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Water Testing Basics

Water Testing Basics

For private well owners, basic testing for bacteria and nitrates is recommended by public health authorities, like the EPA or Health Canada, at least once a year. Other contaminants you may only need to test for once, such as hardness or iron, or infrequently, like radon.

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Can You See If Your UV Lamp Is Still Working?

Can You See If Your UV Lamp Is Still Working?

UV light is electromagnetic radiation, light just beyond the visible spectrum. That’s a very important point. Because it’s outside the visible light spectrum, UV light is invisible to the naked eye. You can’t see it! It has germicidal properties. That means it can...

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Can You See If Your UV Lamp Is Still Working?

Treating Well Water

You’ve made the choice to treat your well water, great! Now you know your family will be protected from possible waterborne pathogens despite seasonal run-off, the threat of leaking septic tanks, or heavy rains and flooding. Adding inactivation adds to your peace of...

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All About UV Lamps For Residential UV Treatment Systems

All About UV Lamps For Residential UV Treatment Systems

One of the most misunderstood things about a UV water treatment system is why the lamp should be changed even though it still appears to be working. Why is it that the useful life is typically defined as 9000 hours, or about one year of continual use? The problem...

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Featured Posts

Why Dairy Producers Are Considering The Switch To UV Treatment

Recent advancements are making it more appealing than ever for the dairy industry to replace heat pasteurization in favor of ultraviolet inactivation to treat water for its production needs. Complying With the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) To comply with the...

Aquaculture Water Treatment: Why Use UV?

The aquaculture industry relies on the quality of water used to incubate fish eggs and rear juvenile fish. Water abundance and purity continue to decrease, while disease concerns found in source waters continues to increase. Aquaculture water treatment has remained a...

How The Pandemic Drives Legionella Concerns

Even before COVID-19, Legionella had the distinction of being one of the leading water-borne disease agents in the USA, with reported cases growing more than five-fold from 2000-2017 (CDC). But now, as COVID-19 and stagnant water due to building closures collide, the...