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Pentair Surcharge Announcement; Effective October 31, 2022, we are eliminating the 7% Energy Surcharge and will be converting this into a 7% list price increase.

Dear Valued Pentair Foodservice Partner,

In April, we announced a 7% freight/energy/transportation surcharge in response to escalating inflationary pressures. It was always our plan and hope that these increases would be temporary and revert to “normal” price levels in a short time. However, we have not seen these decreases materialize for our costs, nor do we see any relief to this higher cost position in the foreseeable future. 

Effective October 31, 2022, we are eliminating the 7% Energy Surcharge and will be converting this into a 7% list price increase. The net effect of this change will be zero to what you have paid since the implementation of the surcharge. We understand that the surcharge was difficult to manage, and we hope that the transition to price will be easier to manage moving forward for all parties. 

Please note that a small number of low-volume SKUs will be seeing an additional increase in price. Additional communication will go out to customers purchasing those items. 

You are an important part of our promise to make the most of life’s essential resources. Thank you for your continued support of Pentair brands and products amid these turbulent economic times. Your business remains vitally important to us!

Sincerely, 

Derek M. Rowley
Global Sales Director
Commercial Water Solutions

Please call us directly with any specific questions at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com.

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What about your water and water filtration system after Hurricane Ian?

Provided the water in your area does not fall under a “Do not use”, boil water alert, your filter system and filters unless damaged by the storm should be fine. If your area does fall under a boil water alert you should change all filters and membranes installing new, unused filters or membrane cartridges after you have completely sanitized your system. Boil water alerts are often issued by water municipalities when damage occurs to water lines.  These alerts can also be issued if there is a loss in water pressure, allowing bacteria to backwash into the water pipes. Minerals and viruses like E.coli, cryptosporidium, and giardia, are all things that may get into water when a pipe breaks or during a natural disaster, like flooding. Below is Everpure’s Technical Service Bulletin regarding water quality emergencies and the procedures to place your system back into operation after a boil water alert.
Everpure Technical Service Bulletin
File No: 011414
Subject: Responding to Water Quality Emergencies
RESPONDING TO WATER QUALITY EMERGENCIES
Natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods and hurricanes cause contamination of municipal water systems over a large area. Industrial and other chemical leaks can also cause contamination of water supplies. If a water quality emergency occurs in your location, follow your local municipality’s instructions for addressing the emergency. If a boil order is issued, follow that boil order advisory until you have been notified by local authorities that your water is potable and safe to use.
Following is our recommended procedure for cleaning and start-up of Pentair water treatment systems using Pentair filters and RO membranes for commercial foodservice applications.
PENTAIR® OBEYING BOIL WATER ADVISORIES:
Obey them, period!
Contamination due to breaks in the mains, general flooding, or damage to the municipal waterworks itself should not be confused with situations in which contamination by protozoan cysts (e.g. Cryptosporidium, Giardia) is discovered in a water supply. Everpure submicron filters and RO membranes are NSF-Certified for removing such cysts, but not for killing or removing dangerous bacteria and viruses, which must be assumed to be present during the aftermath of a disaster, chemical spill or other water emergency.
When a Boil Water Advisory is announced and it is clear that there has been gross contamination, operators should stop using their filtration or RO system and boil their water as advised by their local authorities, until:

  1. The “all clear” is given by local water authorities
  2. Plumbing systems in your facility have been disinfected
  3. Your Pentair system has been cleaned and any old or contaminated filter or RO cartridges have been replaced with new ones
    CLEANUP OF PENTAIR SYSTEMS:
    When safe water is available again, all water-using equipment should be sanitized with an approved disinfectant such as diluted chlorine bleach (5.25% sodium hypochlorite). The recommended dosage is 100-200 mg/L chlorine, which is easy to make. Fresh bleach has about 50 mg of chlorine in each mL, or about 500 mg in a capful. Four capfuls or an ounce in a 2-1/2 gal. bucket of water makes about 200 mg/L. Add a few drops of cleaning concentrate (e.g. dish detergent) to this solution and use it to clean external surfaces. Unexposed, interior plumbing surfaces can be sanitized in place using a Pentair Everpure JT Sanitizing/Flushing Cartridge. (Contact your local distributor or sales agent to acquire the JT can). This is an empty housing which can be filled with any cleaning or sanitizing solution and then be inserted into Everpure-branded filter heads. When the flow of water resumes, the disinfectant will be fed into the lines. When a strong chlorine smell is evident at the closest outlet, the flow should be stopped and the sanitizing solution left to soak for at least 30 minutes. When sanitization is complete, remove the flushing cartridge and install new, unused filters or membrane cartridges. Rinse the equipment by flushing water through the system as directed in your system’s Installation and Operation manual. Return your filtration or RO system to service.
    POST-EMERGENCY SYSTEM OPERATION:
    Follow the replacement cartridge change-out schedule per your system’s specifications. We suggest that you continue to monitor and follow your local water authority’s post-emergency recommendations. Please note that water problems caused by natural disasters often include high turbidity, even muddy, conditions. As a result, filter cartridges may clog faster and need replacing sooner than usual.
    If you have any questions regarding these instructions or require additional assistance please call us at 1-800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com
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August is National Water Quality Month!

