cryptosporidium control News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Combined manhole insert for odor control and inflow protectors

    Combined Manhole Inserts for Odor Control and Inflow Protectors in Boroughs, Towns and Cities are a must in today’s GREEN World. Nearly all municipalities suffer with odor problems from Manholes and Inflow to manholes. During dry weather Manholes can be the source of vile sewer odors. The main odor culprit is Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), but other malodorous compounds are present, as well. ...


    By Pennington Equipment Company

  • Severn Trent Services Extend Legionella Control Association Membership

    Severn Trent Services are pleased to announce the extension of our annual membership with the Legionella Control Association (LCA) until August 2013 following our recent annual assessment. Our membership with the LCA demonstrates our commitment to the Water Treatment industry into combating Legionella and other waterbourn bacteria. With recent outbreaks of Legionnaires in the UK, the disease has ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • City of Perryville, Missouri Selects Neptune Benson’s ETS-UV for Outdoor Drinking Water Facility

    Neptune Benson is an industry leader in water filtration and disinfection in the municipal, industrial and recreational water markets. Its ETS-UV brand is well established as a leading UV manufacturer. The City of Perryville wanted to ensure the potable finished water was protected from the threat of Cryptosporidium, a chlorine tolerant organism. The City sought and examined competitive bids from ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Early registration deadline for AWWA waterborne pathogens symposium is March 16

    The early registration deadline for the American Water Works Association’s sixth International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens is March 16, 2015. The event will take place April 13-14 in Savannah, ...

  • Amiad Filtration Systems - Meets Tertiary Regulations Utilizing New Micro-fiber Automatic Filter Technology

    OXNARD, CA -- Last month, the completed 10 micron AMF2 technology passed inspection and approval by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Compliance (SCDHEC) for a package WWTP located at Harbor Island near Beaufort, SC. The system not only met the new regulatory limits, but produced a higher quality effluent consisting of 0.3 PPM TSS, ...

  • Calgon Carbon awarded contract by PUB Singapore

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that it has been awarded a contract by PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency, to supply 5.7 million pounds of granular activated carbon (GAC) to the Johor River Waterworks (Johor) for drinking water treatment. The GAC will replace the existing activated carbon that Calgon Carbon had also provided. Calgon Carbon was selected over three other ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Utilities provide UV disinfection lessons learned

    Six North American drinking water utilities share their experiences operating and maintaining UV disinfection facilities. FOR THE LAST 10 YEARS, use of ultraviolet <UV) disinfection in municipal drinking water treatment has grown rapidly. Most installations arc focused on Cryptosporidium inactivation in response to the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Long-Term 2 Enhanced ...

  • The whole package - containerised 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 requirements of 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

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

    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 requirements of 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

  • Analysis of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa to Comply with New Department of Health Guidelines

    Following the latest guidelines from the Department of Health, an increased focus is to be placed on the analysis and monitoring for the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa at hospitals that provide augmented care. The focus on Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been highlighted due to the high risks associated with water systems whereby the water can come into direct contact with the patients, ...


  • NWRI releases two reports on assessing recycled water criteria for state of California

    The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) has released two reports that evaluate different aspects of recycled water criteria for the State of California. One report provides conclusions as to whether recycled water used to irrigate food crops in California is sufficiently protective of public health, while the second report evaluates the suitability of a potential analytical technique to ...

  • Harvested rainwater not drinkable

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. In remote and rural areas where access to tap water is limited, rainwater harvesting is common ...

  • Quality of harvested rainwater unsufficient for drinking

    A study published in the Journal of Water and Health has examined microbial contamination of harvested rainwater in the Netherlands. The water did not comply with Dutch drinking water legislation and factors affecting contamination were found to include storage, roof and environmental conditions. In remote and rural areas where access to tap water is limited, rainwater harvesting is common ...

  • Emerging Trends In UV Disinfection

    The UV disinfection industry has experienced tremendous growth over the last 20 years. The development of new UV technologies over this period is a perfect example of an industry investing to meet market demand – in this case demand for an effective, low cost, and environmentally friendly disinfection technology. The acceptance of UV disinfection at water plants treating in excess of one ...


    By Aquionics Inc

  • Dramatic Improvement in Water and Air Quality at Royal Russell School’s Pools since installing Hanovia UV

    Since installing Hanovia UV disinfection systems for its two indoor swimming pools, the Royal Russell School in Surrey, one of Britain’s most prestigious independent schools, has seen a dramatic improvement in both water and air quality. There has also been a significant reduction in chemical usage. As bather loads have been increasing year on year and eventually surpassed the pools’ original ...

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