Wednesday, 7 October 2020
When a large water utility company identified iron bacteria problems with three of its boreholes, it asked two borehole specialists to remediate the issue.
Working together, borehole maintenance specialist Drilcorp and treatment experts Geoquip Water Solutions came up with a two-pronged approach involving physical and chemical treatment to deliver exactly what was required to solve the problems.
Thursday, 17 September 2020
Read all about it - Beating back Bacteria for the Italian Jobs
In Italy, Milan-based Millars Products specialises in borehole rehabilitation and remediation, which includes the use of Geoquip’s BoreSaver range of water treatment solutions.
Wednesday, 22 July 2020
Read all about it - Test kits to speed up bacteria detection
A simple testing kit is helping to speed up the application of water treatment solutions by detecting the different types of bacteria present in water pipelines and wells.
By collecting a small water sample in a special testing vial, Biological Activity Reaction Test (BART) kits can identify the growth of iron-related bacteria, sulfate-reducing bacteria or slime-forming bacteria.
Wednesday, 22 July 2020
Read all about it - Why the wrong type of iron nearly left a golf course under par
When it comes to sporting facilities such as golf courses, staying on top of water management is essential.
The Renaissance Club, a private members club with an 18-hole golf course situated on 300 acres of the famous golfing coastline on Scotland’s Firth of Forth, hosts events including the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Opens 2019 & 2020.
Original drilling works, carried out when the course was constructed in the mid-2000s, had taken several attempts to find a borehole capable of producing the amount of water required, which meant reduction in flow was potentially a serious matter.
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Read all about it - Don’t score an own goal with your borehole
Don’t score an own goal with your borehole: Last November Norwich City Football Club was named joint fifth in a sustainability league table of all 20 Premier League clubs.
The table was compiled by BBC Sport, working with the United Nations-backed Sport Positive Summit, and one of the reasons for the club’s success was the fact its Carrow Road pitch is watered via a borehole and the training ground recycles the water from the pitches...