Chemicals

Chemical hazards, product transparency
Jul 8 2016
UL announced it has launched the Product Lens report, a new chemical disclosure tool to meet marketplace product transparency demands, which provides...
May 27 2016
Every year, serious health and safety violations force thousands of public pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds to close, according to a report...
open access article, WER, article, research, study, EPS, flocculants, water
May 12 2016
The open access article for the May 2016 edition of Water Environment Research (WER) examines the use of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) as...
Congress, Earth Day, water treatment, water, delegation, Washington D.C.
Apr 26 2016
April 22 marked National Earth Day, bringing awareness to the environmental conditions impacting the nation’s water supply. With water contamination...
NSF/ANSI 50 pool spa chemicals
Oct 2 2015
Global public health organization NSF Intl. has published the first American National Standard to address the health effects of pool and spa...
blue white proportional feed system
Apr 6 2015
A proportional feed system will maintain a constant chemical-injection-to-water-flow ratio, regardless of changes in the system’s flow rate or...
ge_biocide cooling towers
Jan 28 2015
Spectrus TD1100E is a non-oxidizing microbiological control agent used to kill or control growth of microbial populations in open evaporative cooling...
The Havasupai Indian Reservation, known for its waterfalls, Arizona
Jan 14 2015
Supai, Ariz., is the capital of the Havasupai Indian Reservation in the western Grand Canyon. The reservation is the site of some of the country’s...
Paper Factory, Water Quality, Fouling
Jan 14 2015
The pulp and paper industry is one of the heaviest users of water within the North American industrial economy, requiring an average of 54 cu...
Dec 18 2014
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants...
University of Michigan, Michigan, Green, Water, Mexel, Water Treatment, Cooling
Dec 17 2014
The University of Michigan is partnering with the U.S. division of French water purification company Mexel to perform a 12-month demonstration using...
Cyanobacteria, Toxic Algae, Water, Warm Climates, Lund University
Oct 23 2014
A "super detector" that can track the traces of a lump of sugar in the Baltic Sea was the starting point for a potentially life-saving technique...
mexel_chemical water treatment_cooling tower
Jul 18 2014
On April 11, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its 2014 to 2018 Strategic Plan, with goals that include protecting U.S. waters...
Harwil Corp. Vice President Ellis Anderson
Jul 1 2014
Ellis Anderson has been named vice president of Harwil Corp. Harwil is a manufacturer of flow switches, level switches, chemical feed controls and...
axeon membrane chemicals
Jun 13 2014
Axeon Water Technologies offers a line of proprietary chemicals specially formulated to minimize the harmful effects of foulants, maximize the...
North Carolina Coal Ash Spill Duke Energy February 2014
Feb 7 2014
Another huge coal ash spill has polluted a river and currently threatens public drinking water supplies. On Feb. 3, Duke Energy reported that it...
Miox Corp. Operation Blessing Intl. Typhoon Hiyan Chemical Generators
Nov 20 2013
MIOX Corp. has partnered with Operation Blessing Intl. (OBI), one of the largest charities in America, for disaster relief efforts in the Philippines...
MIOX Corp. Veolia Distribution Agreement
Oct 10 2013
MIOX Corp. signed a distribution agreement with Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies for cooling tower water treatment, wastewater reuse,...
Cleritas Blue Earth Labs Chemical Scale Control U.S. Patent Office
Oct 3 2013
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded U.S. Patent 8,518,270 directed to methods encompassing use of the Blue Earth Labs’ Clearitas (...
pro products_potassium permanganate
Aug 30 2013
The new Pot Perm Plus formula is more soluble and effective in converting dissolved iron and manganese to insoluble oxides, which can be easily...