How Can I Reduce My Water Treatment Costs?

THE COSTS OF WATER TREATMENT If you are an engineer or facilities manager maintaining water systems like cooling towers, steam boilers, chilled water or heating systems, you will no doubt have asked Why does water treatment cost so much? Here’s a quick breakdown of what you are paying for (and how to get more for […]

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Reducing Steam Boiler Water Treatment Costs

If you are an engineer or facilities manager maintaining steam boilers, you will no doubt have asked Why does water treatment cost so much? Here’s a quick breakdown of what you are paying for (and how to get more for your money) COST No1 – CHEMICALS Usually, chemical dosing programmes consist of: Oxygen scavenger Precipitant […]

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Reducing Cooling Tower Water Treatment Costs

If you are an engineer or facilities manager maintaining cooling towers, you will no doubt have asked Why does water treatment cost so much? Here’s a quick breakdown of what you are paying for (and how to get more for your money)     COST No1 – CHEMICALS Chemical dosing programmes for cooling towers usually consist […]

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Corrosion In Water Systems

CORROSION PROBLEMS Corrosion in water system causes serious problems – blockages, failures, leaks, and it can cost you in downtime and repairs. SO, WHAT IS CORROSION? Here’s a diagram and definition we found online: Corrosion is a complex series of reactions between the water and metal surfaces (metal piping) and materials in which the water is […]

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Corrosion In Steam Boilers

CORROSION PROBLEMS If you’re an Engineer or Facilities Manager, you will probably already know that steam boilers can suffer from corrosion and that this can mean serious problems – blockages, failures, leaks, and even complete failure. It can cost you in downtime and repairs. Fortunately, the answers to reducing corrosion so that your system life is […]

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Scale Formation In Water Systems

As an Engineer or Facilities Manager, you probably know what scale is and you may have seen it on the inside of old water pipes.     HOW DOES SCALE FORM? The water coming into your site from the mains supply contains minerals. How much and what type depends on the geology of the rocks […]

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Bacteria In Water Systems

BACTERIA IN WATER SYSTEMS AND THE PROBLEMS THEY CAUSE Bacteria are small single-celled organisms. Bacteria are found almost everywhere on Earth and are vital to the planet’s ecosystems. Some species can live under extreme conditions of temperature and pressure. The human body is full of bacteria, and is estimated to contain more bacterial cells than human cells. Many people will already […]

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Cleaning Cooling Towers

  If you are an engineer or facilities manager with a cooling tower, you will already be aware of the challenges of managing this type of system safely. Most of the info you need is here in a very usable format.  www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/hsg274part1.pdf WHY IS CLEANING IMPORTANT? From a compliance point of view, the most important reason […]

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Water Treatment Testing – Steam Boilers

Frequent, accurate testing of the water in your steam raising system is vital in order to maintain the water quality and lifespan of the equipment. There are various tests and checks needed, most are basic and easy to carry out although some are more complicated. There is no reason why a site team can’t carry […]

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How To Test A Water Softener

WHY TEST MY WATER SOFTENER? If you are maintaining a steam raising system, a water softener will definitely be part of your set up. Softeners are also often used in evaporative cooling, chilled water or heating systems. They are needed to prevent scale forming which can be a serious and expensive issue. The good news is […]

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Water Treatment Testing For Cooling Towers

Frequent, accurate testing of the water in your evaporative cooling system is vital in order to maintain the water quality, lifespan and safety of your system. There are various tests and checks needed, most are basic and easy to carry out although some are more complicated. There is no reason why a site team can’t carry […]

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Training

A good risk assessment is the foundation of risk control, but without background knowledge this becomes useless to most who read it. This is why training is so important. In “Legionnaires’ disease: The Control of Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems” ACoP L8, the UK Health and Safety Executive specifically states that people involved in implementing […]

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Dosage & Control

Through our range of electronically controlled dosage and control equipment we ensure accurate and cost effective application of water treatment chemicals. This means effective water treatment and legionella management programmes are maintained. Anker Elemental partner with world leaders in dosage, control and pre-treatment plant to ensure our water treatment programmes meet our customer’s needs: Pre-treatment […]

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Consultancy

Management Plan Anker Elemental recognise that an important part of the management and control of legionnaires’ disease is having a robust management plan in place. As it says in ACoP L8: 2013 para 50 ”Inadequate management, lack of training and poor communication are all contributory factors in outbreaks of legionnaires’ disease. It is therefore important […]

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Water Hygiene

Anker Elemental draw on our experience gained in a wide variety of industries. We understand that effective maintenance of water systems is vital in controlling the risk from legionella and in increasing the lifespan of any plant. Systems need to kept clean to operate efficiently and safely. Our hygiene teams ensure every aspect of this […]

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Water Treatment

The effective application of water treatment chemicals controls the proliferation of bacteria as well as reducing scale and corrosion in water systems. Anker Elemental have established a reputation for high quality service and cost effective chemical regimes in a variety of systems. Our water treatment services cover all stages of water treatment from pre-treatment through […]

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Proud to be a Member of BSRIA

BSRIA offers a wide range of services to help companies improve the design, build and operation of buildings. Their unique blend of product testing and market research can also help manufacturers gain the relevant certification and plan their marketing strategy. Download the BSRIA Capability Statement showing their range of services. BSRIA is an ISO 9001 […]

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H+ The first element of legionella control

H+ Is a technology system that will improve the quality of your legionella monitoring, whilst reducing the cost of compliance testing and reporting.

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