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, 1 July 2020
Geoquip Water Solutions, is selling hand sanitiser to raise funds for St Helena Hospice.
The Ipswich based specialist suppliers to the water industry, is selling 500ml bottles of hand sanitiser to businesses and individuals nationwide, with all profits being donated to St Helena Hospice to help local people face incurable illness and bereavement.
Wednesday, 10 June 2020
Enabling efficient water transfer from storage tanks to poultry drinking lines during critical growth period
Ellis Whittal-Williams: “It’s important to have a system which can cope with a requirement for very small, slow amounts of water when the birds are very young, and allows you to gradually increase the flow and pressure as demand increases.
“As the sun comes up and the birds wake up, the demand for water will be higher. Having the Drive-Tech MINI enables us to run the pump constantly, instead of stopping and starting multiple times an hour. Less variants mean the pressure is more constant, resulting in a smoother operation with less wear and tear and increased energy efficiency".
Product: EH Horizontal Multistage Pump with Drive-Tech MINI
Monday, 27 April 2020
In the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it’s easy to overlook the fact that some things, like boreholes, still need attention.
During the winter months, irrigation systems will often have been mothballed, with pipes and filters drained down to avoid risk of water freezing and damaging the equipment.
That said, this January we largely enjoyed warmer than average temperatures, before being swamped by February’s seemingly unending rain.
Fast forward to April however and by mid-month some parts of the country have seen just 1% of the monthly average rainfall thanks to the dry and fine weather...