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Navigating the Currents: The Changing Marketplace of the Water Industr

Water, the elixir of life, has long been a vital resource, essential for sustenance, sanitation, and industrial processes. However, the landscape of the water industry is undergoing significant transformation driven by a confluence of factors including population growth, climate change, technological advancements, and evolving regulatory frameworks. One Eight looks into the changing marketplace of the […]

Understanding Deionized Water (DI Water): Properties, Production, and Applications

Introduction: Water is a ubiquitous substance that plays a vital role in various industrial, laboratory, and everyday applications. However, not all water is the same. Deionized water, often abbreviated as DI water, is a specialised form of water with unique properties and applications. In this blog post, we’ll delve into what deionized water is, how […]

Managing Legionella in commercial buildings

Managing Legionella in commercial buildings is crucial for ensuring the health and safety of occupants. Legionella is a bacterium that can cause Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia, and Pontiac fever, a milder illness with flu-like symptoms. Here’s how Legionella is typically managed in commercial buildings: Risk Assessment: The first step in managing Legionella […]

Stop paying to shipping water weight offsite. How an Automatic Filterpress can reduce the moisture content in the waste cake.

The Automatic Filterpress can significantly reduce the moisture content in waste cake, effectively minimizing the need to ship water weight offsite. Here’s how One Eight Can help achieves this:   High Pressure Filtration: Similar to other filter presses, the Automatic Filterpress utilises high pressure to separate solids from liquids in the slurry or waste material. […]

Data Centres & Water Use. Why Rainwater recovery from One Eight Filtration is so important

One Eight Filtration specialise in Rainwater recovery that can help reduce the demand created by data centres on municipal water supplies in several ways, Considering the available roof space and Ireland abundant climate, this available resource is not only a sustainable option, but also a financially viable option with strong ROI. Herein are the many […]

SUDs Regulations and how Rainwater Recovery can help

In Ireland and the UK, regulations regarding suds (sustainable urban drainage systems) aim to mitigate flooding, improve water quality, and promote sustainable development. The implementation of suds is typically guided by legislation such as the Planning and Development Act and associated guidelines provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and local authorities. Rainwater recovery can […]

Rainwater to Drinking water

One Eight Filtration, Market leaders in the developing rainwater to drinking water systems. Using rainwater recovery systems for drinking water in commercial settings offers several benefits: 1. Cost Savings: Commercial facilities often have high water demands for various purposes such as cooling systems, landscaping, and restroom facilities. By using rainwater for non-potable purposes or after […]

What is EDI and how does it work?

One Eight supply, maintain and Install EDI Systems for our client companies. But what exactly is EDI?. Electrodeionisation (EDI) is an advanced water purification technology that combines ion exchange and electrodialysis processes to produce high-purity water continuously and without the need for chemical regeneration. Here’s how an EDI system works:   Ion Exchange Resin Beds: […]

RO-EDI (Reverse Osmosis-Electrodeionisation)

The RO-EDI (Reverse Osmosis-Electrodeionisation) system is a water purification process that combines reverse osmosis (RO) and electrodeionisation (EDI) to produce high-purity water. Over the past few months, we at One Eight have been asked to service a number of these types of systems from small to large. EDI systems and the combination systems of RO-EDI […]