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Bacteria in private wells associated with visits to emergency

June 24, 2016

Digestive upset, stomach cramps, diarrhea. Maybe it’s over just as quickly as it started or maybe you end up at the emergency department. Clinically, this is called acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) and is caused by bacteria like E. coli and other microorganisms. Typically when this happens...

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UV Water Filtration, Uncategorized, US Water News

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

Water Treatment System: Best Bet for Well Water

May 04, 2016

Not disinfecting well water is a gamble. I recently read an article published by The New York Times, reviewing and highlighting the marvelous investments The City of New York makes, to ensure the millions of people they serve each day have safe drinking water. From treatment to distribution, the...

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UV Water Filtration, Uncategorized, Water Treatment

3 Keys to Choosing a Water Treatment System

May 02, 2016

A water treatment system for your home can be a great investment in the health and safety of your family – especially if your drinking water comes from a private well.  But while choosing to install a water treatment system may be easy, choosing which water treatment system to install may not be...

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Hydration for Seniors

April 19, 2016

When it comes to fitness, our interest and abilities may change as we get older. But one thing will not — the need for proper hydration. Staying hydrated, however, can be a little more challenging in our senior years, as our sense of thirst may no longer be as attuned to our needs. Also, some...

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UV Water Filtration, Uncategorized

Let's Celebrate! Easter Egg Roll at the White House

March 23, 2016

This year, the theme of the White House Easter Egg Roll, which will be the final of the Obama Administration, is “Let’s Celebrate!” We think that is so fitting because, as it turns out, VIQUA partner Event Water Solutions will be celebrating their fifth year as the event’s official safe water...

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

Drink Water to Reduce Cancer Risk

February 04, 2016

Established over a decade ago, World Cancer Day aims to promote research for curing and preventing cancer, keeping it in the hearts and minds of people around the world. It’s also a good opportunity to remind ourselves to make healthy choices to help reduce our risk of developing this disease....

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Add water for a better New Year's Eve and Day

December 30, 2015

It likely comes as no surprise that New Year's Eve is the most popular drinking day of the year1 — and we’re not talking about water consumption (although we likely should be)! For many, it’s nothing more than the obligatory champagne toast at midnight, while others may imbibe a wee bit more...

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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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UV Water Filtration, Pathogens in Water, Uncategorized