A Boil Water Alert is issued when disease-causing pathogens are detected, in order to protect you from water that is or will become unsafe to consume. Boil Water Alerts are much more common than you probably realize. There are more than 151,000 … [Read more...]
Long Beach Boil Water Advisory Lifted, But Highlights Need for UV-C Disinfection
Friday, June 21, 2019 — The city of Long Beach, NY issued a Boil Water Alert after its water tested positive for E. coli, as well as for the larger class of bacteria known as coliform. While these alerts are under effect, boiled or bottled water must … [Read more...]
Watch Our Latest Video on Well Water Contamination
According to the CDC, homeowners with private wells are responsible for overseeing the quality of their drinking water. In the U.S., this number is over 15 million. Did you know that EPA regulations protecting public drinking water sources do not … [Read more...]
How Do UV-C Air and Surface Disinfection Models Work?
According to the EPA , poor indoor air quality can have a negative impact on human health. Since the concentrations of some indoor pollutants are often 2 to 5 times higher than typical outdoor concentrations, taking measures to improve air quality … [Read more...]
View Our UV-C for Private Well Water Presentation on SlideShare
Since groundwater is always moving, your well water quality can change rapidly without you knowing. More than 15 million U.S. households use private water wells and are responsible for overseeing the quality of their drinking water. View this UV-C … [Read more...]
What Should You Do During a Boil Water Alert at Home?
During a Boil Water Alert at home, simple tasks like brushing your teeth, making a pot of coffee, or making lunch become a game of second-guessing. You wonder if you’re taking all the necessary steps to make your water safe from harmful pathogens. … [Read more...]
3 Methods to Disinfect Water During a Boil Water Alert
Boil Water Alerts are issued to protect the public from pathogens that may have contaminated public water. If microorganisms such as E. coli, salmonella, and Giardia are ingested, illness can occur. Symptoms range from headaches and cramping to … [Read more...]
UV-C Assists Well Water Owners in Reaching EPA Recommended Zero Bacteria Count
Even the best-maintained and newest private water wells face contamination risks that can cause health impacts. In fact, the odds of your well containing harmful contaminants are probably much higher than you realize. Nearly 23% of private wells … [Read more...]