Carbon Block

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FX ChloraGuard carbon blocks provide five times more chloramine reduction capacity than standard carbon blocks. With more than 70 million Americans drinking chloraminated water, the need for chloramine filtration products has never been greater. These carbon blocks are available in all standard sizes for POU, POE and light commercial applications.

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.

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March 20, 2013
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March 20, 2013
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Primozone, Ozone Water Systems Enter Strategic Partnership

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Primozone Production AB, Ozone Water Systems Inc.
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Ozone Water Systems will be responsible for the sale, service and promotion of Primozone’s ozone generators

Primozone Production AB and Ozone Water Systems Inc. have entered into a strategic partnership agreement for the U.S. Under the terms of the agreement, Ozone Water Systems (OWS) will be responsible for sales, service and promotion of Primozone’s ‘new generation’ ozone generators and accessories.

Publication Date: 
March 20, 2013

Catalytic Carbon for Chloramine Removal

Many water utilities across the U.S. are transitioning to chloramine for disinfection as an alternative to chlorine. This change is in response to stricter U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations on disinfection byproducts (DBPs), which are created when chlorine reacts with organics in water. Chloramine, a combination of chlorine and ammonia, is more stable and does not create DPBs.

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Specialized carbon products improve chloramine removal

About The Author: 

Vivekanand Gaur, Ph.D., is general manager of technology and R&D operations for Filtrex Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Gaur can be reached at vgaur@filtrex.co.in.

Publication Date: 
March 15, 2013
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March 15, 2013
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UNICEF Tap Project Creates Water Network to Save Kids

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U.S. Fund for UNICEF
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UNICEF ambassadors and supporters take to social media to help provide clean water for children

Facebook users can help provide children around the world with access to clean water and sanitation and urge their friends and family to do the same. The seventh annual UNICEF Tap Project, a national fundraising and awareness campaign, is going digital this year by utilizing social media.

Waterborne illnesses are the second leading cause of preventable childhood deaths in the world, killing nearly 4,000 children under the age of five every day. With $5, UNICEF can provide one child with access to safe, clean water for 200 days.

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March 11, 2013

Best Practices for Flooded Water Well Disinfection Published

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NGWA
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NGWA develops industry best suggested practice for water well system professionals

The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) has developed an industry best suggested practice (BSP) for water well system professionals to use regarding the emergency disinfection of flooded residential water wells.

The BSP, "Residential Water Well Disinfection Following a Flood":

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February 26, 2013

Nephros and Chem-Aqua Announce Distribution Agreement

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Chem-Aqua Inc.
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Chem-Aqua to distribute Nephros's ultrafilters in North America

Nephros Inc. and Chem-Aqua Inc., a wholly owned water treatment subsidiary of NCH Corp., announced that they have signed a non-exclusive distributor agreement for Chem-Aqua to distribute Nephros' ultrafilters (UF) in North America. Chem-Aqua is now beginning launch efforts, including scheduling training sessions and promoting UF to the hospital market.

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February 7, 2013

Aquionics Expands Manufacturing With New Location

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Aquionics Inc.
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Move allows increased production for new UV-Pearl UV-C LED disinfection system

To accommodate for its continued growth, ultraviolet (UV) disinfection specialist Aquionics has moved to a new location in Erlanger, Ky. The new facility is close to the international airport, and allows the company to complete more of its manufacturing in house.

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February 6, 2013

UNICEF Begins Delivery of Water Treatment Supplies to Syria

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UNICEF
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UNICEF to deliver 1,000 tons of chlorine across all 14 governorates in Syria

A large-scale operation is underway in Syria to secure safe water supplies for more than 10 million people — close to half the population, according to UNICEF.

The first four trucks, carrying 80 tons of sodium hypochlorite water chlorination supplies, crossed the Jordanian border into Syria on Feb. 3, heading for Homs, Aleppo, Hama and Idleb. Over the coming weeks, UNICEF will deliver 1,000 tons of chlorine to cities and communities across all 14 governorates in Syria.

Publication Date: 
February 6, 2013
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UNICEF Begins Delivery of Water Treatment Supplies for 10 Million People in Syria

The 'Razor Blade' Side of UV Sales

Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection products are one of the fastest growing segments of the water treatment market today. One of the advantages of selling UV systems is that every system a dealer sells should generate an annual UV lamp replacement sale for as long as the system is in service. The challenge is that the technology that has existed in the UV market to date has yet to fully capture this annuity, or “razor blade,” UV lamp business.

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New technologies help dealers benefit from UV lamp replacement business

About The Author: 

Myron Lupal is president and general manager for Luminor Environmental Inc. Lupal can be reached at mlupal@luminoruv.com or 519.837.3800.

Publication Date: 
February 4, 2013
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February 4, 2013
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