Ultraviolet (UV)

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Feb 24 2020
More than 100 years ago, it was discovered that a specific wavelength of ultraviolet (UV) light could disrupt the DNA of many microorganisms. This…
Feb 24 2020
The city of Corpus Christi Greenwood Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) uses ultraviolet (UV) light for disinfecting its effluent discharge.…
Feb 24 2020
Water treatment using ultraviolet (UV) light has been around for many years, and it is a robust and effective technology. That being said, there are…
Nov 15 2019
A boil water notice affecting approximately 600,000 people in the greater Dublin area has been lifted.  The notice was blamed on heavy rain and…
Oct 2 2019
Water & Wastes Digest Senior Managing Editor tours the Innovation Showcase at WEFTEC 2019 in Chicago. Rick Bacon, CEO of Aqua Metrology Systems,…
Guam Waterworks Authority commissions a replacement wastewater treatment plant with Guam's first ultraviolet (UV) disinfection process.
Guam Waterworks Authority commissions a replacement wastewater treatment plant with Guam's first ultraviolet (UV) disinfection process.
Aug 30 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Septic Check transported ATU system materials to the remote community of Farm Island, Minn., across a frozen lake.
Septic Check transported ATU system materials to the remote community of Farm Island, Minn., across a frozen lake.
Aug 26 2019
Aerobic treatment units (ATUs) offer a suitable environment for microorganisms to treat wastewater. These pre-engineered advanced wastewater…
Jul 8 2019
Water is a natural carrier of disease-causing pathogens, including many that impact human health, such as E.coli and Giardia. Over the course of…
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Sara Myers, associate editor of iWWD.
Jun 4 2019
From the time I started at Industrial Water & Wastes Digest to now, food and beverage applications have been some of the most interesting content…
Pictured are experiments of how well crude oil adheres to nascent and oxide-coated polyvinylidene fluoride membranes (Example a). It also shows how crude oil might adhere (or depart from) various surfaces (Example b) as well as the oil contact angles on tin oxide-coated membranes after long-term storage in air (Example c). (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory)
Pictured are experiments of how well crude oil adheres to nascent and oxide-coated polyvinylidene fluoride membranes (Example a). It also shows how crude oil might adhere (or depart from) various surfaces (Example b) as well as the oil contact angles on tin oxide-coated membranes after long-term storage in air (Example c). (Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory).
May 3 2019
Humans have been filtering liquids for centuries. But as anyone in the water industry knows, the science of clean water is anything but static. New…
May 2 2019
It is being increasingly recognized that wastewater, rather than just being a waste product, can be a valuable resource. Not only does recovering and…
The Regional Water Resource Agency in Kentucky is on track to meet U.S. EPA guidelines
The Regional Water Resource Agency in Kentucky is on track to meet U.S. EPA guidelines.
Apr 17 2019
In Kentucky, the Regional Water Resource Agency (RWRA) is ahead of schedule in its 10 year combined sewer overflow long term control plan, according…
The town of Rosendale, N.Y., has recently embraced the switch from chlorine to UV for wastewater treatment
The town of Rosendale, N.Y., has recently embraced the switch from chlorine to UV for wastewater treatment.
Apr 10 2019
In Rosendale, N.Y., millions of dollars’ worth of improvements to the town’s water and sewer systems have been underway, phase by phase, since New…
The Central Coast Blue Advanced Water Purification demonstration tests PFRO for wastewater reuse.
The Central Coast Blue Advanced Water Purification demonstration tests PFRO for wastewater reuse.
Apr 2 2019
The future of water is quite daunting. Based on current consumption rates, in just six years, two-thirds of the world’s population may face water…
Advanced oxidation treatment system eliminates taste & odor issues in drinking water
The Anderson Regional Joint Water System pretreatment facility in South Carolina no longer receives odor complaints as of March 2018.
Feb 4 2019
Since the March 2018 opening of the Anderson Regional Joint Water System (ARJWS) pretreatment facility in South Carolina, complaints about the water…
Feb 4 2019
The city of Healdsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) is located 60 miles north of San Francisco in the heart of Sonoma County. Prior to upgrading…
Feb 4 2019
Throughout history, one of society’s core responsibilities has been to provide clean, running water. In the ancient world, Rome was the most…
Jan 9 2019
With growing concern over natural resource consumption, climate change has led to an initiative to eliminate the negative environmental impacts…
Sewer plants in Michigan are working to eliminate PFAS in tests to make sure the contaminant is not released in the Grand River
Sewer plants in Michigan are working to eliminate PFAS in tests to make sure the contaminant is not released in the Grand River.
Dec 24 2018
In Michigan, work towards eliminating PFAS continues in Plainfield Township as the municipal sewer treatment plant tests to make sure the plant is…
Jul 27 2017
Xylem, a global water technology company, has secured a contract to supply its Wedeco LBX Series UV disinfection system to heighten protection…
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