UV Water Filtration

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 […]
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. What are some of the instances where you have to boil water? This list created by The Department of Environment and Conservation  is a pretty […]