Lighting the Way

Microwave UV disinfection technology enables a treatment plant in southern Louisiana to reduce labor hours and eliminate contractor expenses
Lighting the Way
Henry Evans, assistant superintendent at the Mandeville Wastewater Treatment Plant, uses the touch screen to program a MicroDynamics microwave UV disinfection module from Severn Trent Services.

An upgrade to the Mandeville (La.) Wastewater Treatment Plant from 2 to 4 mgd included replacement of an aging UV disinfection system that used electrode lamps with receptacle plugs and ground fault circuit interrupters.

The facility had two banks of UV lights in one channel and...

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