The success of a water treatment program depends on prompt, attentive service combined with sound engineering recommendations. HydroTech Services, Inc. has recognized that quality of our field services determines our success in the marketplace. Our field services traditionally begin with a plant survey to gather relevant operating data as well as collect water and deposit samples. Whenever possible, we also conduct a waterside inspection of utility equipment before commencing a chemical treatment program. These actions enable HydroTech engineers to assess customer needs and establish service requirements. At the conclusion of a field survey our engineers often consult with HydroTech’s technical support staff to confirm that our treatment recommendations represent the best approach to protect utility equipment.
Our water treatment clients subsequently receive on-going service by means of periodic field visits during which treatment levels are monitored and in-plant test logs are reviewed. Our field engineers are trained to identify upset conditions before system metallurgy is affected. In general, field service visits are conducted as often as necessary to insure good control of system chemistry. We utilize ASTM corrosion test coupons and corrators for monitoring corrosion rates in steam and water systems as well as Orbisphere feedwater deaerator efficiency studies for clients with steam plants. In addition, bacteria testing is provided for clients operating chilled water plants while clients responsible for control of wastewater effluent are provided with services that include coagulation and precipitation studies and jar testing for determining optimum product feed rates.
Other field services routinely provided by HydroTech Services, Inc. include boiler and chiller inspections, and computerized utility plant efficiency studies.