Skip to main content

Don't be Blinded by the Light: Determining True UV System Operation and Maintenance Costs

Buy Article:

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

Abstract:

The selection and procurement of an ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system requires careful assessment of operation and maintenance (O&M) costs to accurately forecast required financial resources. Operational costs can be reasonably projected by performing a power demand analysis based on the predicted UV system configuration and local electricity rates. Presented in this paper are the different procurement processes and assumptions made for the City of Roseville;amp;#x0027;s wastewater treatment plants resulting in significantly different maintenance costs for its UV systems. The City's experience illustrates that care should be exercised when selecting and procuring a UV disinfection system, as assumptions are not guarantees.

Keywords: Design-Assist; O&M Costs; UV Disinfection

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864710798193969

Publication date: January 1, 2010

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 These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
wef/wefproc/2010/00002010/00000010/art00028
dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword
6
5
20
40
5

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more