U.S. Water Expands its Integrated Offerings and Applications with Acquisition

September 8th, 2017

St. Michael, Minnesota – U.S. Water, an ALLETE Company (NYSE: ALE), announces the acquisition of Tonka Water. Tonka Water, a major supplier of municipal and industrial water treatment systems, has joined the U.S. Water family. The acquisition of Tonka Water … Continue reading

FAQ: The CMS Policy Memorandum and its Impact on a Healthcare Provider’s Water Management Program

July 21st, 2017

On June 2, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a policy memorandum regarding the “Requirement to Reduce Legionella Risk in Healthcare Facility Water Systems to Prevent Cases and Outbreaks of Legionnaire’s Disease (LD).” On June 9th, … Continue reading

U.S. Water’s EnergyOUT, an Integrated Water Management Solution for Boilers

July 20th, 2017

Often, plants are looking to increase their steam boiler efficiency but do not have a sufficient capital equipment budget for a new Reverse Osmosis (RO) system. To meet this need, U.S. Water has created EnergyOUT, a complete integrated solution available … Continue reading

Chemical Feed Skid Considerations for the Oil and Gas Industry

July 19th, 2017

Chemical feed skids offer reliable and consistent dosing of chemicals into process applications. When designed correctly, chemical feed skids have the ability to increase system productivity by maximizing operating costs and reducing chemical costs. Available in hundreds of configurations, U.S. … Continue reading

Greenfield Water Treatment System Reduces Chemical Handling & Improves Efficiency

July 18th, 2017

The coal-fired Alliant Energy/Interstate Power and Light, Lansing Generating Facility’s (LAN) water treatment system was over 40 years old. Nearing the end of its life expectancy, the antiquated water treatment equipment was suffering from excessive corrosion, limited replacement part availability … Continue reading

Celebrating 20 Years

June 7th, 2017

U.S. Water is celebrating 20 years in business this year (June 2017)! Thank you to Our Employees and Their Families. Our deepest appreciation to our employees and their families for their dedication and commitment to U.S. Water’s vision and values. … Continue reading

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