Published Articles

Kurita America Partners With Florida Campus to Expand Water Reclamation to Chilled-Water Operations

The University of Central Flor­ida (UCF), the second-largest university in the nation, sought out strategic partnerships from industry-leading organizations, Kurita America among them, to develop a comprehensive water reuse and reclamation pilot program to help meet their sustainability and water conservation plans. Read District Energy's cover story to learn how Kurita America’s innovative [...]

Developing a Successful Industrial Water Management Program

A successful water-management program for a process cooling water system will rely on a number of factors, some of which may be overlooked or ignored until a problem arises. There is much to consider in order to keep equipment operating efficiently, minimize rejection rates, prevent corrosion-related failures, conserve water and energy and reduce the risks associated with waterborne pathogens such as Legionella . [...]

Kurita America Integrates Water-Chem Businesses, Eyes Growth

We’re in the news! Kurita America Chief Executive Officer, LaMarr Barnes, and Executive Vice President of Marketing and Technology, Kevin Milici, share some updates about Kurita America's recent integration of U.S. Water and Fremont Industries with Independent Commodity Intelligence Service (ICIS). Read their take on current industry trends and plans for future growth in ICIS'  [...]

Why Developing a Holistic Roadmap For Your Water Treatment Matters

Background The year 1972 saw the passage of the Clean Water Act (CWA) - an act that provided incentives, penalties, as well as funding for communities to clean their water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), at the time, estimated that over two-thirds of the waters in America were unfit for fishing or swimming; a number that was cut in half after the CWA was established. Almost 50 years later, the [...]

Managing Your Potable Water System During the Pandemic

The Federal and State mandated business closures and travel restrictions, due to the COVID-19 virus, have caused many businesses to reduce water flow in various complex building water systems. While the COVID-19 virus is not associated with building water systems, there are other pathogens and water quality issues that can potentially develop due to stagnant or reduced water flow in buildings. There may be [...]

U.S. Water Was a Recent Guest on the Power Podcast

U.S. Water’s Joe Tirreno, Nate Bach and Kevin Milici were recent Guests on The Power Podcast Discussing the Need for Both Equipment and Chemistry for an Effective Water Treatment System. The group discusses how proper water treatment is vital to successful power plant operation. The water treatment system must be designed appropriately, implementing a suitable water chemistry program, and operated and monitored [...]

LaMarr Barnes featured in Chemical Week article "Expanding in Scope"

U.S. Water's CEO, LaMarr Barnes, was recently featured in Chemical Week's  February cover story "Expanding in Scope". This article discusses how big trends are shifting priorities in the water treatment chemicals industry, even as the market outlook remains robust. LaMarr offers his perspective on regulatory drivers impacting our industry and Kurita's emerging technologies. Check out [...]

State of the Industry Report Includes Industry Observations from Kevin Milici

Kevin Milici, Vice President of Marketing & Technology, recently contributed to  Water & Wastes Digest's  State of the Industry Report. This yearly report illustrates the status of the United States economy and budgets to determine how societal issues are currently impacting the water and wastewater industry, as well as highlighting emerging trends and technology [...]

Kevin Milici and Mary Sitko Interview with Water Online at WEFTEC 2019

Read Kevin Milici, Vice President of Marketing and Technology, and Mary Sitko, Director of Municipal Equipment Sales, in their interview with Water Online below or  listen to the live podcast interview. Water Online Radio:  How is U.S. Water out there serving the marketplace? Kevin:  U.S. Water is an organization that had its origins back in 1997, a relatively new company. Since that [...]

U.S. Water Featured in Biofuels International Magazine

Improving the Bottom Line , an article written by U.S. Water Technical Field Manager, Jennifer Braun, has been published in the latest edition of Biofuels International Magazine. In this article, Jennifer talks about suggested alternatives for traditional cleaning methods utilized in fuel ethanol production. To take a closer look at this article, check out the magazine feature here .

U.S. Water Featured in Fertilizer Focus Magazine

U.S. Water is proud to be featured in the July/August edition of Fertilizer Focus magazine. In the feature article, Achieving Water Reduction and Yield Increases in California Drought Conditions, U.S. Water’s Food and Beverage Market Development Leader Brad Klepac writes about the pressures drought conditions, water-usage regulations and environmental stewardship initiatives have on the agricultural community. [...]

U.S. Water Featured in Oilman Magazine

In the March/April edition of Oilman magazine, U.S. Water's Senior Business Development Manager, David Schneider and Director of Energy Services, Gene Hatcher shared their thoughts on the importance of water management in the oil and gas industry, U.S. Water’s initiatives for water treatment and better oil production, and how technological solutions and eco-conscious practices have been improving water [...]