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Aquaculture Water Treatment: Why Use UV?

Aquaculture Water Treatment: Why Use UV?

The Hatchery’s UV upgrade project began in June 2015 in response to the eruption of the Calbuco volcano, which is considered by the Chilean National Service of Geology and Mining to be the third most dangerous volcano in the country. The volcano eruption released ashes and volcanic sand destroying UV equipment. The natural disaster made it necessary to repair many of the UV systems used to disinfect the water at the hatchery.

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UV Water Treatment In The Beverage Industry

UV Water Treatment In The Beverage Industry

UV disinfection is a flexible, safe and cost-effective technology that effectively inactivates pathogenic bacteria, spores, viruses and protozoa. The use of UV technology for water treatment has several inherent advantages.

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Volcanic Eruption Necessitates UV Upgrade Project At The Largest Hatchery In Chile – A Case Study

Volcanic Eruption Necessitates UV Upgrade Project At The Largest Hatchery In Chile – A Case Study

The Hatchery’s UV upgrade project began in June 2015 in response to the eruption of the Calbuco volcano, which is considered by the Chilean National Service of Geology and Mining to be the third most dangerous volcano in the country. The volcano eruption released ashes and volcanic sand destroying UV equipment. The natural disaster made it necessary to repair many of the UV systems used to disinfect the water at the hatchery.

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Aquaculture Water Treatment: Why Use UV?

Improving Water Quality At Fish Hatcheries With UV Disinfection – A Case Study

Located on the Klamath River in Hornbrook, California, Iron Gate Hatchery is a salmon and steelhead hatchery that releases fish back to the Klamath River. Due to the presence of the fungus Saprolegnia sp and primarily bacteria (Flavobacterium psychrophila and Metallogenium sp), hatchery yield is thwarted due to disease. Poor water quality supports an environment favoring these fish pathogens and as a result, hatchery managers must produce 10,000,000 eggs to release 6,000,000 fish annually.

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Helping Mercy Ships Deliver Hope & Healing

Helping Mercy Ships Deliver Hope & Healing

To further meet the customer’s needs, significant redundancy was built into the system, enabling it to function for long periods of time at sea without additional maintenance. An Aquafine UV system CSL Plus was the ideal complement for the application because of its user-friendly design and compact size.

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Why Dairy Producers Are Considering The Switch To UV Treatment

Recent advancements are making it more appealing than ever for the dairy industry to replace heat pasteurization in favor of ultraviolet disinfection to sterilize water for its production needs. Complying With the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) To comply with the...

Aquaculture Water Treatment: Why Use UV?

The aquaculture industry relies on the quality of water used to incubate fish eggs and rear juvenile fish. Water abundance and purity continue to decrease, while disease concerns found in source waters continues to increase. Aquaculture water treatment has remained a...

How The Pandemic Drives Legionella Concerns

Even before COVID-19, Legionella had the distinction of being one of the leading water-borne disease agents in the USA, with reported cases growing more than five-fold from 2000-2017 (CDC). But now, as COVID-19 and stagnant water due to building closures collide, the...