a simple process, especially considering that chlorine itself is toxic. More recently, we take great care to [...]

17 11, 2016

Combining Oxidation and UV Disinfection to Improve Water Treatment Efficiency

By |Drinking Water, Food & Beverage, Industrial Wastewater, Municipal Wastewater, Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

Water Treatment Methods There exist several mechanisms for water disinfection, including chlorination and chloramination, ozonation, and UV irradiation. Ordinarily, only one disinfection technique is used in a treatment train. However, there are potential benefits to combining water treatment methods in sequence, including energy and cost savings and a safer product water. Potential Benefits of Combination [...]

3 11, 2016

How to Monitor pH for a Denim Manufacturing Process

By |Industrial Water Treatment|

Origins of Blue Jeans and the Denim Manufacturing Process Two things made denim blue jeans revolutionary when they were invented by Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss in 1873. First, they were made from a sturdy material, denim, which Davis bought from Strauss. Second, Davis used a metal rivet at the points where pants most often [...]

19 10, 2016

A Smart Alternative to Benchtop pH Meters for Education

By |pH|

Teaching pH in Schools and Colleges Chemistry is an important subject taught at schools, colleges and universities all around the world. One component of chemistry that is vitally important is pH — one of the key properties of any substance, which has widespread implications in industrial, pharmaceutical, and other commercial applications, such as food [...]

4 10, 2016

How to Prevent Pollution Through Stormwater Monitoring

By |Environmental, Industrial Wastewater|

Environmental Impact of Stormwater Monitoring Stormwater runoff from industrial facilities can pose a threat to the environment, as precipitation may pick up pollutants and wash them into local water systems. The results can be devastating: habitat degradation, siltation of rivers and depletion of fish populations can all occur. Because of these risks, stormwater runoff [...]

8 09, 2016

Sensorex Expands UV Transmittance Offerings with Submersible Sensor

By |Company News, Products|

Sensorex Expands UV Transmittance Offerings with Submersible Sensor UVT-LED-SW delivers efficient, accurate UV transmittance monitoring for municipal wastewater applications The UVT-LED-SW UV Transmittance Sensor provides continuous monitoring for accurate UV disinfection dosing. The probe delivers fast, accurate, UV transmittance readings in open channel wastewater treatment applications where UV disinfection is used. With proper dosing adjustment [...]

2 09, 2016

How to Monitor Aquarium Water pH and Other Water Quality Parameters

By |pH, Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

The Importance of Aquarium Water Quality Like all organisms, the fish and aquatic plants in your aquarium rely on highly specific environments in order to survive. These essential conditions vary from species to species and depend on the environment in which they evolved. Aquarium Water pH pH measures the acidity or alkalinity of water. A [...]

12 08, 2016

Why did the Olympic diving pool turn green? It probably wasn’t algae.

By |Swimming Pool & Spa|

What's up with the green pool at the Rio 2016 Olympics? The Olympic diving pool was closed Friday morning, after the water turned green. According to a Rio 2016 spokesperson, diving training was cancelled in order to accommodate cleaning efforts to return the pool to its normal blue color. The pool water first turned green [...]

14 07, 2016

pH Calculation by Differential Conductivity Measurement in Pure and Ultra-Pure Water

By |Conductivity, Water Measurement Tips & Tricks|

Summary In all kinds of water steam cycles, the correct pH measurement in power plants play a key factor in corrosion risk surveillance. A measurement with a glass pH electrode is possible but requires a pH probe designed for low conductivity, high temperatures and pressure. An accurate pH value can also be obtained by measuring the [...]

13 07, 2016

Video: What You Need to Know About Produce Washing

By |Agriculture and Farming, Food & Beverage|

This 15 minute webinar recording explains how produce wash water is monitored to ensure that fruits and vegetables are kept safe and clean.