Maximizing UV System Performance

By Eric Peterson, UV Sales and Service Manager, Pureflow, Inc. It Takes More Than Scheduling an Annual Lamp Replacement to Maximize The Performance of a UV System. In order to optimize the performance of UV equipment, one has to understand that a UV unit is much more complex than simply changing out UV lamps once…

UV Solutions for Prevention of Nosocomial Legionella

Aquafine technical paper on UV solutions for prevention of Nosocomial Legionella Outbreaks of nosocomial Legionnaires disease might easily exist unnoticed in a hospital, resulting in patient illness or possible patient mortality. Hospital buildings have complex water systems increasing the risk for Legionella infection outbreaks, and studies indicate implementing UV water treatment technology is a proven…

The Basics of Water Chemistry

By C.F. “Chubb” Michaud Water chemistry is basic but, nonetheless, it’s still chemistry. Understanding the fundamentals of chemistry is necessary in order to grasp the full breadth of how certain aspects of water filtration work – especially ion exchange. Part 1 of this article points out the basic ionization process and the relationships that exist…