HaloSource will provide its disinfecting water pitchers through a distribution contract
HaloSource Inc. announced a further expansion of its strategy to drive market presence for its HaloPure water purification technology through a distribution contract with a major Fortune 500 company and provider of branded consumer products. HaloSource will provide its gravity-based disinfecting water pitchers powered by its patented HaloPure media in five Latin American countries.
The newest addition to UV Superstore’s growing line of UV products is the Basic Series of residential UV units. The series offers simple and reliable units at an economical price. Two models are available, the BA-10 and the BA-15, with maximum flow rates of 10 and 15 gpm, respectively. These units are designed to mount either horizontally or vertically for maximum flexibility.
Independent study shows positive effects of cold water ozone laundering on extending the life of linens
ClearWater Tech officials discussed the many benefits, supported by an independent study, of the positive effects cold water ozone laundering has on extending the life of linens, at the Clean Show in New Orleans at the Morial Convention Center June 20 to 22.
HaloSource develops clean technologies to disinfect and purify water
HaloSource Inc., a publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange, recently joined the growing list of platinum sponsors of Wishing Well Intl. Foundation (WWIF). The HaloSource story began in 1998, when Dr. Jeffrey F. Williams, professor of microbiology at Michigan State University, assembled a strategic alliance of scientists and industry experts to make water better.
The FEDI-2Rx fractional electrodeionization product range is designed for applications in pharmaceutical, biomedical and laboratory applications in which installations require hot water sanitization to meet pharmacopoeia standards for purified water and water for injection.
Chlorine is and has been the No. 1 disinfectant used by water treatment systems throughout the world for more than 100 years. Currently, a majority of municipal water systems use chlorine to disinfect their drinking water. Recently, though, concerns over chlorine’s limitations have emerged, and research into alternative disinfectants is ongoing.
New disinfection options may provide alternatives to traditional chlorine
As winter becomes nothing more than a memory and the days get warmer, our thoughts are quickly turning to the lazy, hazy days of summer. And nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than a dip in the pool.
UV systems offer treatment option with fewer chemicals
Reading the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Web pages on recreational water illnesses (RWIs) is enough to make someone never want set foot in a swimming pool again. From the list of pathogens that can cause RWIs (which includes some nasty fellows, such as Cryptosporidium, Legionella, E. coli and more) to statistics on sources of disease (“on average, people have about 0.14 grams of feces on their bottoms”), the cringe factor is high.
The H2gO purifier is a handheld 3-oz device that converts a few grains of common salt into a powerful disinfecting solution in seconds. It can treat 1 to 20 liters of water at a time and never needs replacement parts. The purifier is simple to use and free to operate. It is driven by a cell phone battery that can be charged by the integrated solar panel or USB, and is able to treat 300 liters of water per charge. There is an LED flashlight for nighttime operation.
These residential UV systems can treat water at a variety of flow rates, from 7 to 20 gpm. Features include a stainless steel chamber, electronic ballast and an alarm to indicate lamp usage or power failure. The MWC-ES Series includes a solenoid valve to shut off the water supply in case of outages, and the MWC-EM Series has an additional UV meter to monitor wavelength.