Modern Water installs nation's first-of-its-kind continuous toxicity monitor

Modern Water has launched an updated continuous toxicity monitor using its Microtox technology - the first in the United States.

Jan. 28, 2015 -- Modern Water plc (AIM:MWG), owner of water technologies for the production of freshwater and monitoring of water quality, has launched an updated continuous toxicity monitor (CTM) using its Microtox® technology -- the first of its kind in the United States.

The first unit was installed just after its launch at one of Aqua America's water treatment plants in the state of Pennsylvania. It is currently pilot testing the Microtox CTM at the source water intake at one of its sites.

The Microtox CTM has truly continuous monitoring. It is a site-based, broad-range monitor that continuously measures the chemical toxicity of several thousand chemicals in any water source and is able to provide an instant indication of the water quality.

The unit will protect water by providing an early warning of any deliberate or accidental contamination events. Additionally, the Microtox can be configured for wastewater and other drinking water applications.

Microtox requires a low level of skill for both operation and maintenance and has a four-week autonomous operating cycle.

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About Modern Water

Modern Water owns, installs and operates membrane technology and develops and supplies advanced systems for water monitoring. Its shares trade on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange. The company's patented forward osmosis (FO) technology's benefits include lower energy consumption and lessen environmental impact in a variety of industries. With a sales presence in almost 60 countries, its Monitoring Division includes a leading real-time continuous toxicity monitor and trace metal analyzers for monitoring the quality of drinking water. For more information, visit


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