Water Hardness News

  • Extending carbon life reduces life cycle costs

    Siemens Water Technologies introduces AquaCarb 1240CAT catalytic carbon, an addition to the company’s Westates carbon product line for the North American market. It uses coconut shell-based carbon specially processed to offer enhanced performance capabilities over traditional catalytic carbons in water treatment. The new product can provide improved results in water quality targets for ...


  • P&G CSDW program provides three billionth liter of clean drinking water

    The Procter & Gamble (NYSE: P&G) Children's Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program has provided 3 billion liters of clean drinking water in the developing world through the distribution of 300 million PUR packets. With the help of global health organizations, World Vision and PSI, P&G was able to distribute the third billionth liter to a family in Rwanda, the latest country where the ...

  • Mitsui Speciality chemicals saves 9% Electricity and RO systems delivers 10% more thanks to non chemical hard water scale prevention system

    Scale caused by hardness salts in water is an expensive problem throughout the industrialised world. The traditional methods of dealing with scaling problems are either water softeners or chemicals.. both damage the environment. UK Based Fluid Dynamics has developed a new non chemical way of preventing scaling .. even removing scaling  that has already  formed in systems.   ...

  • Energy for the Caribbean

    In the beginning of February 2010 sera has secured a large order covering the supply of 8 dosing units for a new power plant in Trinidad, which is being built by Ferrostaal for Trinidad Generation Unlimited (TGU). Feed water conditioning solved optimally sera has been supplying systems to power plants for decades. This has enabled us to incorporate our vast experience into this ...


    By sera GmbH

  • scION – new Ca/Mg sensor for always reliable results

    Metrohm is pleased to launch scION, a new sensor based on thick-film technology. The sensor’s ion-selective tip has been specially developed for titrating calcium/magnesium hardness in drinking water. ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Stopping hard water scaling world wide without using chemicals

    Kempinski Hotels Order Colloid-A-Trons Although Dubai is in the the OilRich middle east Fuel is stil expensive and for this reason Kempinski Mall Of the Emirates in Dubai have ordered Colloid-ATron Scale preventers to be fitted to their Boilers. Hotels use a lot of hot water and steam and fuel bills are high. The Chief Engineer at the hotel knows how much scaling in his boiler tubes costs himand ...

  • EPA seeks small business input on financial responsibility requirements for Hard Rock mining (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites small businesses to participate in a Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) panel on a proposed rule that would establish financial responsibility requirements for classes of facilities within the hard rock mining industry. The requirements will help ensure that owners and operators of the facilities, not taxpayers, foot the bill for ...

  • Weda keeps things clean in Germany’s tropical waters

    The ideal conditions for any pool-cleaning machine is a square-sided pool that is closed for the night. Tropical Island in Germany is exactly the opposite: a recreation centre that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and a pool with soft shorelines and even some islands! But Weda’s machines have been working hard there every day of the past five years, and they have been doing a great ...


    By Weda AB

  • Biodiversity loss: now for the hard part

    Last month's Nagoya summit on biodiversity reached some important agreements. The challenge is to ensure that they are fully implemented. What a difference a year makes. One year ago, those clamouring for strong international action to combat the effects of global warming were optimistically looking forward to a high-level meeting in Copenhagen they hoped would launch a new global ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Non-chemical solutions for hard water scale

    Fluid Dynamics International, UK, has been helping farmers to solve hard water problems. The water supply to Hunter Farms in Tennessee, USA, is very hard (480ppm), and they had serious scaling in their chicken house self-watering system and their cool cells and egg room humidifiers. The drippers that provide drinking water for the chickens needed cleaning or replacement every sixty days and, with ...

