Simplified Flow Monitoring from ADS Environmental Services now Available for FlowSharks

Huntsville, AL (April 25, 2012) ADS Environmental Services® today announces that Qstart™ is available for FlowShark® monitors. This new software utility, which can be instantly downloaded from the ADS website, is now available for use with most all ADS flow monitors. This latest release of Qstart also includes additional features requested by Qstart customers. These features include Modbus Interface (for FlowShark Tritons and FlowSharks), Set Time, Power Saving, Connection Type, and Collect Abort.

“ADS introduced Qstart in December for our FlowShark Tritons and the customer response has been very enthusiastic”, states Garry Wood, Vice President of Sales for ADS Environmental Services. “It was designed to simplify and improve the delivery of flow monitoring data. We are very pleased to be making it available now to an even broader customer base.”

This user friendly software allows field crews to setup and activate the ADS FlowShark Triton, FlowAlert™, RainAlert™ II, and FlowShark monitors in minutes, saving time and money in the field.Qstart also enables the user to collect and review the meter’s depth and velocity data in hydrograph and tabular views simultaneously. All data collected in Qstart can be viewed in the field and exported in CSV for import into the desktop software of the user’s choice.

The FlowShark Triton is ADS’ newest flow monitor. It is a state-of-the-art flow monitor with multiple technology sensors for unparalleled versatility and redundant monitoring in all applications. This revolutionary new fit-for-purpose monitoring device with multiple depth measurement technologies and multiple velocity measurement technologies is also an Intrinsically Safe monitor.

For more information on Qstart, and to download the software, visit and for information on the FlowShark Triton visit or call 800-633-7246.


ADS LLC develops and provides technology-based products and services for the water, wastewater, and hydroelectric industries through four divisions, ADS Environmental Services, Hydra-Stop®, Accusonic® Technologies, and IETG. ADS pioneered the industry’s first flow monitoring hardware and software products 36 years ago and today continues to provide the highest quality products and