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  • The Durability of Delta Cooling Towers

    Technology continues to change the world every single day. Some products and industries are becoming obsolete because of the invention of their technological counterparts. Some products and industries, however, continue to thrive without all this new technology. Cooling towers were created to recycle and reuse over 98% of water. No matter how far technology has come or how far it will go in the ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Deaths due to Legionnaires’ Disease Results in Widespread Order to Inspect Cooling Towers

    The outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York continues to grow.  So far, 10 people have died from the condition and over 100 have reportedly been infected.  New York health officials have called in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assist with their investigation of the outbreak. Five cooling towers have already tested positive for the bacteria that ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • 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 ...

  • Legionella testing in Sea Water

    Several studies have shown that Legionella species survive in sea water even up to saline concentrations of 3% or more and in fact that NaCl may actually protect the bacterium at lower concentrations. R Heller and his colleagues state in a communication to the Letters in Applied Microbiology (1998 Jan;26(1):64-8) that: “The marked bacterial die-off, especially at higher temperatures, was ...


    By Hydrosense Ltd

  • 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 ...


  • EMSL Toronto is Now CDC ELITE Proficient for Legionella Testing

    EMSL Toronto Lab is now Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ELITE Program Proficient. The ELITE Program was created as a way for laboratories to test their Legionella isolation techniques against standardized samples. Proficiency status indicates that the lab meets or exceeds typical industry standards for recovery of Legionella. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Hot Tubs Contaminated with Legionella Bacteria Identified through PCR Testing

    High water temperatures in environments such as hot tubs can make it difficult to maintain the disinfectant levels needed to kill organisms like Legionella. Legionella is a type of bacteria that can cause a form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease. Each year, between 8,000 and 18,000 people in the United States are hospitalized with Legionnaires’ disease, a condition ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Testing of new technology marks start of operations at new Water Research Center at Georgia Power`s Plant Bowen

     A new technology that could significantly reduce the water needed for power plant cooling is being tested, marking the beginning of research and development at the new Water Research Center (WRC) at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen in ...

  • Newly published research paper demonstrates test inaccuracies due to sample holding time

    Phigenics LLC, an innovative water management services company, announced today the publication of a research paper that demonstrates up to 33% false-positive test results for Legionella bacteria when following conventional sampling methods. A false-positive result means the test indicated Legionella was present in the water system at detectable levels when in fact it was below detectable levels ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Lets Talks Legionella With Ray Field Director Of Liquid Solutions

    ASHRAE Standard 188-2015 has everyone in the industry raising the subject on the most effective way to manage Legionella, including more comprehensive cooling tower maintenance strategies and how these can promote better IAQ. This September 12th – 14th, at the upcoming ...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Legionnaires’ Disease in Quebec City Has Been Contained

    According to CTV News, the Legionnaires’ outbreak in Quebec City has been contained as there have been no new reported cases since August 29th. To date, the outbreak totals 13 fatal cases and 177 illnesses. An ongoing investigation is expected to confirm the source of the outbreak by mid-October. Although it is officially undetermined, many public health authorities believe the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Fluid Dynamics International Ltd: We are looking for distributors

    Rapidly expanding UK based Fluid Dynamics  is the originator of Catalytic water  conditioners to prevent hard water scaling in Heat Exchangers Cooling Towers, Hot Water Boilers  and in the home .  The Company is Seeking to appoint new distributors worldwide  following the successfultesting  of its products' effectiveness under the US ...

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