Ovivo Inc., a provider of water and wastewater treatment equipment and systems, acquired FilterBoxx Water & Environmental Corp. and its subsidiaries. Alberta-based FilterBoxx designs and supplies modular water and wastewater solutions for industrial applications.
The 2018 AWT Annual Convention & Expo will be held September 26-29 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, Fla. Designed specifically for water treatment professionals, the event focuses on companies and suppliers who specialize in heat transfer in industrial processes.
Mobile, on-demand water treatment solutions provide options for industries needing high quality water in an emergency or for a scheduled outage. With that in mind, Suez Water Technologies & Solutions is opening a new mobile water service center in Atlanta.
WEFTEC, the annual water quality technical conference and exhibition, promises an extensive slate of educational programs and an exhibition of companies displaying industrial water-related technologies and services.
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. acquired privately held IsH20Top (pronounced “isotope”) Group, a Quebec-based provider of high-purity water treatment equipment and systems, equipment maintenance services and service deionization. The acquisition strengthens Evoqua’s Canadian service capabilities.
BioSpray Tower will disinfect hard, nonporous surfaces, says the manufacturer. The EPA-registered disinfectant kills 99.9 percent of Legionella pneumophila when correctly applied to hard, nonporous surfaces like cooling towers.
Model TD-550 is suitable for crude oils and other heavy oils. It offers a detection range of low ppb to 5000 ppm. Features include a large full-color touchscreen interface and advanced datalogging and graphing capabilities.
Is it time to reconsider testing for total bacteria and Legionella in cooling tower water? Two case histories demonstrate how current water-testing methods could be indicating that bacteria control is acceptable and under good control — when the opposite is true.
Microbiological testing, specifically for total bacteria and Legionella bacteria in cooling tower water systems, has been using a methodology that basically has not changed for many years. The recent Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks due to cooling tower water systems has prompted a closer look at the methodology to determine if there is a need to consider a change that would be more representative of the true microbiological levels in these systems.