Happy Customers- Medora Corporation, SolarBee® GridBee® Reviews

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Lake Water Looks Great! –PT, California

"Just want to say thanks: the lake water looks **great**! That SolarBee is working. I wanted you to know we really appreciate it."

Greatly Improved -DS, Colorado

"Heavy algae growth was frequently plugging off the filters. Now the filter plugging is greatly reduced and the [AerationPlus©] AP1800 has greatly improved the water clarity."

SolarBee Believer –TG, Colorado

"Honestly, I consider SolarBee to be one of the finest companies we have worked with in my 30-year career in the power plant chemistry field!" The mixers in our pond work well. I am definitely a SolarBee believer now!"

Water Clarity Is 8 ft –MW, California

"The water clarity is 8 ft; that's awesome! We would be happy to serve as a positive reference for SolarBee."

Best Company- MD, California

"Medora Corporation is the best company I have dealt with in my 23 years with the city."

Very Customer Orientated –DS, Massachusetts

"The two men involved in the installation were cordial, smart, hard working, soft spoken, and very customer orientated. In short they are a very good representation of the company!"

We Are Tickled Pink –MO, California

"We are 'tickled pink' about the SB10000v12 unit that we just installed in our secondary WWTP. We are already seeing a big difference. They are running very well and we are seeing greater clarity."

Best Year For Algae Control –GM, Colorado

"First of all, the two new units look great, as does the lake! This is the best year we have experienced for algae control!"

Pleased With The Bees- JB, Colorado

"We are very pleased with the performance of the SolarBees up at the reservoir. It was a much easier autumn thanks to them."

Flawless Operation -LR, Arizona

"[The potable tank] Mixer is operating flawlessly."

First Class Company –DR, Ohio

"I must tell you that your company is first class in the way you handle the customers, including the service guys. ALL of them are very responsive and polite and they seem to take their work very seriously!"

Best Water Quality Ever –JM, California

"We have had the best water quality in our lakes ever! We give the credit to the SolarBees."

Increased Oxygen & Less Odor –JS, Colorado

"We love what our SolarBees have done to the lake! The oxygen levels have increased substantially, and the odors are mostly gone."

Flawless Service –LW, New Mexico

"We do appreciate the service that SolarBee has provided on our units. They have done everything we expected of them and your companies service/assistance has been flawless."

Tested SolarBee Thouroughly –GC, California

"We like the way the SolarBee is working as far as results go. We have tested the SolarBee thoroughly for about two months and find that it is working as as you predicted it would."

Working Great! –JG, California

"The units are all working great, that's why you do not hear from us very often. When we need parts, you ship them right away. We are having no water quality problems." This comment represents some 40 installations in this area.

Smells Like Spring Instead Not Odors –CN, South Dakota

"Every spring, for several weeks, odors would roll over the whole town. So, we installed SolarBee mixers in our ponds. Now, residents can look forward to smelling spring in the air instead of the treatment plant. We don't notice anything in the spring anymore."

Successful Installation -RM, New York

"Everyone I have worked with has been knowledgeable, friendly, professional and confident with their expertise of your products. I look forward to working with you again."

Happy & Impressed –GL, California

"We are very happy and impressed with SolarBee. They have completely turned around one of our worst tanks."

No Odor Problems –SW, Utah

"This is the first year that we have not had any odor problems."

These units don't miss a beat! -PK, Vermont

“We reduced our aerators from 17 to nine and are thinking about getting another circulator for our third lagoon. We’ve had very good success, and they are very low-maintenance. Even during the winter, these units don’t miss a beat.”

Lower THMs -PG, California

"TTHMs went from the 90s µg/l to the 20s µg/l!"

Decreased Chemical Usage –JB, Texas

"Our staff is very pleased with the performance of this system, especially with the overall decrease in chemical usage at both the reservoir and Plant #1. The SolarBee will pay for itself in roughly 2-3 years!" We've completely gotten away from using copper sulfate at the reservoir, and we've also noticed a gradual decrease in the amount of chemicals we've needed to use at our Plant #1." I just wanted to let you know how happy we are with our SolarBee that you set up at our raw water reservoir."

I Learned A Lot! -JM, Texas

"Thank you for all the help you and your whole company have provided over the last couple of years! I learned a lot from SolarBee/Medora Co!"

We Are Very Happy –RP, Colorado

"The south pond was running 4 days before we got the North pond running and in that time we evaporated 0.75" in the North Pond and 1.75" in the South Pond. In each pond that equates to 27 truck loads of 4365 gallons = 117,855 gallons. We are very happy at this time !!

Fantastic! -GT, Alaska

"The SolarBee in our lake worked fantastically. It is a well designed and engineered machine."

