Read and share our latest infographic about city water and well water. The New York Times reports that the average water main in Washington DC is 76 years and there are 240,000 water main breaks a year in the US. That’s a lot of boil water advisories. As citizens, we need to be educated and [...]
Mystery. The water that comes into my house in the city is pushed through by mystery. It is an interconnected line of pipes that somehow arrive to my home and get instantly triggered by turning on a tap. Truth is, I never really gave it much thought till I started working at VIQUA, an ultraviolet [...]
Frank Profiti, VIQUA’s new General Manager, is not afraid to get his hands dirty— literally. This grounded, unassuming, straightforward man with an astute mind, has values and experience deep-rooted in the consumer water industry. Yet he is also quick and creative, and is passionate about both work and play. By day, he’s a strong leader [...]
I remember my first lecture in Organic Chemistry at university. It was a first year course in a huge lecture hall. The professor opened with “look at the person to your left, now look at the person to your right, one of you is going to fail my course”. 1 in 3. I didn’t like [...]
About 33% of tests from private wells show coliform or bacterial contamination The other day a colleague sent me a Google alert because the headline read “Nearly 1 in 12 Homes Have Unsafe Drinking Water”. This is the sort of thing that excites me (yeah….I know). But it’s kind of a requirement working in market [...]
A beautifully choreographed video entitled, “Introduction to Water” showing beautiful facts about water packaged with an eerily beautiful and striking soundtrack. The video was made by Frank Gregorio.
2013 has been defined by the United Nations as the International Year of Water Cooperation. Watch UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon announce it. More Information: U.S. Agency for International Development Remarks by Christian Holmes, USAID Global Water Coordinator At the International Year of Water Cooperation Panel Discussion Read more: http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/english/texttrans/2013/03/20130307143791.html#ixzz2O6FNtvES Main website: UN Water http://www.unwater.org/water-cooperation-2013/home/en/ [...]