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5 Benefits of Radar Level Sensors for Wastewater

5 Benefits of Radar Level Sensors for Wastewater Radar level sensors, with their robustness, versatility, and reliability, are a preferred choice for wastewater applications. They provide significant operational advantages and contribute to better process control and efficiency. Here are five key benefits: 1 Performance in Harsh Conditions Radar level sensors operate effectively in harsh wastewater conditions, …

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Case Study: Remote Manhole Water Level Monitoring for Sewer System

Case Study: Remote Manhole Water Level Monitoring Challenge A utility company identified the need for real-time remote manhole water level monitoring in their sewer system to prevent overflow incidents, optimize maintenance efforts and enhance the overall efficiency of their sewer system management. Traditional methods of monitoring sewer water levels are cumbersome and lack real-time capabilities. …

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Case Study: Wastewater Level Monitoring

Case Study: Wastewater Level Monitoring Foam and ice challenges in SBR tanks overcome with ABM’s non-contact radar level sensors Level sensors are critical in controlling sequencing batch reactor (SBR) systems, monitoring liquid levels in the basins and helping to control pumps that move wastewater through the system. A municipal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) was experiencing …

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Case Study: Water Tower Remote Level Monitoring

Case Study: Remote Water Tower Level Monitoring ABM provides critical support and process feedback with remote level monitoring platform Water towers are a critical component of municipal water distribution systems. Remote water tower level monitoring is invaluable to ensure a reliable drinking water supply, maintain water distribution systems and enhance emergency response capabilities. For this …

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Sedimentation Tank Radar Level Measurement

Application Problem: A wastewater treatment plant required reliable level measurement in a sedimentation tank with surface foam and ice in the winter months. Application History: Existing radar sensors at the plant were influenced by surface foam and ice, providing unstable level measurements. The plant operator required an alternative solution to replace the unreliable radars. Solution: …

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Manhole Water Level Monitoring with Ultrasonic Sensors

Application Problem: A utilities company required a reliable and very low maintenance solution to monitor water level for a manhole application. Application History: The environment was challenging for level measurement due to the close installation to the bumpy concrete wall and obstructions such as the ladder that would cause false echoes for the level sensor. …

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Wastewater Pumping Lift Station Radar Level Measurement, level sensor

Wastewater Pumping Lift Station Radar Level Measurement

Application Problem: A wastewater pump station was experiencing too many false echoes from objects including pipes, a ladder and the grid floor. Application History: No other radar sensor brands were able to offer a non-contact sensor that would not detect echoes from pipes, ladder and grid floor with one panel removed. Solution: ABM’s non-contact radar sensor was …

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Open Channel Flow Measurement with Ultrasonic Transmitter

Application Problem: A municipal utility required a flow meter to monitor influent flow in an open channel. Application History: The influent flows into the treatment plant through a narrow open channel flume that made level measurement difficult. Solution: ABM’s non-contact mini ultrasonic level transmitter and open channel meter (OCM) were selected for the application. ABM’s …

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Wastewater Digestion Tank Sludge Level Measurement

Wastewater Digestion Tank Sludge Level Measurement

Application Problem: Digester for sludge treatment. Inside is sludge mixed with water. The process generates methane that absorbs ultrasonic waves. The environment is explosive so equipment with EX (Class 1 Div 1) approvals is required. Application History: The customer tried several ultrasonic level detectors that didn’t work because of methane. Some radar units were also …

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Liquid Level Sensor for Landfill Leachate

Liquid Level Sensor for Landfill Leachate

Application Problem: A landfill wanted to measure liquid level in a below ground (max depth 45 feet) landfill leachate sump (12-foot diameter, concrete and steel walls). This is contaminated water and atmosphere in the sump is toxic, corrosive landfill gas, 50% methane, 50% carbon dioxide, assume saturated humidity conditions, frequent hose downs of sensor and …

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