Water News

Our heartfelt thanks to Frank Albarado, Co-Founder,  Texas Avid Outdoors who sent us this completely unsolicited product review and great pictures of the VIQUA SteriPEN in use. Product Reviewed: VIQUA SteriPEN Ultra The VIQUA Steripen Ultra Review Hi VIQUA, On our most recent trip, we had the opportunity to test a new piece of equipment; […]
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 pathogens.  Two ultraviolet light (UV) robots were delivered to two Republic of Liberia hospitals with the intent to help eradicate virus spread by using similar technology […]
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.   Some years ago I took an interest in the Eastern practice of Feng Shui.  And so I dutifully, assessed the areas of my life I felt I wanted to improve […]
“Will there be a time when this water won’t be available?” In first world countries, we have a bad habit of taking things for granted.  One of the most basic, fundamental, and absolutely essential things we take for granted every day is water. We look around, and we’re surrounded by water. Water flowing in pretty […]
“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 a statistic that was given indicating that there […]
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 […]
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 expect 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 […]