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By Kaitlyn Longstaff Water treatment is an exciting and varied industry in which to work. From installers to sales professionals, engineers to inventors, marketing experts to executives, there are a number of ways to get started and thrive in a career in water treatment. Whether you prefer a rural or urban location, working with your hands outside or in a high-tech laboratory, interacting with people or doing complex equations, water treatment jobs can suit many different interests and personalities. Water Conditioning & Purification International magazine spoke with a variety of water treatment professionals to hear the many ways people can…

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NSF/ANSI/CAN 50 Equipment for Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and Other Recreational Water Facilities includes requirements for a wide range of products and technologies. Equipment as diverse as pumps, sand filters, and ultraviolet disinfection systems are all covered under various sections of NSF/ANSI/CAN 50. The standard not only covers an expansive list of equipment, but the end use applications under NSF/ANSI/CAN 50 are quite broad—residential hot tubs and commercial water parks are both included under the standard. General requirements for materials in contact with recreational water, including safety against leaching of harmful chemicals and corrosion resistance, are included. Additional general…

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The SaniUV-Cube™ Germicidal Ultraviolet Disinfection Cabinet from Atlantic Ultraviolet Corporation® is constructed from type 304 stainless steel with a UV-C blocking, tempered glass observation window. Removable quartz shelves ensure UV-C energy from four high-output lamps reaches all items (UV-C is lethal to bacteria, viruses, and mold). Additional features include an elapsed time indicator, interlock safety switch (which interrupts power when the door is opened), treatment time keypad controller, lamp replacement indicators, molded rubber feet, and dual cooling fans (bottom intake and top exhaust). Operates on 120v and protected by a replaceable 5 amp, fast-acting fuse. Pass-through version in development. https://ultraviolet.com/

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By Brian Oram and Amy Lee Water supplies and systems can be affected by a number of adverse events. A “crisis” can range from a personal household leaky water line to a major community-wide toxic spill incident from a train derailment to a natural disaster that contaminates groundwater. A crisis includes two components: 1. The event itself, and 2. The reaction to the event. You can have an event that at the surface appears minor, but the response from the client, user, community, or customer may be highly charged because of emotional distress, fear, uncertain future, financial issues, lack of…

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By Gary Battenberg In part 2 of this series, we listed the cross section of organic contaminants that carbon has high affinity for and a brief description of their use. It is especially important to obtain a complete water analysis that identifies the contaminants and quantifies the levels of those contaminants that exceed the maximum contaminant level (MCL). After interpreting the analysis, designing the appropriate activated [backwash] carbon filter or contactor may be specified. In this installment, we will look at those contaminants that activated carbons have good affinity, which will yield acceptable results. Good Carbon Affinity This list of…

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Moti-Vitality https://moti-vitality.com/ (810) 655-9600 Moti-Vitality was founded in 2008 by Kelly Thompson. Although not a family-owned company, Thompson said “we have all worked together so long that we feel like family.” With a mission to help raise the credibility of the way the industry brings their products and services to the market, Moti-Vitality works hard to “combat misinformation and unscrupulous business practices, which we believe harms everybody in our globally critical industry,” continued Thompson. Moti-Vitality works with all members of the water treatment industry regardless of size, but they tend to focus on small dealers who want to take their…

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By Amanda Crangle It was 2001, and I sat nervously in a dingy office inside the barn where I boarded my horse. The swivel chair underneath me did little to quell my anxiety as I swung back and forth, anticipating what was to come. The dusty TV screen in front of me ominously came to life with black-and-white static as the VCR whirred with the sound of spinning tape. My horse trainer sat down next to me and put her hand on my shoulder in a not-so-subtle attempt to stop my twisting from side to side. The image became clear…

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Vu-Flow, a manufacturer of sediment filtration and basket strainer products, has expanded its line of Y-strainer filters with the addition of the following sizes: 3/4 inch, 1 inch, and 1.5 inches. These filters have been designed for low-flow-rate applications and are available in disc or mesh filter elements to accommodate various filtration needs. Vu-Flow’s new Y-strainer filters have a compact design that allows for installation in tight spaces. The Y-strainer filters include a low-pressure drop that ensures the filters will not significantly reduce the water pressure in the irrigation system. https://www.vuflow.com/y-strainer

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Ion Exchange Softeners Market to Expand at 6 Percent Cagr Through 2023 According to a new Fact.MR analysis, in 2023, the global ion exchange softeners market is expected to be worth US$2.02 billion. The ion exchange softeners industry is predicted to reach US$3.63 billion by 2033, developing at a 6 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during the forecast period. The ion exchange softeners industry, driven by rising demand for clean and safe water for industrial and domestic applications, is likely to expand significantly in the future. Growing populations, rapid urbanization, and increasing water demand necessitates the development of efficient…

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Rusco, a water filtration solutions provider, has expanded its product line to include versatile water-filtration options for home, municipal, commercial, and well water. Rusco now offers Big Filters and a complete line of filtration media for various filtration needs. Rusco’s water filtration systems are engineered to minimize sediments such as sand, silt, scale, and rust particles that are known to damage plumbing appliances and cog pipelines, and can affect water’s taste, smell, and color. Rusco’s Big Filters are compatible with most 10 inches x 4.5 inches and 20 inches x 4.5 inches filter cartridges. The filters have a pressure release…

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