cryptosporidium News

  • Light dawns for a Cryptosporidium Problem

    atg UV Technology has been awarded a contract by Trant Engineering, for Portsmouth Water. The contract covers supply and installation of UV units for Cryptosporidium inactivation at two water treatment works: Eastergate and Westergate. Both are 20Ml/d borehole works and each site will be provided with fully automatic duty and standby atg UV  UVLX 16800 20 UV ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Ozone water treatment and Cryptosporidium

    The recent outbreak of Cryptosporidium in the drinking water of the Swedish municipal of Östersund shed new light on the importance of effective water treatment systems. Cryptosporidium is a single cell parasite that lives in the intestines of animals as well as humans and is spread through excrements. It is very hardy and can survive in many different environments. It is often ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • UV Disinfection for Cryptosporidium Control

    atg UV Technology are proud to be sponsoring the upcoming technical seminar: 'UV Disinfection for Cryptosporidium Control: Case Studies and Important Considerations', organised jointly by CIWEM and the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA).  This event will take place on the 7th Dec 2015 at the CIWEM Venue in London, and will see key industry leaders present case studies where UV ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Particle counters as `breakthrough` monitoring for Cryptosporidium trending

    ATi manufacture a Particle counter to be used to measure trends that can alarm when the risk of Cryptosporidium is great. ATi are the 'frameworked' supplier to the likes of United Utilities, Scottish Water with nealry all the other water companies in the UK using this particular instrument. The main reasons this monitor is being used are because it is an accurate indicator to the operator that ...


  • Aquatic Microbiology Laboratory Sponsors Video on Cryptosporidium

    Cryptosporidium lives in the intestine of infected humans and animals. It is a microscopic parasite that may be found in soil, food, water or surfaces that have been contaminated with the feces from an infected host. Cryptosporidiosis is the name of the diarrheal disease caused by Cryptosporidium and both the disease and the organism are commonly referred to as ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Cryptosporidium Protection for one of Europe’s Largest Drinking Water Plants.

    The ultra-compact UV systems, manufactured in the UK by atg UV Technology are designed to meet the very latest UK and European potable drinking water regulations, including the recent WIMES 801.B specification guidance for closed vessel drinking water UV systems.  Pictured, atg UV Technology have recently dispatched 3 x 5,000 m3/hr capacity medium pressure UV systems for the disinfection of ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • MIOX Corporation discovers a reason why cryptosporidium is resistant to chlorine

    MIOX Corporation, a leader in safe water disinfection, published a peer-reviewed scientific paper in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. The research for this publication was conducted in collaboration with the Center of Infectious Diseases and Biodefenses, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.  The research was led by ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • atg UV awarded for `making the impossible possible` during Cryptosporidium outbreak

    Following a major outbreak of Cryptosporidium in Northampton in June 2008, atg UV Technology, experts in Ultraviolet disinfection systems, with vast experience in dealing with the threat of Cryptosporidium were called into action by Anglian Water, geographically the largest water company within England and Wales, serving 2.6 million homes and businesses across East Anglia and the Midlands. ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • High Resolution Turbidity Monitoring for protection against Cryptosporidium – using a photometer for continuous measurement

    High Resolution Turbidity Monitoring for protection against Cryptosporidium – using a photometer for continuous measurement. It is widely known that parasites such as Cryptosporidium in potable water are dangerous for human health: diarrhoea, head-ache, sickness, and even death if the immune system of the affected person is compromised. It is therefore a critical duty of all potable water supply ...


    By Sigrist-Photometer AG

  • Ten California water systems facing fines for failing to monitor E. Coli in drinking water

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has ordered ten California public drinking water systems to monitor for Escherichia coli (E. coli) in the source water of their drinking water systems, or face penalties of up to $32,500 per day for each violation. E. coli is a type of fecal coliform bacteria commonly found in the intestines of warm-blooded animals and humans. The presence of E. coli in ...

