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Showcasing our Irrigation Control capabilities at Fieldays 2017

Aquamonix teamed up with our partners at Precision Farming to showcase our Irrigation Control and Monitoring capabilities at the NZ Agricultural Fieldays 2017 exhibition.  Fieldays is a massive 4-day event, which attracted over 100,000 visitors and was hosted at the Mystery Creek Events Centre, Hamilton. Based in NZ, Precision Farming are the leaders in automated reporting of fertiliser applications and compliance.  Dispersal of effluent on dairy farms is a newly introduced compliance metric, to ensure effluent is spread evenly and routinely to prevent runoff events or leaching. The Aquamonix Emflux electromagnetic flow meters and Hybrid Control units are being teamed up with Precision Farming’s GPS technology to trace the movements … Read More

GreenSpan’s New and Improved Turbidity Head Has Arrived!

Our Aquamonix GreenSpan team have introduced a new and improved turbidity head onto the GreenSpan sensors range. The new turbidity head will be available from the 1st of July on all turbidity sensors (both our MP47/65 & TS1000 variations) and features some of the following improvements: Increased accuracy on turbidity readings Increased temperature stability Improved optics The ability to order customer ranges from 10NTU up to 5000NTU, allowing for integration into a wider range of applications Read out full Innovation Announcement here Further enquiries can be directed to: Kye Ridley-Smith GreenSpan Sensors Engineer 1300 797 246 Kye.Ridley-Smith@aquamonix.com.au

Mitigating Flood Risk? Aquamonix has the Answers!

Our Aquamonix Integration team are the specialists in designing, installing and maintaining complete monitoring, alerting and control solutions.We are constantly pushing the boundaries for new applications to apply our expertise. Here’s a fitting example of an installation we completed for a client developing an apartment building situated alongside the Parramatta River in Sydney.  Due to the elevated risk of public and property damage in a flood event, a robust flood warning system was incorporated into the design and construct stage of the project. The system features a water level monitoring and telemetry station in the river which communicates back to a dedicated controller in each of the three apartment buildings.  … Read More

Helping Hay to Deliver Smart Water

In Dec 2016, Hay Private Irrigation District (PID) engaged Aquamonix to design, supply and commission a fully automated water delivery system for the district’s 112 farm water outlet points.  The system uses intelligent water ordering and billing software which integrates with a range of Aquamonix manufactured equipment.  Upon completion, the system will ultimately help our customer to deliver water in a modern and efficient manner. Key features of the system include: Two way communications to the districts irrigation outlet points to receive inputs from a water meter, and control to a delivery valve. Integration of pump controllers for system management and communication of system warnings. The ability to accept external … Read More

Custom Flowmeter for Africa

Custom Flowmeter for Africa

Aquamonix have just recently completed manufacture of a DN900 custom flowmeter for supply to a specialty mineral mine in Africa.  The meter is designed for measurement of the flow of a very acidic slurry and hence it carries a 20 mm thick linatex lining. This customer continues to return to Aquamonix for the replacement of these meters because we are able to supply in a short timeframe and our solution offers the best value and life for their application.  We are working with the mine’s partner – Pentair Valves and Controls to make this happen. This is another example of Aquamonix being able to engineer a custom flowmeter design to … Read More

Glen Klinberg Joins the Team

  Following the recent acquisition of the Pentair Environmental Systems (Greenspan) Integrated Projects business, we are happy to welcome Glen Klinberg to the team. Heading up the Aquamonix Integrated Solutions (AIS) team in Brisbane, Glen is considered an old hand within the water and environmental monitoring industry, with 20 plus years’ experience to share amongst his new team. Glen joins us from Prospect Environmental and boasts an impressive portfolio of business success.  His experience and achievements, particularly in the flood and hydrographic monitoring markets, are a great fit for the Aquamonix business and we’re sure our customers will think so, too! Glen will initially work closely with the senior lead … Read More

Welcome Aboard Aquamonix Integrated Solutions!

You’ll notice we have been quiet on the news front for the last few months… that’s because we have been busy settling in with our latest addition to the Aquamonix family. We are all very excited to announce the recent acquisition of Pentair Environmental Systems (Greenspan) Integrated Projects business. November 1st 2016, marked the day that Aquamonix welcomed a team of new staff members, customers and suppliers to the fold.  The Pentair/Greenspan group are well known within the water industry for providing high quality water and environmental monitoring solutions to clients in a variety of markets including oil and gas, mining resources, flood warning and compliance monitoring. With the main … Read More

Real Skills Education MECHANICAL DESIGN PROJECT

A recent partnership between Aquamonix, Real Skills Education and the University of New South Wales has given full voice to our values of Collaboration and Simplicity. The project was devised by Aquamonix to assist a customer in far North Queensland. Temperatures on site have been known to reach 50 degrees Celsius (in the shade) so our goal was to decrease the site installation time frame, minimising safety hazards from potential dehydration and heat exhaustion.  The team’s objective was to devise a simple, lightning-fast and cost effective method to attach an Aquamonix stainless steel Smartbox enclosure to a 50mm post. The team devised four potential designs and selected their final design … Read More

The G2000 Flowmeter Has Arrived!

