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Barnes Rural Water Customer Success Story


PROBLEM Barnes Rural Water serves approximately 1600 customers daily in the Valley City, ND area with over 1200 miles of pipeline, 10 tanks and 9 reservoirs each with 150,000 gallons of well water. Over the years, Barnes Rural Water District Manager, Perry Kapaun, noticed that a build up of iron…

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Barnes Rural Water Customer Success Story

Utility Case Studies

A Two-Step Cleaning Procedure To Restore Filter Media

Blue Earth Labs’ two-step filter media cleaning treatment restored the fouled filter bed to near new operating conditions. The treatment restored the filtration capacity and effluent water quality once completed…


Top Ultra® Tank Cleaning Reduces Nitrification

Overall, chemical tank cleaning with Top Ultra was very effective at removing the visible deposits from the interior tank surfaces, and the procedure resulted in significant reduction of nitrification and…


Restoring Anthracite Filter Media

Overall, Blue Earth Labs’ Media Master cleaning chemistry effectively returned 13 year-old greensand filters to near new operating conditions. The two-step treatment was less than a third of the cost…


Commercial Case Studies

Cooling Tower Infrastructure Cleaning

Overall, two very distinct systems were effectively descaled using a two-step Clearitas dosing. The initial high concentration dosing removed large amounts of scale very quickly. This was followed by a…


Hospital Legionella Remediation Using Clearitas®

Overall, the addition of Clearitas to this hospital’s water supply had a rapid, impactful effect on the Legionella problem within the water distribution system. After two weeks, the Legionella counts…


Removing Bacteria and Scale in an Industrial Cooling Tower

A second on-site inspection revealed that all of the slime and algae noted at the one-month visit of the trial were completely gone as well as the dirty foam located…