Five Common Problems with Zero Liquid Discharge and How to Solve Them

  As more and more facilities are turning to zero liquid discharge (ZLD) for wastewater treatment and effluent reduction—whether it’s to comply with local discharge regulations or recycle and reuse as much water as possible in your process—more information is becoming available about the possible issues your facility might face while using ZLD technology. Because … » Read More

What Are the Best Companies for Zero Liquid Discharge Equipment and Technology?

  With an increasing push for environmental protection, many industrial facilities and effluent regulators are making decisions that lessen their impact on the environment and human health. Changes and implementations are constantly being discussed and met both nationally and internationally to change the way industrial facilities discharge waste, and it is important to know which … » Read More

How Much Will a Zero Liquid Discharge System Cost Your Facility?

  With increasing stewardship of environmental protection, both nationally and internationally, many industrial facilities and effluent regulators are strengthening strategies to reduce industrial process waste by implementing zero liquid discharge (ZLD), a process that limits liquid waste at the end of your industrial process to—as the term suggests—zero. A more recent example of how ZLD … » Read More

What is a Wastewater Treatment System and How Does it Work?

  For industrial companies producing wastewater as part of its process, some type of wastewater treatment system is usually necessary to ensure safety precautions and discharge regulations are met. The most appropriate wastewater treatment system will help the facility avoid harming the environment, human health, and a facility’s process or products (especially if the wastewater is … » Read More

How Do You Know If An Industrial Facility Needs a Wastewater Treatment System?

  Not properly treating wastewater can potentially harm the environment, human health, and a facility’s process or products (especially if the wastewater is being reused). It can also cause a company to incur heavy fines and possible legal action if wastewater is being improperly discharged into a POTW (publicly owned treatment works) or to the … » Read More

How to Choose the Best Wastewater Treatment System for Your Plant

  For industrial companies producing wastewater as a byproduct of their process, some type of wastewater treatment system is usually necessary. Failing to properly treat your wastewater can potentially harm the environment, human health, and your process, in addition to causing your facility to incur heavy fines and possible legal action if it is being … » Read More

Seven Ways Your Facility Isn’t Meeting Effluent Regulations and How to Solve Them

  Whether you own, operate, or help manage a municipal or industrial facility that deals with wastewater, it’s important to understand how wastewater treatment can play a significant role in the overall health of your business, especially when it comes to meeting effluent regulations. This is an important part of the wastewater treatment process to … » Read More

9 of the Best Industrial Wastewater Treatment Equipment Supply and Technology Companies

  Here at SAMCO Technologies, we understand that proper, economical industrial wastewater treatment is essential to the efficiency and overall success of your everyday process. Improper treatment can lead to valuable process water going down the drain in addition to costly violations of local POTW (publicly owned treatment works) and environmental regulations. While our custom-engineered … » Read More

What Is a Cooling Tower Water Treatment System and How Does It Work?

  For industrial companies using a cooling tower for its facility, some type of cooling tower water treatment system is usually necessary to ensure an efficient process and long equipment service life. If cooling tower water is left untreated, organic growth, fouling, scaling, and corrosion can reduce plant productivity, cause plant downtime, and require costly … » Read More

How Do You Know If You Need a Cooling Tower Water Treatment System for Your Plant?

  In order to keep your production flowing smoothly and avoid costly damage to your cooling tower equipment, the proper treatment of your cooling tower water is essential. If cooling tower water is not properly treated, organic growth, fouling, scaling, and corrosion can reduce plant productivity, cause plant downtime, and require costly equipment replacements down … » Read More

How to Increase Your Industrial Cooling Tower Efficiency

  Although cooling towers are generally some of the most cost-effective cooling mechanisms as compared to other cooling technologies (such as many dry air cooling systems), it is still important to monitor your industrial cooling tower efficiency and run it as seamlessly as possible. This will ensure your facility can: Save energy Reduce the amount of … » Read More

Treated vs. Untreated Cooling Tower Water: Risks for Your Plant

  When an industrial facility might require a cooling tower water treatment system, it is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Petrochemical plants, chemical manufacturers, refineries, and all kinds of large buildings and facilities using cooling towers, whether they’re used as part of the industrial process or for cooling/removing heat from the building. Improperly … » Read More

Five of the Best Cooling Tower Water Treatment Equipment Supply and Technology Companies

  Here at SAMCO technologies, our custom-engineered, cutting-edge solutions for your cooling tower water treatment needs have been developed by helping our customers solve some of the most complex purity and separation issues globally for over 40 years. Because of our skilled engineers and overall expertise in cooling tower water treatment, we are confident that … » Read More

What Is a Boiler Feed Water Treatment System and How Does It Work?

