Rapid Bio Intelligence

Total Aerobic Bacteria Test for Cooling Water

Water systems can lose efficiency as bacteria levels grow, compromising system performance among other issues. With bacteria populations doubling in as little as 20 minutes, problems can escalate quickly. Staying ahead of surface bacteria in your water just got faster and easier with the Rapid Bio Intelligence total aerobic bacteria test.


IMMEDIATE. Rapid Bio Intelligence yields clear results in just 15 minutes. Compare with traditional field-based tests, which require 48 hours or more to complete.

ACCURATE. Rapid Bio Intelligence test results (CFU/mL) are delivered by the Nalco Water E-data mobile app for greater consistency and reliability.

ACTIONABLE. With results in minutes, you can react efficiently and effectively to microbiological upsets in your water system.

A smarter way to stay ahead of bacteria in your water

Rapid Bio Intelligence Test Kit

Using the Rapid Bio Intelligence test kit is simple and easy.

Each box contains 10 test kits and each test kit contains:

One Volumetric Pipette
One Test vial
One Test strip

Nalco Water E-Data

The Nalco Water E-data mobile app analyzes, quantifies and securely stores your Rapid Bio Intelligence test results, it enables you to enter and track all your system-specific data quickly and efficiently, with or without a Wi-Fi or cellular connection.

Click below to download the Nalco Water E-Data mobile app. 

IOS - App StoreAndroid - Google Play

Rapid Bio Intelligence works within the Nalco Water E-data app to accurately analyze test results and deliver them in an industry-standard format (CFU/mL) for greater consistency and reliability.  Rapid Bio Intelligence logs your test results at the asset level, allowing you to log all your cooling water testing points throughout your facility in one place. Rapid Bio Intelligence will also save your data so that you can look back and understand the trends of your cooling tower aerobic bacteria count. 

Rapid Bio Intelligence is compatible with many smart devices, including:

Apple iPhone: SE, 6S, 7, 8, X and newer

Apple iPod Touch: 7th generation and newer

Samsung: Galaxy S6 and newer

LG: V30 and G6

Huawei: Mate 20 Pro and P20 Pro

ISO certification Rapid Bio Intelligence

Rapid Bio Intelligence is verified in accordance with ISO 14034 standards.

Additional Cooling Water Offerings

Cooling Water Treatment

Cooling Water Treatment

We understand the impact your cooling water system can have on your productivity and product quality. Nalco Water offers a full array of solutions including chemistry, equipment, automation and software, designed to safely optimize cooling system performance while conserving water and minimizing waste.


Cooling Tower Cleaning and Disinfection

Our cooling tower cleaning and disinfection programs contribute directly to key intangible value drivers that don’t appear on financial statements: improving the customer experience, increasing worker productivity and enhancing brand equity.