FreeUP Blog Series

What’s happening now & in the future with water

Our aim

We aim to inform and assist the public, industry and regulators with a unified system of water sensing and to put that informatin into context.

Our technology provides the data and insights and these blogs aim to assist with people’s understanding and context.

We hope that toether, insights and understanding can navigate us to a postive future of water security with minimal enviromental impact for all.

What is water pollution

What is water pollution

What is water pollution? Water pollution refers to the contamination or degradation of water bodies, including lakes, rivers, oceans, groundwater, and even drinking water sources, by various pollutants. These pollutants can be of natural origin or...

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Introduction to turbidity meters

Introduction to turbidity meters

Turbidity meter Turbidity meters are instruments used to measure the turbidity, or cloudiness, of a liquid. Turbidity is a measure of the amount of suspended particles in a liquid, and can be caused by a variety of factors such as sediment, algae,...

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How to create a rain garden

How to create a rain garden

What is a rain garden A rain garden is a landscaped area that is specifically designed to capture and filter rainwater, helping to prevent it from running off into nearby waterways. Creating a rain garden in the UK can be a great way to improve...

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What is sewage

What is sewage

Sewage Sewage is a broad term that encompasses all types of waste and wastewater produced by households and industries, It is made up of the following types of waste water: Blackwater specifically refers to wastewater that is generated by toilets...

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What is a sonde

What is a sonde

Sensor clusters by another name A sonde is a type of instrument that is used for environmental monitoring. It typically consists of a sensor or set of sensors that are used to measure various parameters, such as temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen,...

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