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UV treatment to enable Buick Street taps to be turned on again

June 17, 2017

Hutt Valley residents and others in the Wellington region with a taste for water drawn straight from the Waiwhetu Aquifer will soon be able to get their preferred drop from the Buick Street taps in Petone.

Ultraviolet Light Means Efficiency, Cost Savings In Kansas

June 12, 2017

Wastewater operators at a facility in Kansas recently found that the route to greater efficiency traveled through their disinfection system. Electricity costs at the plant have been cut in half following upgrades, officials say.

Port Washington looking to add UV water disinfection system

May 30, 2017

PORT WASHINGTON - The city is working to install an ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system to its water treatment plant, which would add another layer of protection for residents against pathogens.

Studying effectiveness of UV coil cleaning

May 24, 2017

USA: Researchers at Penn State University are investigating the effectiveness and safety of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) when applied to cooling coils.

Q&A: UV DISINFECTION, AN ALTERNATIVE TO CHEMICALS AND PASTEURIZATION

May 11, 2017

Many microbial pathogens have developed an increased tolerance to chlorine (and other chemical) treatment and pasteurization, and ultraviolet or UV disinfection may be the solution.

Water available in West Kelowna

May 12, 2017

Free water is available until further notice to residents living in the City of West Kelowna and Westbank First Nation, via a bulk filling station at Shannon Lake and Asquith Roads.

VEGGIES GROWN WITH TOILET WATER COULD BE HEADED TO YOUR TABLE

May 12, 2017

"It's going to be kind of noisy—and very smelly," Laura Anhalt warns, laughing, as we enter our first building at the primary wastewater treatment plant in Modesto, California. She's right: The funk of processed sewage hits quickly.

INDIANA WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT INSTALLS EVOQUA UV SYSTEM

April 27, 2017

BEAVER DAM, WI & PITTSBURGH -- Evoqua today announced its ETS-UV™ line installation is complete and commissioned at the Monticello Wastewater Treatment Plant in southwest Indiana, approximately halfway between Lafayette and South Bend, Indiana.

L.A.'s Tap Water Is Officially As Clean As Bottled Water

April 12, 2017

You've no doubt heard it before: "L.A.'s water is terrible." Usually, it's a transplant throwing the shade, complaining that the water in their [insert home city] is "so much cleaner." The negatively perceived quality of our water is also, undoubtedly, the straw man for the eternal battle over L.A.'s pizza/bagels/bread/etc.

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