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UV & Chlorination Systems to Remove Bacteria & Oxidize Contaminants

Microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, and protozoa (such as Giardia lamblia and Cryptosporidium) may be present in well or surface water. According to the Water Quality Association (WQA):

“…microbial contaminants, such as E. coli, Giardia, and Cryptosporidiumcan cause gastrointestinal problems and flu-like symptoms commonly attributed to undercooked or improperly stored food. They include:

Bacteria: Single-celled organisms lacking well-defined nuclear membranes and other specialized functional cell parts which reproduce by cell division or spores. Bacteria may be free-living organisms or parasites. Bacteria (along with fungi) are decomposers that break down the wastes and bodies of dead organisms, making their components available for reuse. Bacterial cells range from about 1 to 10 microns in length and from 0.2 to 1 micron in width. They exist almost everywhere on earth. Some bacteria are helpful to humans, while others are harmful.

Viruses:  Parasitic infectious microbes, composed almost entirely of protein and nucleic acids, which can cause disease(s) in humans. Viruses can reproduce only within living cells. They are 0.004 to 0.1 microns in size, which is about 100 times smaller than bacteria.

Cysts: Capsules or protective sacs produced by many protozoans (as well as some bacteria and algae) as preparation for entering a resting or a specialized reproductive stage. Similar to spores, cysts tend to be more resistant to destruction by disinfection. Fortunately, protozoan cysts are typically 2 to 50 microns in diameter and can be removed from water by fine filtration.”

How To Treat Bacterial Contamination in Water

UV (ultraviolet) water purification is a chemical-free and cost-effective way to ensure your water is free of harmful bacteria.

If you are unsure of the microbiological quality of your source water or if you are looking for additional security from your municipal water source, then McLeod’s EcoWater has the solution for residential UV systems.

UV technology is proven to control microbiological (bacteria & virus) issues in water including E.coli, Cryptosporidium and Giardia lamblia. Our systems provide the ultimate in UV protection for your home.

Chlorination & peroxide systems from McLeod's EcoWater include a chemical feed pump designed to inject a predetermined level of chlorine or peroxide into the water. This will kill bacteria and oxidize high levels of iron, manganese, and sulfur.

From there a retention tank is used to ensure contact time for a proper bacteria kill, and/or time to completely oxidize iron and sulfur.

The oxidized contaminants will then be filtered through multimedia filters and lastly, a carbon filter will remove chlorine and/or organics which may be present in water.

