Water Hardness News

  • Leading Haymarket titles become the first magazines in the UK to carry the Carbon Reduction Label

    Respected environmental title ENDS and leading marketing business magazine Marketing will display the Carbon Trust’s Carbon Reduction Label from the end of September, after having undergone a rigorous and detailed carbon footprinting process. The Carbon Reduction Label will display each magazine’s commitment to reduce their overall carbon footprint, and in the case of ENDS also show the total ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • China faces colossal bill for a low-carbon economy

    China could achieve 'safe' levels of carbon emissions by 2050 but only by funding a massive clean technology effort, according to a new assessment. It estimates that China will need to invest an extra 1–1.5 trillion Chinese yuan (US$220 billion) a year to build a low-carbon economy and keep carbon emissions similar to those in 2005. 'China's Low-Carbon Development Pathways by 2050' was published ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • A hard rain`s gonna fall

    Analysis shows climate change to yield more extreme rainfall. Heavier rainstorms lie in our future. That's the clear conclusion of a new MIT and Caltech study on the impact that global climate change will have on precipitation patterns. But the increase in extreme downpours is not uniformly spread around the world, the analysis shows. While the pattern is clear and consistent outside of the ...

  • Hard quality test for RT400

    One week ago, we thougt that it's time for an really hard quality test for Ahwi products. What we can do do show our customer the stabilty of an RT400. To launch an RT400, upside down, from an 6m high bridge, thats it. And after this action, we leave the machine for one week in the water. For the truck was this action not very healty, and also the trailer did'nt look very well. We lifted ...


  • Preventing scaling caused by hard water for a whole town without chemicals

    For over 20 years Fluid Dynamics' Colloid-A-Tron non-chemical scale preventers have been reducing scaling in small villages in County Donegal in Ireland. Fluid Dynamics has now won a contract to supply a Colloid-A-Tron non chemical Catlytic water treatment unit to treat water for the town of Letterkenny in Donegal. The unit 8' in Diameter will treat up to 400m3/hr of water per hour. Letterkenny ...

  • Study to measure long-term hard water damage

    Expanding on a major study already underway, the Water Quality Research Foundation has retained an independent testing firm to measure how hard water might damage many common household fixtures and appliances. In February, WQRF hired the Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit international science and technology enterprise, to examine the amount of energy savings that water softeners offer. ...

  • Preventing scaling caused by hard water all over the world... our customers tell their stories

    A sustainable water treatment system that uses no chemicals, no electricity and requires no maintenance .. sounds impossible..but it is true.Fluid Dynamics catalytic technology is in use all over the world preventing scaling caused by hard water naturally without chemicals and without salt .. Zero discharge and zero damage to the environment.Fluid Dynamics products can stop scaling in chemical ...

  • E.ON Climate & Renewables signs its first carbon sourcing partnership in China with Dongjiang Environmental

    E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) and Dongjiang Environmental have entered a partnership on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in China. In this partnership, Dongjiang Environmental will install and operate methane recovery systems on landfill sites, while EC&R will purchase the resulting carbon credits (CER) and offer access to technical expertise in landfill gas capture and ...


    By E.ON AG

  • World`s largest in line catalytic hard water scale preventer passes 4th Anniversary having totally eliminated the need for anti-scaling chemicals

    In 2005 Fabrica Militar of Cordoba, Argentina ordered the world's largest in line catalytic scale preventer to prevent scaling caused by hard water. The 16inch Diameter Colloid-A-Tron unit is designed to treat 1,700m3 of water an hour (449,000 USGPH) it was installed in the recirculating cooling circuit to a Sulzer cooling tower. Previously the tower sufferred badly from scaling even though ...

  • The eXact Micro 7+ photometer wins award

    The eXact Micro 7+ photometer named Top 50 Products of 2009 by Pool & Spa News Magazine The readers of the leading consumer and business trade magazine, Pool & Spa News, selected the eXact® Micro 7+ photometer as one of “The Top 50 Products of 2009.” The annual reader’s choice award recognized the eXact Micro 7+ for its accurate and reliable on-site water ...

