The Hatchery’s UV upgrade project began in June 2015 in response to the eruption of the Calbuco volcano, which is considered by the Chilean National Service of Geology and Mining to be the third most dangerous volcano in the country. The volcano eruption released ashes and volcanic sand destroying UV equipment. The natural disaster made it necessary to repair many of the UV systems used to disinfect the water at the hatchery.
To cause infection, Legionella must be aspirated making showerheads, water fountains, cooling towers, and, less commonly, taps and drinking fountains points of contamination. In high risk populations, Legionella infection can cause a serious type of pneumonia. The simplest way to prevent infections is to keep Legionella out of building water systems.
We are fully committed to our channel partners as they continue to service and support vessels with Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) system installations. We will also honor and fulfill all existing customer commitments by completing the design, manufacture, and supply of Trojan Marinex BWT systems currently on order.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many people around the world are asking if ultraviolet light can potentially play a role in helping to combat the spread of this virus.
Based on interim guidance issued by the World Health Organization on March 19, 2020, there is currently no evidence about the survival of the COVID-19 virus in drinking water or sewage.
Trojan Technologies is closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its various impacts on our associates, customers, suppliers, and partners around the world.
The London Chamber of Commerce has announced that Trojan Technologies will receive the 2020 Corporate Icon Award.
Stephen Bell, President of Trojan Technologies discusses the importance of strategic R & D and explains why the TrojanUVFlex is garnering interest from municipalities around the world.
For private well owners, basic testing for bacteria and nitrates is recommended by public health authorities, like the EPA or Health Canada, at least once a year. Other contaminants you may only need to test for once, such as hardness or iron, or infrequently, like radon.
UV disinfection is a flexible, safe and cost-effective technology that effectively inactivates pathogenic bacteria, spores, viruses and protozoa. The use of UV technology for water treatment has several inherent advantages.
The aquaculture industry relies on the quality of water used to incubate fish eggs and rear juvenile fish. Water abundance and purity continue to decrease, while disease concerns found in source waters continues to increase. Aquaculture water treatment has remained a...
Even before COVID-19, Legionella had the distinction of being one of the leading water-borne disease agents in the USA, with reported cases growing more than five-fold from 2000-2017 (CDC). But now, as COVID-19 and stagnant water due to building closures collide, the...
Trojan Technologies has been investing in and committed to the ballast water treatment market since 2008. Unfortunately, due to regulatory delays and increasingly challenging market dynamics, our initial assessment of the opportunity has not been realized. Based on...