Newsletter | February 25, 2014

02.25.14 -- Disinfection Gets Hot; Chlorine To UV Conversion Made Easy

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UV Wastewater Disinfection At Its Best

UV Wastewater Disinfection At Its Best

Xylem's WEDECO brand has developed a new open-channel ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system that delivers clean, safe, treated wastewater of the highest standard using a minimum of energy. The WEDECO Duron UV system eliminates the need for chemical-based disinfection, as well as delivering lower operating and maintenance costs. Another key benefit is its small footprint.
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Featured Articles On Disinfection

Sodium Hypochlorite: The Unsung Hero In Disinfection
By Angela Yeung, District Sales Manager, Grundfos
The fortunate few in this world enjoy fresh cold water from our taps, crisp white linens in hotel rooms, and refreshing and safe water in swimming pools. It all seems very easy and straight forward with all the new technologies available in the industry to ensure safe and clean drinking water. A reliable and effective technology is always needed to ensure peace of mind for all water treatment processes. In many cases, it is the centuries-old sodium hypochlorite (NaClO) chemical, or as known by every household – bleach.


UV Disinfection: An Ideal Solution For Process Water Pretreatment
By Engineered Treatment Systems / ETS-UV
A well-known bottler of teas and sports drinks uses a dose-paced UV system from ETS to accommodate changes in flow and water quality when switching between water sources.


Mixed Oxidant Solution Effectively Removes Legionella From Water
By MIOX Corporation
Legionella pneumophilia is an aquatic organism that associates with biofilm — a gelatinous layer consisting of microbial cells, the polysaccharide biopolymer they produce, and debris extracted from recirculating water. Legionella pneumophilia films continuously erode and disperse through the water system during normal operation, increasing the risk of inhaling a sufficient number of the airborne bacteria to cause Legionnaire’s disease.


Chlorine To UV: Conversion Made Easy
By TrojanUV
The city of Auburn, AL, has two wastewater treatment facilities: the Northside Water Pollution Control Facility, and the H.C. Morgan Water Pollution Control Facility. In 2012, the H.C. Morgan facility was upgraded, and disinfection was converted from chlorine to UV. This case study will provide you with details about the selection process, why our TrojanUVSigna was chosen, and how we helped simplify the conversion from chlorine.

From The Editor

Disinfection Gets Hot
When the Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG) first presented their heat-based wastewater disinfection system to a group of environmental engineers, they didn’t get the response they expected.

Disinfection Industry News

UV Technology Offers Solution For Emerging Water Crisis
Louisiana Woman Blames Disinfection Byproducts For Cancer
Solving DBPs: Priceless
Disinfectant Byproducts Plague Memphis
Ozone Treatment Solution For Water Plagued With Foul Odor And Taste
E. Coli Test Helps Ensure Safety Of Drinking Water In Communities Impacted By Floods
Electro-Chlorination Growing In Water And Wastewater Disinfection Systems Market
Disinfectant Byproduct Yields Water Scare Near Baltimore
U.S. Municipality Makes Water Disinfection History
Chloramine Controversy Spurs Disinfectant Byproduct Research
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Featured Downloads

Not All UV Lamps Are Created Equal
At a plant in Summerville, GA energy use has been significantly reduced and total operating costs have been reduced by 20 percent because WEDECO’S ECORAY lamps operate more efficiently, but still achieve the required disinfection.

Size Your Ozone System In 5 Minutes Or Less
The most common questions about using ozone for the treatment of industrial wastewater relate to system sizing and pricing. Here are five quick rules of thumb to get a "ballpark size" for your next ozone project. 

MEMCOR CP II Ultrafiltration System Brochure
The MEMCOR CP II System, a pressurized, pre-engineered membrane system, utilizes enhanced PVDF UF membrane technology, and features design enhancements that reduce installation costs and simplify operations. 

C3 Series UV Wastewater Disinfection System Brochure
C3 Series UV open-channel wastewater disinfection system uses ultraviolet light to disinfect wastewater and prevents the spread of waterborne pathogens to lakes, streams, rivers, and coastal waters.

Ohio Water Plant Finds Effective Alternative To Chlorine Gas
For many years, Huber Heights, OH searched for an effective and affordable way to eliminate gaseous chlorine (Cl2) use at its Road Water Treatment Plant. An innovative dry calcium hypochlorite makeup and delivery system now provides a safer disinfection method for operators and the community.
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Disinfection Product Guide

Cryptosporidium And Giardia Inactivation
Cryptosporidium And Giardia Inactivation

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Calgon Carbon Corporation

SMART Disinfection
SMART Disinfection

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Grundfos

PEAK-WTS Water Treatment/Disinfection System
PEAK-WTS Water Treatment/Disinfection System

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Pinnacle Ozone

TrojanUVSwiftSC: Drinking Water Disinfection System
TrojanUVSwiftSC: Drinking Water Disinfection System

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TrojanUV

BioMag And CoMag Systems
BioMag And CoMag Systems

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Evoqua Water Technologies

Ferazur/Mangazur/Nitrazur
Ferazur/Mangazur/Nitrazur

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Degremont Technologies

MOS (Mixed Oxidant Solution)
MOS (Mixed Oxidant Solution)

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MIOX Corporation

WEDECO LBX e Series UV System
WEDECO LBX e Series UV System

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WEDECO -- A Xylem Brand

Scienco SciCHLOR Sodium Hypochlorite Generator
Scienco SciCHLOR Sodium Hypochlorite Generator

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Bio-Microbics, Inc.

ETS-UV For Drinking Water Disinfection
ETS-UV For Drinking Water Disinfection

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Engineered Treatment Systems / ETS-UV

ClorTec On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generating Systems
ClorTec On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generating Systems

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Severn Trent Services

MC4-150 Dry Calcium Hypochlorite Feeding System
MC4-150 Dry Calcium Hypochlorite Feeding System

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Arch Chemicals Inc.