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  • Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease has Facility Managers in Texas Checking Cooling Towers

    New York has experienced their worst outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease which has already resulted in 12 deaths and over 100 people becoming infected.  The disease is caused by breathing small water droplets contaminated with a type of bacteria known as Legionella. Although many people may be exposed to Legionella and not become sick, there are groups who are especially ...

  • 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

  • Integrated Now Offers Boiler & Cooling Tower Maintenance Services

    Boilers and Cooling Towers In an effort to serve the overall needs of our clients Integrated Engineers has incorporated into our operation a professional team with more than 25 years of experience in Boiler and Cooling Tower applications. We are able to provide services and products for boiler and cooling tower applications. ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • IMI Sensors Debuts Mechanical Vibration Switch for Machine Shutdown Protection on Cooling Towers, Fans, Pumps & Motors

    Depew, NY, USA – The new Model 685A07 Mechanical Vibration Switch from the IMI Sensors Division of PCB Piezotronics (PCB®) provides an economical solution for continuous vibration monitoring.  It comes standard with an external pushbutton reset, and does not require power to operate.  The switch uses a spring loaded, magnetically coupled sensor which can be externally adjusted for ...


    By PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

  • Intelligent cooling tower control system eliminates excess chemical feeds to cut costs

    Plant operators with Cooling Towers who struggle with the twin demands of continuously reliable operation versus maintenance costs will find the new rack-mounted Model 2122 Cooling Tower Control System from Electro-Chemical Devices, Inc., reduces waste and cost by eliminating expensive excess chemical feeds.Water-based wet Cooling Towers are commonly made of concrete, steel, or fiberglass and ...


    By McCrometer, Inc.

  • Recycling cooling water protects the environment

    Siemens has received an order from Slovakia Steel Mills (SSM) in Strážské, Slovakia, to supply a water treatment plant for its new steelworks. The plant will treat the water used for direct and indirect cooling and is scheduled to come on stream by the end of 2010. The order is worth some ten million euros. The mini mill of Slovakia Steel Mills in Strážské is designed ...

  • Leak detection of oil in cooling water

    Gas compressor plants for one of the USA’s largest suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases, use oil / water heat exchangers to cool compressor lubricating oil.  Oil is on one side of a heat exchanger and cooling water on the other side.  Some of the plants have open loop once through cooling systems, with discharge back to a river or lake.  If a heat exchanger leaks ...

  • Unique sensor for the monitoring of industrial fouling

    For industrial processes that require pumping of various liquid media, equipment fouling has become a costly problem. Fouling is the undesired accumulation of deposits on equipment surfaces such as heat exchangers, pipelines, etc. The presence of these deposits usually reduces system efficiency, thereby increasing energy costs and maintenance-related down time. Therefore, it would be beneficial ...


  • Environmental analysis – online monitoring of chromate in wastewater

    Metrohm Process Analytics is pleased to present a solution for the online monitoring of chromate (hexavalent chromium) in industrial wastewater streams. This turn-key solution uses titration with subsequent photometric detection and is based on the ICON Analyzer, a dedicated online photometer ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • NPL trials identify improved bioaerosol monitoring technology

    Trials conducted by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have identified improved methodologies for sampling and measuring bioaerosols at composting facilities. Commissioned by Defra, the first project began in 2008 and the results of a larger series of trials will be published later this summer. Background As the UK seeks to reduce the quantity of waste going to landfill, there ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Heat exchanger monitoring and protection using UV fluorescence technology

    Fluorescence oil in water measurement technology uses ultraviolet and near ultraviolet light to cause the chemicals in various oils, fuels and heat transfer fluids to fluoresce. Fluorescence is the emission of light energy from molecules that are excited by the UV light. Fluorescence is a well known and understood measurement technology that is specific to oils and fuels or specific dyes and ...

  • WaterSignal Installs Monitoring System on Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta

    In the midst of extreme drought and rising water rates, WaterSignal – a water conservation technology company – announces the installation of nine systems on Bank of America Plaza, a 55-story high rise building in Atlanta, GA. Towering at an impressive 1,023 ft., Bank of America Plaza is the 10th tallest building in the United States and the tallest building in Georgia. ...


    By WaterSignal

  • Watson-Marlow OEM pumps help meet rising demand for chlorine monitors

    A specialist manufacturer of water quality measurement and monitoring systems is using peristaltic pump technology from Watson-Marlow Pumps Group for use in chlorine monitoring equipment after similar pumps were found less reliable. With customers that include water, industrial and pharmaceutical companies, Analytical Technology Inc (ATI) designs and manufactures its products in Pennsylvania, ...

  • BAS begins monitoring waters under largest ice shelf in Antarctica

    It was 1914 when the famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton advertised for crew to attempt the first trans-continental crossing of Antarctica. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful,” he wrote. A hundred years later, some things haven’t changed—and many things have. In spite of its bitter cold and long ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • Innovation Ι Neosens launches new and enhanced solution for water quality monitoring: FS-1000

    Neosens, pioneer in water and industrial liquids quality monitoring solutions, announces the launch of the FS-1000 probe, a stand-alone plug & play solution providing more precise results even in harsh environments, and detecting fouling (Biofilm, scale) from only few microns.A number of new key features and improvements have been introduced to improve the accuracy and performances of the ...


  • Preventing another Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in New York

    Just last year, the worst outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York's history claimed a number of lives and infected over 100 people. The outbreak was associated with contaminated cooling towers and resulted in new statewide regulations.  Cooling towers use water to regulate heat exchange throughout the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC). During the cooling ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • New York building owners use Raphael to stay in compliance

    Recent outbreaks and the prevalence of Legionella bacteria in cooling towers has led the New York State (NYS) Department of Health to enact emergency regulations for all cooling tower owners statewide. These new regulations have established critical deadlines and guidance to protect the public from further exposure to the bacteria. If you own or operate a cooling tower in New York City, ...


    By Sper Scientific

  • Exhibitor at AWT Tradeshow in Fort Worth, TX, USA

    Heyl Brothers North America was exhibiting at the AWT Tradeshow in Fort Worth, TX for the first time. Water hardness monitoring in boiler houses or cooling towers is crucial for plant operators to decrease energy and down-time costs. We want to thank attendees and other exhibitors for their interest in our products and are looking forward to work with you in the future. It was a successful ...

  • California microbiology testing laboratory now offering legionella testing

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader of laboratory testing services and sampling products is pleased to announce the addition of Legionella testing services to their San Leandro, California laboratory to serve health care facilities, indoor air quality and environmental health and safety and professionals. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends routine monitoring of for ...


  • Could an Outbreak of Legionnaires` Disease Occur in Puerto Rico?

    The nation’s attention has been riveted by daily media reports about additional deaths and infections due to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in New York City.  So far, 12 people have died and 113 have reportedly developed the life-threatening infection in the South Bronx area. The outbreak in New York is believed to be associated with contaminated cooling towers that harbor ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

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