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  • Ban on water softeners could spread

    In November 2008 residents of Santa Clarita County in California voted, by a majority of two to one, to ban the use of all water softeners from first of January 2009. This has meant that more than 3,500 residential softeners will no longer be allowed to be used and must be removed by June of this year. The authorities have offered compensation to water softener owners. The aim is to stop the ...

  • Water softener ban moves a step closer

    In April 2009 Fluid Dynamics forecast that the ban on water softeners already introduced by Santa Clarita County in California could spread. Last week, on September 10th 2009, a new bill was passed by the California legislature that gives local agencies the power to regulate residential self regenerating water softeners including the power to require the removal of previously installed water ...

  • US Hotel Suites Eliminate the need for traditional Water Softeners

    The owners of a new 82 room facility were looking for an alternative to the conventional methods that they had been using to prevent scale build up at their other hotels. For example, at a similar sized property $300 to $400 / month was being spent on salt for an ion exchange water softener. This Candlewood Suites has three water heaters and it was specifically water heaters that had caused the ...

  • Likely spread of Softener ban will force rethink on hard water treatment methods

    Recent surveys found levels of chlorides well above the normal in a number of rivers and streams in northern US States. This will add pressure to legislators to consider the banning of water softener units in other parts of the US not just California.Fluid Dynamics manufacturer of catalytic scale prevention products Housetron ,Scaletron and Colloid-A-Tron have seen sales surge as the green agenda ...

  • Culligan`s New High Efficiency Softener Series Cuts Water, Salt and Energy Usage by up to 46 Percent

     Culligan, Europe's leading provider of advanced water treatment solutions, has introduced an innovative High Efficiency (HE) Softener Series for commercial water treatment. The Culligan® HE Softener Series can dramatically reduce a company's water use and, therefore, its operational costs. The system offers a range of advanced features and options to meet a customer's particular ...


    By Culligan Matrix Solutions

  • Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Enforcing Ban on Illegal Automatic Water Softeners

    Today, the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District mailed approximately 2,500 letters to residents suspected of having illegal automatic water softeners. This targeted mailing is part of an enforcement program by the District to rid the community of banned automatic water softeners and to decrease the cost to the community of complying with State mandates through the Regional Water Quality ...

  • United States Consumer Water & Air Treatment Systems Market Forecasts to 2017

    Volume gains will be supported by the economic recovery, particularly the rebound in residential construction and consumer spending. The improving housing market will contribute significantly to volume  demand growth since many consumers purchase water and air treatment systems at the time of home construction or remodeling or when purchasing a new home. Further driving volume demand will be ...

  • Calfornia softener ban may extend.. Good news for non-chemical treatment companies

    UK Based Flud Dynamics international has just won an order for 1,000 of its "Housetron"  non-chemical hard water  scale prevention units for supplying to  Megatech Enercom in India. These Housetron units prevent scaling caused by hard water in private homes. "The green wave is moving right across the world " said Robert Spencer President of Fluid  Dynamics International. With ...

  • First AQUAMOVE™ ultrafiltration mobile unit in UK

    ELGA Process Water’s AQUAMOVE team is launching the first ultrafiltration mobile unit in the UK for industrial water treatment, the AQUAMOVE™ MOFI-UF-65C. This new solution is designed to treat water with suspended solids and organics with high fouling index. Suitable for surface water treatment, pre-treatment upstream of reverse osmosis or ion exchange, wastewater treatment and water ...


  • Phthalates Found in Indoor Environments across the United States

    In the Fourth National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) measured 13 phthalate metabolites in the urine of 2,636 or more participants aged six years and older who took part in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). The survey took place a decade ago, and since then ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • H2O Innovation Awarded CAN$8.0 Million in Contracts for Municipal and Industrial Water Treatment Systems in the United States and Canada

    (TSX VENTURE: HEO)(ALTERNEXT: MNEMO:ALHEO) All amounts in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. H2O Innovation Inc. ("H2O Innovation" or the "Company") announces today that it was awarded new contracts totalling $8.0 million shortly before the end of its 2011 fiscal year, on June 30, 2011. These contracts will see H2O Innovation provide custom-built membrane filtration water treatment systems ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • New Water System is Hot Stuff

    ELGA Process Water, subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, introduces Thermapure™, the next generation heat sanitisable reverse osmosis (RO) unit for endoscopy applications. The compact system is an extension of ELGA Process Water’s range of heat sanitisable RO systems which meet the latest decontamination guidelines for endoscopy.   The Thermapure™ has ...


  • Drinking water regulations prompt deployment of decentralized water and wastewater treatment plants

    Decentralized water and wastewater treatment are precisely engineered onsite treatment systems used for treating small amounts of water and wastewater at affordable prices. As these systems serve individual houses, clustered dwellings, and closely located commercial outlets, the issue of piping costs is moot. Decentralized systems are produced using locally available materials, are easy to set up ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Fluid Dynamics Housetron hard water scale preventer chosen as water treatment for Florida High Performance "green" house project

    The Florida high performance green house project based in Cape Coral Florida has chosen Fluid Dynamics Housetron as the water treatment unit for their high performance "Green" house. Scale formation caused by hard water occurs in  pipes and in hot water boilers and  causes increased energy usage. Traditional methods of preventing scaling are water softeners but they discharge harmful ...

  • Protecting water quality at home highlighted during this week’s Drinking Water Week

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association joins water professionals across North America in helping consumers learn to maintain ...

  • Measurement of lime levels in drinking water & wastewater

    As lime is a product derived from the Earth, it is fitting that many of its uses also benefit the Earth. In fact, the second leading use of lime is in environmental applications, including drinking water and wastewater. OPTIFLEX is widely used to indicate lime levels in storage silos. It usually replaces non-reliable ultrasonic or electromechanical systems that are expensive to maintain. Lime ...


  • Electrolysis Systems for economical potable water disinfection

    A particularly economical disinfection solution which can be used to safely disinfect water in an environmentally-friendly process in line with demand will be on show at IFAT. This is the membrane electrolysis system CHLORINSITU® III. Visitors to stand 431 in Hall A3 will be impressed by how ...

  • Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc Releases New Drought Guide for Water Treatment System Owners in Drought Areas

    Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc has released a new free guide for drought stricken areas of North America that details how homeowners and business that rely on well water can cut the amount of waste water being produced by their water softeners and automatic filter systems. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 According to the ...


    By PRWeb

  • Energy savings from water appliances and systems

    Increases Energy Savings from Water Appliances and SystemsThe US government and marketplace are focused on reducing the overall energy costs with various incentives to promote alternatives and improvements. There are numerous agencies, plans and directives to achieve these ambitious goals in commercial and residential applications.There is an affordable easy and proven technology that can ...


    By HydroCare

  • Consumer Water & Air Treatment Systems to 2017

    This study analyzes the US consumer market for water purification and air cleaning systems. It presents historical demand data (2002, 2007, 2012) and forecasts to 2017 and 2022 by technology (e.g., conventional filtration, reverse osmosis, distillation, electrostatic, ionization) and type (point-of-entry and point-of-use water purification, whole-house and portable air cleaning) and region. The ...


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