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Controlling microbiologically influenced corrosion in fire sprinkler systems

Microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC)-causing bacteria seem to be everywhere. Evidence of their presence and by-products was recently reported to be on Mars.1,2 MIC-causing bacteria are present to some degree in almost all of our potable and municipal water supplies.3 It is a worldwide problem, and we are all affected by the effects.

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Choosing a qualified fire protection contractor

One of the most critical decisions to be made by a building owner or property manager is the hiring of a skilled, qualified fire protection contractor. If the sprinkler system fails to adequately suppress a fire, the results can be devastating, beginning with the loss of human life.

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Microbiologically influenced corrosion remediation and mitigation in FPS

Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion Remediation and Mitigation in Fire Protection Systems. At what risk to public health and the environment? By: Doug Chartier, WHI USA, Inc. Copyright©2004 Published in FPC Magazine June 2004 MIC causing bacteria seem to be everywhere.

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