The history of National Water Quality Month originally dates back to two US congressional acts that were passed in the early 1970s in an effort to protect our water sources. The Clean Water Act was passed in 1972 and the federal government began taking steps to curb water pollution by making it illegal to dump high amounts of toxic materials into bodies of water. This set the standard for making sure that surface water was up to certain standards before being used for human consumption and recreation. In 1974, the Safe Drinking Water Act was passed to further protect the quality of groundwater and public water systems. National Water Quality Month was founded in 2005 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and backed by the United Nations in an effort to promote civic discourse about how to conserve our natural water sources by starting conversations on what we can do in our own households and communities to ensure that we all have access to safe, clean drinking water for generations to come. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), Clean Water Act (CWA), and the water utility companies themselves are all play a part in making sure that the water that comes from our taps are always safe for use.

Even though water makes up over 70% of Earth’s surface area, the total amount of freshwater found on Earth only makes up around 3% of the water supply, 1% of which is easily accessible. This 1% accounts for all of our lakes, rivers, groundwater, aquifers, and streams. With this in mind, one can imagine that sustaining the needs of over 7 billion people on earth is no easy task. National Water quality month reminds us to take a moment to consider how important these water sources are not just to humans, but also to the other inhabitants of these ecosystems. The fish that live in the waters, the plants and animals that rely on lakes and rivers for water just like we do. By thinking about the little things that you do on a daily basis that could have a negative effect on water quality, you’ll be one step closer to making a difference. There are easily thousands of factors that can have a negative impact on the quality of your local water sources ranging from industrial pollutants like metal particulate, oils, and other chemicals to the pesticides we use in our own backyards. Just by focusing on what we do at home can have a direct impact. Not using antibacterial soaps or cleaning products. Regular soap and water will do the trick. Much of the antibacterial soaps contain a registered pesticide that is known to harm marine life. Not flushing unwanted or out-of-date medications down the toilet or drain and how about just not buying any more bottled water. It takes more than 17 million barrels of oil annually to make all the plastic bottles that meet America’s demand for bottled water. That’s enough oil to fuel 1.3 million cars for a year, not including the oil used for transportation of those water bottles. After decades-long streak of strong growth, bottled water surpassed carbonated soft drinks to become the largest beverage category by volume in the United States in 2016, according to research and consulting firm Beverage Marketing Corp. Annual consumption of plastic bottles now tops half a trillion, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardizing oceans, coastlines and other environments. A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute creating an environmental crisis some campaigners predict will be as serious as climate change. Currently the average American uses more than 167 disposable water bottles annually. Altogether, Americans’ use over 50 billion plastic water bottles a year. The recommended eight glasses of water a day, at U.S. tap rates equals about $.49 a day. That same amount of bottled water is about $1,400 a year, but keep in mind that people prefer bottled water because it taste great! So, how does one cut out all the plastic bottles from their life but still get great tasting water straight from their tap? By purchasing a high performance drinking water system, that goes under your kitchen sink from Everpure! The same commercial quality that makes Pentair® Everpure the overwhelming choice for water filtration in restaurants is also available for your home. Pentair Everpure exclusive precoat filtration technology combines Micro-Pure® and a unique pleated filter membrane. This highly engineered design offers the largest filtering surface area, longer filter life, and consistent performance. For example the number one selling H-300 Everpure Residential system with a capacity of 300 gallons is equal to 2,272 bottled waters.

