Wastewater, or effluent as it’s also called, is a serious issue in many businesses and organisations. It’s a subject not often discussed, but it really should be talked about more because the way we manage effluent is important both for our own health and for that of our environment. If you’re working in an industry like manufacturing, food production, pharmaceuticals, or any number of other sectors, then wastewater may be an issue that your organisation has to deal with. Chances are, you employ an industrial water treatment company to take care of this process – as you should, because this definitely isn’t an area to take a DIY approach. |
It’s another common misconception that when an industrial water treatment company has come and advised, and then installed your treatment system, that the process is complete. That you can get back to running your business knowing your effluent is being dealt with efficiently. But that is not the case. Like any process, wastewater cleaning does not always run smoothly, and technology becomes outdated or broken. For that reason, it’s crucial to engage with a company that offers comprehensive aftercare and customer service throughout the entire process – not just at the start.
As well as the initial equipment installation, a good industrial water treatment company should do regular site visits to ensure that the technology that was installed is working correctly and you’re getting good results.
The plant that will be installed is likely to be highly complex, and something which only experts should carry out difficult tasks with. But that doesn’t mean that you and your staff shouldn’t know how to operate it – especially in an emergency. Good service providers should be able to offer you and your team training at your site on how your plant works and the best way to get the most out of it. Not only that, but they can ensure you know what signs to look out for if something goes wrong.
Loans and Replacements
Sometimes equipment does break, and this can be frustrating after having paid good money for your plant – as it could theoretically halt your operations. A reputable, professional company should be able to provide replacements quickly, and loan you equipment while yours is being repaired.
When you sign a service agreement with an organisation you want a bespoke service, but also flexibility in what they can offer you. It may be that you want a higher level of service from your wastewater experts – not only installation, but maintenance and regular inspections. The top companies in the field will be more than happy to oblige, and will be ready to advise on all things industrial.
Water Treatment Company
There is an industrial water treatment company that can treat your type of effluent – there’s no doubt about that. But what you want to make sure is that the group is made up of experienced professionals, using the best equipment, and that they offer continued care and support long after the initial installation has taken place. Only after that step can you have consistent peace of mind.
Sean Clifford is an advisor at AllWater Technologies Ltd, a wholly independent industrial water treatment company, providing consultation and equipment, including reverse osmosis water systems. Bringing together a host of experience and specialist knowledge, the company is committed to building and maintaining long-term relationships and creating maximum value and benefit for their customers.
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