Home > news > Water Disinfection Blogs - Water Disinfection Keep up to date with Alpha-Purify’s latest blogs about the world of UV disinfection. Can't find what you're looking for? Call: +44 (0)1327 368205 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories Archive All General Industry News UV Technology Water Disinfection Air Disinfection / Purification Waste Water Systems Surface Disinfection Ballast Systems Alpha-Purify Company News Success Stories August 2023 July 2023 May 2023 April 2023 March 2023 January 2023 December 2022 November 2022 October 2022 September 2022 August 2022 July 2022 June 2022 May 2022 March 2022 February 2022 December 2021 July 2021 April 2021 October 2020 July 2020 February 2020 January 2020 October 2019 August 2019 May 2019 March 2019 February 2019 December 2018 November 2018 October 2018 September 2018 August 2018 Tuesday, 22 August 2023 Can UV be a solution to the microplastic problem? It’s clear that the world is changing, climate change and environmental concerns are becoming part of everyday conversations. Can UV light help deal with the looming microplastic problem? Read More.. Monday, 7 August 2023 The Essential Role of UV Light in Treating Black and Grey Water Water is a precious resource, and we need to do everything we can to conserve it. One way to do this is to recycle greywater and blackwater. Read More.. Friday, 24 March 2023 Wellboats – the benefits of UV lamp-based disinfection systems When fish stock needs to be transported by a vessel there is the challenge to keep the fish safely enclosed and in healthy water for the duration of the voyage. To do this it usually means using a ‘wellboat’. Read More.. Monday, 6 March 2023 Can you compare low-pressure and medium-pressure UV lamps? The use of low and medium-pressure UV lamps in disinfection systems is a common occurrence. But to get to the point where a company or utility decides on the best solution to employ for their needs there are plenty of considerations to work through – including the choice of using low (LP) or medium-pressure (MP) UV lamps. Read More.. Wednesday, 25 January 2023 What you need to know to order the right Quartz Sleeve for your UV system Alpha-Purify supply high-quality quartz sleeves for a range of UV systems, all crafted from the highest-grade quartz with premium UV transmission (UVT). But what's required to order them correctly? Read More.. Tuesday, 1 November 2022 Where UV technology fits into the drinking water treatment process We’ve previously explored why ultraviolet light can be so beneficial in helping treat drinking water (see link below) but where does the UV technology fit into the whole process? Read More.. Tuesday, 1 November 2022 PFAS destruction techniques – can UV be part of a solution? PFAS stands for a group of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Known as forever chemicals, PFAS are incredibly durable and do not break down over time which means they are now attracting international attention over the environmental impact PFAS are having on our water supplies. Read More.. Monday, 15 August 2022 Tomorrow’s FM today! In the August 2022 edition of Tomorrow’s FM magazine our very own Head of Global Sales, Berenika Bond, takes a look at how UV technology could be one of the best ways to help improve air quality and increase employee safety when returning back into the office environment. Read More.. Monday, 20 June 2022 5 Main Ways Water is Purified The availability of clean and safe water is a luxury the majority of us around the world presently enjoy. But how often do you think about it? Many of us have never had to worry about how safe our water is to drink, wash with or swim. That’s because we have processes in place to filter and clean our water before it reaches us for consumption. Read More.. Friday, 17 June 2022 Water Treatment – UV Technology vs Chemicals As is natural for global industries such as the ones Alpha-Purify operate in, there are always going to be different ways and continuing development of ideas that change the way we do things. Read More.. Tuesday, 15 March 2022 The Right Dose for UV Disinfection UV is recognised* as a viable means of water, air and surface disinfection. UV systems that emit UV-C light are used around the world in industries like drinking water and wastewater treatment. Read More.. Thursday, 17 February 2022 How Is Aquaculture Helping with Overfishing and Destructive Fishing Practices? Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food production sector in the world and will play an important role in helping to feed a growing population of nearly 8 billion people. Read More.. Tuesday, 7 December 2021 Five Ways UV Is Used Every Day UV technology is in our lives far more than you probably realise. There are a growing number of industries that use UV light as part of their disinfection applications for process, drinking and wastewater to help provide their customers with clean and safe water. Read More.. Tuesday, 20 July 2021 How UV Technology Helps Save Our Oceans! Ships float on the ocean, (unless there is a hole letting in all the water). Install an engine, propeller and a hearty crew, and your ship will travel anywhere around the world where the water is deep enough. Sounds simple, right? Well, there is a little more involved than wearing a fancy hat and knowing the difference between “port” and “starboard.” Read More.. Thursday, 3 October 2019 How can we use UV technology to reduce the concentration of TOCs in systems To achieve ultrapure water for applications that require it, such as those in the pharmaceutical, semiconductor and microelectronic industry, the correct level of disinfection is required. Read More.. Wednesday, 7 August 2019 Success Stories – Samson Brewery UV disinfection is the technology of choice at Brewers SAMSON in the south of the Czech Republic. This company sources their water from wells and treats it with UV to ensure it meets the health and safety demands around purification. Read More.. Wednesday, 27 March 2019 Maritime waste water treatment using UV technology UV disinfection is a chemical-free method of ensuring water is clean, safe and complies with wastewater discharge regulations from the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Read More.. Wednesday, 5 December 2018 Q & A for Ballast Water Management within your yachts or ships What is ballast water?Ballast water can be either fresh or salt water, which is held in tanks and cargo holds of ships to increase their stability and manoeuvrability during transit.This ballast water is discharged by ships when they reach their... Read More.. Tuesday, 2 October 2018 Medium Pressure UV Lamps used to disinfect Swimming Pools Swimming pool water requires careful treatment to ensure that it is safe for people to enjoy, and traditionally that meant adding chlorine or bromine. Read More.. Tuesday, 18 September 2018 Low or Medium-Pressure UV Lamps – Which is better for water disinfection? There are two different types of UV lamps that are most commonly used to help purify water in disinfection systems, low-pressure lamps and medium-pressure lamps. So, what are the pros and cons of each, and which is better for water disinfection? Read More..