  • Cloud Computing study for Microsoft shows dramatic reduction in carbon emissions

    A study commissioned by Microsoft and conducted by WSP and Accenture reveals that businesses choosing to run their applications through 'cloud computing' can reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by a net of 30% or more, compared to using traditional on-site server rooms. Cloud computing is large-scale, shared IT infrastructure available over the internet and is widely acknowledged as ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • EPA addresses water quality issues in Gloucester

    Boston, Mass.-- In order to advance healthy water quality in the coastal areas of Cape Ann near the City of Gloucester, EPA is proposing a draft decision to deny the extension of a waiver of Clean Water Act requirements that has allowed the City to discharge wastewater receiving only primary treatment from its wastewater treatment facility into Massachusetts Bay. Gloucester has applied to EPA for ...

  • Another award for WSP’s personal carbon trading scheme

    We launched the world's first personal carbon trading scheme (called PACT) for our staff some 3 years ago. It's proved a great success not only with our staff, but also with our clients - and the media too. And now we are delighted that PACT has won another award - the European Managing Partner Forum's "Innovation in Practice" award for 2010. The MPF is the leading association for those involved ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • Carbon reduction label hits £2bn consumer goods landmark

    The total annual retail value of consumer goods sold in the UK bearing the Carbon Reduction Label has reached £2 billion1 the Carbon Trust announced today, as new research shows that 9 out of 10 households in the UK bought a carbon labeled product in the last year2. The milestone figure comes as Tesco confirmed it has added the Carbon Reduction Label to its own brand dried egg ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Chris Huhne speech to the carbon show

    It is a great pleasure to be here today for the opening of the Carbon Show, and to see such energy and enthusiasm on display. Emissions trading is an economic curiosity. It is a negative market. For the first time in human history, we are trading in consequences. That the carbon market exists – and is successful - is testament to just how far we’ve come. The US National Air ...

  • EU Emissions trading scheme threatens to trap Europe in a high carbon future

    The Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the flagship policy covering half of the EU's carbon emissions, could turn intended restrictions on pollution into a trap that commits Europe to increasing carbon emissions for much of the next decade, unless changes are swiftly introduced, warns campaign group Sandbag. Sandbag's analysis shows that the ETS is on course to require savings of, at best, a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Haiti prime minister and ECCO2 Corp enter talks for $1.5 billion cleantech project to reduce carbon emissions and stimulate economy

    Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive and ECCO2 Corp have begun discussions regarding the launch of the "ECCO2 Haiti Project" in efforts to reduce carbon emissions and stimulate the Haitian economy following the catastrophic earthquake earlier this year. This clean development mechanism (CDM) will be achieved by installing ECCO2's patented technologies within all 133 communes that make up the ...

  • MagCAT solves tough scale problems

    Fluid Dynamics International has launched MagCAT, which uses powerful magnets that are encased in poleheads manufactured out of the same metal that is used for the catalytic core of Fluid Dynamics' Colloid-A-Tron. The calcium carbonate particles which are formed when hard water is heated remain in suspension after this magnetic treatment instead of precipitating as scale on pipework and heat ...


  • FLUID DYNAMICS LAUNCHES NEW, POWERFUL ,ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY HARD WATER SCALE PREVENTER

    FOR ALMOST 4O YEARS FLUID DYNAMICS HAS BEEN PREVENTING SCALING CAUSED BY HARD WATER, CHEMICALS  or  MINERALS IN PIPELINES, PROCESS EQUIPMENT, PAINT PLANTS, HOT WATER HEATERS AND BOILERS  THROUGHOUT  THE WORLD WITHOUT USING CHEMICALS!   Some scales are much harder to prevent than others .. for example scales containing high levels of silica or ...

  • Planet Resource Recovery, Inc. Completes Research Study on Precious Metals' Concentrates -- Validates New Technology That Separates Hard to Extract Precious Metals

    New Mining Technology Industrial Unit Currently Being Designed for Construction to Be Deployed Early Part of Q4 2010HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/10 -- Planet Resource Recovery, Inc (PINKSHEETS: PRRY) is pleased to announce that the company has completed its research study of extraction and separation of precious metals from ore concentrates. Laboratory research and development ...


Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you