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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

Boil Water Advisories: What can you do?

July 30, 2015

Today, more than ever, people just like you are concerned about the water in their homes. With all the press about outbreaks of waterborne illnesses, boil water advisories, and water infrastructure issues, keeping your family safe from waterborne illnesses is top of mind – and so it should be.

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Boil Water Advisories

UV Has Been Deployed to Protect Healthcare Workers against Ebola – Why Aren’t You using it to Protect Your Family’s Water?

September 17, 2014

  The Tru-D SmartUVC Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system used to sterilize EBOLA from rooms much like VIQUA products sterilize water.

A US company has deployed its latest weapon against the spread of Ebola in Africa, using a method similar to how we can protect water from viruses, bacteria, and...

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The Why, What, Where of Boil Water Advisories

December 10, 2013

What you need to do during a boil water advisory, why you have to and where you can find out the information to keep your family safe from water pathogens.

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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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Flooding in Alberta Resources 2013

December 10, 2013


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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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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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