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' [...]
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 [...]
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’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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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. [...]
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 [...]
U.S. Water's Area Manager, Justin Treece’s Detecting and Reducing Boiler Scale Buildup in a Pharmaceutical Plant article was recently featured on Water Technology’s website, as well as in their January/February 2019 magazine. This case study describes how a water technologist and plant engineer collaborate to manage calcium carbonate scale in a boiler system.
In September 2018, the Grassy Waters Everglades Preserve expanded its habitat garden with the help of U.S. Water and Area Manager Justin Treece. Justin and other local volunteers planted trees native to the area and the everglades in the Preserve’s growing habitat garden. The Preserve is an expansive wetlands ecosystem that serves as the freshwater supply for the City of West Palm Beach, South Palm Beach and Palm [...]