Power Outages

As the winter wind doth blow, so too inevitable power outages on the BC coast. If you do not have a back-up source of power for your UV system, it is always good practice to refrain from using your taps (the residual pressure in your water system pressure tank), when there is no power. This … Read more

Disinfect with chlorine when necessary

Sometimes your well and water distribution system (i.e. the pipes, pumps, cisterns and treatment equipment, etc.) may need to be disinfected or even “shock chlorinated”. Some sources recommend disinfecting your well once per year. Cisterns should be regularly cleaned and inspected. For example, it is advisable to disinfect your distribution system in the following cases: … Read more