On the Rocks, Hold the Salt

Nearly everyone involved in the restaurant industry has an interesting experience to tell. One such situation occurred in the northeastern U.S., in a town where serious water contamination issues were found in the municipal water (and were later immortalized in the John Travolta film, “A Civil Action”). A customer walked into a local restaurant years after the situation was resolved. When the customer approached the counter, the following dialogue took place:

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RO treatment system provides high-quality water for better ice

About The Author: 

Tom Cartwright is CEO of PureOFlow. Cartwright can be reached at tcartwright@pureoflow.com.

Publication Date: 
April 11, 2013
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April 11, 2013
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Pentair Unveils Innovations at WQA Aquatech USA 2013

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Pentair
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Products reflect the future of water treatment for residential, commercial and industrial applications

Pentair unveiled its newest innovations in water treatment, which encompass smart technological advancements geared toward improving ease-of-use for customers and reducing environmental footprint. These innovations add to the full scope of Pentair’s product capabilities across residential, commercial and industrial applications. The unveiling took place at the WQA Aquatech USA 2013 show in Indianapolis, the industry’s largest tradeshow in North America.

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April 4, 2013

Dow Water & Process Solutions Opens Manufacturing Facility

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Dow Water & Process Solutions
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Facility will meet demand for filtration products

At the WQA Aquatech USA 2013 conference and exhibition, Dow Water & Process Solutions announced the opening of a commercial-scale manufacturing facility for the Tequatic Plus fine particle filter in Menlo Park, Calif., that is designed to meet growing demand for its line of F-50, F-75 and F-150 models.

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April 4, 2013

Dow Water & Process Solutions Announces Aquatech Presentation Schedule

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Dow Water & Process Solutions
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Attendees will be educated about residential, commercial and industrial water developments 

Dow Water & Process Solutions announced  its in-booth presentation schedule for WQA Aquatech USA 2013. Learn first-hand about the company's new developments for the residential, commercial and industrial water industries.            

The schedule is as follows:

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April 3, 2013

Analyzer

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The BioTector B3500c TOC analyzer offers process insights and incident alerts, environmental monitoring, energy optimization, product and water loss prevention, and boiler and plant protection. With patented two-stage advanced oxidation technology, it provides maximum reliability and uptime. The analyzer requires replacement every six months, has a compact footprint and can monitor two streams at the same time.

Filtration Media

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Dust-free GreensandPlus finely granulated media for drinking water applications requires minimal backwashing upon installation — usually less than 10 minutes. It removes iron, manganese, arsenic, radium and hydrogen sulfide for municipal, industrial, POU, POE and other applications. It has WQA Gold Seal certification and is available in 1⁄2-cu-ft bags on pallets or 2,205-lb bulk sacks.

Pump

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The Chem-Pro C2 diaphragm metering pump has a large pump cover and control pad. Features include remote start/stop; upgradeable firmware; large single-piece junction box; and 4-20 mA output, Profibus, Profinet, Ethernet, etc. availability. The pump has a maximum feed rate of 20.3 gal per hour  and maximum pressure of 175 psi at 166 rpm. The pump head has large double ball valves and a built-in priming/degassing valve. It also has a built-in diaphragm failure detection system for leak detection.
 

Groundwater Sampling Services Offered in Colorado

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Dewpoint West
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Dewpoint West now offers a full range of groundwater sampling services to oil and gas companies

Dewpoint West, a Colorado oil and gas consulting company, announced that it will be providing groundwater baseline sampling and monitoring services for Colorado oil and gas companies.

With the recent implementation of Rules 609 and Rule 318A.e(4) by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), the company will now be offering services to ensure complete compliance for these new regulations. It will offer everything from consultation and planning, to performing initial and supplemental sampling, to analysis and continued monitoring.

 

Publication Date: 
March 27, 2013

Scaling Back Bacteria

The Legionella bacterium, Legionella pneumophila — the fundamental agent of Legionnaires’ disease — is a water-based organism that causes infection when inhaled in aerosol form. Legionnaires’ disease acquired its name in 1976, when an outbreak of pneumonia occurred among attendees of a convention of the American Legion in Philadelphia. Later, the bacterium causing the illness was named Legionella.

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Scale prevention helps reduce risk of Legionnaires’ disease

About The Author: 

Jan de Baat Doelman is president of Scalewatcher North America Inc. Doelman can be reached at jan@scalewatcher.com or 610.932.6888.

Publication Date: 
March 20, 2013
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March 20, 2013
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RO Equipment Shipped to Latin America

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BluMetric
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BluMetric ships five water purification systems to construction, hospitality and energy clients

BluMetric Environmental Inc. announced that it has completed manufacturing and begun delivery of five reverse osmosis (RO) water purification systems, valued at a total of $1.624 million, to clients in a broad range of industries in Latin America.

"This demonstrates the growing demand for water treatment across the commercial and industrial spectrum," said BluMetric CEO William Touzel. "Increasing demand is the foundation of our growth strategy."

Publication Date: 
March 14, 2013