Water Quality Monitoring

Water Quality Monitoring


First in its class, A.U.G. Signals’ TRITON Intelligent Water Surveillance® provides the world’s most sensitive, accurate and fast-response solutions in real-time continuous drinking water surveillance. Using the most advanced online water quality sensors, superior spectrometer and signal processing technologies, TRITON empowers government authorities and water facilities to preventively manage any contamination events, effectively protecting public health, meeting World Health Organization (WHO) standards and avoiding the potential social and economic losses associated with these events.

TRITON’s key benefits include:

  • 24/7 real-time online protection, testing every 10 seconds
  • Accuracy
  • Self-learning
  • Customization
  • Minimal false alarm
  • Centralized and mobile control
  • Ease of deployment and operation
  • Low maintenance
  • 24/7 online protection every 10 seconds and real-time reporting every 2 minutes, with alarms sent to any assigned mobile devices
  • Accurate, reliable and fast detection of water contamination and estimation of the level of threat to people
  • Low operational cost and compact configuration, with low water and energy consumption
  • Minimal false alarm rate as a result of AUG’s unique signal processing technology
  • Flexible for use in existing infrastructure, with easy deployment, maintenance and operations
  • Fully-customizable, remotely accessible and versatile solutions

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (W x H x D) 112 x 76 x 23 cm
Mounting Options Floor stand (1 m tall), wall mounting or table mounting
Display 17” LCD Touch Monitor
Operating Temperature 5–40°C
Storage Temperature 5–45°C
Humidity (ex. 90%, at 40oC) 90% (Maximum)
Weight 50 kg (110 lb)
Communication Ethernet network
Line voltage 110 VAC
Power Consumption 350 W
Sample Inlet (OD of tube connection) 1/4″ (6.4 mm)
Sample Flow 150–200 mL/min
Sample Pressure 14–10,000 kPa (Operating water pressure)
Sample Temperature 4–45 ± 2°C
Waste/drain (ID of connection) 3/4″ (19 mm)
Waste/drain pressure Atmospheric
Enclosure Material Polycarbonate 


Monitoring/Detection Capabilities

Water Quality Parameters Detection Range
Turbidity 0.001–5.000 NTU
pH 0.00–14.00
ORP -1500–1500 mV
Conductivity 0.0–20,000.0 µs/cm
Temperature -10.0–100.0 °C
Free Chlorine 0.00–5.00 mg/L
Contaminants Minimum Detection Limit (MDL) Detection Accuracy at MDL
Nitrate 1 mg/L (as N) 91%
Nitrite 0.1 mg/L (as N) 80%
Copper 1 mg/L (as Cu2+) 80%
Iron 0.1 mg/L (as Fe3+) 90%
Chromate 10 μg/L (as Cr6+) 85%
2,4-D 10 μg/L 87%

Technologies Utilized

Water Quality Parameters Measurement Technology
Turbidity Nephelometric method for Turbidity (NTU)
pH Glass bulb electrode for pH (pH units)
ORP Potentiometric method for ORP (mV)
Conductivity Conductivity cell method for specific conductance (μS/cm)
Temperature Thermistor for temperature (°C or °F)
Free Chlorine DPD-colorimetric method for total/free chlorine residual
Contaminants Detection/Quantification Technology
Nitrate, nitrite, copper, iron, chromate, 2,4-D UV-Visible absorption spectrometry (200—1100 nm) and statistical target classification technology.