ATi is celebrating the 1st Birthday of the NephNet by supplying the 300th monitor into the Utility industry within the first year of manufacturing.
We have been amazed at the success of the NephNet and the amount of interest and demand it has received, selling 300 of our groundbreaking, continuous battery powered turbidity monitors to 13 different water companies with excellent results, surpassing anything ATi could have imagined.
With companies using the NephNet for various applications, such as valve operations, re-zoning, filling tankers, network monitoring, flushing, step changes, leakage and even final effluent monitoring on waste water sites, it has morphed in design and specification over the past year following customer feedback.
Some final changes are currently being implemented to offer the complete package and plans to further shrink the design of the unit to allow for ‘boundary box’ applications are to be looked at in the New Year.
The NephNet was designed to demonstrate how accurate the turbidity sensor is at low levels, (due to the unique self-zero function), bringing it to the attention the various water companies who had not witnessed such quality of readings before. As a result, ATi has now established several ‘fixed’ turbidity framework agreements with more in the pipeline (pardon the pun)!
The list of NephNet users now include:
Severn Trent Water,
South West Water,
South East Water,
Sutton & East Surrey Water,
Since it’s release, ATi’s UK Sales Manager, Tristen Preger, and Technical Manager, Chris McTear, have also completed a mammoth NephNet training programme with Severn Trent Water and United Utilities, involving all area managers and their water techs.
UK Sales Manager, Tristen Preger, is thrilled with the success of the NephNet during its first year: “ATi would like to say a big thank you to Sheffield University and all water companies for their input into the final design of the NephNet. I know the UK water industry is as happy to use this equipment as much as we are of supplying it, so here’s to another great year!”