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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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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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Can Fracking Impact My Well Water?

July 02, 2014

There’s nothing like a drilling rig setting up in your area to set off alarm bells if you happen to rely on well water.

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Water Scarcity: Water Everywhere, and Not a Drop to Drink?

May 27, 2014

“Will there be a time when this water won’t be available?”

Fifty miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border, the Colorado River’s flow is now reduced by 95% due to overuse and flow-restricting dams. Photo: Peter McBride, from website http://www.thecleanestline.com

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What’s Bugging You this Mother’s Day?

May 09, 2014

"Mommy Bloggers are widespread, but nothing deserves the “ubiquitous” label more than bacteria."

Driving into work this morning, I was listening to an interview inspired by Mother’s Day.  The radio hosts were talking to a Mommy Blogger (apologies for not recalling her name).  What amazed me was...

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UV Disinfection as Part of a Multi-Barrier Approach

April 10, 2014

Safe drinking water is a privilege in North America.  Though essential to good health, it is often taken for granted.  It is delivered to our homes or offices for our enjoyment with little thought given to where it originated or how it got there.  We expect water to come forth as required.  We...

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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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34 Legionnaires Cases in Ontario in Just Five Weeks

December 10, 2013

Higher Than Usual Numbers of Legionella in 2013

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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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