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Continuous Toxicity Monitor with 2 measurements per second capability wins innovation award

Modern Water’s Microtox CTM, which reduces the risk of missed toxicity events

A Continuous Toxicity Monitor capable of taking two measurements per second, compared to conventional on-line toxicity monitors that only take intermittent samples and provide only one test result in typically 15-30 minutes, has won a 2018 New Product Innovation Award.

The award for Modern Water’s Microtox® Continuous Toxicity Monitor (CTM) Series follows meticulous evaluation of a range of water quality monitors by internationally recognized market research firm Frost & Sullivan.

Based on its strong overall performance, the Microtox® CTM was recognised for how it reduces the risk of missed toxicity events by taking two measurements per second.

The Microtox® CTM continuously measures the chemical toxicity of a water source to give an instant indication of water health and is capable of detecting a broad range of toxic chemicals and compounds (over 2700 different chemicals).

Doug Workman, President of Modern Water’s Monitoring Division, commented:

“This Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan’s extensive study is important recognition of the technological developments we’ve made in our advanced bioluminescence technology Platform. Our Microtox® CTM offers a fully autonomous operating cycle for monitoring water quality, yet only requires a low level of skill for both operation and maintenance”.

“The capability of the Microtox® Series in applications such drinking water and municipal waste water intake protection is bringing us continued success in Europe, North America, the EU and Asia”.

Modern Water owns, installs and operates world leading membrane technology and develops and supplies advanced systems for water monitoring. Its shares trade on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market.

The innovative technology company has developed and commercialised world-leading patented Forward Osmosis desalination technology which can be used in a variety of industries. Its benefits include lower energy consumption, improved water quality and lower environmental impact.

With a sales presence in almost 60 countries, the Group’s Monitoring Division includes the leading real-time continuous toxicity monitor Microtox® series and trace metal analysers for monitoring the quality of drinking water.

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