Nantucket lighthouse
Nantucket User Groups Share FlowCam to Monitor Water Quality at Shellfish Hatchery
Excessive nutrients in Nantucket’s harbors cause several negative impacts on existing habitats. These impacts include eelgrass loss, decreased …
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FlowCam collage of cyanobacteria
FlowCam Cyano is Part of a Proactive Water Quality Monitoring Effort
This past summer in June, The Gaffney Board of Public Works (GBPW), in South Carolina, issued a water quality advisement and posted signs around Lake …
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The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians members in canoe on water at sunset
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians Integrate FlowCam into Environmental Stewardship Programs
The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) recently received long-awaited funding to purchase a FlowCam Cyano …
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WCMC volunteer using a plankton net to collect samples for FlowCam Cyano analysis
Community Groups Take HAB Monitoring Into Their Own Hands, Recognize Need for Formal Strategic Guidelines
Harmful algal blooms can have a detrimental effect on the environment and on human and animal health. As a result of climate change, water utilities …
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Misty Klein of Austin Water using FlowCam
Austin Water Uses FlowCam to Detect Harmful Algal Blooms
Austin Water, the City of Austin, Texas' water utility, recently purchased a FlowCam Cyano instrument. Austin Water first learned about the …
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Hand holding test tubes
New FlowCam Technical Notes: Using Preservatives with Phytoplankton Samples
Aquatic scientists often need to store natural samples for a period of time before processing them using FlowCam. There are multiple preservatives …
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Greater Cincinnati Water Works group photo from FlowCam training
Greater Cincinnati Water Works Uses FlowCam Cyano to Monitor Source Water
Applications Scientist, Kay Johnson has spent this week in Cincinnati training new FlowCam users at the Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) on …
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Stock photo of harmful algal bloom
Successfully Detecting Algal Blooms with Flow Imaging Microscopy
"After receiving hundreds of complaints, the City of Wichita Falls, Texas, developed a plan for monitoring harmful algal blooms to detect and …
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FlowCam images of Microcystis harmful algae colonies
Using FlowCam and Machine Learning to Classify Microcystis at the Genus and Species Levels
The FlowCam was recently used by a team led by Natasha Barteneva of Nazarbayev University to develop a method for the classification of Microcystis …
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Cyanobacteria monitoring collaborative group photo
City of Worcester Will Integrate FlowCam Cyano for Proactive Water Quality Monitoring
The City of Worcester, MA has purchased a FlowCam Cyano to help expand a volunteer water quality monitoring program. The effort is led by …
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Water quality operator testing water on a dock
Eliminate Taste-and-Odor Events With Cost-Effective Algae Control
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) publication, Opflow, has featured another story this month on the benefits of proactive algae monitoring …
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Microscope images in dryer lint
Using Flow Imaging Microscopy to Assess Properties of Pollutive Dryer Lint
The FlowCam has been used in marine and freshwater applications since its invention in 1999. Since then, it has been found to be valuable across many …
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