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Innovation in Wastewater Technologies

The wastewater industry is continually updating its technologies as new innovations are discovered and implemented. The wastewater industry was once thought of as a problem that needed solving, but these days, wastewater is treated as a resource to exploit for good, via harnessing its energy. There are several primary treatment stages in wastewater treatment, including, [...]

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Applicator AquaBlocx Coating Buckhead Beef Facility with Ecodur 201S

A leading US meat and fish products company in Atlanta relies heavily on the uninterrupted efficiency of its freezers and coolers, as failures lasting more than a few hours can prove catastrophic. Established in 1983, Buckhead Beef® has been ranked #1 for the previous nine years of Certified Angus Beef® worldwide and grew to become [...]

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For our water and wastewater colleagues [Comic]

Bathroom Water Explained. Courtesy of tooth paste dinner   Tatsuya Nakagawa Tatsuya Nakagawa is the VP of Marketing and co-founder of Castagra Products, a storage tank and wastewater coatings manufacturing company that is highly acclaimed for its sustainable coatings and cold weather coating applications. Castagra products are NSF-61 certified and are used by the world’s [...]

Storage Tank Coatings in Confined Spaces

To preserve a water distribution storage facility in working order (a water tank), it is necessary to apply an interior coating. The application of the storage tank coating is a serious task and optimum coordination and safety equipment are required to effectively complete the task. Because water distribution system operators are required to perform work [...]

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Coatings as Corrosion Control in Water Distribution Systems

Corrosion is the slow decay and deterioration of a substance by chemical action moving inward from the surface. Corrosion can occur on the inside or outside of the metal surfaces of storage facilities in water distribution systems; however, using a storage tank coating can control corrosion. There are many factors that can influence the rate [...]

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Interesting Fire Hydrant Facts

Fire hydrants have been in use worldwide since the mid-1800s with two basic types of dry barrel hydrants in common use. Dry barrel hydrants are most popular as they don’t suffer destruction in freezing temperatures like their wet barrel counterparts, and their operating nut and nozzles are accessible above ground. There are two main styles [...]

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Applicator coating manholes with Ecodur 201SF

Manholes are an essential part of any municipal drainage system. Manhole covers date back at least to ancient Rome when they were square and made of stone. There are more than 20 million manholes in the US of which 4 million are over 50 years old and 5 million aged 30-50 years. When in good [...]

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