Borehole water wells

Borehole Water Wells & Private Water Supplies

In this expert guide the specialists at Water Treatment Services take an in-depth look at the construction and on-going management of borehole water wells and private water supplies for commercial, industrial and domestic purposes. The guide reviews the things you need to consider before you start drilling; together with the consent process, licensing and registration. It goes on to examine the regulations dealing with private water supplies, and the need for water quality testing and effective borehole water treatment and disinfection processes.

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Trade effluent and liquid waste management

Trade Effluent & Liquid Waste Management

In this expert guide the industrial wastewater specialists at Water Treatment Services take a detailed look at issues associated with the treatment of trade effluent and management of liquid waste in commercial, industrial and process environments. It looks at what options businesses have in dealing with their liquid wastes, the regulatory environment and discharge consent process. It goes on to examine how businesses can improve the management, disposal and re-use of their effluent to reduce costs, improve environmental performance and meet their discharge and regulatory compliance obligations.

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Testing aerobic colony counts in water

Testing Total Aerobic Colony Counts in Water

Total Aerobic Colony Counts, commonly abbreviated using the acronym TACC, is one of the most misunderstood aspects of water quality analysis and microbiological testing. Partly it’s because microbiologists and water management professionals are so accustomed to using jargon that it becomes second nature, and they don’t realise that the terms they are using baffles and confuses the layman. Then when they’re asked to explain Total Aerobic Colony Counts in words of one syllable, they get all tied up in complicated scientific knots, and are unable to articulate simply what they are talking about.

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Swimming Pool Water Treatment

Guide to Swimming Pool Water Treatment

In this expert guide the pool specialists at Water Treatment Services take a brief look at swimming pool water treatment techniques including how to maintain pool water balance, the importance of biocides, controlling algae and the role of filtration.

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10 causes of industrial equipment-failure

10 Causes of Industrial Plant and Equipment Failure

This technical guidance examines the top 10 causes of industrial plant and equipment failure. It looks at issues such as corrosion, external loading, physical impact, pressure, temperature, vibration, the effects of poor maintenance and defective equipment, human error and other issues and how they impact the safety and performance of plant and equipment used in industrial and process environments. Read more

Expansion vessels and legionella risks

Guide to Expansion Vessels & Legionella Risks

In this expert guide the specialists at Water Treatment Services examine the use of expansion vessels in pressurised heating systems, the potential legionella risks arising from their use and what can be done to manage those risks in line with current health and safety guidance from the Health and Safety Executive including ACOP L8 and HSG274 Part 2.

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