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Anheuser-Busch, Coca-Cola, MillerCoors Take On Water Security

GWS chemical free cooling tower water treatment can make a tremendous contribution to the reliable availability of clean water. Reduced water usage, eliminating polluting chemicals from the cooling process, and reusing cooling tower discharge combine to make a significant difference.  Check out:

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By | October 17th, 2016|

WaterBuild puts green building industry focus on critical resource

Water is the lifeline for virtually everything.
Within the built environment, the Earth’s most abundant resource serves as the critical element from the production of materials to helping generate the energy necessary to produce those materials.
In recent years, headlines have been filled with stories about water shortages worldwide, including in California and Georgia. The situation has been even worse in Flint, Mich., where poor quality has seen supplies tainted with lead and a number of residents falling ill from consumption of the poisoned liquid.
With those issues and more facing today’s society, the U.S. Green Building Council on Monday, Oct. 4, convened the first Waterbuild event – a prelude to the annual Greenbuild Expo in Los Angeles – to begin exploring ways in which those in the green building industry can spur conservation efforts and improve water quality globally.
Brendan Owen, chief of engineering for the USGBC, spoke about the inaugural Waterbuild, it’s intent and the potential impact such activities can make.

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By | October 12th, 2016|

Planning For a Sustainable Future

This interesting White Paper mentions the importance of planning for water savings to minimize environmental impacts.  Griswold Water Systems can help! 

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By | September 27th, 2016|

US Drought is Real

In case you thought drought was only a concern in the West, read the examples below to understand the national need for conservation.  Griswold Water Systems water treatment saves substantial water for our customers, as well as substantial dollars in avoiding sewer costs and the potential for reuse. Check out:

https://griswoldwatersystems.com, to learn more.

http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/33114211/extreme-drought-conditions-continue-in-tennessee-and-north-georgia

http://www.nhregister.com/environment-and-nature/20160917/as-connecticuts-drought-worsens-officials-again-urge-water-conservation

http://13wham.com/news/local/water-conservation-in-place-for-12-towns-using-canandaigua-lake-water

 

By | September 19th, 2016|

Buildings Magazine article is still relevant

Based on the pulsed-power capability to eliminate biofilm (a slime layer with more than 4 times the insulating capacity of mineral scale), this technology saves a minimum of 5 percent in energy use compared to conventional chemical treatment operations.

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By | September 6th, 2016|

It’s World Water Week!

Celebrate by learning how Griswold Water Systems can save your facility meaningful amounts of water, and the costs associated with water purchase and disposal.

By | August 31st, 2016|

Here’s How Much Water All US Data Centers Consume

Treating Cooling Tower water with GWS’s IntegraClean 2.0 can substantially reduce overall water usage.

A recent US government study for the first time made an attempt to quantify water consumption of all data centers in the country. The study focuses primarily on data center energy consumption, but it also uses its electricity consumption estimates to extrapolate the amount of water it takes to power and cool data centers.

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By | August 29th, 2016|

Planning For a Sustainable Future

The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) conducts regular benchmarks among its membership to remain current with the issues facing EHS&S profession. Their 2016 trends report, Planning for a Sustainable Future, focuses on the ideas that will shape EHS&S Management in the year to come.

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By | August 22nd, 2016|
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