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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

UV lamp not an ordinary light bulb

June 23, 2016

One of the most misunderstood things about a UV water treatment system is why the lamp should be changed even though it still appears to be working. Why is it that the useful life is typically defined as 9000 hours, or about one year of continual use?

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Dealer News, Pathogens in Water, Uncategorized, UV Water Filtration

More Reasons to Hug Your Plumber

April 20, 2016

If any of the trades deserves their own national recognition day, it’s likely plumbers. After all, it’s the plumbers who get the panicked phone calls at all hours when disaster strikes. Maybe it’s a clogged drain, a leaking dishwasher, or worse - a cracked sewer line. They are the unsung heroes...

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Pathogens in Water, UV Water Filtration, Water Treatment

Lead in Well Water

April 20, 2016

As news headlines frequently call out these days, Flint, MI, is not the only community threatened by lead in its drinking water. Older infrastructure across much of the northeast USA, as well as pipes in private wells and inside homes, all present a risk if the water supply is corrosive. And...

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Pathogens in Water, UV Water Filtration, Water News

UV Water Treatment for Safer Kidney Dialysis

March 21, 2016

Just like any water filter, nature’s ingenious filter, the kidneys, need a checkup from time-to-time. Kidneys filter 200 liters of blood a day and are responsible for, amongst other things, removing waste products and drugs from the body. So, obviously, protecting them is vital. According to the...

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Dealer News, Pathogens in Water, Uncategorized, UV Water Filtration

The Pampered Pet's Water Dish

February 18, 2016

Pet companionship is on the rise, both in the US and globally. Young couples are starting families later, and aging Boomers are shirking the “empty nest” label by bringing fur-kids into their lives. As cats, dogs, and other critters are increasingly being regarded as members of the family,...

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Boil Water Advisories, Pathogens in Water

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda had a UV system

January 08, 2016

Depending on where you live, you may or may not be thrilled that the earth is experiencing another El Nino cycle.  This phenomenon, which involves the warming of the central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean, can dramatically affect global weather patterns. And while it’s not the only weather...

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Environmental News, General Water News, Pathogens in Water

Private wells "threatened" by new hydro plant

December 21, 2015

It's never pleasant to learn your new "neighbor" is going to be a huge industrial complex - in this case a hydro plant - especially if it's being constructed on what you thought was a protected naturalized area.  Making matters worse is the fact that the Oak Ridges Moraine is a watershed and...

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Canadian Water, Environmental News, Pathogens in Water, UV Water Filtration, Water News

What's in Your Water? Meet the Critters

December 16, 2015

What illness-causing microbes COULD be in your well water? Well, depending on the condition of your well, the condition of the aquifer, possible surface influences, and other factors, there could be microbes in your water that you don’t want.

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Pathogens in Water, UV / Water Videos

Putting water on the holiday safety list.

November 20, 2015

For many, the holidays mean larger get-togethers as family and friends gather. As much as we may enjoy the Holiday Season, let’s face it- it comes with added stresses, especially if you’re doing the hosting. Now the task of keeping everyone happy and safe falls to you. To help you avoid some...

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Pathogens in Water, Uncategorized, UV Water Filtration