News | December 16, 2014

New Castle, DE Replaces Open Channel UV With A Safer, More Efficient Neptune Benson ETS- Ultra Violet Disinfection System

The County of New Castle, Delaware has awarded the contract to upgrade the UV disinfection system at their wastewater facility to ETS-UV by Neptune Benson. The upgrade will convert the existing chlorine based system to a state of the art closed vessel UV system.

Commenting on the award, Regis Yurcich, Director of Facilities and Maintenance for New Castle County stated “we were impressed with the advances that have been made in UV technology since we installed our first UV system,  (open channel UV), at one of our other facilities. The ETS closed vessel systems are fully enclosed, use automatic wipers to keep the sleeves clean, use fewer lamps and are both safer and simpler to use “

Ken Rodi, CEO of Neptune Benson added “the closed vessel UV systems have been designed to overcome many of the issues encountered by the older open channel technology. The state of the art machines minimize operator maintenance and have UV cameras to measure the performance of the units in real time.

About Neptune Benson
Since 1956 Neptune Benson has been synonymous with water filtration and disinfection serving the aquatics, industrial and municipal markets. Featuring award-winning brands such as the Defender regenerative media filter, ETS-UV ultraviolet disinfection system and Legacy Sand Filters. With advanced technology and a wealth of experience, Neptune Benson has the expertise to provide effective and cost efficient solutions for a broad range of industry needs. Neptune Benson also offers the Dominion butterfly valves, Guardian strainers, greendrive VFD systems, as well as all Lawson Aquatics accessory products.

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Source: Evoqua Water Technologies