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Ultraviolet water treatment systems and its advantages

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Ultraviolet UV lightThe Ultra-violet lamps of a water treatment by UV produce UV-C. No UV-C rays from the sun ever come into contact with life on earth; they are completely filtered by the atmosphere. However, man produced UV-C rays do. The UV-C lamps are used in biology laboratory for the effects of germicides. Those UV-C have a radiation with an intensity far greater than the sunlight and are used in the treatment of water to sterilize it.

The UV filter can kill most bacteria and viruses in water. However, this type of water treatment does not completely purify water. Indeed, it does not treat the water against chemical pollutants, for example. The installation of systems ultra-violet water purification are therefore combined with other system of water purification, UV light generally has no impact on chlorine, heavy metals and other chemical contaminants.

How UV water treatment system works?water purification by ultraviolet

The water purification by ultra-violet uses a UV light source (lamp), which is enclosed, in a transparent protective sleeve (usually quartz). The lamp is mounted in such a way that water passes through the filter by a room flow. The water is then exposed to UV-C rays. When harmful microbes are exposed to UV rays, their nucleic acid absorbs UV energy, which blurs the structure of DNA. The cell is rendered sterile and can no longer reproduce. The cell is now considered dead and no longer a threat.

Why use a ultra-violet water purification system?

UV water purification technology is probably the most cost-effective and most efficient on the market today. It allows homeowners and business owners to remove a range of biological contaminants in their water supply. The UV water treatment offers manyUV water purification technology advantages over other forms of water treatment for microbiological contaminants. Most significantly, it leaves no chemical in water, it produces no by-product, and it does not change the taste, pH, or other properties of water. Consequently, in addition to producing safe drinking water, it is not harmful to your plumbing and septic system.

The UV treatment is an exceptional choice for eliminating biological contamination of most waters. If your home or business requires an additional filtration or if you have a source of private untreated water (rainwater, lake water, wells etc.). The unique objective of UV water treatment system is to kill harmful biological contaminants.

No microorganism can resist to Ultra Violet, unlike the treatment of water with chlorine. The UV is known to be highly effective against bacteria, viruses and algae. In practice, bacteria and viruses are the cause of many diseases carried by waters. Of these viruses, the hepatitis virus and Legionnaires have demonstrated ability to survive for considerable periods to treatment with chlorine, but are easily removed by a UV treatment. For most microorganisms, the effectiveness of UV against microbiological contaminants such as bacteria and viruses generally exceeds 99.99%.

The UV water treatment is very effective (+ 99.99%) against; salmonella (typhoid fever), Salmonella enteritidis (gastroenteritis), vibrio cholerae (cholera) ), mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB), Legionella pneumophila (Legionella), influenza virus, polio, and Hepatitus.

Our corporation’s UV water purifier units contain many germicidal ultraviolet lamps. The Ster-L-Ray germicidal lamp produced by our corporation is a short wave low-pressure mercury vapor tubes that produces ultraviolet wavelengths that are lethal to microorganisms.

How Virtual Assistants can save Small Businesses Time And Money?

Friday, May 30th, 2008
by Sue

Small businesses make up a very large portion of the nations business industry. Outsourcing to virtual assistants known as a VA is gaining ground every day and becoming even more rewarding for small business owners. In order to understand why this is happening, let’s first look at what a Virtual Assistant is and what services they may offer a small business owner.

Virtual assistants provide various services to small business owners to help with the tasks that are needed. Each Virtual assistant should be able to provide some basic services for their clients. These basic services would include tasks like: email management, customer service duties, organizing files and typing documents, data entry, making appointments, and customer follow-ups.

Some well-trained and more experienced VA’s may offer specialized skills like: Website Designing/Updating, Accounting/Bookkeeping, Desktop Publishing, Power Point Presentations, or Writing & Editing. The list of services an experienced VA may offer is not limited to the above examples.

Businesses are starting to use VA’s rather than full time employees because they only pay them for the work they do. Business owners don’t pay for office space and they don’t pay for insurance or bonuses. Many small business owners want to run their own business and be successful, yet they do not have the experience or management skills to do that alone. That is where outsourcing specific workloads to a VA can save the business owner time and money so that the owner can focus on the areas of business they are experienced in thereby, allowing the owner to optimize their valuable time and resources.

The following points illustrate how precious a good VA can be to even the smallest business:

1) Better Time Management : Statistics suggest that owners of small business typically spend between seven to twenty five percent of their time handling employee-related paperwork issues which consume most of their productive time. But by outsourcing some or all of their employee-related functions - such as payroll, bookkeeping, business owners can focus on what they do best. And in the process they can improve productivity and even save some money.

2) Better Efficiency : Business owners who do everything by themselves often suffer from lack of expert services. Expertise offers work done in less time. Studies prove that increasing the efficiency of operations is the propelling factor behind 58% of the outsourcing decisions of businesses.

3) Better Cost Control : By selecting to outsource, companies can convert fixed costs into variable costs. So business owners can put money directly into revenue producing activities. This gives the business owner more control over his expenses both short-term and long-term.

So when a small business owner comes up against something he/she is unfamiliar with in our ever competitive business market, an experienced Virtual Assistant can make a big difference in how well a task is done and in how expensive it is to complete. Outsourcing could be the temporary fix to keep a small business owner in the game. Time is money and every dollar counts when a small business owner is struggling to survive.

