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Here you can find the Aquaread blog; the perfect place to find the latest water industry news from across the world. From the latest advancements in technology to a run down of the top industry events, you can find a huge range of information about the water monitoring and testing industry here on the Aquaread blog. We will also keep you updated on the latest big news when it comes to the Aquaread brand, such as receiving our ISO certifications. Browse through our blog articles below to make sure you never miss out on the latest water industry news and events.

Lead Didn’t Bring Down Ancient Rome, But It’s Still a Modern Menace

By : Chris Peacock |May 30, 2014 |Blog |0 Comment

Lead in Ancient Rome’s Water Was 100 Times More Than Natural Level

A scientist-led investigation in Rome has shown lead levels in water were at a considerably higher level than natural levels. The scientists believe that the high levels were around 100 times higher than what they should have been, however luckily not high enough to cause any substantial damage.
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Second journal paper published from collaboration with the University of Brighton

By : Broadbiz Web Services Ltd. |February 06, 2014 |Blog |0 Comment

Second journal paper published from collaboration with the University of Brighton

Following a blog posted on 24.05.2012 about collaboration between Aquaread and the University of Brighton, we can now report that a second paper has been published in the Earth Surface Processes and Landforms by Dr Gary Bilotta and PhD student Magdalena Grove (http://www.brighton.ac.uk/set/contact/details.php?uid=mg97).

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Aquaread Parameters in the Arctic

By : Broadbiz Web Services Ltd. |May 17, 2013 |Blog |0 Comment

In an earlier blog post we wrote about how Aquaread are supporting water testing in the Arctic. The research team from the University of Brighton have set off on their first water testing trip and are currently in Iceland. This video explains some of the work that they have been doing in the Litla-Skard catchment in windy Iceland:

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Aquaread funding aids research into developing environment-specific water quality guidelines

By : Broadbiz Web Services Ltd. |November 29, 2012 |Blog |0 Comment

KingfisherNew research from the University of Brighton could revolutionise the way the EU legislate water quality. The research led by the University’s Dr Gary Bilotta was funded jointly by Aquaread and the Engineering and Physical Research Council.The purpose of the research was to improve the European water quality guidelines and has discovered that high levels of suspended particulate matter (SPM) are actually essential to the health of some types of freshwater ecosystems. These findings could lead to changes in the way that water quality is managed to protect aquatic wildlife.

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