Disinfection Using Low-Pressure High-Intensity UV Lamps for Water Reclamation
The main objective of disinfecting treated wastewater is to control pathogens by inactivating or destroying a wide range of bacteria and viruses for water reclamation or reuse. This goal has commonly been achieved by using chemicals, primarily chlorine or one of its derivatives. Recently, the use of chlorine has come under much scrutiny. Research studies have indicated that use of chlorine can lead to formation of harmful disinfection by-products (DBPs) which may have adverse consequences to public health. Moreover, due to the toxicity of chlorine, high costs are associated with its transportation, storage, and handling in a safe manner. Consequently, the interest in ultraviolet (UV) irradiation as an attractive alternative to chlorine for wastewater disinfection is increasing.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2000-01-01
More about this publication?
- Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation includes access to most papers presented at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and other conferences held since 2000. Subscription access begins 12 months after the event and is valid for 12 months from month of purchase. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is included in Water Environment Federation (WEF) membership.
WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access. Access begins 12 months after the conference or event
- Subscribe to this Title
- Membership Information
- About WEF Proceedings
- WEFTEC Conference Information
- Learn about the many other WEF member benefits and join today
- Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites