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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

Mike Ferreira
Mike Ferreira
15:23 28 May 20
McLeod’s Ecowater was great! Kimberly was very personable and walked me through the entire water softening/purification process. I’m new to rural living and hadn’t owned a home on well water before. She was great at answering all of my questions.The gentleman who installed our system was extremely pleasant to deal with as well! Overall a great experience and I would (and have) recommended Their services to friends and family.Thanks again!
Donna Bennett
Donna Bennett
22:02 24 May 20
Excellent service. Personable staff and great product. Timing was very efficient.
tom reburn
tom reburn
21:55 24 May 20
Caring, efficient and reliable. Highly recommend!
Elaine Webster
Elaine Webster
20:58 24 May 20
We highly recommend Rowan and the entire team at McLeod's!! They identify the problems, recommend solutions, and then get things installed very quickly. We've been a customer for many years, and won't go anywhere else for our water treatment needs.
Terry Jenkins
Terry Jenkins
18:00 24 Oct 19
My water problem was very serious. Super high iron and poor recovery rate from my well. Kimberly proposed a solution and the professional installers did a great job - very tidy especially challenging tight quarters. An adjustment was necessary a month or so after the install and it was attended to promptly. Finally - great water!
Catherine Guy
Catherine Guy
00:05 19 Oct 19
I found the whole experience to be a very positive one. Our drinking water is so much better now. Thanks.
Robert Harkness
Robert Harkness
19:17 25 Jun 19
We have had nothing but great experiences with every member of the McLeod's team. We have purchased a reverse osmosis system and water softener from them and they have serviced other equipment in our home. They are professional, knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. We wouldn't go anywhere else for our water treatment purchases or maintenance.
Yvonne Dunn
Yvonne Dunn
15:15 10 May 19
Very friendly, honest staff!
Rob Kingston
Rob Kingston
15:23 24 Apr 19
Showed up right on time and had our under-sink RO filter installed in 20 minutes. The filter works great and our drinking water is clean and delicious!
Cameron Crawford
Cameron Crawford
17:42 06 Apr 19
We had a filtration system installed for our cottage. Friendly and professional. They made choices that were specific to our site and saved us money. Thanks guys!
Jim Riches
Jim Riches
20:38 22 Feb 19
From Kim to Paul the installer..my sulphury water days are behind me!!!Thanks McLeods!
Roy Maddan
Roy Maddan
18:36 04 Feb 19
Knowledgeable and friendly staff.. I attended with questions on purchasing a water softener system.. Rowan attended my home that afternoon, provided a water test and gave me advice on what I need. Further, he temporarily rectified the problem with my current softener system free of charge.. Will definitely take my business there in the future!
Vaughn Spence
Vaughn Spence
16:09 12 Dec 18
I contacted McLeod's Ecowater to fix my water conditioner. I sent them pictures and explained the issues I was experiencing. A service appointment was scheduled and the tech, Paul, came to my home. He quickly diagnosed the problem, changed a couple of parts and fixed the issue. He was very informative and provided me with information on what the issue was, he showed me the broken parts, and explained the whole system to me. I give Paul a 5 out of 5. He was great. The cost of the service call was very reasonable. The cost of the parts were a little higher than I would have thought but sometimes parts are not cheap. I would recommend McLeod's and I will use them again.
Tyboy4U
Tyboy4U
15:02 07 Dec 18
Very helpful staff and knowledgeable service staff
meghan thurston
meghan thurston
13:33 19 Oct 18
Friendly, knowledgable staff. I trust Mcleod's for all my water needs!
Betty Mccarrell
Betty Mccarrell
22:57 11 Oct 18
Excellent analysis and service. Always personable and never leaves a mess. Fifteen years and counting!Highly recommend McLoeod’s anytime.
Sylvie Beaulieu
Sylvie Beaulieu
16:02 24 Aug 18
I would like to recommend Kimberly Bain as extremely professional but most of all as very honest . Kimberly came to my home today to analyse my well water. Kimberly was satisfied that my water did not need any treatment given the mineral levels. Kimberly could have pushed to sell a water softener or ultra violet system but she didn't feel comfortable selling me something she felt I did not need. I offered a small token of appreciation and she declined that also. Kimberly you are a great asset to your company and your honesty is refreshing. Keep being great at what you do!
Brian Jung
Brian Jung
23:18 30 Jan 18
We called Mcleods after a friend recommended them. I called to set up appointment. Kimberly was very prompt to set up a meeting at my house at a time convenient to us. Explaining thoroughly and patiently our options. Payment options were very accommodating and reasonable. Paul arrived on time and was very courteous throughout the installation. He took the time to explain the system he installed and answered any questions. Overall we are very pleased with our choice.
Mike Fish
Mike Fish
13:16 13 Nov 17
We bought a rural property on well water recently in Kawartha Lakes. We had a few water treatment companies test our water and suggest a system for our needs. Kimberly from McLeod's was by far the best. She was very knowledgeable and professional and explained her findings of the water test and suggested a system. She did not oversell and only recommended what we absolutely needed. She answered all our questions well. McLeod's has a few options for payment which worked well for our financial situation. I believe Rowan (I apologize if that's not our installer's name) came and installed our system. He was very professional and walked through the system with us. He told us about any potential troubleshooting matters but said we can call anytime for further assistance. Due to the condition of our water prior to this installation, our brand new toilets, shower, and bath tub were iron stained. I asked Rowan if he had any suggestions in how to clean it. Not only did he recommend a product, he went to his truck where he happened to have a bottle of it and let me use it free of charge. Our bathroom never looked cleaner and our water has never tasted better. We highly recommend McLeod's!
Steve Bak
Steve Bak
20:04 28 Aug 17
We purchased a ECOWATER softener system and it was installed today. Our experience in dealing with the Sales Rep. Kimberly Bain went well and what a pleasant experience. She answered all of our questions and made us feel very confident in purchasing from McLeod's ECOWATER LTD here in PTBO. The install was completed in a timely manner and the gentleman was very good at his job, answering any questions we had this morning. Good Job McLeod's
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