Tech Reviews

Level-Alarming Network Extension Offers Cost-Effective Monitoring Solution

Collecting flow data and knowing what is happening within an entire wastewater collection system can be a costly endeavor, especially with hundreds of manholes and miles and miles of pipe. The Hach Level-Alarming Network Extension system provides a cost-effective way to monitor more sites throughout an entire collection system and capture more data without crushing the budget.

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Wastewater Flow Monitoring System Offers Efficiency, Convenience

Combining technological advancements has led to an efficient and convenient wastewater flow monitoring solution. By coupling the convenience of wireless data delivery with the intelligence of non-contact flow monitoring, the Hach Non-Contact, Wireless Flow Monitoring System captures flow data with accuracy, reduces required maintenance and limits the risk of lost data due to sensor downtime.

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Flowmeter Captures & Stores Accurate Velocity & Level Measurements

The lightweight, battery-powered Hach FH950 handheld flowmeter captures and stores accurate velocity and level measurements, greatly simplifying the flow measurement process in both sewer flow monitoring and environmental river and stream profiling scenarios:

Case Studies

Taking Control

For years, the City of Gulfport, Miss., knew it were missing out on unbilled, underbilled or unaccounted for sewer processing fees. But without knowing a reliable way to measure the sewer flow in its particular situation, it was at a loss.

Case Studies

Wild Kingdom

Home to more than 3,000 animals representing 600 species, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is a popular attraction enjoyed by people of all ages. Behind the scenes, its facilities operations department works tirelessly to ensure that visitors have a safe and enjoyable visit. This includes the monitoring of wastewater flow.

In order to accurately determine quarterly wastewater processing fees owed to the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD), which handles its wastewater treatment, the zoo relies on its flow monitoring system to accurately capture flow data.

Case Studies

Short-Term DDS, Long-Term Solutions

When flowmeters were needed for a short-term flow monitoring project in Cibolo Creek, Texas, HMT Engineering & Surveying selected Hach's Data Delivery Services (DDS).

HMT Engineering & Surveying
A short-term lift station study requiring open channel flow monitoring is currently underway at the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority (CCMA) located in Schertz, Texas. The study is being done by HMT Engineering & Surveying in New Braunfels, Texas. The firm provides civil engineering and surveying services for clients in the private and public sectors.

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Going with the Flow

For 24 years, Martin Control Services—located in Farmington Hills, Mich.—has provided water, storm water and wastewater system flowmeter installation, operation, calibration and preventive maintenance for customers in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. Additional service offerings include engineering support, comprehensive purchasing recommendations and site evaluations. The company uses equipment from select manufacturers to ensure that it is providing its customers with the ideal instrumentation for its given application.

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Trading Up

Frazier Engineering is a civil engineering firm that serves customers in the Carolinas, Virginia and Tennessee. It has more than 18 years of experience in collection system flow monitoring. In addition to flow monitoring services, Frazier provides sewer system planning and design, as well as sanitary sewer rehabilitation redesign.

When new flow monitoring equipment was required to update Frazier’s fleet, it selected Hach FL900 Series flow loggers.

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Flowing Free

Trout Unlimited, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1959, has over 400 chapters, 30 offices and 140,000 members who are dedicated to the mission of conserving, protecting and restoring North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. Its membership remains steadfast in its commitment “to ensure that robust populations of native and wild coldwater fish once again thrive within their North American range, so that our children can enjoy healthy fisheries in their home waters.”


Hach Announces New Sensor Technologies

Hach Company Flow Meter Products & Services has announced that the Hach FL900 Series flow meter family now includes an extensive selection of sensor technologies that accurately and efficiently solve sewer flow monitoring challenges.


Hach Announces New Water Analysis Kit for Hydraulic Fracturing

Hach Co. has announced the new Hydraulic Fracturing Water Analysis Kit. Offering onsite results in an easy-to-use, rugged, portable case, the kit covers key parameters critical to water analysis in oil and gas applications, including source water, fracturing fluid, flowback water, produced water, drilling fluids and enhanced oil recovery.