Silver Bullet Water Treatment: A Green Chemistry Solution
Traditional water treatment methods frequently depend on harsh or hazardous chemicals for their respective processes. Using hazardous chemical-based water treatment methods can potentially have long-term, detrimental consequences for the environment, and can introduce health and safety liability risks related to the storage and handling of the toxic chemicals used in conventional water treatment methods.
Silver Bullet TREATS WATER BETTER through our commitment to developing and offering Green Chemistry1 water treatment technologies and services. Our oxidant-based water treatment technology does not employ hazardous chemicals and simply relies on the surrounding ambient air as the feedstock for our proprietary advanced oxidation process. Our patented photo-chemical process that produces the Silver Bullet mixed oxidant gas used in our water treatment systems is non-hazardous and does not produce any toxic by-products. Silver Bullet’s supplemental media filtration and UV-disinfection water treatment systems offer additional solutions to address more challenged water situations, while still conforming to Green Chemistry principles.
Silver Bullet embraces the challenge of being a leading sustainable water treatment company. We are inspired to develop and introduce innovative, progressive solutions to help solve our customers’ water problems. We are proud to maintain and practice Green Chemistry principles in our everyday operations, knowing that our water treatment technologies are positively impacting both our customers’ operations and the environment, while reducing or eliminating the use of hazardous chemicals.
1Silver Bullet’s water treatment solutions are aligned with the U.S. EPA’s Green Chemistry Program. “Green Chemistry” is defined as “The design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances. Green chemistry applies across the life-cycle of a product, including its design, manufacture, use, and ultimate disposal.” For more information, please go to: www.epa.gov/greenchemistry/basics-green-chemistry
History of Silver Bullet:
The original Silver Bullet Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP) water treatment system was invented by David Kolstad, a building engineer, who was motivated to find a better way to treat the cooling water in evaporative cooling towers as an alternative to using hazardous water treatment chemicals. Kolstad conceived, researched and tested prototype versions of the Silver Bullet AOP system. After much demanding work and dedication, Silver Bullet Water Treatment was founded in 2011. The first commercial installations of the Silver Bullet AOP system began in early 2012.
Since those humble beginnings, Silver Bullet Water Treatment has expanded our product solutions to include a portfolio of Green Chemistry-based water treatment solutions to serve several markets that demand sustainable water treatment methods, including: livestock growing operations, data centers, commercial cooling towers, and controlled environment horticulture.
Silver Bullet is continuing to grow our portfolio of technologies to best serve the specific needs and expectations of our customers. We continue to strive to be the premier Green Chemistry water treatment company by providing our customers with innovative and cost-effective solutions that positively impact the environment, improve health, and increase productivity.