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Ultraviolet disinfection of particle-associated viruses in water

Michael Richard Templeton

Ultraviolet disinfection of particle-associated viruses in water

by Michael Richard Templeton

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Viruses are frequently attached onto or enmeshed within a variety of particles in natural waters and wastewaters, however relatively little is known about the impact of this viral particle-association on water treatment processes. This thesis focuses on the impact of particle-associated viruses on ultraviolet (UV) disinfection, a disinfectant currently gaining widespread popularity in the drinking water industry in North America.Particles smaller than 2 microns (mum) in diameter were shown to be large enough to enmesh and protect bacteriophages MS2 and T4 (model viruses) from UV light. This is smaller than the minimum particle size of 7-10 mum for the shielding of coliform bacteria from the UV disinfection of wastewater reported by earlier studies. In addition, particulate chemical composition, specifically UV-absorbing content such as organic or iron compounds, was a critical factor in the survival of particle-associated bacteriophage exposed to UV light. Particles such as humic acid floc, activated sludge floc, and iron precipitate particles were observed to protect attached phage from UV light.Dual-media filtration, which often precedes UV disinfection in surface water treatment, was shown to be an effective means of reducing the number of particle-associated phage. The breakthrough of particle-associated phage through an anthracite-sand filter was highest during periods of increased particle breakthrough (i.e. filter effluent turbidity > 0.3 NTU), especially at the end of the filter cycle. UV disinfection of phage in the filter effluent was negatively impacted during the end of filter cycle breakthrough conditions in some cases. In addition, it was observed that un-filterable humic acid particles smaller than 0.45 mum and/or humic acid coating of bacteriophage surfaces may have UV-protective effects.The research findings also re-emphasize that viral disinfection studies should account for particle-associated viruses using techniques such as the physico-chemical blending method that was used in this research, since failure to do so can result in significant underestimation of the true virus concentrations. Further, multiple viral surrogates should be used in experimental studies whenever possible, since viruses vary significantly in their sizes, shapes, and surface charges, all of which can influence the adsorption of viruses to particles.

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Statementby Michael Richard Templeton.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 241 leaves :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20762994M
ISBN 109780494157572

Read About Safety and the Use of UV-C Germicidal Light. Since Atlantic Ultraviolet Corporation has engineered and manufactured ultraviolet water purification equipment, ultraviolet air sanitizing systems, uv surface disinfection systems, and germicidal uv lamps for residential, commercial and industrial Germicidal UV-C Applications. This standard sets the minimum requirements for closed-vessel ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems and equipment elements for drinking water disinfection of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and viruses. It does not include wastewater, reuse, or advanced oxidation treatment.

UV-CLEAN by Proximity is the award-winning, automated device that provides no-touch ultraviolet disinfection with UV-C light the most germicidal ultraviolet light. This strong and safe device provides the ultimate guard against the spread of infection, effectively . These data will be helpful for utilities and regulatory officials to evaluate the efficacy of UV irradiation for viruses and plan for levels of disinfection that will help ensure public health in drinking water. Bacteria. UV inactivation and subsequent dark and photo-repair was examined for Mycobacterium terrae, a surrogate for Mycobacterium.

AuLinx V 36W Ultraviolet Germicidal UV Black Lamp with Ozone Sterilization, with Three-Step Timing Remote Control, for Household Disinfection Germ Virus Free out of .   Influence of solution chemistry on the inactivation of particle-associated viruses by UV irradiation. Feng Z(1), Lu R(2), Yuan B(3), Zhou Z(1), Wu Q(1), Nguyen TH(4). Author information: (1)Institute of Municipal and Environmental Engineering, College of Civil Engineering, Huaqiao University, Xiamen, Fujian , PR by: 4.


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Ultraviolet disinfection of particle-associated viruses in water by Michael Richard Templeton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Disinfection at UV doses lower than mJ cm–2. Prior to In North America, until the late s, there was little drinking water application of UV disinfection except in small groundwater systems.

Th is was the result of a perception that UV disinfection was not eff ective for the treat-ment of protozoa, such as Cryptosporidium or Size: KB. This book describes the powerful capabilities of ultraviolet light as a water disinfectant. It explains in detail UV how UV inactivates and makes harmless microbes by altering their DNA.

It tells you how UV is measured and dosed to inactivate any type of microbe in your source water. This research focused on what accelerates or hinders virus-particle association, how the addition of turbidity affects both chlorine and ultraviolet light disinfection, and if sonication can disrupt virus-particle associations exposing viruses to disinfection methods.