Introducing the Emflux G2000 water meter.  Emflux has released the G2000 Flow Meter combo designed specifically for agriculture! We are pleased to announce the release of the G2000 Flow Meter combination, specifically designed for irrigated agricultural applications, it is ideal for centre pivots, pump stations and irrigation systems, manufactured in Australia the G2000 offers quality, accuracy & reliability at a low cost! Watch our video to find out more or go to our spec sheet.

i500 Flowmeter Transmitter

Aquamonix has just updated and upgraded our brochure for the i500 flowmeter transmitter.  The i500 Electromagnetic Flowmeter is a no compromises, high accuracy, high capability, bullet-proof water and wastewater measurement device. It complies with the new Australian Standard AS/NZS 4747:2013 – Meters for Non-Urban Water Supply. It is a fully pattern approved instrument from DN50 to DN600. The meter will meet the demanding requirements for accurate metering of irrigation supplies but is equally at home in other water supply applications including urban water (recycled water, distribution network and revenue monitoring), mining and environmental monitoring. Talk to us to find out how the i500 can help you better manage your water!

Aquamonix Appoints Darren Humphris as General Manager

Darren Humphties as General Manager

Aquamonix is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Humphris to the position of General Manager. Darren joined Aquamonix just recently, bringing with him more than 30 years of industry experience and an impressive track record of success to the Aquamonix team.  He most recently held the position of Regional Lead and Business Development Manager for Pentair Environmental Systems Asia / Pacific where he was the leader for the rapid expansion of the integrated services and coastal monitoring platforms. Darren’s business success commenced many years ago when he was one of the early pioneers of the Greenspan Water Quality business, transforming it from a local business into a global products … Read More

Neil Taylor and Greenspan sensors

Neil Taylor

Aquamonix continues to go from strength to strength and is pleased to announce that Neil Taylor has joined the team as Sales Manager for Water Quality Products.  Neil joins the Aquamonix team with an impressive list of business success having recently held Senior Regional Sales and Business Development roles with Festo and Tyco – both large multinational companies.  With a strong knowledge of Water Quality products and the customers who rely on them, we’re very excited to have Neil join the team. Neil will be based in Adelaide and will lead the Business Development and Sales activities for our Water Quality Products together with the regional sales for our Water … Read More

Irrigation Australia Conference 2016

The Aquamonix team will be at the Irrigation Australia Conference.  While we won’t have a stand up, all of our sales team will be at the conference.  We are also having a customer event on Wednesday May 25th in the evening in the City.  If you are attending the conference and want to come along and find out more about our products, services and the ways we can help you measure, monitor or master your water, get in touch and we’ll arrange an invitation. Contact details of our relevant team members follow: Stephen Coutts-Smith (Emflux flowmeter products) – 0408 376 694 Don May (Rainman Irrigation Automation, Cloud based data or Remote … Read More

Flowmeter tech support capability

Technical Support capability improved

Hard on the heels of our new staff additions in Milperra, we have appointed Scott Wilson as Field Service Technician based out of our Shepparton facility. An alumnus of The University of Melbourne with a degree in Mechanical Engineering with Honours, Scott is no stranger to the water industry in Northern Victoria. With industry experience in manufacturing, product design and quality engineering, we look forward to Scott lifting our customer service and technical product skills in Victoria and southern NSW. An experienced CAD modeller and draftsman, 3D printer guru and design engineer, Scott continues to build on Aquamonix’s strong engineering and support focus.  A keen motorcyclist and workshop tinkerer with a … Read More

I500 achieves NMI pattern approval

Manly lab flow rig

Aquamonix has achieved compliance for our I500 electromagnetic flowmeter with the new irrigation utility metering standards and obtained the National Measurement Institute’s pattern approval. The approval was granted in full on 12th December 2015. The meters were tested under harsh conditions including high and low temperature (-20°C to +50°C), electric discharge, electromagnetic interference, and submersion in water to various depths, in addition to the requirement to maintain accuracy when the flow is disrupted by swirl and disturbance.  Our flowmeter is the only meter in the industry to be submitted to and passed this rigorous testing under Australian conditions at the Manly Hydraulics Laboratory. Pattern approval of these meters and compliance … Read More