Features of the Everpure H-300 Drinking Water System include:

• Part Number: EV927076
• .5 micron
• Overall Dimensions: 22” H x 5” Diameter
• Rated Capacity: 300 gallons (1,135 Litres)
• Built in water shut off allows for easier cartridge changes
• Exclusive Micro-Pure filtering material coats the pleated surface inside the cartridge
• Retains vital minerals found naturally in water to ensure the health and delicious clean, crisp taste of your water
• Chlorine, taste & odor, sediment, lead and cyst reduction
• VOCs, volatile organic chemicals including THMs
• Removes dirt and cloudiness including particles as small .5 micron by mechanical means
• Removes particulates including oxidized iron, manganese and sulfides
• Adsorbs common earthy, moldy, fish tastes, and odors
• Enhanced KDF media to inhibit scale build-up that can damage equipment
• Commercial grade filtration, Everpure signature metal canister protects the filter from splitting or bursting
• NSF Certified under NSF/ANSI Standards 42 chemical reduction and 53 certified to reduce cysts such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia by mechanical means
• Uses replacement H-300 replacement water filter cartridge (EV927072)
• MADE IN THE USA

Not sure that the H-300 is right for you, download the current Everpure Residential Catalog! Questions? Call us at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com.

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Introducing the New Pentair EZ-RO Solution!


Pentair is excited to announce the launch of the NEW Pentair Everpure EZ-RO Reverse Osmosis Systems. Everpure EZ-RO systems have been engineered with the customer in mind, providing a simple all-in-one solution that reduces contaminants while protecting valuable foodservice equipment. Customers will appreciate the overall simplicity and space-saving design of the Everpure EZ-RO as it highlights a hassle-free set-up, easy-to-access ports, colored tubing, and the flexibility to expand as your business grows. Everpure EZ-RO systems that incorporate blending in the processor add back calcium and magnesium to ensure desired specifications are met for enhanced coffee extraction and a consistent taste.  The Everpure EZ-RO systems will be available with multiple tank size options per system to accommodate business volume:

One easy to use system that actually lives up to it’s name! Expandable from 200 GPD, (Gallons Per Day) to as much as 650 GPD, (Gallons Per Day) the new EZ-RO provides a simple “Turn Key” RO solution for your equipment.

Applications  EZ-RO SystemBenefits
Coffee
Espresso

 
With Hydropneumatic  Tank (Coffee)

With Atmospheric Tank (Coffee) 
Blending for taste consistency. Enhanced coffee extraction. Equipment protection
SteamWith Hydropneumatic  Tank (Steam)

With Atmospheric Tank (Steam) 
Optimized mineral content for proper function of conductivity sensors. Reduces chlorine, sediment and total dissolved solids, and buffers PH for equipment protection

Key Features:

  • Expands as your business grows
  • Modular design for small and flexible footprint
  • All-in-one system includes full installation kit
  • Up to 50% water recovery rate
  • User-friendly adjustments for TDS (blending valve)
  • Built in TDS Meter
  • Built in Bypass
  • Clearly labeled ports

For more information on ant of the new EZ-RO Systems please call us at 800-942-7873 or contact us at info@filterpure.com.

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The Mother’s Day Gift that Keeps on Giving!

If you haven’t already this year, give Mom the gift of commercial grade, pure clean water! If you tour the kitchen at a world renowned restaurant, you’re very likely to see the Everpure name. We’re the industry leader that professional chefs trust most for excellence in water filtration. They love our ability to remove the impurities that make water taste bad, while preserving the valuable trace minerals that create refreshing flavor. A commercial grade Everpure system takes away all sorts of unpleasant substances – and even some unhealthy ones – that may be in your tap water:

  • Particulates that leave a bad taste or odor
  • Chemical substances that may affect health and add unpleasant tastes and odors
  • Bacteria and viruses that can cause illness
  • Limescale that damages your expensive water-using appliances

Everpure filtered water lets you drink, blend beverages, and cook with confidence.

  • Better tasting coffee and tea
  • More appetizing food – chlorinated water can cause cooking water to taste odd, which can affect food, such as pasta. Chlorine also can affect food color.
  • Tastier homemade bread – chlorine can affect yeast, which is a particular problem in sourdough recipes.
  • Cleaner fruits and vegetables – washing produce in filtered water prevents contamination with chlorine and related byproducts. Even washing salad in chlorinated water can have negative effects.

From elegant fare to simple crystal-clear ice, enjoy gourmet restaurant quality in your own home with a Pentair Everpure system.

