Argentina river water quality to be improved with new trace metal monitors

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March 17, 2014 -- The South American federal republic of Argentina has received multiple trace metal monitors to monitor Hexavalent Chrome as part of the extensive Matanza-Riachuelo river clean-up scheme, which will restore the river to a site of natural beauty.

Provided by Modern Water plc (AIM: MWG), a provider of water technologies for the production of freshwater and monitoring of water quality, the installation of three on-line OVA7000 trace metal monitors represent a continued increase in demand within the country.

A further two OVA trace metal monitors are being used to monitor a new reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment plant recently installed to remove naturally-occurring arsenic from the Matanza-Riachuelo river. The OVA products were installed in December and continuously ensure that water quality meets World Health Organisation (WHO) standards.   

Trace metal monitoring is required across a variety of production facilities, including bottled water and brewing.

See also (U.S.-related): "Agency proposes nation's first standard for hexavalent chromium"

About Modern Water

Modern Water owns, installs and operates world-leading membrane technologies and develops and supplies advanced systems for water monitoring. The company takes a global approach to providing technologies focused on addressing the scarcity of freshwater and the treatment of wastewater. For more information, visit www.modernwater.com.

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