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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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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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Cooling Tower Spring Start-up Preventive Maintenance Tips

By: RK Water In the colder parts of the US during spring, evaporative cooling systems begin the process of starting up, often after remaining idle for the winter months. When cooling systems have been dormant for months, there is a good chance that high amounts of bacteria may be present. This is because the water system’s […]

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ASHRAE 188: Cleaning up the water treatment standard for legionella

By: RK Water Silver Bullet® has the Association of Water Technologies (AWT) community talking about its Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP), giving it credibility as an effective biocide by controlling bacteria in a free-floating state. This news comes at a critical time as the outbreak of legionella in New York City and the release of the American […]

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Silver Bullet Water System Float Valve Designs

Silver Bullet Water System Float Valve Designs

By: RK Water All cooling towers need some type of make-up valve to replenish water lost to evaporation and blow down. Three basic types are available: -Mechanical -Electric and, -Hydraulic Mechanical valves typically come as standard from the major tower manufacturers and are the most common. They consist of a valve, float arm and float […]

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