Recent Blogs

Well Water Contamination – It’s a Beast of a Problem

July 19, 2017

People on the outskirts of cities, in small communities, and in rural areas often depend on wells for their drinking water. If a well is located, constructed, and maintained correctly, it can be a source of good drinking water for decades. However, unlike water supplies in most large cities,...

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Solve hard water problems with a water softener

July 13, 2017

Why water softening? What’s hard about hard water? It’s hard to get the spots off your glassware. It’s hard to scrub the soap scum from your tub. It’s hard to get a good lather from your shampoo and laundry detergent. And over time, it’s really hard on your pipes, appliances, and your pocket...

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Safety First When Choosing a UV Lamp

July 06, 2017

Our special Guest Blogger is Phil Jones, VIQUA Product Manager and resident UV lamp aficionado.

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Insurance for your Water

June 28, 2017

You buy insurance to protect your car and your home. Doesn’t your family deserve the same protection when it comes to your water?

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Flooding: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda had a UV system

June 27, 2017

Heavy rains have produced flooding in many areas recently putting private water supplies at risk. Testing the water for the presence of bacterial indicators is a key step in ensuring safe water going forward.  What more can well owners do to protect themselves?

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Environmental News, General Water News, Pathogens in Water

VIQUA Adds New Approach to Product Registration

June 21, 2017

How often do you buy something, like a new electronic device or appliance, and ignore the registration card inside? If you’re like most people, it’s probably more often than not. It’s a hassle, you forget, there’s no benefit that makes it worth the effort – those are just some of the most common...

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Safe Water For US Open Fans

June 14, 2017

This week, thousands of golf fans, volunteers, officials, workers, members of the media, and, of course, golfers will arrive for the US Open at Erin Hills, Wisconsin, swelling the little village’s population to more than 10 times the norm. Playing host to that many people is no small challenge....

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Tips for Staying Hydrated

May 18, 2017

The warmer weather is finally here. Time to get outdoors and get busy with summer leagues, hiking, gardening, or just relaxing on the patio with friends and family. Regardless of what activity takes you outside, be mindful of sun exposure and make sure you stay hydrated. It’s easy to get...

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Understanding Water Test Results

May 09, 2017
Different labs may present the results of a water test a little differently, but one of the key results to look for is total coliform count.
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5 W's of Water Testing

May 04, 2017

Scientists have long understood the link between unseen contaminants in water and illnesses. And so back in the 1900s, filtration and disinfection became mainstays for municipal water treatment, and regulations for the quality of public drinking water systems were established.  

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