Apparatus and Method for Real-time, in Situ Monitoring of Water Quality

Non-Confidential description of the invention

The invention is a river/lake water monitoring system, it is a highly stable, modular buoy platform enough to provide a strong base for real-time in situ monitoring of river water quality variables, powered by different energy harvesting systems integrated in modular form. It has a sensor housing and cleaning system, special emphasis is devoted to the invention design, such that it improves or is implemented in fabricating a lighter and smaller buoy for deployment in rivers, a system capable of integrating a range of water quality measuring sensors and equipment & is able to integrate different energy harvesting systems (photovoltaic panels, wind turbine and vortex induced vibration system) and environmental protection of installed systems.


Mr. Pawandeep Singh Matharu (Sr. Proj. Engg., ME), Dr. Bishakh Bhattacharya (ME)



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