Very Reliable & Met Objectives –DC, Colorado

"The two SolarBee's installed in 2007 have been very reliable and have met their objectives. We actively recommend your company to anyone with water issues in the area and you might expect a call from someone with the Colorado Dept of Health in the future."

Huge Difference Within 24 Hours –BC, Montana

"We noticed a reduction in odor while the crew was still on site and a huge difference within 24 hours. The golf course is also rid of the nasty smell that had plagued them after irrigation. It is a huge relief for them."

A Considerable Difference –JS, Texas

"We have not used the Fast Response Boost System yet, and haven't need to, but the SolarBee SB1250PW v18 is working great! We have noticed a considerable difference. We are not experiencing any problems at all, compared to last year."

No Algae Blooms! –SH, California

"We are thrilled with the SolarBees! We did not have to use chemicals last year at all, which is unheard of. Our clarity went from 1 ft to 8 ft. We did not experience any algae blooms."

Well Mixed Tanks –CB, California

"The SolarBees do an excellent job and the tanks are very well mixed. They test uniformly throughout the reservoirs."

Greatly Improved –PV, Arkansas

"The SolarBee's have definitely reduced the blue green algae in the lake. We are using less carbon since the SolarBees where installed. The lake is greatly improved."

Friendly Crew –TR, Kansas

"Wanted to let you know that all the guys that did the installation were the friendliest and most knowledgeable group of guys that we've been around. Wish everyone we worked with was that easy to get along with."

Professional & Knowledgeable Crew –CD, Louisiana

"Gentlemen, On behalf of our community, I am writing to express our appreciation to Medora for the recent completion of improvements to the town’s water system. The crew sent to do the work was very professional and knowledgeable in working to promptly complete the project. Again, we thank you for your services." Mayor Pro Tem

Solving Our Problems –MM, Indiana

"The SolarBee's are solving our problems. Ammonia and BOD levels are good."

In Compliance Since Install –TR, Kansas

"We are very happy with the SolarBee units. The BOD and TSS have been in compliance for over two years since the installation of the SolarBees."

Good Quality Even At Low Levels –DL, California

"We have had very good water quality even with low levels. We have had very good deep DO which we never had before. We are very happy with the SolarBee installations."

Exemplary Service -JB, Oklahoma

"In business it’s sometimes easy to point out what’s not right, and to take good service for granted. So, I wanted to take a moment to let you know what exemplary service one of your Engineers is giving [us]. He spent considerable time on the phone helping us understand Medora’s scope of supply, conveying what we needed to do to prepare for Medora’s delivery, and also discussing options for installation. He followed up our call with clear, concise drawings and written instructions. His efforts are appreciated. Thank you and best regards..."

Reduced TOC –GT, Colorado

"We are very happy with the installations of the five SolarBees in the reservoir. SolarBees have reduced the TOC component in the lake which in turn has reduced the need to replace the carbon in the contactors in the water plant."

Thanks! –SE, Florida

"Thanks! You guys do fantastic service trips!"

Reduced Electric Bills –JD, West Virginia

"Since the SolarBees were installed, we have seen the best water color in all our years as an operator and our electric bills are a third of what they had been."

One Of The Greatest Companies –RS, Michigan

"Medora Corporation provides a great product (SolarBee) and excellent service. I have nothing but high praise for them. This company ... is just one of the greatest companies in the world.”

The Crew Worked Proficiently –MV, New Mexico

"It was raining like cats and dogs when your crew arrived. They worked proficiently to complete the install despite being soaked and getting stuck twice. They were real professionals."

Fabulous Customer Service –RS, Oregon

"Fabulous customer service in all respects working with you folks."

Great Results! –JL, Georgia

"We performed a temperature profile 3 weeks after the installation of the SolarBee. The water temperature difference was one tenth of a degree Celsius throughout entire tank (24.1 degree C top, 24.0 degree C bottom). Great results."

Outstanding Job -JG, California

"Your staff did an outstanding job and very politely answered many questions from our curious members. Thank you for providing outstanding service."

90% Ice Gone –DG, New Hampshire

"We are extremely pleased with the SolarBee unit's performance this winter especially in regard to the shore power backup. They kept our units running flawlessly all winter long. Our ice is about 90% gone."

Greatly Improved Water Quality –EJ, Florida

"The lake water quality is greatly improved since the installation of the SolarBee. There are less algal blooms, and water stratification. The secchi readings are the greatly improved since the SolarBee installation. We are very happy with the performance of the SolarBee.'

BeeKeeper, A Great Deal –DG, New Hampshire

"We really like our SolarBee, your company and the BeeKeeper (maintenance and service plan). The BeeKeeper costs $8k per year and is saving $120k per year on power. This is a great deal! We used to pay more than $8k per year maintaining blowers. We have not run our blowers for several years."

