Wouldn’t it be great if?

Understanding what is happening in water bodies, such as rivers and dams, presents several challenges.  They are often remote, large, with complex layouts and not readily accessible.  Yet, it is important to monitor water quality, measure temperature and depth, and inspect the banks for damage.  Sending people in vehicles and boats is expensive and presents […]

DO NOT DRINK: Water warning issued for 99 Melbourne suburbs

Victorians have been slammed again.In the middle of a strict COVID-19 lockdown, last night’s storm caused 99 Melbourne suburbs to be issued with a ‘Do Not Drink’ notice : https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-28/yarra-valley-water-users-told-to-boil-water-after-storms/12605930, and https://www.3aw.com.au/do-not-drink-contaminated-water-warning-for-88-melbourne-suburbs/ More than 250,000 households have been affected but from available information, it seems the ‘Do Not Drink’ warning was issued on a precautionary […]

Why did Romaqua decide to install a Coliminder®?

Romaqua’s plant in Borsec Romania, one of Europe’s biggest and most modern mineral water bottling facilities with a capacity of 2 million litres per day, is now equipped with a ColiMinder®. The ColiMinder® is installed to safeguard Romaqua’s product quality, providing permanent and fully automated monitoring of microbiological quality for both naturally carbonated and still […]

Q: What does the Viennese waltz have to do with water quality?

A: Everything Seibold Wasser, headquartered in Vienna, Austria, has developed a unique family of water quality analysers, known as “COMPOSER”. The COMPOSER analysers are automated, online metals analysers. They are based on the colorimetric method, using proprietary non-toxic reagents, and can be easily converted from measuring one metal to measuring a different metal. There are […]

Australia’s First Coliminder Installed at Bathurst

Optimos Group is pleased to announce that, the first Coliminder on-line bacterial monitoring system to arrive in Australia, is up and running. Bathurst Regional Council has installed the Coliminder as part of its continuing work to improve water security for its customers in a period of extended and severe water shortage. The Coliminder, from Vienna [...]

Optimos Solutions and EcoDetection Announce a Collaboration in Real Time Monitoring

EcoDetection, an Australian company based in Melbourne, has developed a unique and powerful technology for near real time monitoring of a wide range of dissolved anions and cations, to low ppb levels. Currently capable of measuring anions including nitrate, nitrite, phosphate, sulphate, fluoride, chlorate and more – and cations including ammonium, potassium and sodium with […]