Since 2012, the state of California has experienced a major drought especially in the south and central region. The state took adequate action to control this growing concern under the leadership of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in 2014. It led to setting up and improvement of the California Water Board and the Department of Water Resources. The new laws helped govern the same issue and empowered these government entities. Over 3 billion USD was allocated to water management systems for the state of California. This amount is provided as rebates like those by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California paying up to half of equipment cost, plus installation, shipping, and taxes.
There were actions taken to handle issues of water conservation. During the 7th Extraordinary Session of the California State Senate (November, 2009), a bill was passed to control water usage in the state and tackle the then growing issue of drought. This bill would require the state to achieve a 20% reduction in urban per capita water use in California by December 31, 2020. The state would be required to make incremental progress towards this goal by reducing per capita water use by at least 10% on or before December 31, 2015.
The State of California went into a state of drought in January, 2014. The January 2014 Executive Order B-29-15, proposed the reduction of potable water consumption from 2013 levels by 25%. The drought action plan brought up by the state to fight drought led to a 23.9% reduction of potable water utilization between June of 2015 and May of 2016 throughout the state with domestic clients on the forefront. To extend the efficacy of these policies to commercial buildings and industries, innovative technologies in place catered to the needs of every consumer.
Water utilized in households can be moderated through good practices but, every application is not the same. The usage of potable water in commercial buildings, hospitals, factories and data centers cannot be reduced by the mandated 25% through the simple yet effective policies mentioned in the state orders. Further, the increased population in the state makes it a challenging target to achieve. It is innovative water technologies that have the potential to make any meaningful contributions to the water conservation policies in California. One such area of improvement is cooling systems. Every household, hospital, shopping mall, commercial space of production facility uses dedicated cooling systems. Air-conditioning load increases with the increased population and drought conditions, this means greater amount of water and refrigerants required to cool your space.
Dynamic Water Technologies (DWT) is a revolutionary technology provider in the field of electrochemical water treatment. Through its partners Universal Environmental Technologies (UET) and Powell Water, DWT strives to provide the finest electrochemical water treatment in North America.
Dynamic Water Technologies presents the UET cooling tower water treatment system. This continuous partial electrolysis water treatment system ensures significantly lower use of water in cooling towers by increasing the cycles of concentration in your cooling tower basins. The decreased amount of water required does not hamper the efficiency of your cooling system due to increased mineralization but rather, improves it due to our technology’s capability to remove scale (even historic scale) from within your system while generating a potent biocide to eradicate biologics. Refer to our website for how we do this.
While most of our U.S. installations are in the southwest due to high mineralization in makeup water, we also have installations in the eastern United States where bio-contaminants including Legionella issues are more of a concern. Our technology partners in Israel have been providing technical support to customers for over 25 years with over 5,000 installations around the world.
We can cater our technology to many customer needs and optimize it according to your system. Please contact us should you need more information on any of our systems.