Case Study: UV Disinfection Helps Colombian Community Overco...
By Jose Maria Gonzalez Regulators in Colombia are strengthening the standards and enforcement of water treatment processes aimed at protecting public health from microbial contamination and chlorine-resistant pathogens, such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium. The regulation […]
UV Disinfection: Coming of Age in the Residential Market
By Diane Arnott and Anthony Oosterveld POU water disinfection is quite familiar to campers and hikers, who recognize that even a pristine-looking lake or stream can be carrying contaminants. These contaminants range from sediment to […]
Systems Approach to UV-C LED Water Disinfection
By Jim Cosman, Mitchel Hansen and Molly McKain Ultraviolet light has become a star player in the disinfection world. It is increasingly being used in key applications that require alternative disinfection options. UV disinfection has […]
Ozone – Why Aren’t You Using It Yet?
By Greg Reyneke, MWS Water is one of the most precious commodities on our planet. It is our job as water quality management experts to make that water cleaner, better and more useful while saving […]
UV as Green Alternative for Public Health Protection
By Paul Overbeck Editor’s note: In light of WQA’s sustainability efforts being recognized with recent ANSI accreditation, this article is being reprinted for its insightful projection of UV technology as a sustainable water treatment option. […]
Secondary Disinfection for Public Swimming Venues: Ozone ver...
By Beth Hamil As pool operators turn their attention to supplemental disinfection, there is a lesser understood, yet powerful alternative to UV that is making a big splash: ozone sanitation. What is ozone and why […]
Ultraviolet Radiation: Knowing All the Facts for Effective W...
By Salman Siddiqui Summary: The number of possible applications for ultraviolet (UV) light is growing by leaps and bounds as the industry has learned more about it over the years. Here follows a discussion of […]
Step-by-Step: Sizing and Installing a UV System
By Mark Hutchinson Summary: With the market for ultraviolet disinfection systems growing rapidly, many in the water treatment market are considering starting or expanding their sales of UV equipment. This article presents a primer on […]
Changes in Ultraviolet Light Technologies: Coiled Tubes Offe...
By Jeff Roseman Summary: Recent tests using coiled tubes with UV light in drinking water treatment applications show promising results for compact design and significant benefits over quartz sleeves. It’s important for dealers to recognize […]
The Case for UV in Dechlorination Applications
By Brad Shipe Summary: To eliminate free chlorine from potable water, activated carbon or addition of neutralizing chemicals are the most common solutions. Still, ultraviolet (UV) irradiation treatment, once an afterthought, is gaining wider acceptance […]