Results of Filcon Filters customer survey scorecard pleasing

We don’t want to act like the cat who swallowed the canary. But it is pleasing to make known the results of our recent customer survey: These results sit well with our Company Mission Statement which in part reads, “The goal of Filcon Filters is to provide customers with quality products at a reasonable price….

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The Future of Water Treatment for All Municipalities

Laguna Beach, CA employs a reservoir management system (RMS) holding 30+ million gallons of 100% imported, clean, chloraminated water for potable distribution and emergency firefighting efforts. It’s quite inspiring to learn about the amazing water conservation efforts at utilities like Laguna Beach County Water District (LBCWD).

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New Type Of Filter Bag Bottom Ultrasonic Welding

New Type Of Filter Bag Bottom Ultrasonic Welding

Our bag manufacturers, Sun Micron are about to launch a new type of filter bag bottom ultrasonic welding, which will be a solid line finish with a welding band width of 1.5mm. The tensile strength of the new welding reaches 30 kg per square millimetre (426 PSI), much above the required filter bag tensile strength….

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Wastewater treatment plants are not engineered to remove pharmaceuticals from your water

Wastewater treatment plants are not engineered to remove pharmaceuticals from your water

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey have published a major study of how pharmaceutical companies pollute the environment by sending their wastewater to treatment plants. “Wastewater treatment plants taking discharges from nearby pharmaceutical manufacturers have ‘substantially’ higher concentrations of drugs in the water,” Environmental Health News reported, citing the study. Tia-Marie Scott, lead author of…

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The Most Effective Way to Disinfect Cooling Towers

The Most Effective Way to Disinfect Cooling Towers

Disinfection is a critical aspect of cooling tower water treatment for operational reasons like eliminating biofilm to maximize heat transfer efficiency and minimize microbial-induced corrosion. We all know that cooling waters containing high levels of ammonia, which increases the complexity of the disinfection process, are commonly found in the ammonia production industry. But here’s the…

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Chlorine Dioxide Vs. MIOX’s Hypochlorite Generator

Chlorine Dioxide Vs. MIOX’s Hypochlorite Generator

More effective on tough-to-kill organisms, MIOX Mixed Oxidant Solution provides all the benefits of chlorine dioxide, without the hazards of chemical storage or explosion risk. Biofilm control is easily achieved using only simple table salt and water and your base chemicals – no more strong acid or sodium chlorite. So you get better control and…

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MIOX Hypochlorite Generator: The Manufacturer Makes a Difference

MIOX Hypochlorite Generator: The Manufacturer Makes a Difference

Video Transcription: So now you’re looking for an on-site hypochlorite generator, but have you considered the differences between manufacturers? With MIOX, you’ll get: A more efficient and reliable electrolytic cell with a unique design to ensure consistent production across the cell’s surface Patented self-cleaning through reversing polarity of the cells, virtually eliminating the need for…

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Food: What a Waste, What a Shame!….

Food: What a Waste, What a Shame!….

What a Waste! The average U.S. consumer throws away 180 kgs of food each year whilst 13 percent of consumers go hungry. Think of the knock-on wastage…18% of fertilizers and 19% of cropland are utilised in producing the wasted food. Another disturbing fact is that 21% of the country’s freshwater resources are wasted in the…

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Now Being Spread Via Animal Feed

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Now Being Spread Via Animal Feed

Antibiotics have resulted in infections causing death dropping from 50 percent to 25 percent which highlights the fact that millions of lives have been spared since its development. But now superbugs (bacteria) are becoming resistant even to colistin the antibiotic of last resort. Why? One of the main reasons is the overuse of antibiotics. Although…

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