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Purified, Chemical-Free Water with UV Light

UV (Ultraviolet) light water disinfection systems have gained popularity for home use due to their ability to help control bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens without chemicals. Here are some key facts about UV light water disinfection systems:

  • Mechanism of Action: UV water disinfection systems use ultraviolet light which can kill or deactivate bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms by disrupting their DNA, rendering them unable to reproduce and causing them to die off.
  • Effectiveness: UV light can be effective against a wide range of microorganisms.
  • Chemical-Free: UV water disinfection systems do not require chemicals such as chlorine, making them chemical-free for water treatment.
  • No Change in Water Chemistry: Unlike chemical disinfection methods, UV treatment does not alter the taste, odour, or pH of the water
  • Low Maintenance: UV water disinfection systems are relatively low maintenance. They typically require annual bulb replacement and occasional cleaning of the quartz sleeve to maintain optimal performance.
  • Pre-Filtration: While UV treatment can kill microorganisms, it does not remove particulate matter, sediment, or other contaminants from the water. Therefore, it is often recommended to use a pre-filtration system, such as a sediment filter (included) to remove such particles before the water undergoes UV treatment.
  • Flow Rate: The effectiveness of UV water disinfection systems depends on the flow rate of water passing through the system and the UV light’s intensity. It’s essential to ensure that the flow rate matches the system’s specifications to help achieve adequate disinfection.
  • Application: UV water disinfection systems are commonly used for treating water from private wells, rainwater harvesting systems, or municipal water supplies where microbial contamination is a concern. They are suitable for both residential applications.
  • Installation: UV water disinfection systems are installed at the point of entry (POE) into the home’s water supply, ensuring that all water entering the household is treated before use.
  • Regulation: UV water disinfection systems for residential use are subject to regulations and standards to ensure their safety and efficacy. It’s essential to choose a system that complies with relevant regulatory standards and has been tested and certified by reputable organizations.


Why Choose Reliance for Your Water Purification Solution?

  • High-quality water purification systems at competitive prices.
  • All repairs are included (with rental)
  • Trained, insured and certified plumbers.
  • Replacement filters delivered to your door annually (with rental).
  • Available to take your call 24/7
  • Complimentary water assessment and consultation
  • 100,000+ 5-star user reviews on Google
  • Member of the Canadian Water Quality Association
  • Serving Canadian homeowners for over 60 years
  • Tens of thousands of satisfied water purification customers
  • 1M+ home comfort customers across Canada

To learn more about household water purification, check out our Ultimate Water Purification Guide then Call on Reliance™ for a free in-home water assessment consultation and quote. Looking for more solutions? Return to our Water Purification page.

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