Features of the Everpure H-300 Drinking Water System include:

Part Number: EV927076
• .5 micron
• Overall Dimensions: 22” H x 5” Diameter
• Rated Capacity: 300 gallons (1,135 Litres)
• Built in water shut off allows for easier cartridge changes
• Exclusive Micro-Pure filtering material coats the pleated surface inside the cartridge
• Retains vital minerals found naturally in water to ensure the health and delicious clean, crisp taste of your water
• Chlorine, taste & odor, sediment, lead and cyst reduction
• VOCs, volatile organic chemicals including THMs
• Removes dirt and cloudiness including particles as small .5 micron by mechanical means
• Removes particulates including oxidized iron, manganese and sulfides
• Adsorbs common earthy, moldy, fish tastes, and odors
• Enhanced KDF media to inhibit scale build-up that can damage equipment
• Commercial grade filtration, Everpure signature metal canister protects the filter from splitting or bursting
• NSF Certified under NSF/ANSI Standards 42 chemical reduction and 53 certified to reduce cysts such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia by mechanical means
• Uses replacement H-300 replacement water filter cartridge (EV927072)
• MADE IN THE USA

The same commercial quality that makes Pentair® Everpure the overwhelming choice for water filtration in restaurants is also available for your home. Pentair Everpure exclusive precoat filtration technology combines Micro-Pure® and a unique pleated filter membrane. This highly engineered design offers the largest filtering surface area, longer filter life, and consistent performance.

Download the Everpure-H300 EV927070 Filtration System Specification Sheet

Order an H-300 For Mom!

Questions about the H-300 system? Please call us directly at 800-942-7873 or email us directly at info@filterpure.com and Happy Mother’s Day!

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Pentair Residential Energy and Transportation Surcharge Announcement!

April 1, 2022

Dear Valued Pentair Partner,
 

The global manufacturing environment for Pentair, and other industrial corporations, remains extraordinarily challenging. Ongoing inflationary pressures, supply scarcities, labor constraints, and escalating energy and transportation costs continue to negatively impact your business and ours, as well as the economy at large. 

We have minimized the impacts of rising economic pressures and remain committed to providing you, our valued customer, with exceptional products, services, and support at competitive prices. To continue to do so, we are implementing an 8% energy and transportation surcharge on all valves, tanks, filtration, and softening products. This surcharge is incremental to current pricing, and is effective on all orders shipped on or after April 8, 2022.

Given the extreme volatility of the energy market, we will continue monitoring this surcharge, and will communicate any subsequent changes based on the cost trends associated with manufacturing Pentair products. 

We understand our businesses are facing unprecedented economic challenges. You are an important part of our promise to make the most of life’s essential resources. Thank you for your continued support of Pentair brands and products amid these turbulent economic times. Your business remains vitally important to us!   

Best Regards,

John Ryan
Global Sales Director
Residential & Commercial Filtration Systems

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Pentair Commercial Foodservice Surcharge Announcement!

April 1, 2022

Re: Pentair Commercial Foodservice Energy Transportation Surcharge

Dear Valued Pentair Foodservice Partner,

The global manufacturing environment for Pentair and many industrial corporations remains extraordinarily challenging. Ongoing inflationary pressures, supply scarcities, labor constraints, escalating energy and transportation costs continue to negatively impact your business and ours, as well as the economy at large. 

We have minimized the impacts of rising economic pressures and remain committed to providing you, our valued customer, with exceptional products, services, and support at competitive prices. As a result, we are implementing a 7% freight/energy/transportation surcharge that will be effective April 8, 2022. 

This surcharge will appear as a single line item at the bottom of every invoice. Pricing for each part number will not be changing; rather, the surcharge will be 7% of the total invoice. 

Given the extreme volatility of the energy market, we will continue monitoring this surcharge and communicate any subsequent changes based on the cost trends associated with manufacturing and servicing our products. 

We understand our businesses are facing unprecedented economic challenges. You are an important part of our promise to make the most of life’s essential resources. Thank you for your continued support of Pentair brands and products amid these turbulent economic times. Your business remains vitally important to us!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Customer Service or your sales manager at any time. 

Sincerely,

Derek M. Rowley
Global Sales Director
Commercial Water Solutions

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Pentair Announces New Online Reseller Agreement and MAPP Policy To Take Effect On April 15, 2022.

Pentair Filtration Solutions, LLC (“Pentair”) has adopted a Minimum Advertised Price Policy (“MAP Policy”), with an effective date of April 15, 2022. This MAP Policy supersedes and replaces any prior policies or directives which were in effect as of the effective date with respect E-Commerce Products (as hereinafter defined) related to minimum advertised pricing for such E-Commerce Products. Pentair has also instituted a new “Online Reseller Agreement” both of which can be download and reviewed at https://www.pentair.com/commercialmapp .

