Commercial Water

Water treatment systems, water reuse systems and plumbing fixtures are crucial components in helping commercial and institutional buildings, such as hospitals, schools, hotels, offices and retail, meet water efficiency and conservation goals while also ensuring access to safe drinking water.
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May 14 2019
A new Legionella prevention model has been reported. The tool was designed by J. David Krause, Ph.D., MSPH, CIH, the vice chair of AIHA’s Indoor Air…
Apr 29 2019
Millions of people each year head to waterparks, pools, and other public aquatic venues to splash and swim without thinking about waterborne…
Apr 29 2019
Five years ago, the city of Flint, Mich., switched its water source from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Flint River temporarily…
A. O. Smith announces acquisition of water treatment solutions provider Water-Right Inc.
A. O. Smith announces acquisition of water treatment solutions provider Water-Right Inc.
Apr 10 2019
A.O. Smith Corporation has announced that it has acquired Water-Right Inc., a Wisconsin-based water treatment company, for $107 million in cash,…
Mar 25 2019
Produce washing and equipment clean-in-place systems play a vital role in food processing plants, ensuring that fruits and vegetables are clean and…
Mar 25 2019
A report released by the advocate groups Environment American Research & Policy Center and the U.S. PIRG Education Fund gave 22 states an “F”…
Mar 22 2019
Choice of pumping systems rarely is as straightforward as some would claim when designing an HVAC system for commercial building applications. To…
Mar 22 2019
When people around the world think about Las Vegas, water innovation might be one of the last things that come to mind. Many may be surprised to know…
Baltimore schools find lead contamination at 14 out of 22 schools tested
Baltimore schools find lead contamination at 14 out of 22 schools tested
Mar 15 2019
In Baltimore, 14 schools tested positive for lead contamination in at least one water fixture since Jan. 7. Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS)…
Mar 14 2019
The U.S. EPA ordered Greka, an energy supplier in Santa Barbara County, Calif., to conduct sampling at its Santa Maria, Calif., refinery to determine…
Report finds widespread groundwater contamination surrounding coal ash pits
Report finds widespread groundwater contamination surrounding coal ash pits
Mar 5 2019
A new report, published jointly by the Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice, found that 91% of coal-fired power plants in the nation…
Jaden Smith's foundation donates water filtration system to Flint, Mich.
Jaden Smith's foundation donates water filtration system to Flint, Mich.
Mar 4 2019
On March 2, Jaden Smith visited First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Flint, Mich., to present the church with a new portable water filtration…
New study investigates the relationship between well water contamination and agriculture
New study investigates the relationship between well water contamination and agriculture
Feb 28 2019
New research by a U.S. Department of Agriculture microbiologist found that nitrate and coliform mostly enter well water supplies through agriculture…
Feb 27 2019
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) revealed that a report to track the movement and growth of a saltwater plume in Brunswick, N.J., groundwater is…
Feb 26 2019
A Washington University data analysis found high levels of groundwater contamination near coal ash ponds at one of Missouri’s largest coal-fired…
Investigation explores mining pollution and its impact on drinking water
Investigation explores mining pollution and its impact on drinking water
Feb 21 2019
A new investigation found that at average flows more than 50 million gal of contaminated wastewater flows from U.S. mining sites untreated into…
Legionella discovered at Minnesota hotel spa
Legionella discovered at Minnesota hotel spa
Feb 20 2019
In Crookston, Minn., the Crookston Inn and Convention Center has closed the hotel’s pool and spa area after four people contracted Legionnaires’…
Elevated levels of arsenic discovered at Atlanta prison
Elevated levels of arsenic discovered at Atlanta prison
Feb 7 2019
Elevated levels of arsenic have been found in drinking water at the U.S. Penitentiary Atlanta (USP Atlanta), a medium security facility that houses…
Groundwater contamination under investigation surrounding firefighting foam site
Groundwater contamination under investigation surrounding firefighting foam site
Feb 6 2019
Tyco Fire Products, a Marinette, Wis., manufacturer of firefighting foam, knew there was soil and well contamination on its property dating back to…
California senator proposes water reuse bill for breweries and wineries
California senator proposes water reuse bill for breweries and wineries
Jan 31 2019
California Sen. Scott Wiener proposed a bill that would require the State Water Board to create regulations for wineries and breweries for the onsite…
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