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 5-fold from 2000-2017 (CDC).
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.
Understanding Water Test Results
Different labs may present the results of a water test a little differently, but one of the key results to look for is total coliform count.
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...
RES’EAU WaterNET – Community Circle Approach To First Nations Water Challenges
In 2008 Trojan Technologies began a partnership with RES’EAU WaterNET, a research program focused on meeting clean water demands in small First Nations communities.
Getting The Most Out Of A Residential UV Water Treatment System
An ultraviolet water treatment system provides a low-maintenance option for treatment of private water sources.
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...
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...
Supplying UV Equipment for Indirect Potable Reuse in France
Vendée Eau is securing a future supply of drinking water with the Jourdain programme, a demonstration facility that will purify treated wastewater to supplement the Jaunay Reservoir Meeting the demand for clean water has never been more challenging. Communities around...
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...
Oceanside California has a new source of drinking water with help from the TrojanUVFlexAOP
The City of Oceanside, located in Southern California, is like many cities in the region in that most of their drinking water is imported, traveling to the community from hundreds of miles away. Imported water is brought in from the Colorado River and the Bay Delta in...