No Ice In The Tank –NW, Illinois

"The operator reported last night that within a couple of days there was a 15-foot open water space above the mixer and that as of yesterday there was no ice in the tank. The mixer definitely did its job."

Impressed With Results –RY, MA.

"We have been testing the water about once a week since the SolarBees were installed. We are very happy and impressed with the results."

Happy To Be A Reference –GC, Arkansas

" If you ever want to use us as a reference, I would be happy to talk with anyone of our customers. Last year around January/February we were seeing 40-50ug/L (THM readings), this year we are seeing 20-30ug/L. The real test will be known this summer. But, as soon as our larger tank is built, we intend to put another THM System in it as well. We are very happy with Medora Corporation and the SolarBee Performance!"

Zero Problems & Seeing Positive Results –TT, Nevada

"We are having zero problems with the THM removal system in Elkhorn reservoirs, and continually seeing positive results."

Very Pleased With SolarBees –NS, Florida

"We are very pleased with the SolarBees, and they are now on MASP. Your service crew does a great job. Our pond looks much better and we have been able to stop additions of acid for pH control."

Best Investment –PJ, California

"We love our SolarBees. It is the best investment we have ever made."

Excellent Water Quality –SB, California

"The SolarBees did a great job when we added chlorine to our chloramine system to keep remaining ammonia in balance and under control.. It extended the excellent water quality period in their reservoirs from 3 days to 2 weeks."

No Copper Sulfate Since SolarBee –VL, New York

"We used to use "tons" of copper sulfate in treatment and now we do not use any. Actually, we have not used any copper sulfate since the SolarBee's were installed."

Many Thanks –RR, Nevada

"As I mentioned over the telephone today, I want to thank you for the work completed by your crew at our water treatment plant storage tank. The new float system for the sprayer is much appreciated along with the time and effort put into the transfer of the control box for the mixer. Please let the crew know that I appreciate their work. Many thanks to the folks at Solar Bee!"

No Nitrification Problems –SA, California

"We have had no nitrification problems for the first time in 10 years in tank #6."

Good Customer Service –JM, Vermont

"Not only does your company have fine products, but every person we deal with at your company does a great job! Good customer service is a rarity these days, and it’s not often that you find a sales representative to drive for hours and then use his musical talents to help raise the money to pay off a product that we bought from him! I’m glad that we have all become friends in the process."

Doing Great! -TN, Colorado

"The AP500 lift station mixer is doing a great job. The grease crust is gone and the water is crystal clear!"

We Love SolarBees –MB, Illinois

"We love our SolarBees!"

Even Temperature –KK, California

"The SolarBee is doing what it is supposed to do since the temperature top to bottom is only tenths of a degree different. The chlorine residual only drops about a tenth each month."

Love SolarBee –SL, California

"We LOVE our SolarBee!!"

Happy With SolarBee –KH, Illinois

"As local residents we would like to comment on the good water quality. We are happy with the SolarBee performance."

Efficient & Professional –JC, California

"The installation went very well and the installation team from SolarBee was very efficient and professional."

An Exceptional Job –JZ, Wyoming

"Thanks for getting Steve back up here to fix our glitches. He is great to work with and did an exceptional job! Please pass that on to the powers that be!"

You Are Terrific –DR, Minnesota

"You folks are terrific to deal with! I am quite used to having issues with equipment. The real challenge is getting suppliers to work with me to resolve issues and your outfit excels at that.I appreciate your patience with my sloooow return of the components."

Ordering Another SolarBee –TM, Alberta Canada

"We are happy with the results in this holding pond. The water quality is much improved since the SolarBee was installed. Because of these results we are ordering a SolarBee for one of our other lakes."

The Crew Works Hard –MV, New Mexico

"The crew arrived this morning had the installation completed by early afternoon. I compliment them on their hard work and professionalism. Anyone else would of stopped work because of the rain, not them. I really appreciate what they did for our installation."

60% Energy Savings –DS, Pennsylvania

"We have seen a huge energy savings; about 60%. Our electric bill has gone from $3,000 to $1,200. We are interested in purchasing more units."

1.5 Years With No Algae Problems –MD, Washington

"Over the last 1.5 years there has not been a blue green algae problem, when before it was a routine problem. The city operator said that if the SolarBees didn't work, he didn't know what else to do except resign." He didn't.

Water Quality Is Great –VS, California

"We love our SolarBees! The copper sulfate we bought is just rotting away sitting on the pallets. Water quality is great!"

Happy With Results –BK, California

"The SolarBees in our raw water reservoir are running fine. We are happy with the SolarBee installations and their results."

