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  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Center Parcs choose Fourteen WF UV Systems

    As water features, wave machines, flumes and splash pads raise the fun factor in swimming pools, traditional methods of disinfecting water with chlorine, cause problems for operators and customers alike. Higher water temperatures and increased turbulence in leisure pools require increased dosages of chlorine, leading to pool users complaining of burning eyes, red or itchy skin and an over ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • The disinfection system Oxiperm Pro - disinfection system for drinking water fueling of aircrafts

    Düsseldorf Airport Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS) was opened on April 19th, 1927. Nowadays, it is the most important international junction of North Rhine Westphalia. Düsseldorf Airport is the third largest airport in Germany regarding passenger volume. In total, more than 18.1 million people travel from Düsseldorf to 180 destinations in 50 different countries per year worldwide using 77 ...


  • UV water disinfection in fish farms and hatcheries

    To protect fish farms and hatcheries from outbreaks of water-borne diseases, water treatment specialist Hanovia Limited has developed a high intensity UV disinfection system. Capable of treating up to 700m3/hr of both fresh or sea water with at least a 99.99% kill rate, the UV system can be used to treat both incoming and recirculation water, allowing flexibility in the choice of site and a rapid ...

  • New UV Disinfection System For Industrial Process Water

    Designed for industrial and pharmaceutical process water applications, Hanovia's new AF3 amalgam* UV disinfection system offers a high microbial kill rate with low power consumption and low hydraulic pressure drop. Designed using CFD modelling tools, it is extremely flexible and can be installed either horizontally or vertically. The AF3's unique configuration produces an axial flow through an ...

  • US Disinfectant and Antimicrobial Chemical Industry to 2017

    US demand to rise 6% annually through 2017 Demand for disinfectant and antimicrobial chemicals is forecast to grow six percent annually to $1.6 billion in 2017 as more moderate price growth and shifts toward lower cost disinfectants are offset by strong volume demand growth. A rebound in building construction activity, in conjunction with an improving economy, will drive strong increases ...


  • UV Air Disinfection to Fight Hospital Superbugs

    A LEADING expert in UV disinfection is calling for calm amidst the storm of publicity that has surrounded recent disease outbreaks at hospitals in the UK; Malcolm Snowball believes that a new range of ultra-violet (UV) air disinfecting units could help stop the spread of airborne superbugs. GB Environmental has developed a range of air disinfection systems that help combat these problems through ...


    By GB Environmental Ltd

  • Be on the Lookout for Hidden Mold in Homes & Buildings

    Problems due to mold can quickly become a problem in any building that has suffered water damage or has experienced high humidity levels.  People may suspect there is hidden mold in a structure if a building smells moldy, but they cannot see the source, or if they know there has been water damage and people are reporting health problems. Mold may be hidden in places such as ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Berson UV Chosen to disinfect Aruba’s drinking water and greywater

    Berson UV Chosen to Disinfect Aruba’s Drinking Water and Greywater-Caribbean island opts for UV instead of chlorine-Ten of Berson’s InLine UV disinfection systems have been installed on the Caribbean island of Aruba – eight systems are used to disinfect drinking water and two are used to treat greywater* prior to discharge. The island opted for UV instead of chlorine as part of its ‘non-chemical’ ...

  • Opening of the Dosing & Disinfection Training Centre in China at Grundfos Alldos Shanghai

    APREG obtained its own Dosing & Disinfection (D&D) Training Centre under the roof of the Grundfos Alldos Competence Centre Shanghai, China. The speeches at the opening on September 8, 2008 were held by Arne Diering (Sales Director at Grundfos Alldos), Carsten Anders (Regional Managing Director APREG), Humphrey Lau (Group Senior Vice President) and Sunny Zhou (General Manager at Grundfos Alldos ...


  • Ambulance Corps Offers Flood Cleanup, Disinfection & Safety Advice

    Following recent flooding, the Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corps (COCVAC) last week offered residents of New York flood safety cleanup advice.   In an article published in theMadison County Courier, the COCVAC offered suggestions to area residents on how to protect their health and safety.   “Standing water and excessive moisture can also lead to the growth of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Dutch Ultraviolet Water Disinfection Specialist Opens Sales Office In China

    Berson UV-techniek, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of ultraviolet disinfection systems for drinking water, wastewater, and process water disinfection, has recently opened a sales office in Beijing. The sales office will be managed by Berson's Chinese Business Development Manager, Ying Xu, a Chinese national. The markets for Berson's products include municipal water and wastewater ...

  • Washoe County Jail Experiences the Benefits of Ultraviolet Disinfection in their Medical Housing Unit

    The Washoe County Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement services for the unincorporated area of Washoe County, Nevada.  It is responsible for operating the only adult detention facility for pretrial detainees and sentenced misdemeanants within Washoe County.   In 2010, the county was looking for a cost effective way to treat the air in the county jail’s medical isolation ...


    By Ultraviolet Devices, Inc.

  • Efficient water disinfection with Oxiperm Pro chlorine dioxide generators

    In drinking or process water, there are often unwanted micro organisms such as pathogenic germs or disruptive factors for industrial processes. In the food and beverage industry in particular, complete production charges could be affected. The formation of biofilm is an additional problem. Biofilm is a slimy layer which forms on the inside of water pipes or heat exchangers. Many micro organisms ...


  • Ready Supply of Shockwave Disinfectant for Hurricane Sandy Victims at FastMoldRemoval.com

    As cleanout and rebuilding efforts in Hurricane Sandy devastated areas continues, many property owners and restoration contractors are discovering mold damage in many of these properties.  Exposure to mold can cause allergies, trigger asthma attacks in susceptible individuals, and even result in fungal infections in people with a weakened immune system.   When mold is found, many of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Vapor Steam Cleaner From Daimer Released to Dental Offices for Maximum Disinfection

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the nationally and internationally popular American supplier of multi-functional cleaning equipment, including such products as commercial steam cleaner systems, heated carpet steam cleaner machines, versatile floor cleaning machines, multi-use tile and grout cleaning equipment, and many other technologies, is now shipping the KleenJet® Supreme 3000CVP - ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Building Sciences Expert Helps Identify Healthy Homes

    In today’s challenging real estate market, more home buyers and builders are discovering the advantages of green homes.  These green features may provide increased energy efficiency, healthier indoor air quality (IAQ) and cause less of an impact on the environment.  These features help to attract buyers and move homes when in some areas traditional homes are lagging on the ...

  • BioLargo Builds Its Business With New Products and Distributors

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO), creator of patented iodine technologies, today announced the development of recent commercial opportunities and that its work to solve the contaminated water issues associated with the Canadian Oil Sands, as a ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Berson`s closed vessel, medium pressure UV disinfection systems available in UK

    Following the tremendous success of Berson UV-techniek's large, closed vessel medium pressure UV disinfection systems in municipal water and wastewater applications in Germany, France, Scandinavia, the USA and Australia, the company is now offering them in the UK for the first time. Berson, a Halma company based in the Netherlands, will be building on the reputation of its British sister company ...

  • Loch Fyne Oysters chooses Hanovia UV Disinfection Technology to treat depuration water

    Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd has chosen two Hanovia medium pressure UV disinfection systems for its oyster farm in Loch Fyne, Cairndow, Scotland. The UV systems, which were installed by Barr and Wray, destroy harmful E.Coli bacteria from its oyster and mussel depuration tanks. Each UV chamber treats up to 150 m3 water per hour. According to a spokesperson from Loch Fyne Oysters, 'The Hanovia units ...

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