Hangzhou Bay Bridge,China,Wolrld’s second largest bridge.

Friday, May 2nd, 2008
by Sck

Hangzhou Bay Bridge is a bridge with cable-stayed bridge portion across Hangzhou Bay off the eastern coast of China. It was linked up on June 14, 2007, and connects the municipalities of Shanghai and Ningbo in Zhejiang province. The bridge is the longest trans-oceanic bridge in the world, although it does not have the longest cable-stayed main span. The opening ceremony was held on June 26, 2007 with great domestic media publicity, though after the opening ceremony, the bridge would only be used for test and evaluation purposes. It was opened to the public on 1 May 2008.

Construction of this bridge started on June 8, 2003. The bridge itself is 36 km long with six expressway lanes in two directions, making it the second-longest bridge in the world after the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in Louisiana, USA. The bridge has two main spans, with a 448 meters (1,470 ft) northern span, and a 318 meters (1,043 ft) southern span. The designated speed is 100 kilometers per hour, and the designed longevity is more than 100 years. The total investment on the bridge is RMB 11.8 billion (US$ 1.4 billion as of December 2004). 35% of this amount was raised from private companies in Ningbo, 59% was provided as loans from China’s central and regional banks. Orthotropic steel deck is used on its main spans and five ramp bridges, and is to be paved with 50 mm epoxy asphalt concrete.

The original plan was for the northern end of the bridge to start at Jinshan, a suburb of Shanghai. The bridge underwent different feasibility studies for a decade before it was finally approved in 2003. After opposition was raised by the Shanghai Municipal Government, however, it was shifted south to the territory of Zhejiang province. The Hangzhou Bay Bridge connects Cixi City, west of Ningbo, to Jiaxing. It cuts the distance from Shanghai to Ningbo by more than 320 km. Whereas previously the trip from Ningbo to Shanghai and southern Jiangsu involved a detour of around 400 km, the bridge reduces that distance to 80 km. The result is that Ningbo, with its port at Beilun, will be able to compete with Shanghai’s port Pudong for international sea freight.

“The bridge has become well-known and is expected to attract visitors,” said an official. “We haven’t decided how long the trial operation period will last. That depends … on the bridge condition and we need time to improve management about its operation.”

Taking environmental protection into account, the top priority for us was to prevent the Hangzhou Bay water from being polluted,” Qiu Dongyao, Jiaxing Executive Vice-Mayor.

“There used to be a desolate beach near our village. Later, many factories were built there due to the bridge.” — Xinhua

Maruti Suzuki Splash Coming in July 2008

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

Estimated price: 4-6.5 Lakh

Expected in July 2008

Maruti 800 started the bang and the very beloved Zen carried it forward. Wagon-R chipped in well too later on. And now that Zen has already received a make-over in the form of Estilo, it is the turn of her stable-mate, Wagon-R. Suzuki had showcased a concept based on this car in last year’s Paris Motor Show. Since then a lot of surgery has seen the Splash take its final form, the pictured of which we see here.

You will find the parts-sharing that Maruti has mastered now. The dash and the centre console shouts SX4 and Swift at its loudest. The rev counter placed on the dashboard is interesting though.

The taste is gallant and is characterized by the immense headlamps at the front. The rear is an outcome of some out-of-the-box thinking and has an inward tilt to it, something that the French have always had in their car designs.

Maruti has plenty of engines to offer this car with. A one-liter, 65bhp motor can be offered while a 1.2L engine developing close to 86PS is also on the cards. The multi-jet diesel engine of the Swift can also be considered.

This car was showcased at the Frankfurt Motor Show and Maruti would be bringing it in India by mid next year.

India and quality-consciousness

Friday, April 18th, 2008
by Ann

It seems that as 20th century brought downfall for the British empire,21 will bring for the U.S.A..While 21century will also give rise to BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) economies. Particularly Chindia (China+India), these countries have drawn attention for various other countries successfully. Many countries like America and Australia have started giving preference to these countries due to many reasons. The first and foremost reason among all is availability of cheap labour. Other reasons are favorable climate, easy availability of man-power, favorable rules and regulation etc. Then why mentality that foreign goods are good and possess better quality is still prevailing. Sometimes domestic merchandizes face identity crisis and alienation. What makes people believe that Indian goods are not up to the mark? What makes Indian products cheap over produces of others? Is it quality that makes the difference? 

Answer to above mentioned last question is yes. It is the quality that distincts her products from others. India rich country made of poor people. More than 30%of her population lives below poverty-line. No doubt that middle class has shown some progress over the last decade but that is not true measure the condition of a country as whole. Then what all companies will do to get its cost down to cater to Indian markets and for their own survival in it? Either they will have to give less quantity for more price or they will have to compromise with quality. And most of the times later viewpoint is adopted. Moreover, the population of India manifolds day by day, so that natural resources have to be used very carefully. We will have to serve to a large demand with very little resource in our hand. These all restrains do not indicate that India is unable to produce top-quality goods, but these top-quality goods can be consumed by a handful of people. So what about others? The middle-class that is forms very large part can not go for it. There is no other option available to them but to buy low quality goods. 

But now - a - days, people demand well-qualitative goods for cheaper rate. This is possible with the help of latest technological innovations and globalization. China is number one exporter to the U.S.A. due to its cheaper rate and good quality. No doubt India will see these trends as now India has opened door for globalization. But it will take sometime to improve. 


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