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Sensors and Monitors Used by the Global Water Industry

09/04/2014 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Eastern

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Sensors are becoming an increasingly crucial component to actively manage water quality assets, help improve process performance and cost efficiency, and ensure safe and sustainable water for communities.  Instrumentation for the monitoring of many water quality parameters is commercially available, however, its implementation remains largely limited to a small number of basic parameters and is confined to key nodes in collection, treatment, and distribution systems, as well as water and wastewater treatment processes. A key barrier to the realization of the potential of online monitoring is the lack of publicly available information on system performance and key drivers and barriers (technical, economic, and social) to successful implementation.  

This webcast will present an overview from a recently completed study commissioned by the Global Water Research Coalition (GWRC) and managed by WERF (Project No. SENG1C11) to identify and document the types, costs (capital and operating), and real-world experiences with sensors in the global water and wastewater industry. The information was compiled in an online compendium, consisting of an online database which can be queried through a web-based front-end, as well as a published final report.  It allows users to perform application and technology-oriented searches. The compendium provides a guide to water utility managers and operators for selecting and operating real-time water quality monitoring solutions, enabling them to learn from the experience of other end users.  

Webcast Presentation Handouts 

Speakers:

  • Joep van den Broeke, Benten Water Solutions B.V.       
  • Leo Carswell, WRc plc 
  • Jorgen Jonsson, WRc plc 
  • Amit Pramanik, WERF (Moderator)

Registration Information:
There will be 2.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) offered for this webcast. Please check with your state accreditation agency to determine if you qualify.


Cooperating Organizations:

Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF)  

 
 

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