The MAP Policy applies to Pentair’s products at https://www.pentair.com/commercialmapp for the United States and its territories, and https://www.pentair.com/commercialmappfor Canada (collectively, the “E-Commerce Products”), which Resellers advertise in Canada and the United States and its territories. The Minimum Advertised Price for each E-Commerce Product subject to the MAP Policy shall be as included at the aforementioned website.  The following guidelines apply:

  1. The MAP Policy is being unilaterally implemented by Pentair and will be enforced by Pentair in its sole discretion.
  1. The Minimum Advertised Price can be found at the links provided above.  The Minimum Advertised Price is the price included in the applicable advertisement after all discounts, rebates, and/or other promotional allowances included in the advertisement have been applied to the E-Commerce Products.  The MAP Policy does not establish maximum advertised prices. All Resellers may advertise E-Commerce Products at any price in excess of the Minimum Advertised Price.
  1. Advertisement for the purposes of this MAP Policy consists of 1) Internet advertising in any form, including but not limited to webpages, pop up ads, banner ads, broadcast emails, third party placement (destination pages, social media, third-party sites), and advertising on Reseller’s own website, or any website if it is any way accessible by an HTML link, 2) Online auction sites, 3) Mass communication in the form of magazine advertisement, catalogs, circulars, retail inserts, free standing inserts and other print advertising circulated nationally to the general public or 4) Any form of mass communication via mobile device or online, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, other social media mediums, and text messaging.
  1. It is a violation of the MAP Policy to sell E-Commerce Products to customers who advertise E-Commerce Products in violation of this MAP Policy. 
  1. Nothing in this MAP Policy shall create or constitute an agreement between Pentair and any of its Resellers as to the price at which any Reseller sells the E-Commerce Products.  This MAP Policy applies to the advertised price of E-Commerce Products only, as outlined in the exhibits, and does not apply to the price at which Resellers actually sell or offer for sale the E-Commerce Products. Each Reseller remains free to independently set the price at which it sells the E-Commerce Products, and no employee or agent of Pentair is authorized to suggest anything to the contrary.  
  1. In the event a Reseller violates this MAP Policy, Pentair reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to do any of the following:
  1. Terminate Reseller from participation in any promotional, rebate, marketing or discount program;
  2. Revoke past, current, or future promotional allowances, rebates, and/or discounts provided by Pentair to the that Reseller, including, but not limited to, Partners Incentive Program (PIP) rewards and any pricing or marketing programs, resources and materials contained within the Pentair Partner Center.
  3. Refuse to accept future orders for Pentair-branded products;
    1. Terminate Reseller’s ability to purchase or resell Pentair-branded products, including, but not limited to, revocation of its status as a Pentair Authorized Online Reseller.
  4. Pentair reserves the right to apply this MAP Policy to all of Reseller’s advertisements included in this MAP Policy for the E-Commerce Products for any and all activities of a Reseller including those activities of a Reseller when done while operating under any corporate entity of the Reseller, a d/b/a or assumed name of the Reseller, or against a Reseller who operates (directly or indirectly) a website or other internet site under the same or a different name than the Reseller.
  1. Pentair’s decision not to impose remedial action for a particular incident or violation of this MAP Policy shall not be construed as a waiver or amendment of this MAP Policy or as a waiver of Pentair’s right to impose remedial action for other violations.  Pentair discourages any complaints by Resellers of other perceived Reseller MAP Policy violations.   Pentair will unilaterally determine the need for any enforcement and the nature of such enforcement. 
  1. All questions regarding this MAP Policy will be addressed through this authorized e-mail to Commercial.mapp@pentair.com  No other individual is authorized to bind Pentair to any modification of this MAP Policy.
  1. Pentair may modify, alter, suspend or cancel this MAP Policy at any time and for any reason in Pentair’s sole discretion. Any such modification will be in writing.  Without limiting the foregoing, Pentair may amend the MAP Policy from time to time to add new E-Commerce Products without altering or limiting the application of the MAP Policy to the existing Products subject to the MAP Policy.

For more information contact: Commercial.mapp@pentair.com.

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Pentair Everpure FX22 Discontinuation Announcement.

February 15th, 2022….Pentair has decided to discontinue the following Everpure System and Cartridge SKUs. This discontinuation is effective March 1, 2022. The discontinued part numbers and suggested replacements are listed below. Any open or new orders placed for the discontinued SKUs prior to March 1st will be subject to our current lead times.

Discontinued Part NumberDescriptionReplacement Part NumberDescription
160-50055
 
FX22-
PCR+System

EV910037
 
  CB20-312E Chloramines Reduction System  
252-20605
 
CCM-20B
Replacement Cartridge
EV910535
 
 
 
CB20-312E-Replacement Cartridge Kit

*Kit Includes:
(1) Prefilter
(2) Carbon Filters
 


If you have any questions, please contact Filter Pure Systems, Inc. toll-free at 800-942-7873 or email us at info@filterpure.com.