protecting those you love most from waterborne bacteria and viruses.
UV technology is proven to control microbiological (bacteria & virus) issues in water including E.coli, Cryptosporidium and Giardia lamblia. ALGONQUIN UV provides the ultimate in UV protection for your home with the inclusion of a true 254nm Teflon® based UV sensor that continuously monitors the performance of the UV system and displaying the output via a colour screen (optional on AUV5 systems).
Designed to effectively treat flow rates of 8 & 15 gpm, ALGONQUIN’s rack-mounted UV’s provide the required 5 micron pretreatment with the option of a full-flow, carbon filter to treat taste and odour. Installation of a UV system has never been easier with an innovative design that allows for feedwater to enter the filters from either the right or left side of the unit.
Bacteria and Viruses
The quality of drinking water can change from day to day, season to season. Even if your water is safe today, contaminants can infiltrate wells and aquifers and poor well integrity can lead to an increased risk of well water contamination. Today, more than ever, people are concerned about the water in their homes. Boil water advisories are becoming more and more common even though municipal and community water systems are regulated and disinfected with chlorine. Private Wells are not regulated and it becomes the well owners responsibility to ensure the water is safe to drink. Contaminated water can cause serious illness and complications for individuals who consume it.
Ultraviolet (UV) sterilization is an ideal option for providing safe drinking water, eliminating issues related to chlorination of water and microorganisms that are not affected by chlorine. UV has been used since the early 1900's as a way to eliminate the health threat of microorganisms in water.
How it works
Water is disinfected as it flows through a stainless steel chamber containing a UV lamp. As water flows past the lamp, illness-causing microorganisms receive a lethal dose of UV light that attacks their DNA and eliminates their ability to reproduce. Harmful bacteria and viruses are deactivated and the water is safe.
Peace of Mind
Installing a UV provides the peace of mind in knowing that your family has year round protection against bacteria that might be in your water. UV sterlization is the best and most economical insurance you can provide to protect your family's health.