Monthly Archives: May 2019

How to install UV light for water treatment?

UV light selection & system installation is typically done together with specialized suppliers The selection of the correct UV capacity and system configuration is typically done together with a supplier specialized in this field. For smaller systems, closed reactor systems are normally used, where they are installed inline in a pump string. UV systems from […]

How does UV light kill virus and bacteria and clean water?

UV effectively inactivates microorganisms Disinfection with UV is a fast process that effectively inactivates microorganisms. When virus, bacteria and protozoa are exposed to UV, the DNA of the cells get altered so they will not be able to reproduce anymore and they will hence be harmless. The highest amount of energy from UV are emitted at […]

How to compute the right size of UV light for a water treatment system?

Getting the dimensions right of a UV system for water treatment requires expert know-how To determine the correct size for a UV treatment system one needs to know the flow-rate and the UV transmittance (UVT) in the water to be treated. When these are known, the UV size can be calculated based on experience and […]

What is the effect of UV light vs chlorine?

Chlorine based water treatment vs UV based water treatment Traditionally, water has been disinfected by using chlorine. It is a cheap method but caution must be taken when dealing with highly toxic chemicals during transport, storage and daily operation. In the water treatment industry a lot of people have the impression that disinfection with chlorination […]

UV systems from ULTRAAQUA make headway in Nigerian aquaculture – sanitizing water for Atlantic shrimp farm

Securing shrimps and end-consumers ULTRAAQUA UV systems have been tirelessly sanitizing water for an Atlantic shrimp farm in Nigeria. By disinfecting more than 3000 m3/h water, bio-security for both shrimps and end-consumers has been continuously ensured. All systems in the aquaculture installation are made from polypropylene (PP) to provide long-term protection from the saline environment […]

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