  • PRN market faces hard year

    Key industry figures involved in the market for Packaging (Waste) Recovery Notes are “cautiously optimistic” about the year ahead but have acknowledged that it will be a difficult year. There has been a strong demand for aluminium beverage cans in recent months and last month aluminium can recycler Novelis increased the price it paid for the material by £100 a tonne. Aluminium Packaging Recycling ...

  • Carbon Trust welcomes new funding to provide loans to businesses and public sector

    Commenting on last Wednesday’s budget, Tom Delay, CEO, Carbon Trust said: “This budget is good news for carbon reduction. Moving forward we will work with Government to ensure that the funding announced delivers maximum carbon impact and good overall value for money for Britain. The Government announcement today to provide the Carbon Trust with an extra £165 million of interest free loans to be ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • How to build a low carbon economy

    As Gordon Brown promises to plot a green route to recovery in this month’s Budget, which options will really deliver the best bang for buck and maximise carbon savings as well as employment opportunities? The answer lies in energy efficiency and support for technology innovation, argues Tom Delay, CEO of the Carbon Trust. As we lurch from banking crisis into economic recession, we desperately ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Heat exchanger blockages eliminated and acid cleaning no longer required

    Kaish Foods is one of the oldest food Companies in Jordan, established in 1926. The water in Amman the capital of Jordan is hard with the impact that the shell and tube heat exchanger in the Tetra-Pak machine used become increasingly inefficient and then after 500 hours of operation would become blocked with scale and the production process would have to be stopped whilst the heat exchanger was ...

  • Acid cleaning of scale caused by hard water eliminated in Peru

    Rico Pollo is a large chicken processing factory in Peru, South America. Feed water for the processing plant has a hardness level of 280 mg/l (ppm). The plant already had a York Ammonia condenser for the refrigeration facility but was continuously having to acid clean the condenser tubes to remove scaling caused by calcium in the water this had damaged them so much it made the condenser ...

  • British Breweries use green technology to stop hard water scaling in process equipment

    Scaling caused by hard water is a significant problem around the world. Breweries particularly wish to avoid the use of chemicals and water softeners if at all possible for their water treatment. Scaling in steam producing boilers can be a particular problem. The only treatment Freeminer Brewery in England uses to prevent scaling in their boilers are catalytic scale preventers called ...

  • Green Technology Colloid-A-Tron removes and prevents existing scale from hard water where chemicals and alternative methods fail

    Fluid Dynamics has completed a 6 month successful trial of removing existing scale and preventing future scale from forming on condenser tubes. The condenser tubes which had been treated by softeners and chemicals had a build up between 2-3 mm thick of scale deposits from hard water. A 4" Colloid-A-Tron or CAT for short was installed on the inlet to one of eight evaporative condensers treating a ...

  • Green technology removes scale caused by hard water

    Installation of a Fluid Dynamics Magstream in Thailand's leading Ceramic Manufacturers elminates scale build up from pipeline. Fluid Dynamics installed a Magstream scale preventer in the colloing circuit of a leading ceramic manufacturer in Thailand- Cotto Tiles. Within 6 months nearly all the hard scale that had been deposited by eeh recirculation water had been removed and energy saving and ...

  • Data Destruction - Greenview installed Untha Shredder to provide hard drive shredding service

    Greenview Resource to Install Untha Shredder at its Whittier, CA Plant To ensure secured data and product destruction, Greenview Resource Management has installed the brand new Untha RS 30 Shredder at its Whittier processing plant. The shredder, made in Australia, is capable of shredding hard drives, copper wires, plastics, and other electronic devices. ...

  • The NHS unveils plans to slash its carbon footprint

    The NHS has pledged to become one of England's leading sustainable and low carbon organisations and to meet the Government's target of an 80 per cent reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. This pledge is set out in a new Strategy, Saving Carbon, Improving Health, which will be launched by NHS Chief Executive, David Nicholson, and NHS Sustainable Development Unit Director, Dr David Pencheon. The ...


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