Asian Environmental Technology, 2013, 17.1, 10-11.
Water Monitoring in Asia – A Brief Review of Monitoring Technologies
Joep van den Broeke
The pressure on water resources is increasing rapidly. Nowhere is this more felt than in Asia, home to 60% of the world’s population. Safeguarding and managing these precious water resources is receiving increasing priority. As part of this drive, increasing numbers of water quality monitoring instruments are being deployed. This paper presents an overview of the various types of technologies used for the monitoring of surface waters in Asia.