The existence of biofilms is a key element influencing the spread of bacteria inside a water system. It is vital to maintain the safety of building water systems, particularly through the avoidance of bacteria such as legionella, and one way to combat the growth and spread of these bacteria is by attacking the biofilm that offers it protection.
What is biofilm?
A biofilm is just a clump or colony of microorganisms that cling to something else. It might be the inner surfaces of a water pipe, within a water tank, on heat exchange surfaces, or inside a cooling tower in this scenario. In such cases, water is required for the development of biofilm. Because it is hidden within a water system, it can develop and spread unnoticed throughout the system.
Biofilms are slimy, which allows them to adhere to a variety of surfaces, as previously stated. While legionella bacteria may be found in natural water sources, their presence in man-made water sources is more dangerous. When biofilms are present, legionella and other bacteria utilise them for protection and nutrition. The biofilm protects the bacterium from assault and promotes its growth.
How to Remove Biofilm
Water treatment, or water conditioning, is an effective way to remove biofilm and in turn avoid the spread of legionella and other types of harmful bacteria. Hydrosmart is a technology that requires no chemicals, no filters and no maintenance. It provides both de-scaling and scale avoidance by utilising computer-generated resonance technology. It operates on minerals to convert big particles into microscopic ones, thus preventing scale formation and removing existing scale.
The effects of resonance frequency therapy persist in the water for several days, gradually breaking down any existing scale or bio-films.
Learn More about Biofilm Treatment
Contact Hydrosmart today to learn how our cutting-edge, chemical-free system is a highly impactful biofilm treatment that can be left to work with the need for constant maintenance. With Hydrosmart, you can have real peace of mind that your water system is safe and isn’t harbouring bacteria that could be a health hazard.
Contact the team at Hydrosmart today and learn how our system can remove biofilm to keep your home or business water system safe. Just call us on 08 8357 3334.