Always Running –DM, North Carolina

"Tell your folks they make those things TOO well! Our crews are out on the lake every two weeks and the machines are always running whenever they check them. DO continues to be excellent."

Reduced THMs By 50% –RS, Colorado

"Our THM’s are 50% of what they were prior to the SolarBee installation. We have not had any ice issues and there are other improvements."

HUGE Improvement In Water –TA, Illinois

"The newer GridBee unit is up and running and is making a HUGE improvement in our water! Thanks for all of your help."

Met Expectations –MM, California

"Our THM system is working very well and has met our expectations."

NO Odor –JT,Michigan

"We have NO odor and very little sludge or slurry. We are happy with our Solarbees!"

Totally Resolved Problems –DC, Minnesota

"The Solarbee has totally resolved our blue green algae problems and eliminated the odor problems. Your support and upgrades have been great."

Always A Pleasure... -RR, Minnesota

"Always a pleasure to work with a manufacturer that is reachable and willing to help."

Fast Response –MC, California

"We loved the fast response. Installation was quick and easy."

2019 Looking Good, Best Water Clarity -SD, California

"I'm very happy to report that both the performance of our 4 SolarBees, as well as our lake's water quality have remained in very good shape throughout the summer. In fact, our current water clarity of 25' represents the best level of clarity seen in 2019.

Pond Looks Like An Ad –JS, Massachusetts

"Our pond looks like an ad for Poland Spring, with very good clarity!"

Amazed –SM, Colorado

"We are amazed how clean the water is. At the beginning we hoped the SolarBees would "kinda work", but we test the lakes all the time and it proves they really do the job. "

Hard Working Crew –JL, Wisconsin

"Your service crew are hard workers. Their knowledge in repairing the SolarBees was excellent. They are a valuable asset to SolarBee and to their customers."

Knowledgeable & Professional -RP, Pennsylvania

"Thanks for your great service. The crew was knowledgeable, professional, and made quick work. We look forward to working with your company again in the future."

Cleanest & Best Looking Water –DB, California

"I stopped by the lake yesterday and went around the whole lake looking and some fishing - mostly looking. The water visibility is 10', the cleanest and best looking water I have ever seen in the lake! It was like an aquarium. It always gets clear this time of year, but not clean and healthy like now."

Haven't Added Copper –KC, Arkansas

"We were adding 600-700 lbs of copper sulfate per week from June through September before the SolarBees were installed. We haven't added any copper sulfate since the installation."

Saved Thousands –PR, Michigan

"The reservoir has very good clarity. Since the Solarbees have been installed in the system we do not have to move water through the system in order to keep the water quality high. This has saved thousands of dollars a month in the spring, summer and fall. "

Consistent Water Quality –SG, Iowa

"The water quality is more consistent with the turbidity dropping from 20 NTUs to 7-10 NTUs. We have not had to add copper sulfate. This is the latest we has gone without starting copper treatments."

Keeping Ice Off –BK, Arkansas

"The GS-12 is doing a great job keeping the ice off our 420,000 gallon tank."

Cost & Chemical Savings! –JN, Georgia

"Solar Bees have completely eliminated our need for Algaecide application in the lake and has lowered our PAC (powdered activated carbon) usage by at least 75% This has truly been a tangible cost savings. Direct chemical savings from the Solar Bees have been over $250,000 this first full year cycle. Customer support and service have been superb. Top notch in that area. These are very well built, well designed, robust pieces of equipment. Our expectations have been met. Yes, I am a fan of Solar Bees. They simply work. "

Excellent Service & Product –JB, California

"We have not had any nitrification events with the SolarBees in this reservoir. Your service and product are excellent."

Clear Enough To See The Bottom –JC, Oregon

"This is the first summer in quite a few years that I have been able to take my kids swimming up here. Normally at this time of the year there are green balls of gunk floating around. The shoreline is pretty clean this summer. In the past the lake had stinking moss on the edges and now the water is clear enough that I am able to see the bottom off the dock."

GREAT Service -GP, Ohio

"This is a GREAT service your company provides, customer service and follow-up is hard to find now a days. Please pass our THANK YOU on to your crew, we really do appreciate it."

Everything Is Going Well –TT, California

"We are pleased and everything is going well. We have not had to use copper sulfate since the SolarBee was installed!"

We Rely On SolarBees –W, Colorado

"We really rely on those SolarBees... water quality this summer has been very good."

Working As Advertised –MC, Washington

"We installed the GS-9 ourselves in 1 hour. Very complete kit and great instructions! The mixers are working as advertised!"

No More Odors –OT, California

"We are extremely happy with the performance of the (2) AP7000s in our clarifier at the potable water treatment plant. There is no longer any "fishy smell" or bad odors during the back washing of the filters. We feel we may have less taste & odor events in the future because of the AP mixers."