Viqua HOME Series Whole House UV System – Ultraviolet Point of Entry Water Disinfection
Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems for point-of-entry water treatment in homes or light commercial applications where microbiological control is required.
Designed to treat the water at every tap, Viqua HOME water UV system product line ensures high-quality water throughout your whole home protecting your family and your appliances and fixtures.
Whatever your water source – municipal, private well, rainwater -the VIQUA point-of-entry water treatment systems cover your needs. With flow rates up to 18 gpm, these UV systems are also appropriate for light commercial applications.
Viqua Sterilight Home Water UV Systems are point of entry (POE), which means they’re plumbed directly into the water line where it enters your house. This ensures that clean, safe water is available at every tap in your home! So whether you’re cooking, brushing your teeth, or having a shower, you can rest assured that your water is free from harmful microbes.
Viqua Whole House UV Systems offer ultraviolet systems that range in flow rates from just 6 gpm for a small home or cottage, up to 18 gpm for a larger home or even a small business.
Benefits of UV Disinfection Home Water UV System
99.99% destruction of bacteria, virus and protozoan cysts (Giardia Lamblia and Cryptosporidium) at rated flow.
Easy to install and service
Economical and energy efficient
Addresses broader range of pathogens than chlorine (Some protozoa like Cryptosporidium and Giardia are resistant to chlorination.)
Whole House UV Systems using UV technology are recognized by regulators including USEPA for making water microbiologically safe to drink.
What Size of UV System Do I Need?
Choose a UV System with a recommended flow that meets or exceeds your fixture's flow rate. When in doubt, always choose the next size up.
Today, more than ever, people are concerned about the water in their homes. With all the press about outbreaks of waterborne illnesses, boil water advisories, and water infrastructure issues, keeping your family safe from waterborne illnesses is top of mind – and so it should be. The quality of your drinking water can change from day-to-day, season to season. Even if your tap water is safe today, contaminants can infiltrate wells and aquifers, and aging infrastructure can lead to an increased risk of contamination. In fact, boil water advisories are becoming more and more common, even in large cities. It's not surprising you're concerned.
What you can do to ensure safe drinking water
Well, you have a few options:
Continue drinking your tap water.
Buy bottled water. That only addresses the problem for your drinking water, though. What about water for cooking? Showering? Brushing your teeth?
Start disinfecting the water coming into your home with a whole house UV system so that every tap gives treated water.
Water disinfection options
Not all water disinfection technologies are created equal. For example, chemicals can be both dangerous to handle and potentially hazardous to the environment – and some waterborne illness-causing microbes are chlorine-resistant. Ultraviolet disinfection home water UV systems address all of these concerns without adding chemicals.
UV technology isn't new.
UV has been used since the early 1900s as a way to eliminate the health threat of microorganisms in water.
How does a whole house UV system work?
Water is disinfected as it runs 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, inactivating them. Inactivated is as good as dead. When they can't multiply, they can't cause infection, so they're harmless.