The food, beverage and brewing industries operate under exacting safety and quality standards. Any microbial contamination in the process can cause discoloration, affect flavor and shorten shelf life, not to mention create potential health risks for consumers. Effective microbial disinfection of the whole process is therefore essential.
UV disinfection’s many applications in the food & beverage sector
The Coyote UV Series is an in-house engineered design manufactured in the United States that allows UV Superstore to provide fast turnaround times. These systems are specifically intended for a wide range of commercial and industrial applications. Their modular design offers easy field expansion; you can add on options in the future and even increase flow capacity for most models. These products are available in flow rates from 40 to 150 gpm for clear freshwater and can be used for disinfection, ozone destruction or TOC reduction.
The efforts will ensure border control agents have access to reliable drinking water
Doodlebug Enterprises Inc., which also goes by the name DB Pump & Supply, announced that it is currently involved in an open contract to provide inspections and replacement water filtration supplies to the Department of Human Services' (DHS) Border Patrol via AirGo USA. It will evaluate water treatment systems and make recommendations for the appropriate water filtration system components and corresponding pumps.
AWWA CEO David LaFrance thanks water professionals nationwide for keeping water safe for drinking
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants. American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) CEO David LaFrance issued the following statement to mark the occasion.
Students will study using solar energy to disinfect greywater
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $13,742 to Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, for a solar water disinfection project under the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3). Every year, the P3 program helps student teams pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative methods to address environmental challenges.
UV Superstore has announced new models in its BA Series line of UV water disinfection systems. Five models are now available, and they feature new flow rate options. With easy installation and flow rates from 4 to 16 gpm, these systems are designed to provide years of safe, effective and reliable service. BA Series whole-house UV systems inactivate pathogens without adding anything to the water—no aftertaste, no chemicals and no harmful byproducts.
Protector UV systems are made with polished 304 stainless steel. The systems have an audible alarm for lamp-out conditions and LED light signals when the system is operating. A digital display indicates lamp and ballast life in hours. The systems are suitable for 1-, 8- and 12-gpm flow rates and come with a seven-year warranty.
The center is collaborating with universities & global brands to research UV applications
Ultraviolet (UV) treatment specialist Hanovia and the Industrial Div. of its U.S. sister company Aquionics have launched a new UV Application Center in Shanghai. Aquionics provides industrial UV technology to the Americas, with Hanovia focusing on the rest of the world. Serving as a research and development center for research into the science of UV for new and emerging applications worldwide, the center will directly support existing and future requirements in Aquionics’ traditional markets for food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and high purity water.
Validated disruptive UV technology positions company for rapid growth
NeoTech Aqua Solutions Inc. added Jeff Green, founder and CEO of NeoTech, to its board of directors.