  For industrial companies using a boiler for its facility, some type of boiler feed water treatment system is usually necessary to ensure an efficient process and quality steam generation. The most appropriate boiler feed water treatment system will help the facility avoid costly plant downtime, expensive maintenance fees, and boiler failure as a result of scaling, corrosion, … » Read More

Common Boiler Feed Water Treatment Issues and How to Avoid Them 

  When treating boiler feed water (the combination of boiler makeup and condensate return water), several issues can arise that cause boiler scaling, corrosion, fouling, and system failure. Below, we break down the most common boiler feed water issues and how to avoid them to help ensure system efficiency and operational safety. While treating boiler … » Read More

How to Choose the Best Boiler Feed Water Treatment Technologies for Your Plant

  When it comes to choosing technology for boiler feed water treatment, knowing the feed water source quality in relation to the water quality required for your specific boiler is essential, as inadequate water treatment can lead to the scaling, corrosion, and fouling of the boiler and downstream equipment. We’ve mentioned this before in some … » Read More

Do You Need a Boiler Feed Water Treatment System for Your Plant?

  If you use an industrial boiler to create energy with steam, chances are you need some sort of boiler feed water treatment system. But why? We know that natural water sources carry impurities that can cause harmful deposits, carryover, and corrosion in your boiler system. We also know that the higher the pressure your … » Read More

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Scaling vs. Corrosion: Why It Matters for Your Boiler Feed Water System

  When using boilers for an industrial plant and process, one of the most important things to implement is the appropriate treatment of the boiler feed water before it has a chance to scale and corrode equipment. Before beginning any process with a boiler, understanding the makeup and return water chemistry/characteristics, the manufacturer’s requirements for … » Read More

10 of the Best Boiler Feed Water Treatment Equipment Supply and Technology Companies

  Here at SAMCO Technologies, we understand that proper, economical treatment of your boiler feed water is essential to the efficiency and overall success of your everyday process. Fouling, corrosion, and scaling can all decrease the service life and dependability of downstream equipment, driving up cost and disrupting project flow. While our custom-engineered boiler feed … » Read More

Do You Need a Raw Water Treatment System for Your Plant?

  Determining whether or not you need a raw water treatment system for your industrial facility can be a difficult decision. But if your plant draws from a raw water source (such as a river, lake, ocean, or groundwater), chances are you will need some sort of treatment. If left untreated, what is present in … » Read More

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How to Choose the Best Raw Water Treatment System for Your Plant

  For industrial companies using raw water for their plant, some type of raw water treatment system is usually necessary to ensure an efficient plant production process and quality manufactured products. The best raw water treatment system for the facility will help it avoid costly plant downtime, expensive maintenance fees, and not being able to sell its … » Read More

What is a Raw Water Treatment System and How Does it Work?

  For industrial companies using a raw water source for its facility, some type of raw water treatment system is usually necessary to ensure an efficient process and quality product. The most appropriate raw water treatment system will help the facility avoid costly plant downtime, expensive maintenance fees, and not being able to sell its … » Read More

What Is a Wastewater Treatability Study and How Does It Work?

  When our customers come to us for separation/purification solutions, many times we need to begin the process with a treatability study. Treatability studies can be performed on all kinds of streams, but for this article, we’ll focus on wastewater in particular. So, what is a wastewater treatability study and how does it work, exactly? What … » Read More

How Much Does a Water/Wastewater Treatability Study Cost for Your Plant?

  When our customers ask “How Much Does a Water/Wastewater Treatability Study Cost?” it’s difficult to answer this definitively, as several factors go into estimating the cost. Also, the costs will vary depending on the customer’s individual needs. Therefore, this article will explore the different factors that make up the cost of a treatability study … » Read More

Treated vs. Untreated Raw Water for Your Plant

  When it comes to deciding how to treat the raw water coming into your plant, here at SAMCO, we know it’s a complicated decision that can add cost to your bottom line—but is it necessary? In this article, we explore whether or not it’s important to treat your raw water and consider what the … » Read More

What Are the New Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines and What Do They Mean for Your Plant?

  The recent updates to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines (also known as effluent limitation guidelines or ELGs) for steam electric power plants mean significant updates for most plants involved. Since the EPA circulated the first round of regulations in 1974 with the last changes made in 1982, … » Read More

How Much Should a Boiler Feed Water Treatment System for a Thermal Power Plant Cost?

    When thermal power plants ask us “How Much Should a Boiler Feed Water Treatment System for a Thermal Power Plant Cost?” it’s often challenging—but not impossible—to estimate. Since the process of maximizing water treatment options and generating an efficient system design is complex and based on several factors (the water treatment systems are … » Read More

How Much Does a Wastewater Treatment System Cost? (Pricing, Factors, Etc.)

  When industrial companies look into purchasing a wastewater treatment system for their plant, first and foremost they want to know, “How much does a wastewater treatment system cost?” Because wastewater treatment is a highly complex, custom solution, several factors go into choosing the right treatment options. It is crucial to treat your waste properly, … » Read More

How Much Does a Cooling Tower Water Treatment System Cost? (Pricing, Factors, Etc.)

  Treating cooling tower water properly is essential to the success and efficiency of your process. Organic growth, fouling, scaling, corrosion, and water scarcity are all challenges that can reduce plant productivity and require costly equipment replacements down the road, but “How Much Does a Cooling Tower Water Treatment System Cost?” In order to keep … » Read More