Drinking water treatment
The treatment of drinking water is vital to protecting public health. Common threats are chlorine-resistant microorganisms such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia as well as fecal organisms such as E. coli and numerous other pathogens. Such microorganisms constantly pose a potential health risk in unprotected drinking water. Drinking water related diseases can be fatal and the associated costs can add up to billions of dollars worldwide.
Chlorine has been widely used as primary disinfectant worldwide. However, since chlorine by-products have shown to be potentially carcinogenic and problems with chlorine resistant organisms growing, UV water disinfection is now in general preferred technology.
Due to many incidents of infected drinking water even in areas with high quality water source, many municipalities in Europe have started to install UV systems at their drinking water supply to provide increased confidence.
ULTRAAQUA UV systems are also excellent for back-up because they can be in full operation within minutes. Some places UV systems are also used as part of a multi-barrier design in combination with technologies such as membrane filtration or chemical disinfection.
More than thousand ULTRAAQUA UV systems have been installed worldwide. We are constantly involved in R&D projects within this field. Moreover, the ULTRAAQUA Group have both R&D and practical experience with technologies such as advanced filtration and ozone/chlorine oxidation so that technical support is unmatched.
Whether the project requires DVGW or ÖNORM ULTRAAQUA has validated solutions for your drinking water application. Our products range from small UV systems for small communities to large municipal water treatment plants.
All systems are based on the same technology as our validated systems guaranteeing full efficacy in the complete range.
Please contact us for support in order to ensure proper design and sizing.