Sensor Setpoint Validation of Reclaimed Water UV Reactors
Abstract:Reclaimed water ultraviolet light (UV) disinfection system can be a critical component of a multiple barrier approach for public health protection. Current control methodologies rely upon assumed end of lamp life factors and sleeve fouling factors, which often result in overdosing when the lamps are new and the sleeves are clean and underdosing as the lamps age and the sleeves foul. The use of calibrated UV intensity sensors to monitor real time delivered UV dose results in energy savings and dose delivery confidence, as detailed here.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2006
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