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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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…
Jan 30 2019
Commercial 105 MTS softeners use 40% to 50% less salt and regeneration water than conventional systems by bringing tanks online as flow rates…
Virginia plans to cleanup coal ash pits and protect groundwater
Virginia plans to cleanup coal ash pits and protect groundwater
Jan 30 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced an agreement with Dominion Energy to recycle or store in lined landfilled 27 million cu yards of coal ash…
The treatment process includes fine solids removal and concentration of the remaining nutrients, resulting in a liquid concentrate and clean water.
The treatment process includes fine solids removal and concentration of the remaining nutrients, resulting in a liquid concentrate and clean water.
Jan 25 2019
A strong stewardship ethic exists in the dairy industry, where farms often are passed down from generation to generation. When dairy farmers say they…
Emerging contaminants found in groundwater at Flint, Mich., airport
Emerging contaminants found in groundwater at Flint, Mich., airport
Jan 25 2019
Elevated levels of per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) have been found in groundwater at Bishop Airport, located in Flint, Mich. One test…
Florida senators propose new bill to filter lead from public school drinking water fountains
Florida senators propose new bill to filter lead from public school drinking water fountains
Jan 23 2019
Three Florida senators introduced a new bill that would require Florida public schools to filter drinking water for lead at the source on campuses…
New study finds schools lead testing in drinking water inadequate
New study finds schools lead testing in drinking water inadequate
Jan 10 2019
A new report from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that more than 40% of schools that test for lead…
Groundwater contamination discovered at Georgia air bases
Groundwater contamination discovered at Georgia air bases
Jan 7 2019
Recent tests at three Georgia military air bases found groundwater contamination caused by toxic firefighting foam. While the U.S. Air Force said…
San Jose, Calif., adopts energy and water ordinance for commercial buildings
San Jose, Calif., adopts energy and water ordinance for commercial buildings
Jan 1 2019
On Dec. 20, the city council of San José, Calif., voted to adopt an energy and water building performance ordinance that will enable the city to…
Legionella discovered at west Michigan hospital
Legionella discovered at west Michigan hospital
Dec 28 2018
One death has been reported following a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at the Spectrum Health Pennock Hospital in Hasting, Mich. On Dec. 27, the…
Dec 27 2018
By now, we have all heard about the risk of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in commercial buildings and the documented connection to building water…
Dec 27 2018
Over the last few years, the U.S. has seen an influx of Legionella in the water supply across the country. According to the Centers for Disease…
Dec 27 2018
It is rare that one finds a cost-effective process that also helps the environment. How people use water can be one of these rare finds. In this case…
EPA reveals new lead action plan for lead in drinking water
EPA reveals new lead action plan
Dec 24 2018
The U.S. EPA, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and U.S. Health and Human Services announced the Trump Administration’s Federal Lead Action…
India implements new groundwater guidelines
India implements new groundwater guidelines
Dec 20 2018
India’s Central Groundwater Authority (CGWA) has revised guidelines for groundwater extraction. The new guidelines include introduction of a water…
Drinking water contamination discovered at Iredell County, N.C., school
Drinking water contamination discovered at Iredell County, N.C., school
Dec 19 2018
On Dec. 18, elevated levels of perchlorate were discovered in drinking water at Lake Norman High School in Iredell County, N.C. The Iredell-…
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway in Burbank, Calif.
Groundwater contamination cleanup underway in Burbank, Calif.
Dec 17 2018
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has reached a settlement with Lockheed Martin, an aerospace technology company. Under the settlement,…
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