Storm water treatment generally comprises storm water filtration followed by ultraviolet disinfection. As storm water is often used for primary applications like potable water or process water, reliable disinfection of storm water is a key consideration.
Ultraviolet disinfection of storm water is a popular solution because of its reliability, capability to operate without intervention for long time periods and ability to monitor disinfection process through UV intensity monitors.
Ultraviolet Disinfection of Storm Water
Storm water may be collected from diverse sources which can contaminate it with UV absorbing substances like traces of oil & grease, humic acids, tannins, iron compounds, etc. As a result, conservative disinfection approach is warranted w for UV unit selection for storm water disinfection.