Nonchemical Alternatives to Cooling Tower Disinfection

By explaining some tips and tricks, maybe more water treatment dealers can understand these technologies and use them in their arsenal of treatment methods. Filtration, ozonation, copper ionization and UV light may not be an option on some water supplies or applications, but their usefulness and alternatives to chemical dosing should be considered as an option.

Publication Date: 
March 27, 2003
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March 27, 2003
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The O-Zone: Today's Lesson: Troubleshooting Ozone Water Treatment Equipment Problems

Troubleshooting an ozone system is no different than troubleshooting any other water treatment system. The main principles apply; only the specifics change slightly.

Ascertain the Problem

Your job is to find out as much information over the phone prior to dispatching your service technician. Certain questions must be asked. It is best to ask direct questions that require an exact answer.

About The Author: 

Roger Nathanson is president of Ozone Pure Water, Inc., Sarasota, Fla. His background includes mechanical engineering, plumbing/pipe fitting, swimming pool remodeling/repair, sales and marketing. Ozone Pure Water has been a full service ozone/water treatment supplier since 1980. Nathanson can be contacted at
800-633-8469 or 941-923-8528; opw01@acun.com; www.ozonepurewater.com.

Publication Date: 
March 11, 2003
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March 11, 2003
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Focus on Troubleshooting Water Softeners

Let's face it, as good as water softener valves have become, certain factors can affect their performance. There also are many older units out there that dealers still have to contend with. So, in an effort to help keep business flowing, as well as softened water, Water Quality Products went in search of an expert to bring you the top troubleshooting tips for valves. The search led to Jay Runkle, employed in technical services at Pentair Water Treatment.

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10 need-to-know tips for dealers

Publication Date: 
March 11, 2003
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March 11, 2003
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Water Vending

Water vending provides a fantastic opportunity for existing water business operators to expand their business into areas that are too small or difficult to service profitably.

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One of the hottest industry trends sparks opportunity for dealers everywhere

Publication Date: 
December 30, 2002
Activation Date: 
December 30, 2002
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13478

Air Purification With Ultraviolet Light

While consumer demand has escalated for water purifying devices, it pales in comparison to what has happened in air purifying. The indoor air purification industry still is in its infancy, yet is recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to be a market valued well into the billions.

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A perfect fit for water treatment dealers

About The Author: 

John Garrett is president and CEO of Biozone Scientific, a manufacturer of air and water purification devices using lightwave-based technologies. Garrett holds several patents, has worked with major corporations and government agencies on air contamination issues, and has been a frequent lecturer in the United States and abroad on indoor air quality and ultraviolet light.

Publication Date: 
November 27, 2002
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November 27, 2002
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Bottled Water Testing

Consumers want to know if the bottled water they buy is safe. How and why bottled water is regulated is not common knowledge and can be confusing to customers. Bottlers who understand and can explain aspects of water quality, regulations and test results to their customers have a useful sales tool to promote their product.

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What lab results mean and how to explain them to customers

About The Author: 

Barbara L. Marteney and Kristin M. Safran of National Testing Laboratories, Ltd. (NTL), specialize in consulting with bottled water companies regarding testing requirements and bottled water quality. They maintain contacts with bottled water regulators, industry associations and the FDA regarding regulatory changes and other issues that impact bottlers. They have authored numerous articles and given various presentations on these topics. Marteney and Safran can be reached at 800-458-3330 or 440-449-2525, Marteney at extension 217.

Publication Date: 
September 26, 2002
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September 26, 2002
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Shifts in Analytical Requirements

To remain successful, the water treatment professional should take advantage of advances in in-field testing as well as advances in laboratory analyses. This article describes the shifts in analytical requirements recommended to satisfy consumer desires and promote expansion of the POU/POE water treatment industry.

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In-field testing and analysis become responsibility of dealers

About The Author: 

Troy Ethan is the president of Spectrum Laboratories in Minneapolis.

Publication Date: 
August 27, 2002
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August 27, 2002
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Back to the Basics, Part 3

In this last section of a three-part series, the use of ozone, ionization, distillation and aeration is discussed in a simple fashion to help the beginner rationalize the importance for a full understanding of these technologies and the need, again, for a professional water treatment specialist.

This is the final article in a three-part series discussing water chemistry and technology basics.

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Brushing up on water treatment 101, part 3

About The Author: 

Jeff Roseman is a Certified Water Specialist–I with the Water Quality Association. He has a vast knowledge of chemistry and physics from studies in electrical engineering at Purdue University and has helped develop a UV light air purifier and ionization controller. Roseman is a master distributor of Ethylene Control, Inc., and distributes Hanna Instrument, Pura and Hydrotechnology Filtration Systems and Pro-Zone International Ozone Products. He is the owner of Aqua Ion Plus+ Technologies and can be e-mailed at jeff@aquaionplus.com; 219-362-7279; www.aquaionplus.com.

Publication Date: 
June 26, 2002
Activation Date: 
June 26, 2002
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13170

Ozolutions' Acquisition of Specdex Helps Open U.S. Water Market

Source: 
Ozolutions Inc.

Ozolutions, Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire all the outstanding common and preferred shares of Specdex, Inc.

Publication Date: 
May 29, 2002
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32977

BEVsystems Approved for Trading on Third Segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Source: 
BEVsystems International Inc.
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Company initiates investor relations program in Germany

BEVsystems International, Inc. was granted permission by the Deutsche Borse AG and has begun trading on the Third Market Segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The trading symbol is "BYL" and the German securities code (WKN) is 932640.

Publication Date: 
May 13, 2002
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