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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?

Ultraviolet (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! A couple interesting points about UV...

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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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How the UV Advanced Oxidation Process Works

In this episode of Water Talk from Water Online, Andrew Daley from Trojan Technologies discusses UV AOP treatment. This treatment involves using UV light with an oxidant to treat water that has environmental contaminants. Contaminants that this method can treat...