Leaving the World a Better Place with Better Water

April 21st, 2017

April 22 marks the annual worldwide Earth Day celebration. For many individuals, it’s a day of action to practice environmental habits or even provoke policy changes. At U.S. Water, Earth Day gives us an opportunity to demonstrate our daily support … Continue reading

Minnesota Power, U.S. Water Team Up to Save $35,000 in Annual Maintenance Costs

April 3rd, 2017

Minnesota Power’s Arrowhead High Voltage Direct Current Terminal was experiencing scale and white rust build-up inside their cooling tower condenser tubes, creating obstacles cooling the inverter. If left untreated, the built-up could result in a costly asset replacement and unscheduled … Continue reading

Chlorine and Your Cooling Water System

March 29th, 2017

The proliferation of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, and algae) presents a significant challenge in the maintenance and operation of process cooling water systems. Excessive accumulation of biofilm can lead to system fouling and corrosion, loss of heat transfer and reduction in … Continue reading

Caring for Your Pre-Treatment Equipment: RO Membrane Cleaning

March 28th, 2017

As water and energy costs increase, government regulations tighten and environmental stewardship initiatives progress, facilities must continue to enhance their system efficiencies. Reverse Osmosis (RO) equipment is becoming more common in water treatment systems. Unfortunately, even with high quality feed … Continue reading

When Every Drop Matters: U.S. Water’s Irrigation Management Program

March 27th, 2017

In the agriculture industry, every drop matters. Water is an essential component in crop production, and the pressures of usage regulations and environmental stewardship initiatives to ensure efficient water use are felt throughout the agricultural community. The maintenance program for … Continue reading

Automated Chemistry Program Saves Hospital Over 3 Million of Gallons of Water Per Year

March 24th, 2017

California’s PIH Health Hospital – Downey was considering a new solution for its cooling towers and chillers to improve current operations. U.S. Water was asked to review the system and provide suggestions. After meeting with the facility’s team, U.S. Water … Continue reading

SBL Interview: Power Today

February 20th, 2017

Joe Tirreno, U.S. Water’s Strategic Business Leader – Power, sat down with Power Today’s Cassie Haley during the 2016 PowerGen International Conference. During this short interview,  Joe discussed U.S. Water’s integrated water management solutions and water use trends in the power … Continue reading

U.S. Water Wins Appeal in Patent Infringement Case Against Novozymes in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

January 23rd, 2017

Court of Appeals Overturns Decision That Held U.S. Water Patents Invalid St. Michael, MN (January 2017) – U.S. Water announces that on December 15, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which hears patent appeals from … Continue reading

LaMarr Barnes named as CEO U.S. Water Services, Inc.

January 17th, 2017

St. Michael, MN (January 16, 2017) – U.S. Water announced today that LaMarr Barnes has been named Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Water Services (U.S. Water), a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE, Inc. (NYSE: ALE). Barnes replaces former CEO Allan … Continue reading

The Internet of Things and its Benefit to U.S. Water Customers

December 28th, 2016

There is a lot of talk in the technology market about the Internet of Things (IoT). But, what does that mean and how does it affect water treatment technologies? As people living in a modern world, technology is the center … Continue reading