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Safety Solutions for the Water Treatment Industry - Wastewater Treatment – Man at wastewater treatment plant

Safety Solutions for the Water Treatment Industry

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Protection from Environmental Hazards in Water Treatment

Combustible gases, hazardous biosolids, volatile chemicals – these are some of the dangers workers encounter on a daily basis in water treatment plants, sewer systems, tanks, and pipelines.

For more than 100 years, Dräger has provided reliability and durability for the detection of and protection against volatile chemicals and gases. Keep your workers and facilities safe, with a full range of products including personal gas monitoring, personal protective equipment, stationary gas detection, and escape devices.

Fixed Gas Detection Solutions

Whether you’re looking to protect individuals or the entire facility, you can trust Dräger for precise and reliable detection against CL, H2S, O3, CO and CO2 as well as a lack of oxygen.

Regard 7000 Gas & Fire Detection Control System

Regard 7000 Gas & Fire Detection Control System

When you need to monitor and analyze a number of various gases and vapors, the Dräger REGARD® 7000 is a modular and highly expandable analysis tool. 

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Polytron® 8700 IR Fixed Gas Detection System

Polytron® 8700 IR Fixed Gas Detection System

The Dräger Polytron® 8700 IR is an advanced explosion proof transmitter for the detection of combustible gases in the lower explosion limit (LEL).

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CSE Solutions

With our gas monitoring devices, personal protective equipment and our support, you can be protected. You benefit from our recommendation on best product mix for CSE and the experience resulting from our confined space entry trainings for people of diverse industries.

Draeger PAS Colt – emergency escape breathing apparatus – Man demonstrating device

Draeger PAS Colt – emergency escape breathing apparatus

Combining versatility, ease-of-use, and the latest in breathing apparatus design, Dräger’s PAS® Colt is among the most technologically advanced, short duration, and emergency escape units available.

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Dräger X-am 3500 and X-am 8000 Portable Multi-gas detector devices

Dräger X-am 3500 and X-am 8000 Portable Multi-gas detectors

The Dräger X-am® 3500 and the Dräger X-am® 8000 are especially designed for clearance measurements of toxic, flammable gases and vapors. The innovative signaling design and handy accessories ensure optimum safety and easy handling.

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Dräger X-am 2500 Pump - Operation with Dräger

Dräger X-am 2500 Pump

Dräger’s X-am® 2500 accurately detects O2, CO, NO2, SO2 and H2S and is the only 1-4 gas monitor you need in industrial and refinery applications. The X-am® 2500 combines reliable sensor technology with long battery life and intuitive operation in an instrument that defines safety. 

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Escape Solutions

In case of emergency, you need to protect your workers from injury. Dräger offers easy-to-use escape hoods and other respiratory protection devices that protect the safety of your workforce. See how we can help you.

Dräger PARAT Escape Hood – Man wearing product

Dräger PARAT Escape Hood

Dräger PARAT escape hoods are designed to be easily donned and protect users from toxic industrial and fire-related gases, vapors and particles for up to 15 minutes.

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Dräger Saver CF N (NIOSH) – Man demonstrating product

Dräger Saver CF N (NIOSH)

The Dräger Saver CF N constant flow Emergency Escape Breathing Apparatus allows safe, effective, and uncomplicated escape from hazardous environments.

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Water Treatment Industry Solutions

The cleaning and treatment of fresh water and sewage is associated with hazards just as much as the maintenance of the sewage system itself.

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Facts & Figures in Water Treatment – Infrographic
Facts & Figures in Water Treatment

Did you know that clean water is an extremely scarce resource and only 2.5% of all global water resources is fresh water? Learn more about the water treatment industry and its specific safety needs.


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Chlorine Gas Detection guide

Chlorine is one of the most common substances used for disinfection in the Water Treatment Industry. Find out how you can increase the reliability and efficiency of chlorine detection

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Confined Space Entries guide

Little space, lack of oxygen and hazardous substances: Entering manholes, ducts and vaults carries many risks. Be prepared and check out our expert tips for entering confined spaces in the Water Treatment Industry.

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Solutions for Chlorine Gas Detection

Chlorine gas is one of the most common environmental hazards for water treatment workers. Learn more about Dräger’s solutions for chlorine gas detection.

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Dräger VOICE brings you relevant information on hazardous substances

Dräger VOICE: your hazardous substance database

Dräger VOICE is an essential tool for gaining expert knowledge on the safe handling of hazmats. It brings you up-to-date information on more than 1,700 hazardous substances and their physiochemical characteristics – and helps you protect your team in their work environments. Simply type a substance name into the tool and get vital information including workplace exposure limits, recommended gas detection solutions and recommended respiratory and chemical protection equipment.

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Application Notes

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Water Treatment - Application Note

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Safety excellence and smart operations with Focus FS


Focus FS is a cloud-based software platform that drives effective safety and operational performance for industrial worksites. Flexible, intuitive solutions give you the tools you need to streamline safety programs, maintain assets, and respond to incidents across your organization. Analytics and reporting provide insights which can be leveraged to facilitate accountability, corrective actions, and risk mitigation during safety operations.

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