UV Water Filtration

The business of keeping everyone hydrated with safe water while they participate in 136th White House  Annual Easter Egg Roll. Again this year, VIQUA’s Business Development Manager, North America, Rob Woodland, will be hobnobing around the President, The First Lady, athletes, and celebrities.  Woodland is there on official VIQUA business with our partner Event Water […]
Why shocking your residential well is not the solution…. Guest Post By: Anthony Oosterveld Recently, I was doing some research on micro-biologically contaminated residential wells, and I was shocked (pun intended) to learn what the most common corrective practice seemed to be – well shocking! For those who don’t know, “shocking” is a process in […]
15 Years of UV Water Treatment I’ve asked Bruce Laing, an expert in UV Technology, upon his retirement, if he’d kindly write a blog post for VIQUA about what’s happened in 15 years, any wisdom, and what does he see for the future. Here is his post:                                                                             Residential UV systems have seen significant changes […]
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. As citizens, we need to be educated and […]
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 ultraviolet […]
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 […]
Boil Water Advisories, Flood Insurance, Pictures, Videos, Pets, UV Water Treatment Most of you reading this blog post are likely affected by the flooding in Alberta. We’d like to take a moment at VIQUA and let you know that we are thinking of you, your family, your pets and your businesses and hope you are […]
Ultraviolet disinfection can keep your water safe from any pathogens Ultraviolet disinfection can keep your water safe from pathogens that might make you sick from a wide number of gastro-intestinal diseases.  But if you do not properly pretreat your water before putting it through a UV reactor, you may be wasting your time.  As we […]
Canadian Water Issues 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. We have a tendency in North America to take for granted that what we take as […]
UV technology can be more effective than chemicals in destroying certain waterborne contaminants without altering the taste of the water. This makes it a practical process for treating water that is used for drinking and food preparation. UV light disinfects by penetrating microorganisms and disrupting their DNA, preventing them from multiplying. The only function of […]