Water and Waste Water

Source Water Protection - Early Warning System

The Terralytix Edge Buoy and monitoring platform prove to be a valuable tool in early warning systems for source water protection.

Throughout the US streams, rivers, and lakes serve as the majority sources of drinking water, referred to as source water. Determining the quality of this precious resource is now at the forefront of federal, state and local agency agendas.

New data buoy and WIZARD reveals insights

A new data buoy and WIZARD monitoring platform deployed in the Ohio River near the Robert C. Byrd Dam is revealing key insights into the effects of dredging on endangered freshwater mussels.

WIZARD PlatformThe Ohio river is home to populations of various species of mussels that even most locals know very little about. Being little known does not mean that they are of little importance to our overall ecosystem. Freshwater mussels are not only an important food source for muskrats, waterfowl and fish but are also very important indicators of water quality.