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What is Reverse Osmosis?

Reverse osmosis is a wastewater recycling process that takes contaminated or salty water and turns it into potable, clean water. This water, after being “cleaned” by reverse osmosis, can be used as drinking water, for watering plants, and throughout the industrial process. Reverse osmosis occurs when water is placed under high pressure and pushed through […]

Training Options

Why would you want a Water Treatment Program if you can not properly use it? It would be pointless right? That is why the Water Consultants of America provide our clients with On-Site Training Seminars and access to our Web-Based Training Library. It is important that our clients have the proper knowledge and resources to […]

The Dangers of Scale Deposits

It is crucial to keep your boiler operating system clean in order for it run efficiently. Even the smallest amount of deposit is enough to reduce the efficiency of the system, and as the deposits grow, so does the severity of the problem. One issue found in boiler operating systems are scale and sludge deposits. […]

Bioaugmentation: Your Non-Hazardous Wastewater Treatment Option

With it’s non-toxic, non-corrosive, non-hazardous, and non-pathogenic benefits, Bioaugmentation has become a leading process for wastewater treatment. Bioaugmentation is a method in which naturally occurring micoorganisms are used to treat organic wastes and polluntants. Specific microorganisms are selected to quickly and efficiently degrade organic wastes. Used to degrade fats, oils, grease, starch proteins, cellulose, and […]

Drumless Chemical Storage: Your Eco-Friendly Option

One of the biggest nightmares in the water industry is the possibility of a chemical spill that would be heard around the world. Here at Water Consultants of America, we are dedicated to ensuring the safety of our clients, as well as seeking eco-friendly opportunities. With our drumless chemical storage we are able to eliminate […]

What Causes Corrosion And How Can We Help?

Have you ever wondered what is causing the corrosion of your water pipes? You might be surprised to realize that many different elements cause corrosion, which demands different types of treatment to combat. Corroding of water pipes is an eventuality that must be faced, but understanding the causes of the process and the techniques used […]

Water Treatment

The delivery of safe, clean water to our homes and businesses is a service that is often taken for granted. Many people do not realize all of the time and effort that goes into the treatment of water. There is an array of individuals who make sure the water you use is of the highest […]

Cooling Water Treatment

Cooling water is the process of removing heat from temperature sensitive equipment, thereby keeping it from malfunctioning or failing. Cooling water is the preferred method of cooling for many companies due to water’s inexpensive, nontoxic, and reusable nature. However, this cooling method does have a few major drawbacks if the cooling water is left untreated. […]

Reuse of Fracking Wastewater

If you’ve lived in Texas for any length of time, you know that fracking is huge in the Lonestar State. Fracking is the process of collecting natural gas from underground shale formations. It uses a lot of water, both during the drilling process and afterwards, when the water is pumped out of the well. However, […]

Chlorine Dioxide: Not Your Average Disinfectant

Chlorine dioxide is a chemical compound with the formula CIO2, and is a popular disinfecting agent for treating both drinking water and water used in cooling systems. It was first introduced in 1944 by the Niagara Falls, New York Water Treatment Plant, and due to its superior use over chlorine when operating over a ph […]