Disinfection of your water is crucial to ensuring that your water is safe to drink and free of harmful bacteria and other organisms. The primary methods of disinfection are chlorination, hydrogen peroxide injection, ozone, and UV light. All of these methods, however, require sufficient contact time between the water and the disinfectant. Proper contact time … Continue reading “What is a CT Value?”: The (Simple) Math Behind Water Disinfection
This brief article gives information about several common contaminants found in private wells. It should help you decide when to sample your well and how often.
If your family gets drinking water from a private well, do you know if your water is safe to drink? What health risks could you and your family face? Where can you go for help or advice? It is a good idea to have your well water tested at least once every few years for … Continue reading How to Test for a Wide Range of Well Water Contaminants at a Low Cost
If your family gets drinking water from a private well, do you know if your water is safe to drink? What health risks could you and your family face? Where can you go for help or advice? It is a good idea to have your well water tested at least once every few years for … Continue reading Test for a Wide Range of Well Water Contaminants
Clean Water Store has a new product! In previous posts, we have discussed the benefits of ozone as an important disinfecting agent. The Ozone 500-i system is a small but mighty ozone and negative ion generator that can easily and quickly treat air or water in your home or office.
Ozonation is a process used for disinfecting water. It is a common water treatment method used to replace chlorination for a variety of different purposes.
Chilling cold fronts are sweeping across the central and eastern United States this winter with record lows. Thick snow and heavy rain has coated many eastern cities this winter. Local water utilities have released warnings of the potential for problems associated with frozen pipes. Water left over in pipes and hoses can freeze if exposed … Continue reading 5 Ways to Preserve Your Pipes in Sub-zero Temps
Disinfecting your well water is a crucial step in ensuring you have clean drinking water for your household. However, the disinfection process should be highly monitored and designed according to the needs of your system because contaminants can build up in the disinfection process if done irresponsibly. Some parasites have become very resistant to common … Continue reading Disinfect With Caution: Contaminants can Buildup in the Disinfection Process
New analysis of Los Angeles city water distribution systems shows huge deficiencies in the cleanliness and durability of the city’s water pipes. Large amounts of money are spent at Los Angeles water treatment facilities, only to be pumped through city distribution pipes that are on average 58 years old and desperately require maintenance. The contaminated … Continue reading Why You May Need Point of Use Water Filtration
Often contaminants leave behind a trace detectable by your senses, but not always. Steps to determine if you may have problems with your water: 1. Get your water quality tested in a lab! A basic mineral analysis will show the most common issues, such as iron, manganese, dissolved solids, tannins, pH, and hardness. EPA certified … Continue reading Bad Water May Look, Taste, or Smell Like Good Water!