  • Neptune Benson’s ETS-UV added to state of the art drinking water facility in Berea Ohio

    Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, UV disinfection systems, and components, successfully installs a state of the art UV drinking water system in Berea, Ohio enabling Berea to seek the Cryptosporidium credit in Ohio. The City of Berea public water system uses surface water drawn from the East Branch of the Rocky River; however supplies can be drawn from nearby ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Neptune Benson ETS-UV System Passes Validation Trial, Receives EPA Approval for City of Moline Use

    Neptune Benson is pleased to announce its ETS-UV disinfection products have completed a rigorous operational trial and review of the Validation Report by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA has issued a Special Exception Permit to the City of Moline approving the use of the Neptune Benson ETS-UV system for 2.5 log cryptosporidium and 2.0 Giardia inactivation to enhance the ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • atg UV are Pleased to Sponsor the PWTAG Healthy Pool Seminar

    atg UV are sponsoring the PWTAG Healthy Pools national seminar today, to address the difficult technical issue of Cryptosporidium, whose resistance to routine pool disinfection makes it a uniquely challenging pathogen. Duncan Ockendon from atg UV will describe the benefits of UV disinfection in cryptosporidium control and specifically, unveil for delegates the PWTAG guidance being developed by ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • UNC researchers Garner best poster award at ACE

    University of North Carolina (UNC) researchers Sara Rodriguez-Mozaz, Howard S. Weinberg, Ana M. Saenz de Jubera, and Alison C. Sykes authored the research poster entitled, “Novel Strategies for the Characterization of Mixed-Oxidant Solutions for Drinking Water Disinfection”, which won first place in the “Water Science & Research Best Poster” competition at the AWWA ACE 2008 tradeshow in ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • UNC researchers garner best poster award at ACE

    University of North Carolina (UNC) researchers Sara Rodriguez-Mozaz, Howard S. Weinberg, Ana M. Saenz de Jubera, and Alison C. Sykes authored the research poster entitled, “Novel Strategies for the Characterization of Mixed-Oxidant Solutions for Drinking Water Disinfection”, which won first place in the “Water Science & Research Best Poster” competition at the AWWA ACE 2008 tradeshow in ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Invitrogen and IDEXX colaborate to supply advanced technologies for drinking water safety testing

    Invitrogen Corporation (NASDAQ:IVGN), a provider of essential life science technologies for research, production and diagnostics, and IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX), a worldwide leader in innovative products and services for veterinary, food and water applications, have entered into a strategic collaboration for the distribution and development of new products for the water testing ...


    By IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

  • Catskill-Delaware UV facility opening ceremony

    October 8th, 2013, marked the opening of the NYC Catskill-Delaware UV Disinfection facility which will treat 2.24 billion gallons a day (BGD) of water. This is the largest drinking water UV installation in the world, and it uses TrojanUV technology. We are proud to be a part of this ground-breaking project. The Facility In 2005, we were selected as the manufacturer for the UV portion ...

  • Joan Rose, water quality champion, receives 2016 Stockholm Water Prize

    Professor Joan B. Rose received the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize on Wednesday, for her tireless contributions to global public health; by assessing risks to human health in water and creating guidelines and tools for decision-makers and communities to improve global wellbeing. The prize was presented to Joan Rose by H.M. Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, during a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall ...

  • ‘The Whole Package ‘- Self-contained, mobile and fully equipped drinking water plants. atg UV Technology solutions.

    As specialists in UV disinfection for the municipal drinking water market, atg UV Technology are now offering a range of mobile, containerised and turn-key UV disinfection plants. Designed to fully meet the requirementsof the UK DWI (Drinking Water Inspectorate) February 2010 Guidelines on UV Disinfection for Potable Water Supplies, the atg UV Technology design provides a range of ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • TrojanUV Introduces the TrojanUVTelos

    Today, TrojanUV launched the TrojanUVTelos (télōs), a UV system that sets a new standard for ultraviolet (UV) disinfection for small communities. The system combines TrojanUV Solo Lamp Technology and the revolutionary TrojanUV Flow Integration (FIN) Technology to deliver the lowest lamp count, lowest energy, and easiest-to-maintain UV disinfection system available. No compromises are ...

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