Aquionics Appoints New Service Manager

Erlanger, Ky. (March 20, 2017) – UV disinfection specialist Aquionics has appointed Sherrie Wasterlain as its new service manager for industrial and aquatics applications. Based at the company’s new facilities in North Carolina, Wasterlain’s specific focus will be on UV application technology. With over 13 years’ experience in the water treatment industry, Wasterlain is a 

Post-boil wort contamination and why pre-boil water treatment matters

By Brian Grochowski – Aquionics Regional Sales Manager (Americas) With the rapid expansion of new craft breweries across the country, it’s not surprising to see many of them take a ‘minimalist’ approach to water treatment in order to keep initial capital costs down. Most new breweries are connecting to a municipal water supply system where 

Publicity for Berson test setup at WWTP Eindhoven 

Berson has over 30 years of experience with developing systems for treating wastewater and drinking water with UV light. We find it very important to break the human pathogen cycle. Wastewater contains pathogens that cause diseases, if discharged in surface water these can enter  downstream drinking water treatment. This way pathogens can re-enter the human 

UV Disinfection for Meat Brines: Lowering the Listeriosis Risk & Improving Production Efficiency

by Dan Shaver – Aquionics Regional Sales Manager , January 2017 Many food processors have implemented brine chillers into their production process as a method of preserving their processed meat products and extending shelf life before shipping through their distribution channels to consumers. However, there are risks associated with this process due to the use of 

6 Things The Food and Beverage Industry Should Know About Quantifying Microbial Water Risk (QMRA)

by Brian Grochowski – Aquionics Regional Sales Manager (Americas) If you’re in the food and beverage industry you may never have heard of Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (QMRA). In the municipal drinking water sector, however, it’s been used for years to analyze risks and provide a quantitative approach to guide the regulatory decision making process. 

Microbial contamination issues with granular activated carbon (GAC)

Granular activated carbon (GAC) is a commonly used water treatment technology for removing chlorine and other water quality contaminants from the incoming water used in food and beverage facilities. Chlorine removal is often GAC’s primary function within food and beverage facilities, especially when it comes for water used as an ingredient at carbonated beverage facilities