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Intake channel

Flow-rate measurement in open channels

Durchflussmessung im offenen Gerinne

Process data

Measuring task:
Flow measurement
Measuring point:
Measuring range up to:
0 … 1 m
Process temperature:
+10 ... +30 °C
Process pressure:
0 … 0 bar
Special challenges:
Condensation, fog, wind, solar radiation


Sewage and rainwater are often transported to the treatment plant in open collection channels or flumes. The flow rate is measured at various points in these channels. Measurement of the water flow at the inlet and outlet of the treatment plant is the basis for the calculation of tariffs and operating costs.

Your benefit

High measurement accuracy, independent of temperature influence
Cost effective
Low maintenance requirements
User friendly
Flow-proportional output signal

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Level and pressure instrumentation for wastewater treatment