Commercial Softening in a Salt-Sensitive World

Commercial softening provides a significant opportunity to well-grounded water improvement professionals. It requires a special skill set, similar to residential applications, but at an elevated and more detailed level. While the troubleshooting and repair methods may be more sophisticated, the basics are the same.

System configuration is more critical and variable, allowing for a wider variety of possible solutions. Choose wisely, as the cost of poor initial system selection will be exacerbated over the life of the equipment. The least expensive option is almost never the best.

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Selecting the right system for the application

Publication Date: 
July 13, 2011
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July 13, 2011
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Legacy
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22895

Water Generation Systems

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June 2011

PURA water generation systems are designed for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and veterinary industries, providing flow rates up to 36 gal per minute. Each system comes with a tank, RO unit, polishing treatment with continuous electro-deionization (CEDI) and control panel. It uses a hot water sanitization method that will not damage the RO or CEDI components.

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A Modular Treatment Solution

Elevated levels of arsenic, iron and manganese prompted Brandywine Elementary School in Greenfield, Ind., a small town just east of Indianapolis, to seek a treatment solution for the school’s drinking water. The water system is served by one well that provides drinking water for approximately 330 students in kindergarten to fifth grade.

In July 2009, Ladd Eng. Inc. contacted AdEdge Technologies Inc. to provide a proposal for the Brandywine Elementary School in the Southern Hancock School District.

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System remedies elementary school’s high arsenic, iron and manganese

Publication Date: 
May 31, 2011
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May 31, 2011
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Legacy
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22807

Arsenic Treatment in Wine Country

Wine producers in the northern California wine country, including Sonoma, Napa, Lake and Mendocino counties, encounter high levels of arsenic in groundwater extracted for use in wine processing and irrigation. These producers must lower arsenic levels to newer drinking water standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California’s Department of Health Services. Arsenic removal is also indicated to ensure product safety and to maintain customer confidence in wine products.

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Meeting arsenic MCLs in northern California wine country

Publication Date: 
January 17, 2011
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January 17, 2011
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Legacy
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22445

Solving Scale Problems

The Monterey peninsula is considered by some to be the California coastline’s finest area. Within it lie the Santa Lucia Highlands, home to the Hahn family’s vineyard estate. It was here in the 1970s that Nicolaus “Nicky” Hahn and his wife Gaby discovered a love for California wines. Two years later, in Monterey County, they purchased two ranches on which to start a winery. Today, Hahn brand wines are among the finest produced in the region.

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Template-assisted crystallization solves scale problem for California winery

Publication Date: 
January 14, 2011
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January 14, 2011
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Legacy
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22443

Commercial & Industrial Pretreatment

When comparing residential to commercial or industrial equipment, the concept and operations may be the same or similar, but they can be two different worlds. Following is a list of a few tips and areas to look at when you are evaluating commercial and industrial equipment.

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Considerations unique to commercial and industrial systems

Publication Date: 
January 19, 2010
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January 19, 2010
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Legacy
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21393
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