A decrease in pH, fromwas found to accelerate association by 2-logs. Calcium increased association by logs, and Author: Jessica L. Tokson. Some studies have suggested that viruses are likely to adsorb onto particles and those particle-associated viruses may remain viable longer (especially through disinfection processes) than.

The purposes of UV disinfection are: the destruction of Escherichia coli and Aeromonas bacteria or a decrease in colony counts in groundwater; a decrease in colony counts in bank-filtered water. Disinfection of bacterial viruses MS2, Q β, and φ X in water was successfully carried out using deep ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (DUV-LEDs) operated at nm and nm.

It was shown that the nm DUV-LEDs are much more suitable than the nm DUV-LEDs for the disinfection of water because, even though the disinfection efficiency of the former DUV-LEDs is only half that of the latter. During UV treatment, particles less than 2 mM in diameter are enough to protect viruses from UV light and those particulate chemical composition in water may be a critical point for determining.

AuLinx V 36W Ultraviolet Germicidal UV Black Lamp with Ozone Sterilization, with Three-Step Timing Remote Control, for Household Disinfection Germ Virus. • UV disinfection is user-friendly for operators. • UV disinfection has a shorter contact time when com-pared with other disinfectants (approximately 20 to 30 seconds with low-pressure lamps).

• UV disinfection equipment requires less space than other methods. Disadvantages • Low dosages may not effectively inactivate some viruses. the wastewater can render UV disinfection ineffective. C May require a large number of lamps.

Chlorination Advantages C Chlorine is reliable and effective against a wide spectrum of pathogenic organisms. C Chlorine is more cost-effective than UV or ozone disinfection.

C The chlorine residual that remains in the wastewater effluent can prolong disinfection. There are also several water bottles and bottle caps that harness UV light to kill germs in your water, reducing bad odors and in some cases making the water safer to drink.

This standard sets the minimum requirements for closed-vessel ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems and equipment elements used for drinking water disinfection of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and viruses. It does not include wastewater, reuse, or advanced oxidation treatment.

Intervention was by low-pressure, ultraviolet light (UV) disinfection reactors (WEDECO, Charlotte, NC) that were installed on all operating municipal wells to treat the water at a dose of 50 mJ/cm 2. Eight communities had UV reactors installed the first study year (), while the six remaining communities continued to use nondisinfected by: Quick Facts about UV Water Treatment.

UV disinfection does not add chemicals to the water. UV is effective against bacteria and viruses; and may be effective against Giardia lamblia or Cryptosporidium if the system custom designed to meet these disinfection requirements.

UV disinfection has no residual disinfection. Waterborne pathogens in drinking water have different sensitivities to UV exposure, being greatest in bacteria and protozoa > viruses > bacterial spores > Adenovirus (an exception as it is the only virus with low sensitivity to UV) > algae, which are least sensitive.

UV disinfection technology is of growing interest in the water industry since it was demonstrated that UV radiation is very effective against (oo)cysts of Cryptosporidium and Giardia, two pathogenic micro-organisms of major importance for the safety of drinking tative Microbial Risk Assessment, the new concept for microbial safety of drinking water and wastewater, requires Cited by:   High concentrations of NoVs (∼10 9 viral particles/ml) are typically present in the feces or vomit of infected patients.

These viruses, released from symptomatic or asymptomatic infected people, can be transmitted through contaminated water, food, fomites, or direct by: Surface Disinfection Methods.

Given the rapid spread of the illness, all suggested cleaning and prevention methods are based on the efficacy of these products against similar viruses. As more direct evidence is published, it will be updated on this list.

UV dosage for most viruses Chlorine dioxide (ClO. 2) Prokure V (Prokure) Size: KB. The UV disinfection process does not create disinfection by-products and unlike the chlorine UV disinfection process, it is not reliant on water temperature and pH. UV disinfection can eliminate.

UV Disinfection of water UV light damages the DNA in bacteria, viruses, moulds and some protozoa, leaving them unable to perform cellular functions and multiply. UV is particularly highly effective against Cryptosporidium and Giardia – organisms resistant to chlorine that are a major risk to human health.

The addition of a chemical coagulant to the raw water produces flocs that adsorb the particle-associated viruses. These flocs are then removed from the water using gravity sedimentation, a sludge blanket or dissolved air flotation.Boeray Ultraviolet Light Water Purifier Whole House Purification UV Sterilizer 6W GPM with 2 pcs nm UV Lamp,1 pcs Quartz Sleeve,1 pcs Electronic Ballast out of 5 stars 10 $ $   What is the Global Status of Access to Safe, Pathogen-Free Drinking Water?

Nearly 25% of the global population ( billion people in ) is consuming fecally-contaminated water [].This water can contain bacteria, protozoa, and viruses that can cause a variety of Cited by: