Publisher description for Inactivation of pathogens with innovative UV technologies / prepared by James P. Malley, Jr. ... [et al.] ; jointly sponsored by Awwa Research Foundation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Water Environment Research Foundation.

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This research studied low pressure(LP), low pressure-high-output (LPHO, medium pressure(MP) and pulsed (PUV) UV Systems and their effects on various pathogens. Among the findings were: bacteria is more susceptible to UV light than viruses; some strains of E.coli had different dose responses without explanation; adenovirus serotypes 40 and 41 are highly resistant to UV inactivation and a residual disinfection process is recommended to follow UV disinfection. All details of the study and models are discussed thoroughly.

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Water -- Purification -- Microbial removal.
Water -- Purification -- Ultraviolet treatment -- Technological innovations.