New Partner Announcement

We are pleased to announce that John Schultz has accepted part ownership at Complete Water Solutions. John joined Complete Water Solutions field service team in 2015. John quickly demonstrated his ability to service, install and troubleshoot industrial water treatment equipment. John’s efforts have been instrumental in providing exceptional customer service and growth. Please join us […]

Understanding Different Types of Filter Elements

Understanding Different Types of Filter Elements While the spectrum of available cartridge elements is very broad, going from coarse grit removal types at 100 micron rating to very fine filter elements of the 1.0 micron rating used for reverse osmosis pretreatment, the bulk of units fall into two major categories: (1) sediment removal and (2) [...]

Understanding Turbidity & Water Filtration

Understanding Turbidity & Water Filtration Turbidity, or cloudiness, in water is caused by very small particles that remain suspended and tend to "float" because of their very low density. Turbidity Standards The standard analysis measurement for turbidity is reported in Nephelometric Turbidity Units, or NTU, having superseded the Jackson Turbidity Units (JTU) of measurement formerly [...]

The Mechanics of Filtration

The Mechanics of Filtration Commercial and industrial filtration systems fall into two broad categories: surface filters and depth filters. Essentially, filtration is accomplished by either surface and depth filters or by electrostatic attraction of undissolved particles in water to certain types of filter media. Figure 1-2 Surface (screen) Filtration Surface filtration can be described as [...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Commercial Water Filtration

The Beginner’s Guide to Commercial Water Filtration While there are a wide variety of commercial applications for water filtration, in this guide, we will be using a coffee brewer as the example. When looking at something as simple as brewed coffee, water makes up more than 98% of the final product, and yet it is [...]

Introduction to Filtration for Parts Washers

Introduction to Filtration for Parts Washers Parts, when manufactured and before assembly into finished products, often require cleaning to reduce manufacturing debris to meet product quality specifications. This results in the ability to use these components in equipment with increasingly tighter manufacturing tolerances. In the past, solvent systems were quite common, but the EPA has [...]

Filtration Processes

Filtration Processes Natural Filtration Process The filtration process can be viewed as one of the most understood techniques in water treatment. The basic principles of separation/filtration have been working in our environment for eons. As shown in the image below, part of the filtration in the hydrologic cycle takes place by water seeping and percolating [...]

Bruner Media Filter Rebuild D180-3

Complete Water Solutions was recently called to repair / rebuild a Multi Media Filter (Southern Illinois) that was equipped with a Bruner D180 3″ Valve Assembly and 952 Stager Assembly. The bypass valve was leaking by unfiltered water and causing other equipment that relies on the filtered water down stream to foul with particulates. The […]

The Troublesome Trio & Water Purity: Part 2

The Troublesome Trio & Water Purity: Part 2Part 2: Manganese & Hydrogen Sulfide Three undesirable water characteristics-iron, manganese, and hydrogen sulfide--can he called the "Bermuda Triangle" of the water processing business. Singularly or in combination, this trio can present a very complex challenge to the water treatment specialist. The same processing method used for removal [...]

The Troublesome Trio & Water Purity: Part 1

The Troublesome Trio & Water Purity: Part 1Part 1: Iron Three undesirable water characteristics-iron, manganese, and hydrogen sulfide--can he called the "Bermuda Triangle" of the water processing business. Singularly or in combination, this trio can present a very complex challenge to the water treatment specialist. The same processing method used for removal of one species [...]

Common Biological Contaminants

Common Biological ContaminantsTaste, Odor, and Turbidity Regardless of any other factors, water piped into the home must be potable. To be potable, it should be completely free of disease organ­isms. Water is the breeding ground for an almost unbelievably large variety of organisms. Water does not produce these organisms. It merely is an ideal medium [...]

Determining Softener Size for Boiler Feedwater

Determining Softener Size for Boiler FeedwaterSoftener Sizing In the process of selecting a proper water softener for boiler feedwater treatment, several considerations must be reviewed: water analysis; the boiler horsepower; and information pertaining to the recovery of the steam. Water Hardness Analysis Hardness is made up of calcium and magnesium. Hardness within natural waters will [...]

Boiler Water Quality Control

Boiler Water Quality ControlFeed Water Considerations Boilers require external pretreatment of the feed or make-up water regardless of the type of boiler or operating pressure. Internal chemical treatment is required, regardless of the extent of the external water treatment. The external treatment reduces the chemical feed dosages and total operating costs. This publication addresses primarily [...]

Understanding Boiler Operation

Boiler Operation One of the most common water softener applications is for softening the supply water to steam boilers. Most industrial and many commercial establishments require steam. Steam is used in textile mills to produce, form, and dye fabrics. The dry cleaner uses steam to iron linens. Canneries and meat packers cook or process foods [...]

Now Hiring Office Assistant

  Complete Water Solutions is growing and we are looking to fill a few positions. Office Assistant, Sales B2B & Service. Come work for a growing team and be valued. Complete Water Solutions offers a friendly working environment, and competitive compensation with benefits. Job Description & Duties: The office assistant supports every division of our […]

Osmonics E4-13200 Reverse Osmosis Boiler Feed Water

Complete Water Solutions supplied a 13200 Gallons Per Day. Complete with pre-treatment equipment and ancillary equipment. The RO System is rated @ 55 Degree F (12 Degree C) Water for 540 Gallons Per Hour. ¬† Equipment: Twin Softener System Model Number: K90-960 (Alternating) The softener system is put in place to exchange calcium and magnesium […]

E8-144K-DLX 100 GPM Reverse Osmosis System

  Complete Water Solutions designed and provided a 100 GPM Reverse Osmosis System (Located Outside Of Charlotte N.C.). The system was sized based on the customer using an average of 60-80 GPM Average. This will reduce the duty cycle of the RO System. The RO Water is used for boiler feedwater, production, and sanitization. The […]