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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

  • Delta Unveils World’s First Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower

    The risk of propagation of deadly cooling tower-borne pathogens, such as Legionnaire’s Disease, can be minimized through the use of towers made of anti-microbial HDPE. Legionella, the bacteria that causes potentially fatal Legionnaire’s Disease, and other strains of deadly pathogens that are hosted by some cooling towers, have been substantially reduced by the development of a unique ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Delta to Reveal Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower at AHR Expo

    The risk of propagation of deadly cooling tower-borne pathogens, such as Legionnaire’s Disease, can be minimized through the use of towers made of anti-microbial HDPE. Delta Cooling Towers will display the World’s first anti-microbial cooling tower at this month’s AHR Expo in Las Vegas (Booth #N7406). Legionella, the bacteria that causes potentially fatal ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Cooling tower retrofit project results in significant energy and cost savings

    With a steady decline in energy performance of the original water-source-heat pump system and sharp increases in the cost of water, Seventh & Chestnut Associates and Waverly Management LLC looked for new options to reduce maintenance and water use. According to Philadelphia-based Urban Engineers Inc., the four original 250-ton forced-draft, closed-circuit cooling towers were consuming ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Miox launches The New Rio Zuni for mid size cooling towers At the Association of Water Technologies Conference

    MIOX Corporation, the technology leader in on-site chemical generation, announced it will launch the new RIO Zuni at the Association of Water Technologies (AWT) Conference on September 19, 2012 in Palm Springs, CA. The newest addition to the MIOX product line, the RIO Zuni is a 1.0 to 2.0 lb/day Mixed Oxidant Solution (MOS) generator designed for smaller scale ...

  • World`s largest in line catalytic hard water scale preventer passes 4th Anniversary having totally eliminated the need for anti-scaling chemicals

    In 2005 Fabrica Militar of Cordoba, Argentina ordered the world's largest in line catalytic scale preventer to prevent scaling caused by hard water. The 16inch Diameter Colloid-A-Tron unit is designed to treat 1,700m3 of water an hour (449,000 USGPH) it was installed in the recirculating cooling circuit to a Sulzer cooling tower. Previously the tower sufferred badly from scaling even though ...

  • New BAT for effluent treatment at UPM Jämsänkoski and Kaipola

    New systems are for aerating, mixing and cooling of equalization basins at both of the factories, called Jokilaakson tehtaat (factories of the river valley). They were delivered by a young, innovative finnish company called Waterix. Old fashioned cooling towers are stopped now at both of the factories. At Jämsänkoski mill, five AIRIT 700®-floating high speed surface aerators ...


    By W-Rix Ltd

  • Waterix delivers 13 Airit ®700 aerators to UPM, Kaipola Paper Mill

    UPM, Kaipola Paper Mill Paper Mill and Wastewater Treatment Plant Kaipola Paper Mill: Paper Mill Production Capacity 705 000 ADt/a. Three papermachines (LWC, SC and newsprint). Largest Deinking Mill in Finland. Wastewater Treatment Plant: Effluent flow, Q            ...


    By W-Rix Ltd

  • Plant of the Year Award for Indirect WW Discharge - Biological Pretreatment and for Water Conservation and Reuse

    EDIBLE OIL REFINERY REUSES TREATED WASTEWATER A vegetable oil refinery was facing increased costs/fees for both City water and wastewater and wanted a way to reduce these costs by reusing treated wastewater for cooling tower makeup.Following treatability testing at the Dynatec lab and pilot testing at the plant, it was determined that permeate from the MBR ultrafilter would, in fact, meet ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • Spring start-up tips for your unit

    Now that spring has sprung, it's time to prepare for the cooling season to ensure you have optimum performance, reduced operating costs, no unscheduled equipment down time and no costly or aggravating emergency repairs. Check out these spring start-up ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Aerospace Giant to Pay $12 Million for Discharge Violations

    HARTFORD, Connecticut (ENS) - Aerospace systems manufacturer Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, of Windsor Locks, Connecticut, pleaded guilty on Thursday before U.S. District Judge Alvin Thompson in Hartford to two counts of violating the federal Clean Water Act. The company admitted discharging hexavalent chromium and copper to the Farmington River in excess of its permit limits. ...

  • Codigestion At Water Resource Recovery Facilities

    About five years ago, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) formally began using the term, water resource recovery facility (WRRF), in place of wastewater treatment plant. WEF noted that the name change reflects a changing paradigm in the water sector, focusing on recovery of water, nutrient and energy resources. In a press release announcing the change, WEF referenced codigestion ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

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