Water Hardness News

  • 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 ...


  • Now comes the hard part

    President-elect Barack Obama’s job jar for his first day in office after the January 20th Inauguration will be rather daunting: 'Deal with the worst global economic crisis since the Great Depression; End money-sucking and clearly unwinnable wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; Restore international confidence in the American economy; Create 5 million new green jobs; Clean up the environment; Deal with ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Rivers are carbon processors, not inert pipelines

    Microorganisms in rivers and streams play a crucial role in the global carbon cycle that has not previously been considered. Freshwater ecologist Dr Tom Battin, of the University of Vienna, told a COST ESF Frontiers of Science conference in October that our understanding of how rivers and streams deal with organic carbon has changed radically. Microorganisms such as bacteria and single celled ...


    By European Science Foundation

  • Carbon Trust delivers credit boost for small businesses

    Small businesses struggling for credit during the credit crunch received a boost today as the Carbon Trust announced it has doubled the maximum size of its interest-free Energy Efficiency loans from £100,000 to £200,000 – and increased the overall loans pot by 45 per cent to £31 million this year. The move is in response to the difficult market conditions and will enable small businesses to ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • NHS faced with carbon reduction challenge

    The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) trusts have less than 20 months to meet an ambitious target to slash NHS carbon emissions by 15 percent. The NHS sustainable development unit put a draft carbon reduction strategy, Saving Carbon, Improving Health, out to consultation at the end of May. It sparked such debate among managers that the consultation period has been extended to the end of ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Walmart rebukes FTC attempt to standardize carbon offsets

    The Federal Trade Commission publishes a green guide to ensure that companies don’t market their products with inaccurate environmental claims. It recently sought to update the guide with some clarifications on carbon offsets. As loyal Triple Pundit readers will know, I am an unabashed fan of increased regulation in the carbon offset sphere. To my mind increased regulation is a win-win for ...

  • Madvac Inc. introduces the new LT500 high capacity litter collector

    The LT500 provides high volume litter collection in hard to reach areas, virtually transforming the traditional manual litter picker into a highly automated litter collection system, leading to increased productivity. By significantly reducing fatigue causing injuries, litter picking has never been safer than with the LT500. The LT500 vacuums trash and litter from trash cans, landfills, highways, ...


  • Ameri-Shred Corp has introduced their new affordable AMS-HD Series hard drive shredder

    Ameri-Shred Corp has introduced their new affordable AMS-HD Series hard drive shredder. These shredders are designed to physically destroy hard drives and assorted e-waste. Standard features include rugged steel construction and adjustable wear pads to maintain optimum cutter tolerances. Each are low speed/high torque and sized with minimal energy consumption in mind. An ergonomic loading ...


    By Ameri-Shred Corp.

  • Procorp’s new pellet reactor system delivers cost effective, zero discharge and chloride free water treatment

    Procorp Enterprises LLC introduces a targeted mineral extraction pellet reactor system for industrial and municipal water treatment facilities. This modular, turn-key solution provides simple, sustainable water treatment by safely and quickly extracting high purity minerals into a recycle bin before they become a plumbing problem.“Pellet extraction is simply the most sustainable technology for ...


    By Procorp Enterprises LLC

  • The ultimate water test kit The eXact® EZ Well Driller Kit

    The eXact® EZ Well Drillers Kit offers immediate lab quality water results at minimal cost without sending samples off to the lab. The kit includes the patented eXact® EZ advanced photometer and six test parameters (Free Chlorine, Total Chlorine, pH, Calcium Hardness, Total Iron and Manganese) that can be administered on-site without any technical training. It’s ideal for field screening new ...

  • Americans` carbon emissions twice as big as others, says new MIT research

    Whether you live in a mansion or you are homeless on the street, whether you enjoy eating only raw fruits and vegetables or you must have filet mignon, whether you are a jet-setter or a home-bound retiree - anyone who lives in the United States contributes more than twice as much greenhouse gas to the atmosphere as the per capita global average. A class at the Massachusetts Institute of ...

  • Do consumers control the greening of business?

    A survey conducted by Buzzback Market Research of US and UK consumers is just the latest in a growing number of reports that indicate consumers want greener products. Evidence is mounting that suggests consumer power is the strongest force in the greening of industry. Buzzback, a New York City Internet consumer research and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EU to help industries hard hit by new climate rules

    The European Union has signaled the intent to protect Europe’s metal and paper industries in case an international agreement on climate change is not reached by 2009. Brussels wants to prevent energy-intensive sectors from fleeing the EU as the bloc’s carbon market becomes tighter. When the EU first announced its climate change plan in January of 2008, industries and member ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Climate change, water sharing could damage Great Lakes

    Midwesterners might be known for their manners, but when it comes to sharing water, they have some issues. As climate change affects the Great Lakes, it's important to ensure the fresh water bodies are protected from being pillaged by dry parts of the country, a report released by the National Wildlife Federation on Tuesday concluded. The Great Lakes contain about 20 percent of the world's fresh ...


    By Axcess News

  • Global Warming Will Hit Northeast Hard Without Quick Action

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, July 12, 2007 (ENS) - If heat-trapping emissions are not limited now, global warming will change critical aspects of the Northeast's character and economy, finds a new report by the Northeast Climate Impacts Assessment, NECIA, a two year collaboration between the Union of Concerned Scientists, UCS, and a team of more than 50 scientists and economists. Near-term choices ...

  • New Improved KALCRET® Hard Compound from Abresist

    Urbana, IN – Abresist Corporation introduces the new and improved KALCRET® hard compound, cement bonded wear protection for system components and pipes. The new KALCRET features a reduced mixing time of approximately 5 minutes, is easier to handle and offers a faster installation time. The new compound can also be easily applied overhead. KALCRET is made up of a hard aggregate material, ...

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