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WEF Manual of Practice Ultraviolet Disinfection for Wastewater – Chapter 5: Process Design and System Sizing

WEF Manual of Practice Ultraviolet Disinfection for Wastewater – Chapter 5: Process Design and System Sizing

Salveson, A., Bourgeous, K., Fontaine, N., Noibi, N., and Sotirakos, B.
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Water Environment Federation,  
December 2015

Developed in conjunction with the International Ultraviolet Association, this is a guide for consultants, wastewater utilities, and operators that provides introductory information on the advantages—and disadvantages—of UV disinfection compared to other commonly used technologies.

Using specific case studies to illustrate concepts, UV Disinfection for Wastewater fills a gap in the design guidance that is available for UV disinfection for low-dose applications, including disinfection of secondary and tertiary wastewater effluent discharges to meet NPDES compliance Chapter 5, Process Design and System Sizing, discusses all of the factors that affect UV system sizing. These factors include permit requirements, wastewater quality, upstream processes, reactor selection criteria, and dose control strategies. A UV system sizing example is also provided.

Salveson, A., Bourgeous, K., Fontaine, N., Noibi, N., and Sotirakos, B. “Chapter 5 – Process Design and System Sizing.” WEF Manual of Practice “Ultraviolet Disinfection for Wastewater – Low-Dose Application Guidance for Secondary and Tertiary Discharges.” Water Environment Federation, Alexandria, VA, and International Ultraviolet Association, Washington, DC, 2015.