News Stories from 2011


December

Getting Ready for Winter.

It will soon be time to shut the system down for the winter. Don?t let all your hard work keeping the system running smoothly go to waste, follow our guidelines to assure that your system stays protected all winter long and is ready for a trouble-free startup next spring...

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November

Save Money on Raw Water.

Advanced Water Treatment help local business save considerable amounts of money on their raw water bill by designing and implementing a solution using filtered river water...

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October

AWT in the Press.

The team at Advanced Water Treatment have hit the headlines! We have been successfully increasing our business, despite the current trends. We believe that our ongoing success is due to our excellent customer service and wide range of competitively priced products and services...

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August

DI Cylinder Exchange.

Advanced Water Treatment's range of pure water filters are a clean & cost effective way to produce pure (deionised or DI) water without high capital expense or the need for chemicals. Available for sale or for hire/rental, these cylinders provide single use deionised water in minutes...

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August

No Cooling Tower too Big or Small .

The team at Advanced Water Treatment have compiled a custom solution for the cooling system at a power station...

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July

AWT, Save ??? Come Rain or Shine.

The Problem...
The Advanced Water Treatment head office is in Downham Market, East Anglia and over the past few weeks we, like many areas in the UK, have had a mix of sunshine and thunder storms.
This got me thinking... Why don't more people take advantage of the water that falls freely from the skies?...

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June

AWT, Reverse Osmosis for Steam Generator.

The Problem...
Our client was having issues with scale build up their steam generator. This was causing reduced heat exchanging efficiency, carbonic acid build up in their steam as well as erosion in the gaskets and valves in the steam line. The issues were so severe that on a number of occasions the water tubes inside the steam generator were completely blocked, causing the system's safety features to shut the generator down due to back pressure. This problem was costing lots of money, both in repairs and replacing parts, as well as hugely costly downtime in production.....

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June

AWT, Spotlight on... Rainwater Harvesting.

30% of treated mains water is used to flush toilets, this is drinking quality water that people have paid for, used to flush their loos! Rainwater Harvesting could save all this water!

OFWAT have announced water rates will rise above the rate of inflation for 2011/12, up to 8% in some areas! Water is expensive and it's getting more so!...

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April

AWT, Cooling Tower Management .

The Problem...
Advanced Water Treatment were contacted by a company who have three cooling towers on site, which are used alongside plate heat exchangers to cool and maintain the temperature of their cooking retorts. Due to their expansion and the increasing costs from their previous supplier they were looking to review their service providers. They needed to have a conversation with someone who they could trust to give them accurate, up to date, expert advice and create a plan for the most cost effective solution...

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April

AWT, Hotel Water Hygiene.

The Problem...
Following several recent high profile cases of Legionella and related illnesses in hotels, we have been speaking to many hotels about the risks associated with their businesses as well as what can be done to reduce and manage these risks, we find that most businesses are doing a lot of things right, but often some key areas are being missed. One hotel needed to have a conversation with someone who they could trust to give them accurate, up to date, expert advice and create a plan for the most cost effective solution...

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March

AWT, Boiler Projects.

The Problem...
Both end-users and re-sellers regularly come back to Advanced Water Treatment again and again because of our fair pricing structure and expertise. One regular client group is individuals working with boilers. They are experts in their field, boilers, engineering, maintenance, but there are many who do not want to get too involved in the water treatment side of the business. And that's where we have been helping them. Below are a few of our recent projects associated with boilers...

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March

Legionella Control in a Large School.

The Problem...
Advanced Water Treatment was approached by staff at a large, multi-building secondary school, who were unsure about their requirements with regards to Legionella and the ACOP L8. Whether or not their existing systems and procedures were sufficient and what actions they could take. They had an existing risk assessment, however were uncertain as to its validity and its compliance to current guidelines. They needed to have a conversation with someone who they could trust to give them accurate, up to date, expert advice and create a plan for the most cost effective solution.
The Solution...

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February

Steam Boiler on a farm.

The Problem...
A farm which had been left inactive for a number of years, was taken over by a company wishing to go back into production. There was a steam boiler on site which had been used to generate steam to dis-infect some produce storage sheds. The location of the farm meant that the mains water feed was 'hard' meaning it contained many dissolved minerals. If the boiler was fed with mains water there would be many problems with scale, corrosion and potentially dangerous gasses build up. There was some water treatment plant on site but exactly what was there, and the state it was in was not certain.
The Solution...

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