Advanced technology for environmental monitoring
The bbe Algae Toximeter analyses water for the presence of toxic substances by recording the activity of algae cells under the influence of a sample stream. Based on the fluorescence measurement of chlorophyll bbe has developed a sensitive method for the detection of hazardous compounds in samples of
e.g. water supply systems, rivers, treatment plants, soil recultivation and sewers. Continuous biological monitoring with the bbe Algae Toximeter enables the detection and warning of toxic discharges.
The instrument records the amount and duration of these discharges. Rapid response and a record of the incidents are made promptly available to the responsible authority. Thus, bbe biomonitoring systems are well-suited to prevent wilful or negligent damage to water supplies and are already in use for the long-term surveillance of water quality around the world.