“Ever wonder where Hector Aquino is today”?

Well we’re happy to announce he has joined us at KGO Group Ltd., and we’re glad he did!

Hector brings years of technical experience in Chemical Feed systems, specializing in Dry and Liquid Polymer, Bentonite Clay Dispersing and Metering Pump System and Equipment. Hector has been involved with some of the largest installations of equipment in North America, from initial design to commissioning and start up. Hector has a strong background in electrical controls, instrumentation and is very mechanically ...

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Storage tanks containing dangerous chemicals require multiple levels of instrumentation, controllers and software that can monitor the contents of a vessel and provide an alarm in the event of a leak or overfill event.

Leak Monitoring and Control for Chemical Tanks

Recent events in the state of West Virginia have shown that our water supply is in jeopardy of contamination from leaks or overfills of storage and processing tanks (see Fig. 1) at chemical, petroleum, water/wastewater, and similar facilities.

In January 2014, the city of Charleston was affected when a tank containing 4-methylcyclohexane methanol leaked, causing contamination of the Elk River, which provides over 300,000 people with drinking water. Residents were without tap water for at least five days. But it may ...

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