As a community we are becoming increasingly aware of the health benefits of drinking water. We want clean water; we want safe water; we want water that is deliciously refreshing and free of harmful contaminants. However, many of us don’t understand the different processes used to ensure that our H2O is safe, or which method is best suited to our needs - after all, what is water purification and is it different to filtration?The two terms, filtration and purification, are often used synonymously but they have very different meanings. Let’s … [Read more...] about Filtered Water Vs. Purified Water – Is There A Difference?
We get it: winter just isn’t the season for spending time in your pool. In fact, while you’re rugged up by the fire with a book and a hot chocolate, it’s easy to totally forget about your outdoor summer oasis! Regardless of the weather, maintaining your pool during winter is super important and failure to do so could be a costly mistake…Nobody cherishes the thought of having to spend time cleaning out a winter’s worth of debris and algae from their pool - it’s time consuming, costly and very tedious. However, the good news is that … [Read more...] about Off Season Operation Tips: Maintain Your Pool During Winter
A common question that we are asked at Puretec is “Why should I change my filters regularly?”. A great question! Using a filtration system for your mains or rainwater is a simple way to enjoy peace of mind. However, if you’re not changing your filters and lamps (on ultraviolet systems) regularly they may not be doing their job effectively.To explain this better, let’s talk about what happens to a filter as it gets older. Many filters have pores or media which trap or attract bacteria and contaminants like sediment, rust and odours. Once … [Read more...] about Why You Need to Change Your Filters Regularly
Have you ever opened your dishwasher only to be met with cloudy dishes and glassware? Maybe after washing your hands, you may have felt like there was a film of residue left, which couldn’t be removed no matter how much soap you used.If you have lived through either of these situations, the chances are you have a common household problem found in many water sources, known commonly as water hardness.According to Puretec water specialist, Burke Stacy, you can identify the first signs of hardness, known as scale, around the hot water areas … [Read more...] about How to remove water hardness
Central Control Systems provide an efficient way to control your irrigation system, managing the timing and volume of irrigation application. The introduction of Central Control Systems to your irrigation system, whether it is a golf course, sporting ground, public garden or school, will reduce labour and energy costs and save significant volumes of water.There are several types of control systems on the market, from basic units with set timing and volume components, to more sophisticated systems, which comprise weather monitoring equipment … [Read more...] about Central Control Systems
Nearly all commercial turf irrigation systems have a pumping and filtration component. Choosing the correct unit for your irrigation system is crucial, as it not only enables the efficient and effective application of water, it will over time, save you time, money and hassle.The Total Eden Group has a proven record for providing pumping and filtration solutions for all water industry sectors, including the commercial turf market. We design, supply and install systems covering all applications, from those used for small landscape projects, … [Read more...] about Pumping and Filtration Systems
An efficient and effective irrigation system is crucial for the maintenance and aesthetics of sporting grounds, some of the benefits which include increased sporting participation and reduced risk of injury to sports persons (and therefore reduced sporting club and council liability). The importance of efficient irrigation has been most evident in recent years, with drought and resulting low water availability significantly impacted the quality of sporting grounds for both summer and winter activities across AustraliaA well designed … [Read more...] about Sports Grounds