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  • Culligan’s® New HE Water Softener Cuts Water, Salt and Energy Usage up to 46 Percent1

    Water is one of the most overlooked utilities in our homes, and new research by the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) shows that highly efficient water use could be one of our greatest money and energy saving measures. The WQRF study – “Evaluation of Relative Effects of Hardness, Detergent Dose and Temperature to Evaluate Stain Removal ...


    By Culligan Matrix Solutions

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Softener contribution to salinity examined

    The city of Woodland in California is naming water softeners as one source of salinity in its wastewater stream, has launched a survey to identify other sources of salinity making their way into the community’s wastewater, according to a recent post on the city of Woodland’s Web site.In discussing the salinity minimization project, the city noted its hard water, adding, “Unfortunately, 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 ...

  • Culligan Introduces High Efficiency Water Softener for Commercial Use

    Culligan, a leading global innovator of advanced filtration and water softening solutions for more than 70 years, unveiled its innovative High Efficiency (HE) Water Softener as part of its ...


    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 ...

  • Eco-Tec announces RecoPur super softening technology — a produced water treatment breakthrough - technical bulletin

    When treating very difficult water containing high total dissolved solids (TDS) and hardness, the patent-pending RecoPur® Super Softening Te c hnology is capable of producing very low hardness water (less than 0.1 ppm as CaCO3) using brine-only regeneration. Heavy oil production using thermal techniques (such as steam flooding, cyclic steam, SAGD, etc.) is growing in many parts of the world. ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Major study suggests efficiently run softeners do not hurt septic tank performance

    Water softeners set with appropriate salt efficiency do not harm septic systems and may actually help them, according to a new study released today at WQA Aquatech USA. The Water Quality Research Foundation commissioned Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to conduct independent and scientific testing on the issue in 2012.  The result is an official report, ...

  • Water treatment chemicals for mining

      processing materials --- repute mine effluent treatment Our barium chloride dihydrate is used in polluted mine water disposal (barium process for sulphate removal), ore dressing for gold purifying, desulfurizing in caustic soda electrolysis, metal heat treatment, tannage processing (tanning), surface finishing, softening agent and purify wastewater ...

  • Sustainable water disinfection

    Based on technology that has been around for decades, onsite generation of chlorine and other oxidant species is achieved by applying an electrical current to a solution of food-grade salt and water. While onsite generators (OSGs) also are used industrially and commercially to provide disinfection for swimming pools, cooling towers and sanitation for clean-in-place operations, the largest ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Hydrus™ is first commercial water treatment valve

    Kinetico Incorporated, the industry leader in countercurrent ion exchange technology, announces its water softening systems using the 2-inch Hydrus commercial valve were awarded the WQA Gold Seal. All six water softening systems passed the stringent requirements of the NSF/ANSI 44 standard for “Residential Cation Exchange Water Softeners.” These Hydrus systems are the first commercial systems ...


    By Kinetico Incorporated

  • 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 ...

  • Closing the water cycle: new wastewater treatments are tested

    Industries, such as paper production, require large amounts of water which can drain vital supplies of fresh drinking water. Researchers working towards the ultimate goal of ‘closing the cycle’ by reusing industrial water onsite have now identified innovative new treatments for wastewater from a paper mill. Good management of water resources is an essential part of European ...

  • CSR may lead to review of water treatment methods

    As environmental pressures grow on companies and organisations and as environmental care and compliance is now often a main Board Director's responsibility so water treatment methods will come increasingly under scrutiny. Most water treatment methods involve the discharge into waterways drains and rivers of chemicals .. either Sodium Chloride ( salt) as a function of water softening ...

  • Eliminating the need for Chemicals for Water treatment

    UK Based Fluid Dynamics announces that   a totally CHEMICAL FREE  totally GREEN water treatment system is s now possible. Since 1973 Fluid Dynamics has been manufacturing non chemical water treatment systems Eliminating the addition of harmful salt in water softeners  and  chemicals so dangerous that they can only be handled wearing protective clothing . Eliminating the ...

  • 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 ...

  • New Solution for hard water problems in the home

    Fluid Dynamics launches Limetron® Water Conditioner for prevention of Limescale Build up in Homes For more than 40 years Fluid Dynamics has been manufacturing water conditioners . Green , Sustainable systems for preventing scale build up caused by hard water. Originally focussing its attention on Industrial and Commercial applications with customers such as Kimberley Clark, Us ...

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