Africa Water News

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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
Frank Profiti, VIQUA’s new General Manager, is not afraid to get his hands dirty— literally. This grounded, unassuming, straightforward man with an astute mind, has values and experience deep-rooted in the consumer water industry. Yet he is also quick and creative, and is passionate about both work and play.  By day, he’s a strong leader […]
Africa Water News As this blog grows we will be updating it on African Water news as it happens. In the meantime, here are some great resources to find the information you need on UV water purification in Africa and Africa’s water issues:   All Africa http://allafrica.com/water/ South African Water Research Commission http://www.wrc.org.za/ WASH – […]