Retired: 10 GPM | Sterilight Whole House UV Water System | VIQUA HOME

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Brand Viqua Sterilight

This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available. We recommend Solapur UV-SPH-11 - 11 GPM Ultraviolet Water Treatment System as a potential substitute.

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This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available. Product details and replacement information are provided for reference only. We recommend Solapur UV-SPH-11 - 11 GPM Ultraviolet Water Treatment System as a potential substitute.

Viqua Sterilight Home Ultraviolet Sterilizers
 VIQUA Sterilight S8Q-PA Whole-Home UV Water Disinfection System

Designed to treat the water at every tap, VIQUA HOME product line ensures high-quality water throughout your whole home protecting your family and your appliances and fixtures. VIQUA HOME Series Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems are specifically designed to be plumbed in where your water enters your home or facility for point-of-entry water treatment in homes or light commercial applications where microbiological control is required.

Concerned about harmful bacteria in your water? VIQUA Sterilight S8Q-PA is both an efficient bacteria killing UV disinfection system and a cost effective home unit. Cost-effective unit is suitable for whole-home disinfection in the average residencek, VIQUA Sterilight S8Q-PA is the popular “work horse” disinfection system recommended for flow rates up to 10 gpm (38 lpm).

Product Specifications for VIQUA Point of Use Home Ultraviolet UV System Installation Instructions for VIQUA Point of Use Home UV System

Features of VIQUA HOME Series Sterilight Water Disinfection Systems

  • VIQUA UV systems are equipped to inactivate chlorine-resistant parasites such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia, harmful bacteria like E.Coli, and viruses not visible to the naked eye.
  • Specially designed and tested Sterilume™-EX UV lamps provide consistent and reliable ultraviolet output over the entire life of the lamp (9000 hours) to ensure continuous purification.
  • Sterilight UV Water Systems are simple to maintain and service allowing for easy lamp replacement.
  • VIQUA UV Systems are built with a durable stainless steel chamber to prolong life and eliminate ultraviolet light degradation.
  • The UV Lamp controller visually displays the remaining lamp life and will go into alarm if the lamp fails.   The controller has a sealed case to prevent damage from accidental water intrusion and is fully CSA and CE compliant.

Benefits of UV disinfection

  • 99.99% destruction of bacteria, virus & protozoan cysts (Giardia Lamblia & Cryptosporidium) at rated flow.
  • Chemical-free 
  • Easy to install and service
  • Economical and energy efficient

  Specifications for VIQUA S8Q-PA
AMI Part Number: S8Q-PA
Recommended Flow Rate* 10 GPM (38 LPM)
Voltage: N. America (NEMA P-15)
Power Consumption: 46W
Connection: 3/4" MNPT
Chamber Dimensions: 2.5" Dia. x 35.5"L
Lamp Life: 9,000 Hours
Lamp Cord: Approximately 5 feet
Max. Operating Pressure: 125 psi (8.62 bar)
Ambient Temperature: 36-104ºF  (2-40°C)

*Factory recommended flow rate is calculated at a UV dose of 30 mj/cm².  See manufacturer's specification sheet for flow rates at different doses.

What Size of UV System do I need?

What Size of UV      
System Do I Need?    

Choose a UV System with a recommended flow that meets or exceeds your peak flow rate. When in doubt, always choose the next size up.

Don't know your flow rate?  

Visit our  Flow Rate & Sizing Guide for help.


Replacement Parts for VIQUA S5Q-PA
S810RL UV Lamp Only for VIQUA S8Q-PA
QS-810 UV Quartze Sleeve Only for VIQUA S8Q-PA
BA-ICE-S Controller Kit for VIQUA Home Series
410867 Lamp O-Ring for VIQUA UV
RN-001 Retaining Nut for VIQUA UV
4109958-R 2.5" Mounting Brackets for VIQUA UV
270276-R Lamp Connector Base for VIQUA UV
SP008 Lamp Connector Spring for VIQUA UV


Viqua Whole House UV System Installation Diagram

Typical Installation of VIQUA Sterilight Whole-Home Ultraviolet Water Disinfection System.  (Click to Enlarge.)

VIQUA HOME Series replaces Sterilight Silver Series UV Systems, which is now obsolete by the manufacturer, although some models of the Silver Series are still offered under the HOME series.