New supplier brings slick detection of oil spills

21 September 2022


HydroTerra is pleased to announce Estonia’s Laser Diagnostic Instruments (LDI) has joined us as a supplier of technology for the real-time detection of oil on water surfaces. LDI’s Remote Optical Watcher (ROW) Early Detection System is a non-contact sensor that’s highly accurate and easy to maintain.

The ROW detects and alerts you to unsuspecting oil spills 24/7, a useful tool in industrial and environmental water monitoring, whether at effluent discharge or influent intake points.  It successfully detects a large range of oils including motor oils, turbine oils, vegetable oils, lubricant oils, hydraulic oils, mineral oils, fuel oils, marine diesel oils, crude oils, heating oils, gas oils, bunker fuels, diesel, gasoline, kerosene, aviation fuels.

The ROW unit is available in an IECEx / ATEX certified model for use in Zone 1 hazardous areas.  Outputs include RS485 (Modbus) and 4 – 20mA for integration into control systems.

For further product information, check out the ROW Early Detection Device here.