Our Case Studies

Lighting The Way for Disinfection

Pharmaceuticals manufacturing involves the handling of powders and volatile, flammable solvents such as iso-propanol. Consequently there is every opportunity for explosive atmospheres to form. Where this is the case, the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR) require that new equipment and protective systems must be selected on the basis of the requirements set out...

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How UV Can Reduce Corrosion in Swimming Pool Structure

In 1985, twelve people were killed in Uster, Switzerland when the concrete roof of a swimming pool collapsed after only thirteen years of use.  The roof was supported by stainless steel rods in tension, which failed.  The Federal Materials Testing Institute, based in Duebendorf, Switzerland, and the Federal Materials Research and Testing Institute of Berlin concluded that the collapse wa...

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Interest Grows in OPEX Saving UV Water Treatment Technology used for Enhanced Oil Recovery

atg UV Technology, a UK manufacturer of water treatment packages for the Oil and Gas sector have seen growing interest in the application of UV disinfection for the treatment of sea water used for well injection in enhanced oil recovery applications.  UV light is a chemical-free, physical disinfection technique that is widely used throughout the offshore sector for applications such as potabl...

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NIPH Validated UV Systems for Floatel Superior

Floatel Superior is a semisubmersible accommodation and construction support vessel.  She is designed to meet the stringent rules and regulations for all year operation on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, an area with some of the most demanding regulatory requirements and some of the harshest environmental conditions in the world.    Floatel Superior is also designed for operat...

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Industrial Wastewater Reuse: CEMEX UK

CEMEX is one of the world's leading cement producers and suppliers of building materials. In order to limit their manufacturing footprint in terms of process water usage, CEMEX UK sourced their water from the final settlement lagoons of their local wastewater treatment plant (Anglian Water). atg UV Technology was approached by CEMEX UK to supply a containerized UV wastewater treatment plant t...

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Sutton and East Surrey Water - Drinking Water UV Treatment - 5000m3/hr

atg UV Technology supplied Sutton & East Surrey Water with a US EPA UVDGM Validated solution using 3 x SX-1873-30 UV Systems. The Duty / Assist / Standby plant treats over 5,000 m3/hr of drinking water for a population of over 650,000 people, and has a redundancy of 10,000 m3/hr for future population increases.   At the time of installation, the atg UV Technology solution was th...

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Cryptosporidium – Understanding the Hidden Danger

Understanding the problemFound in water supplies all over the globe, Cryptosporidium outbreaks are now becoming more and more frequent causing severe illness that can be fatal to vulnerable groups such as the young and elderly and in a number of cases has lead to costly and drawn out legal action. The problem is, whilst disinfection with chlorine effectively destroys other pathogens - it take...

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Standardised UV Disinfection Skid Packages for Offshore Potable Water Treatment

The process of disinfecting water with UV light is a proven technology, and has been widely used throughout the offshore petrochemical sector for crew drinking water supplies for over 30 years.  In the UK, new guidelines introduced by the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) in February 2010 now require all UV systems used for the disinfection of potable drinking water to be independently 3rd pa...

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Closed-Vessel vs.Open Channel

Ultraviolet disinfection is now a standard feature in most waste water treatment systems. UV has also been adopted by the drinking water community, as a barrier against the chlorine tolerant species such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia. The technology is widely favoured due to its non-chemical nature, the fact that no subsequent de-chlorination process is required, and its ability to be unselective...

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UV Systems for Spas & Hydro Pools

With the rise of health centres and leisure clubs throughout the UK, a key feature in many modern facilities is the inclusion of spas and hydro pools.  As a specialist aquatic application, spas and hydro pools feature high turnover rates, high bather loads, increased turbulence and water temperatures above 35oC.  This combination of factors provides a perfect breeding ground for harmful ...

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Sea Water Treatment for Offshore Oil & Gas Pipeline Hydrotesting

atg UV Technology have recently designed and manufactured a state of the art, containerised UV disinfection package for the treatment and removal of SRB's (Sulphate Reducing Bacteria) from sea water.The system incorporates two parallel trains of three SX-635-16 UV Systems in series.  To avoid problems associated with maintenance and corrosion, atg UV Technology manufactured all UV systems, ma...

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How UV disinfection can benefit your aquatic facility

The London Aquatics centre saw no less than nine world records broken in what has been described as the greatest sporting event of our time.   Whilst American Michael Phelps became the worlds’ greatest Olympian, history of a different kind was being made, quietly behind the scenes in the plant rooms of the London Aquatics Centre. Whilst an established technology in the swimming po...

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atg UV Technology Showcase Break Through UVLW system

atg UV Technology are proud to announce the launch of their next generation of low pressure amalgam UV Systems.  The UVLW range will be the first 800 Watt, low pressure amalgam UV system available to the municipal industry for disinfection and photolysis. As a flagship UV system for atg UV Technology, the UVLW design offers the electrical and disinfection efficiencies of current low pres...

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New York City Leisure operators

New York City vs. CryptosporidiumFollowing major Cryptosporidium outbreaks in the UK and USA, Cryptosporidium has become a major concern for the leisure industry. Commonly found in lakes and rivers, Cryptosporidium has a thick outer shell, making it highly resistant to traditional methods of chemical disinfection such as chlorine, vastly increasing the risk of infection and illness, that can often...

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Utah Leisure operators

A Utah success story - Fighting Cryptosporidium During the summer of 2007, 1,900 residents of Utah, had been infected by the parasite Cryptosporidium. In response to this outbreak, Americas largest of 2007, The Utah Health Department, who had already taken the controversial step of banning under fives from using public facilities demanded action, and called upon the extensive experience of at...

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Ainslie Park Leisure Centre

5 years on: atg UV systems stand the test of time Ainslie Park Leisure Centreatg UV Technology, market leaders in the design and manufacture of Ultraviolet technology systems prides itself on its level of workmanship and quality. Five years ago atg UV Technology, replaced the existing ozone system at Ainslie Park Leisure Centre in Edinburgh with an atg UV Sapphyre Ultraviolet system.The atg UV sys...

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Dee Valley Water

atg UV drives value & performance into ageing UV systems for Dee Valley Water atg UV Technology were selected by Dee Valley Water to increase performance and drive value into their existing UV treatment facility by retrofitting their existing Ultraviolet disinfection treatment plant with two state of the art atg UV Technology Ultraviolet disinfection systems, complete ...

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SOFI

Liquid Sugar Disinfection  atg UV Technology, market leaders in the Ultraviolet treatment industry have supplied SOFI, atg UV’s French distributors with three state-of-the-art, ultra compact SS-73-4 Ultraviolet disinfection systems for the treatment of sugar syrup solutions. The systems where supplied to a market leading Algerian food and beverage manufacture who required effective dis...

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Anglian Water Cryptosporidium outbreak

Anglian Water Cryptosporidium OutbreakIn June 2008, a rabbit was located in the wash water tank at the Pitsford Drinking Water Plant of Anglian Water, leading to contamination of the treatment works with Cryptosporidum, a chlorine resistant parasitic micro-organism. The parasite was detected on June 24 and, following consultation with health and local authorities, a notice to boil drinking water w...

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