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Backflow Prevention Inspection

Everybody must do their part to ensure that the public water supply is protected. That’s precisely why, under the Cross Connection Control Program, the city of Calgary now requires homeowners to have their cross connection control devices (i.e. backflow prevention devices) tested by a certified specialist.

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Reverse Osmosis And Bacteria

It is imperative that drinking water is free of chemical contaminants, viruses and bacteria, and is therefore as pure as possible. In simplest terms, while there is good and bad bacteria, the bacteria that is found in water tends to be pathogenic, which means they can cause serious health concerns. Examples of these bacteria include salmonella and E.coli.

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Minerals Removed By Water Filtration

The terms “hard water” and “soft water” are used quite frequently, but often misunderstood. Hard water contains a much larger quantity of minerals, such as calcium or magnesium, which have been dissolved but that are still present.

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Backflow Causes

Most people use water every day in their homes, but few stop to think about where it comes from. Water is delivered into our homes via water distribution systems. Water distribution systems are designed so that water flows in only one direction. This allows a fresh supply of water to travel directly from the centre of distribution to the consumer.

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UV Water Treatments

UV water treatments, also known as ultraviolet water treatments, are designed to remove harmful pathogens like bacteria and pathogens that can lead to illness from your drinking water. UV water treatments are capable of destroying 99.99% of harmful microorganisms, which makes them the most effective method of disinfecting water.

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