methane monitoring system

methane monitoring system

[′meth‚ān ′män·ə·triŋ ‚sis·təm]
(mining engineering)
A system that samples methane content in mine air continuously and feeds this information into an electrical device that cuts off power in each mining machine when the methane content rises above a predetermined level.
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Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Methane Monitoring System For Mine Cruiser At Alp
Because the site was previously a land infill area for refuse, we have a special methane monitoring system in place.
At Towne Avenue Elementary School in Carson, a school adjacent to a landfill, upkeep of the methane monitoring system wasn't done for years even though Los Angeles County was paying the school district to do it.
At Poly, the methane monitoring system was the joint responsibility of the school district and the City's Bureau of Sanitation.
School board member Caprice Young, who represents a district that includes Poly High, said she became aware of the methane monitoring system on the campus during a tour of the school shortly after taking office on July 1.