Fouling Control News

  • YSIs EXO3 Multiparameter Sonde

    The parameters you need, without the features you don’t! Offering the greatest value of any sonde available on the market, the EXO3 ...


    By Hoskin Scientific Limited

  • Euromed 2017

    We are pleased to invite you to “EuroMed 2017, Desalination for Clean Water and Energy: Cooperation around the World” Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel on 9th – 12th of May. Dave Johnson, Technical and Marketing Director of Kurita Middle East FZE, will give a presentation about “Kuriverter IK 110 – ...


    By Kurita

  • LG Sonic received award for biofouling prevention project with the Royal Dutch Navy

    Yesterday, LG Sonic received an award for a project with the Royal Dutch Navy to apply ultrasound technology on a marine vessel to prevent the growth of biofouling. Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results that a ship can consume up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produce 40% more CO2 emissions. The P.J.S de Jong Innovation award, organized by TNO, Organisation of ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Visit LG Sonic at IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016

    LG Sonic is going to exhibit during the IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. IWA Brisbane World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016 will be attended by water and environmental professionals from over 100 countries. The congress and exhibition will offer new insights in scientific and technological innovations in the water management sector. IWA ...


    By LG Sonic

  • The Royal Dutch Navy starts project with environmentally friendly solution to prevent biofouling on ships

    Today the Dutch algae control company, LG Sonic has received an official order from the Royal Dutch Navy to apply their ultrasound technology on a marine vessel to prevent the growth of biofouling. Before the end of 2016 multiple ultrasonic antifouling systems will be installed on a 130-meter long marine vessel. Biofouling growth increases the drag on ...


    By LG Sonic

  • WEFTEC 2016 – Meet LG Sonic at booth 1801

    From September 26-28, LG Sonic will attend WEFTEC New Orleans, world’s largest water quality exhibition, to show their latest innovation to monitor and control toxic algal blooms in lakes and reservoirs. LG Sonic’s booth is located in the Netherlands Pavilion (1801). Ultrasonic algae control LG Sonic products provide an environmentally friendly ...


    By LG Sonic

  • ACF Technology – Innovative Solution to avoid Ammonium Salts Corrosion & Fouling

    The new ACF (Ammonium Chloride Free) technology uses additives that are chemical liquid formulations based on a very strong organic base. It prevents salt fouling and corrosion in crude distillation units, FCC units, hydrotreaters, hydrocrackers, reformer units and other process equipment, where such disturbances are observed regularly. The ...


    By Kurita

  • Prevent biofouling and reduce fuel costs in sea chests, hulls and cooling basins

    Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results in a ship that uses up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produces 40% more CO2 emissions. The marine industry globally spends billions of dollars in addressing fouling, using a variety of protection methods such as coatings. LG Sonic, a Dutch algae and biofouling control solutions provider, has introduced an Industrial Line which ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Prevent Biofouling and Reduce Fuel Costs in Sea Chests, Hulls and Cooling Basins

    Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results in a ship that uses up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produces 40% more CO2 emissions. The marine industry globally spends billions of dollars in addressing fouling, using a variety of protection methods such as coatings. LG Sonic, a Dutch algae and biofouling control solutions provider, has introduced an Industrial Line which ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Cooling Systems: Increased Costs from Mineral Scaling and Biological Fouling

    Mineral scaling and biological fouling are two of the most common problems associated with watercooled systems, and the costs from these issues can be enormous. By understanding how these issues affect cooling water systems, and their associated cost drivers, facility managers can make informed decisions on proper scale and biological fouling control. ...


    By Innovas Technologies LLC

  • American Membrane Technology Association events

    From 1-4 February we were at the AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition in San Antonio, Texas. There were over 90 exhibitors and 140 papers presented. There was even a session in Spanish, where Fernando del Vigo presented a paper entitled ‘What’s New in RO Membrane Cleaning? Micro-Bubbles and High Ionic Strength Effervescent Cleaners Enhance RO Membrane Foulant ...

  • NY to require manufacturers to pay for fouled water cleanup

    Two industrial companies will be held liable for the cleanup of a toxic chemical that found its way into an upstate New York village's drinking water, the acting state environmental commissioner said Thursday. The Department of Environmental Conservation sent a letter to New Jersey-based Honeywell International and Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, part of a Paris-based global conglomerate, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Seagull Fouling Cleaning in Birmingham

    The structured approach to fouling cleaning at a heavily populated site in Birmingham is proving to be a successful bird control solution. Earlier in 2011, Eco Environmental embarked on a new seagull deterrent project in Birmingham. We were asked to remove bird eggs ...

  • Fouling Cleaning and Installation of Bird Nets at the Bath Substation of Western Power Distribution

    Pigeon deterrents, such as anti-bird netting, were installed at this power substation after nesting pigeons created a dangerous fouling problem. Pigeons were fouling the compound and nesting in the cooler fan blades. There was the potential for fan failure or high speed ejection of fouling, sticks or other material, which could injure the station’s workers and ...

  • Fouling Cleaning at Woodhouse Mill`s Water Regulator

    The presence of feral pigeons called for an effective bird deterrent system including bird netting, bird mesh, fouling cleaning and rope access. We were contacted by our client to resolve an issue with feral pigeons perching on the water regulator in South Yorkshire, which was causing ...

  • Introducing the Aqua TROLL 600 Water Quality Platform

    In-Situ® Inc. announced today the newest advancement in state-of-the-art water monitoring technology – the Aqua TROLL® 600 Multiparameter Sonde, with field access through the VuSitu™ Mobile App for Android™. Rugged in groundwater and corrosion-resistant in surface water, the Aqua TROLL 600 delivers accurate data in an easy-to-use, customizable instrument. Features ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • A New Way to Determine Fouling

    A new ASTM test method serves as an important option in determining the potential of particulate matter to cause fouling in pressure-driven membrane processes used in water treatment. ASTM members say that this new alternative (soon to be published as D8002, Test Method for Modified Fouling Index (MFI-0.45) of Water) will help end the struggle to entirely change an existing test method (D4189, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Oil slicks spread 9 miles off California, foul beaches, air

    An oil spill from a ruptured onshore pipeline that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a scenic stretch of the California coast spread across 9 miles of oceanWednesday and officials said up to 105,000 gallons may have leaked out. Up to a fifth of that amount - 21,000 gallons - reached the sea, according to estimates. Federal ...


    By Associated Press

  • Eco Environmental treat Padstow seafood restaurant

    Eco Environmental were approached by The Seafood Restaurant in Padstow, Cornwall. The adjoining garage is being utilised as onsite parking for accommodation guests at The Seafood Restaurant and had an existing problem with birds perching on the rafters and fouling down onto the parked guests cars. Before disturbing the hazardous fouling, our technicians carried out ...

  • Almost half of EU freshwaters suffer from chemical pollution

    The health of almost half of all European freshwaters is at risk from organic chemical pollution, finds new research. The study, a continental-scale risk assessment of the potential effects of toxic organic chemicals on freshwater ecosystems, based its conclusions on data for over 200 pollutants measured at 4000 monitoring sites across Europe. Freshwater ecosystems provide a number of important ...

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