Navigation Links
NTU start-up launches world's first 3-in-1 water monitoring system
Date:6/20/2012

will reduce the time spent on troubleshooting and any unscheduled downtime across the plant facility."

"By replacing a defective membrane filter in time, the plant operator can avoid damaging downstream water treatment processes. It would also mean that individual failed filters can now be replaced as and when it is required, compared to the conventional standard procedure of replacing multiple filters at regular intervals," Dr Yeo added.

The technology is funded by the Environment & Water Industry Programme Office's (EWI) Tech Pioneer Scheme, and supported by the Singapore National Research Foundation under its Environmental & Water Technologies Strategic Research Programme. EWI was set up in 2006 to spearhead the growth of Singapore's water industry. Through funding promising research projects, the EWI aims to foster leading-edge technologies and create a thriving and vibrant research community in Singapore.

"The Membrane Integrity Sensor, a key component of the Memshield system, has the potential to provide effective monitoring of low pressure membrane systems without increasing cost of operation for water treatment plants. We welcome individuals and organisations to step forward with more of such exciting R&D ideas that will benefit Singapore's water eco-system and potentially the global water industry," said Mr Harry Seah, Chief Technology Officer, PUB, Singapore's national water agency and Director of Technology Development, EWI.

To be showcased at the upcoming Singapore International Water Week held from 1-5 July at Sands Expo & Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands, Memshield is now being tested by PUB, at the Bedok Waterworks and Chestnut Avenue Waterworks.

Two other large water companies in France and Australia have also recently purchased the system for trial.

A typical water treatment plant which processes 200,000 cubic meters of water daily will require about 10 to 12 Memshield units, with each costi
'/>"/>

Contact: Lester Kok
lesterkok@ntu.edu.sg
65-679-06804
Nanyang Technological University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Digicel Launches Worlds First Biometric Identification System For International Money Transfers
2. Spectros Launches OnCall Wireless Remote Access for T-Stat
3. NIST launches new website to educate industry about alternatives to mercury thermometers
4. PuraMed BioScience®, Inc., Launches a Marketing Blitz for LipiGesic® M, Its Clinically-Tested Migraine Pain Reliever in the Denver, CO Region to Coincide with the NACDSs Marketplace 2012 Trade Convention
5. NineSigma Launches NineSights, the Worlds First Open Innovation Social Media Destination for Innovation Seekers and Solution Providers
6. MindSpec launches online Autism Reading Room
7. Wiley-Blackwell launches new open-access journal: Food Science & Nutrition
8. WanderID Launches Breakthrough ID Product for Children, Seniors
9. Thomson Reuters Launches Life Sciences Partner Ecosystem to Drive Collaborative R&D Drug Processes
10. Clinical trial launches to see whether vitamin D helps treat multiple sclerosis
11. Elsevier launches new journal Algal Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/21/2014)... new strains of bacteria have emerged that resist even ... drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis and staphylococcus, infect more than ... Despite the urgent need for new treatments, scientists have ... past decade. , MIT engineers have now turned a ... system that can disable any target gene, they have ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... developed a protein therapy that disrupts the process that ... sites, travel through the blood stream and start aggressive ... known as metastasis, can cause cancer to spread with ... succumb to cancer fall prey to metastatic forms of ... bioengineering who describes a new therapeutic approach in ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... University of Oklahoma biology professor will study the unique ... that could eventually benefit people,s health. The OU ... the energy required to produce the signals used to ... electric signals at a rate of 500-600 discharges a ... for the electric fish are extreme, but necessary for ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Battling superbugs 2Battling superbugs 3Battling superbugs 4Stanford researchers create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer from spreading 2Stanford researchers create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer from spreading 3Stanford researchers create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer from spreading 4
... Hidenori Ichijo and Hideki Nishitoh (The University of Tokyo) ... genetics of ALS. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also ... fatal neurological disease involving the degeneration and death of ... the most common neuromuscular diseases worldwide, affecting as roughly ...
... sturgeons, more caviar will be exported from Caspian Sea ... of unacceptably permissive new trade quotas announced Thursday by ... Most sturgeon species are endangered and some, like beluga ... damage this ancient fish,s chance of recovery and survival, ...
... New research* shows that while engineered nanomaterials can ... food chain from single celled organisms to higher ... and there was no evidence of the nanomaterials ... results observed by researchers from the National Institute ...
Cached Biology News:New CITES quotas allow more caviar export, further jeopardize endangered sturgeon 2New CITES quotas allow more caviar export, further jeopardize endangered sturgeon 3New CITES quotas allow more caviar export, further jeopardize endangered sturgeon 4Research measures movement of nanomaterials in simple model food chain 2
(Date:9/22/2014)... of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in a mouse model ... in several groups of CTCs, including significant differences from ... to generate metastases. In their study reported in ... investigators from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center ... unexpected factors that may prove to be targets for ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... developed a unique nanoscale device that for the ... discovery could have major implications for creating faster ... communication. , The research paper by University of ... Li and his graduate student Huan Li has ... October issue of Nature Nanotechnology . , ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Lawrence ... President John DeGioia on Friday renewed their institutional ... an additional five years to expand the collaborative ... nonproliferation and global climate, energy and environmental sciences. ... an MOU originally signed in December 2009 and ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Sept. 22, 2014 US demand to rise ... specialty biocides is forecast to rise 3.9 percent per ... demand is projected to increase 1.3 percent per year ... strong rebound in construction expenditures will support demand for ... markets, while growth in consumer spending and manufacturing output ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Massachusetts General study reveals gene expression patterns in pancreatic CTCs 2Massachusetts General study reveals gene expression patterns in pancreatic CTCs 3Engineers show light can play seesaw at the nanoscale 2Lawrence Livermore Renews Pact with Georgetown University to Expand Research and Education in Science and Policy 2US Biocides Market 2US Biocides Market 3
... and PHILADELPHIA, July 4 ,Shire Limited (LSE:SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), ... earnings on,Thursday 31 July 2008, Results press ... BST / 07:00 EDT Investor meeting and conference ... Investor & Analyst meeting and conference call:, Angus ...
... Research Group has,released results from aboratory testing ... at Oregon State University which,demonstrated the Eniva ... for human cells. This third party testing ... effort to further identify,mechanisms by which the ...
... Vasogen Inc.,(NASDAQ: VSGN ; TSX:VAS) today announced that ... its cash burn rate. As previously,announced, the Company ... acquisitions and mergers. In conjunction with this,process, the ... its VP,series of drugs, and has determined that ...
Cached Biology Technology:Shire Ltd - Second Quarter 2008 Results Date Notification - 31 July 2008 2Eniva VIBE(R) Nutraceutical Tested at Linus Pauling Micronutrient Research Institute and Found to Possess DNA Protective Properties 2Vasogen Provides Corporate Update 2
Request Info...
These macrocarriers are for the biolistic PDS-1000 He and Hepta systems. Supplied as 500 macrocarriers....
... 211 ] affinity isolated antibody aqueous solution ... (without Mg 2+ and Ca 2+ ), ... protease free) and 0.05% sodium azide. a synthetic ... Hck that contains tyrosine 207 and serine 209 ...
High voltage electrophoresis power supply...
Biology Products: