Viruses in wastewater can pose significant risks to human health if not appropriately treated before being released into the environment. The effectiveness of a UV disinfection system to deactivate a virus depends on the virus type.
A large meat processing plant in the South Island of New Zealand are investigating UV disinfection options for their wastewater treatment...
Waste stabilisation ponds are used in tens of thousands of applications around the globe. But while ponds continue to offer many advantages there is increasing need to upgrade treatment performance.
UVT is a measure of how much UV light can pass through a liquid. A UVT of 100% means all the UV light can pass through the liquid, whereas a UVT of 0% is opaque not allowing any light through.
SCUV achieved an average of 99.996% (or 5.0 log) removal of enterococci from Cedenco’s effluent which had a UVT of less than 1%!