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What are the Issues with Water in Canada?

December 10, 2013

 

 

Health Canada Estimates that unsafe drinking water causes 90,000 illnesses, and 90 deaths every year.  That is the equivalent of 13 Walkerton tragedies.  Many of these illnesses occur in municipal areas with large water treatment facilities.

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It Takes Good Water to Make Great Water

December 10, 2013

Ultraviolet disinfection can keep your water safe from any pathogens

Ultraviolet disinfection can keep your water safe from pathogens that might make you sick from a wide number of gastro-intestinal diseases.  But if you do not properly pretreat your water before putting it through a UV reactor,...

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Flooding in Alberta Resources 2013

December 10, 2013

 

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34 Legionnaires Cases in Ontario in Just Five Weeks

December 10, 2013

Higher Than Usual Numbers of Legionella in 2013

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65% of Well Water Owners in the US DO NOT Test Their Water

December 10, 2013

About 33% of tests from private wells show coliform or bacterial contamination

 

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Are Your Kids Drinking Water at School?

December 10, 2013

There are so many things to worry about when your kids go back to school. You shouldn’t have to worry about  water quality and safety, but, unfortunately, you need to.  It’s a huge issue with potentially dire consequences. And if you think water quality issues don’t apply to you because your...

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1 in 3. Like those odds?

December 10, 2013

I remember my first lecture in Organic Chemistry at university.  It was a first year course in a huge lecture hall.  The professor opened with “look at the person to your left, now look at the person to your right, one of you is going to fail my course”.  1 in 3.  I didn’t like those odds.

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The Mystery of City Water – Is it Safe?

December 09, 2013

Mystery.  The water that comes into my house in the city is pushed through by mystery.  It is an interconnected line of pipes that somehow arrive to my home and get instantly triggered by turning on a tap.  Truth is, I never really gave it much thought till I started working at VIQUA, an...

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Welcome Frank Profiti – VIQUA’s New General Manager

December 09, 2013

Frank Profiti, VIQUA’s new General Manager, is not afraid to get his hands dirty— literally.

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Concerned About Your Water? Infographic

December 09, 2013

Read and share our latest infographic about city water and well water.

The New York Times reports that the average water main in Washington DC is 76 years and there are 240,000 water main breaks a year in the US.  That's a lot of boil water advisories.

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