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The Importance of Representative Groundwater Sampling

The Importance of Representative Groundwater Sampling

By: RK Water In the second installment of “Understanding Dewatering,” we’re diving into the importance of representative groundwater sampling — one of the most undervalued aspects of temporary dewatering. According to Pinyon Environmental, “The groundwater chemistry data collected for permit applications is often flawed because the collection techniques don’t adequately mimic the turbidity associated with […]

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TOP REASONS STEAM BOILERS REQUIRE FEED WATER PRETREATMENT

TOP REASONS STEAM BOILERS REQUIRE FEED WATER PRETREATMENT

By: RK Water The use of steam boilers for industries in the U.S. is essential, especially when you consider they are used in highly monitored industries including food and beverage processing, medical facilities, power generation and sanitation. One of the main components in a successfully functioning steam boiler is the quality of its feed water. […]

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4 PILLARS REQUIRED FOR DEWATERING YOUR NEXT PROJECT

4 PILLARS REQUIRED FOR DEWATERING YOUR NEXT PROJECT

By: RK Water Before and during the excavation phase, project developers, architects, general contractors and other project partners take many considerations into account when planning the groundwork for a project including soil analysis, solar angles and other site-specific conditions. One of the most overlooked and under-valued planning activities involves an analysis of groundwater on the […]

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The Construction Workers’ Guide to Staying Warm on the Job Site

The Construction Workers’ Guide to Staying Warm on the Job Site

By: RK Mechanical Working outside during the winter can leave construction workers susceptible to hypothermia, frostbite or trench foot, a decaying of the feet due to prolonged cold and wet conditions. In extreme cases, workers without proper personal protection equipment can also suffer shock that could even lead to death. Not only do workers need […]

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INCREASING SUSTAINABILITY IN YOUR FACILITY’S WATER SYSTEM

INCREASING SUSTAINABILITY IN YOUR FACILITY’S WATER SYSTEM

By: RK Water The water treatment industry is evolving to reduce the use of chemical treatments and eliminate some products that are no longer viable given today’s environmental legislation as well as corporate sustainability initiatives. Facilities, as well as Facility Operators, need solutions to keep up with the times. As government regulations continue to become […]

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Are Your Cooling Towers Prepared to Fight Legionella?

Are Your Cooling Towers Prepared to Fight Legionella?

By: RK Water The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that Legionnaires’ disease nearly quadrupled in the United States from 2000 to 2015, and most cases could have been prevented with water treatment solutions to prohibit legionella bacterial growth in water. From 2000 through 2014, legionellosis increased nearly fourfold, from .42 to 1.62 cases […]

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