UV Water Treatment - Multi-Barrier Strategy

UV is a perfect fit as an additional barrier in a multi-barrier strategy to provide additional public safety.

Drinking water - multi-barrier

In some regions, it may be required to implement a multi-barrier strategy at the water treatment plant to protect the water supply from a wide variety of pathogens (such as New York City’s Drinking Water, for example).

UV is able to inactivate chlorine-resistant microorganisms like Cryptosporidium and Giardia, along with other waterborne pathogens that traditional disinfection methods would inactivate. Various plants have used a combination of ozone or chlorine in conjunction with UV in order to eliminate the risk of pathogens that are resistant to chemical forms of disinfection (e.g. the Metro Vancouver Coquitlam Plant in Canada uses ozone, chlorine and UV).

Benefits of UV Disinfection for Drinking Water

  • UV disinfection does not form disinfection by-products nor impact the taste or odor of the water.
  • Easily integrated into existing treatment processes because it does not alter nor is it affected by water chemistry (i.e. pH).
  • UV systems are extremely compact due to the short retention time for UV (in most cases within a second), allowing an existing plant to easily retrofit their process to incorporate UV disinfection.
Further Information

Find out More

Contact us at +1 (888) 220-6118, or email us today.

Related Products

  • TrojanUVSwift

    The TrojanUVSwift™ offers proven performance against waterborne pathogens including viruses, bacteria and protozoa. Our advanced systems meet disinfection targets with unsurpassed reliability with no known disinfection by-products.


  • TrojanUVSwiftSC

    The TrojanUVSwift™SC offers a comprehensive and advanced suite of bioassay validations, with models having undergone rigorous USEPA and DVGW certification using multiple organisms and encompassing a wide dose range.


  • TrojanUVTorrent

    Reducing maintenance requirements and costs while incorporating the most efficient technologies available, the TrojanUVTorrent™ leads the way for large-scale drinking water disinfection.


  • TrojanUVTelos

    TrojanUVTelos™ is the latest evolution of UV for small communities and was created to address the needs of the energy- and maintenance-conscious buyer.


  • TrojanUVFlex for Drinking Water

    Utilizing revolutionary TrojanUV Solo Lamp™ Technology, the TrojanUVFlex™ provides municipalities with energy-efficient UV disinfection for their drinking water in an extremely compact footprint.


How can we help you today?

Cookies are important to the proper functioning of a website. To improve your experience, we use cookies to remember log-in details and provide secure log-in, collect statistics to optimize site functionality, and deliver content tailored to your interests. Click Accept to accept cookies and continue browsing the TrojanUV website. If you decline an essential cookie will be used to remember your preference not to be tracked. Accept Decline