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Local Ontario Reviews

Tracey Marshall
Tracey Marshall
17:11 16 May 24
We had our new system installed today by Ryan and Manny. They did an excellent job and were friendly and helpful with the operating instructions. I would not hesitate to recommend McLeods Ecowater to any of my friends and family.
JACQUIE CLARKE
JACQUIE CLARKE
21:03 23 Apr 24
Friendly people on the phone. Good customer service. Service was timely and knowledgeable. Everyone I dealt with from sales to installer was very helpful. I never hesitate to recommend McLeod’s when asked.
Vicki Lord
Vicki Lord
16:35 20 Apr 24
Called McLeod's because we had a leak when we tried to change the filter. JP came and was amazing! He not only fixed the problem but explained why it happened. JP went above and beyond! He was professional, courteous and took the time to educate us on how our system operates. I am so thankful for JP! Thank you very much.
David Onofrio
David Onofrio
19:34 15 Apr 24
I was having issues with our water softener system so called Ecowater. The customer service I received from my initial call to the service appointment was impeccable. Polite, kind, knowledgeable and courteous. JP was amazing! He determined immediately what the issue was and not only fixed the problem in record time but also took the time to help me understand what the problem was and how to properly take care of the system. Thank you Team! Keep up the great work
carl pokorski
carl pokorski
18:54 13 Apr 24
J.P provided a truly professional service. He is deeply knowledgeable and very friendly.
Linda Harrison
Linda Harrison
02:40 11 Apr 24
Had Jason here to fix our water softener today. In a word Jason is amazing!!! Took his time to explain the water softener, cleaned the screen, showed us how to do routine maintenance and talked about when to call in an expert. Wow!!! Excellent customer from Julie in setting up the appointment, to Jason showing up and fixing our problem. Can't say enough good things about this company. This is our 2nd service call in 24 years. Their product is high quality and durable. Thank you!!!
Adam Weir
Adam Weir
16:25 05 Apr 24
McLeod's have been fantastic to deal with! Ryan and Neil were super quick with the install and very professional.
Julie Collins
Julie Collins
00:07 03 Apr 24
JP was awesome to help solve for a drip we found coming from our UV system! It was Easter weekend, the store was closed and we received a call back within minutes. JP was able to walk us through the fix over the phone and solve the issue - amazing service, especially since we have were hosting Easter dinner hours later. Thank you!
Dan Fitzgerald
Dan Fitzgerald
12:15 02 Apr 24
Had McLeod’s in for service on a 20 year old softener. Many and JP were incredible. Very thorough and took time to explain the system to me and how the work they were doing would resolve the water pressure issues I was having. Amazing service, as always.
Brad Smith
Brad Smith
15:40 25 Mar 24
Very Happy with service from McLeod's. Sales person very pleasant, set a date to replace Iron Filter. Service fella's showed up, on time, easy to deal with, in and out. No mess left behind, Great job.
Heather O'Connor
Heather O'Connor
17:43 22 Mar 24
I just had a new water softener installed. The install was a bit complicated by changing the location from the old unit. The guys did a nice clean, professional job. They were on time and good to deal with. I was impressed.
Mitch Lockhart
Mitch Lockhart
14:28 21 Mar 24
Everone at from McLeod's Ecowater from the office staff to the installers. Extremely courteous, professional and efficient. Very easy to deal with, been a customer for many years.
Brad P
Brad P
23:16 20 Mar 24
Friendly experts that are there for you from the sale to installation to maintenance to just buying your salt.Get a quote and learn from McLeod’s, trust the experts.I even got a follow up call a month later just asking how things are and to touch base if I had any questions or concerns!
Tiffany Saunders
Tiffany Saunders
21:57 20 Mar 24
One of the things we truly like about this company based on recent experiences of having them at our home is they never tried to upsell us. They recommended what was best for our specific situation. They were very genuine, courteous and professional and quick to respond to any inquires we had during and after the process. The whole process from beginning to end was seamless. We would highly recommend them.
Debbie Tyndall
Debbie Tyndall
14:58 14 Mar 24
The team at McLeod’s Ecowater were wonderful from start to finish. I would highly recommend them.
Adrian Harrington
Adrian Harrington
10:39 14 Mar 24
Very happy with our new water softener.Installed quickly, and an excellent job.A very positive experience
doc j
doc j
19:51 11 Mar 24
Great customer service...thx Jen
Mike Neary
Mike Neary
00:56 23 Jan 24
I Rent a water softener from McLeod's Ecowater and have regular softener appointments for cleaning it. Sometime before Christmas, I had a service call from McLeod's and had a new technician came to the house named Brian. Not only did he do a wonderful cleaning of my softener, but he also took time to explain to me what he was doing and how to adjust the settings if necessary in between appointments. I would recommend McLeod's and especially Brian for anyone thinking of renting a softener for their residence. Cheers, Mike Neary
Sarah T
Sarah T
02:44 21 Dec 23
I recently contacted McLeod’s and Pat reached out to answer my questions within a couple hours. He was so friendly and went above and beyond to walk me through the next steps. I really appreciated his honesty, he didn’t try to upsell their products/services. That’s what makes this amazing local business stand out!
Doug Poole
Doug Poole
18:49 30 Aug 23
We experienced a pressure tank problem on a 7 year old filtration system. The staff were helpful in identifying the tank as the problem, advising the part is still under warranty and then assisting me by phone to remove the old unit and replace it. Zero cost, great assistance and support from everyone. That's how you build a loyal customer base. Great work!
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