Source Water Monitoring
Rivers, lakes, reservoirs, springs and groundwater can all act as source water for public supply networks and household use. Protecting water resources from contaminants and delivering clean water is a primary concern for water resource managers and treatment plants. Real-time water quality measurements, especially at raw water intake points, help to ensure that the water being supplied to public networks is safe for consumption.
Typical Source Water Monitoring System
Ensuring safe and clean water supplies are delivered starts with knowing the water quality at the intake. Source water monitoring stations are installed near or at source water locations to provide the background data necessary to implement the best water treatment regimes.
The X2 data logger is the central component of NexSens automated source water monitoring systems. It is compatible with a wide range of sensor types and manufacturers and can transmit real-time data to the WQData LIVE web datacenter via radio, cellular, or satellite telemetry. WQData LIVE has a suite of data management tools and sends alerts via email or SMS text message when critical thresholds are exceeded.
Flexible mounting options for the X2 simplify installation on existing infrastructure or inside water treatment facilities. Power is supplied with SP-series solar power packs or connection to mains power.
NexSens source water monitoring systems typically incorporate multiparameter water quality sondes including those from YSI, Hydrolab, Eureka, In-situ and others. A wide range of industry-standard sensors are compatible for measurement of temperature, pH, conductivity, oxygen levels, nutrients, presence of algae and more.
Contact a NexSens Applications Engineer today to discuss your source water monitoring application.
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