UV DISINFECTION


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<emphasis role="bold">UV DISINFECTION</emphasis>Chlorination has been the de facto choice for most wastewater disinfection operations since the early 1900s. Although chlorination still is used in the majority of disinfection applications, alternative processes increasingly are being selected. Ultraviolet radiation has become the most common alternative to chlorination for wastewater disinfection in North America. In the mid-1980s, U.S. EPA named UV disinfection as a “best available technology” for wastewater disinfection (Jeyanayagam and Cotton, 2002).The emergence of UV irradiation as a significant wastewater disinfection alternative may be at…
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Water Environment Federation: Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants: WEF Manual of Practice No. 8 ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 76, Fifth Edition. UV DISINFECTION, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export