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Covid-19 Update

  • Date: 01/04/2020
  • Category: News

Protection of and Support for Critical National Infrastructure The UK Government has listed the Water and Sewerage Utilities as part of the Critical National Infrastructure: Utilities, communication and financial services This includes staff needed for …

2G and 3G switch offs. What’s the future of comms protocols for the water industry?

  • Date: 11/03/2020
  • Category: Blog

Sales director for Detectronic, Neil Butler, explores the imminent 2G/3G sunset and explores the question: ‘what’s the future of comms protocols for the water industry?’ Over the next few years, 2G and 3G networks will …


We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted in three categories in the Water Industry Awards 2020. Celebrating excellence and rewarding outstanding achievement and innovation in the UK water industry, the Water Industry Awards are …


Technical sales specialist, Gary Fricke, has joined Detectronic to lead business development in Canada and North America. Based in London, Ontario, Gary will be working closely with our in-country partner, water management solutions provider, Smart …

What is important about trade effluent from food and beverage plants?

As with all trade effluent, it is imperative to completely understand your food or beverage plant’s entire trade effluent process. Only with a full comprehension and insight can regulatory compliance be achieved, and improvements made …

A brief history of ultrasonic flow meters

You may be given to thinking that ultrasonic flow meters are a relatively recent invention. Not so. The history of ultrasonic flow meters spans some six decades. It first began in Japan with Japanese physicist, …

Biological wastewater treatment

There are typically three types of wastewater. ‘Blackwater’ is heavily polluted wastewater; ‘Greywater’ is a lesser polluted wastewater and ‘Stormwater’ is the rainwater runoff collected from roofs and concreted surfaces. When treating wastewater that contains …

Multi-site and large water users

If you are operating a large business with lots of staff or one with multiple sites, you are likely to be a large water user. At Detectronic we have a range of services that are …

Measuring Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in water

The measurement of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in water is a key task for every water company, as well as any business producing trade effluent. Understanding the cause and effect of TDS through robust monitoring …

A beginners guide to flow monitoring

Flow monitoring needn’t be complex! After all, the objective of monitoring flow rates is simply to measure the volumetric or mass flow rate of water, sewage or trade effluent. Here at Detectronic we have decades …

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