The AWT convention was a major success for CWS in two important ways. First, we convened the first meeting of our Regional Water Treatment Dealers. The meeting was attended by all existing dealers who had an opportunity to interact with each other and to see the many advantages this new approach provides. Second, during the show our dealers also spent a considerable amount of time in the booth which made an enormous impact on the conversations between AWT members and CWS representatives. I was especially impressed with the impact our dealers had on water treaters who have been considering adding ProMoss™ to their product offerings. Hearing about their real-world experience and confidence in the product was much more effective than listening to me talk about the science of Sphagnum moss. [Read more…]
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By: Rick Gallant of Aquatech of Florida located in St Petersburg, FL.
This BAC Cross Flow cooling tower is located in Clearwater, FL. The system was without professional treatment for 2-3 years and the last known treatment approach was zero bleed. The system uses softened water for makeup and must have had interruptions in softener service as the tower fill is loaded with calcium carbonate scale.
The World Aquatic Health Conference was held in Charleston, SC on October 10-12 and it continues to be the premier science and education conference of the aquatic industry. My presentation on “Surface-bound Organic Contamination, Disinfection Byproducts (DBP) and Swimming Pool Filtration” was just one of many talks about disinfection byproducts in recreational water and the surrounding air. Again this year, there were numerous presentations about disinfection byproducts, water quality and air quality.