CAFOs: Risk to Well Water

May 3, 2016

Livestock farming today is dramatically different from what it was just a few decades ago. Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are now the norm. In case you’re not familiar with the term, the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) defines CAFOs as “a production process that concentrates large numbers of animals in…

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3 Keys to Choosing a Water Treatment System

May 2, 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…

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Lead in Well Water

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.…

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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…

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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…

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UV 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 National Kidney Foundation,…

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