Water Treatment Company Wisdom: Bioslime in a Cooling Tower is Bad

Posted by Greg Frazier on Fri, Jul 24, 2015 @ 05:56 PM

Cooling towers are notorious for growing things; especially microscopic things… They are warm and moist. They have areas that get a lot of sunlight and other areas that kept fairly dark. Whether it's algae or bacteria, it's no wonder that cooling towers provide the perfect environment for all kinds of little organisms to proliferate. In fact, an improperly treated cooling tower can act like a giant Petri dish.

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Environmentally Friendly Cooling Tower Water Treatment Chemicals?

Posted by Greg Frazier on Fri, May 29, 2015 @ 01:55 PM

Cooling towers have been in the news a lot lately. ALways on the search for the best water treatment solutions, many building engineers and facilities management professionals have been anxiously awaiting ASHRAE Standard 188 to be officially released so that they can get more guidance (and see the implications) regarding the need for proper cooling tower maintenance, cooling tower disinfection and how to kill legionella in a cooling tower.

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ASHRAE Standard 188 May Change the Way You Think About Legionella and Water Treatment

Posted by Greg Frazier on Sat, Feb 21, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

Recent events in New York City have once again brought Legionnaires Disease onto the radar for many facilities throughout the Northeast.  The latest Legionellosis outbreak reported in NYC has been allegedly linked back to an infected cooling tower in the Bronx.  It has been reported that the facility in question is now under the watchful eye of the New York City Health Department.  Legionella in a cooling tower is a serious issue because of how a cooling tower operates; not only does the bacteria thrive in an under-treated environment, but the the tower mechanism itself acts as the perfect way to dispurse the bacteria in water droplets into the atmosphere.  As you can imagine, attorneys have already threatened to bring suit, and facility managers across the New Your City are re-thinking their protocols for dealing with legionella. Many building owners are trying to figure out if they have the best water treatment company in New York working for them.  There is a very good chance that there were steps that could have been followed that would have prevented this unfortunate event; and if the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) get their way, there soon will be.

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Water Treatment Chemicals Are Right, But The Feed Location is Wrong?

Posted by Joshua Baty on Thu, May 02, 2013 @ 04:26 PM

One of the most common problems that we see in water treatment when we survey a new customer’s facility is improper chemical feed location.  Our water treatment professionals evaluate dozens of chemical feed stations in many different types of facilities every month, and we are always concerned when we see the same type of problem over and over again.  Water treatment chemicals being fed in the incorrect location is one of those problems.  This issue is even more peculiar because many times we will find that the actual water treatment chemical program and methodology is very appropriate for the system being treated, however, because of how that program is being fed into the system, the results are less than desirable.

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Water Treatment Makes a Big Splash on LinkedIn

Posted by Josh Baty on Mon, Apr 08, 2013 @ 02:32 PM

LinkedIn introduced one-click endorsements on its professional network this past September.  Since that time, over 58 million professionals have been recognized by their peers for being proficient in a particular skill or area of expertise. 

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