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Vol. 19, Issue 1 • Spring 2017

Lessons Learned from UV System Performance Audits for Reuse Applications

Method for the Measurement of the Output of Monochromatic (254 nm) Low-Pressure UV Lamps

Appendix A: Glossary of Terms

Appendix B: Two Suggested Methods to Minimize the Effects of Reflected UV

Appendix C: Example UV Lamp Testing Report

UV Q&A

UV Industry News


Vol. 18, Issue 4 • Winter 2016

UV Antimicrobial Devices Used to Combat HAIs in Medical Facilities

Minimizing Collimated Beam Uncertainty

10 Years of Water Treatment in Africa

Association News

Industry News



Vol. 18, Issue 3 • Fall 2016

Fluence (UV Dose) Required to Achieve Incremental Log Inactivation of Bacteria, Protozoa, Viruses and Algae

Air Purification at a Wastewater Treatment Plant

Performance is the Key: How an Initial Failure Turned into Success

Comment on ‘UV Disinfection Induces a VBNC State in Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Development of a Novel Control Philosophy for UV AOPs in S. Korea

Review of the ‘Advanced Oxidation Handbook’

UV FAQ

Association News

Industry News


Vol. 18, Issue 2 • Summer 2016

World Congress Regulatory Workshop: An Introduction

UV Treatment of Ballast Water: Market, Regulations, Validation Test Methods

Status of EPA Development of New Ambient Water Quality Criteria for Bacteriophage

The Critical Role of UV in Meeting Pathogen and Pollutant Targets for IRP and DPR Applications

Expansion into Asia: A Summary of the 2016 IUVA Symposium in Tokyo

Industry News


Vol. 18, Issue 1 • Spring 2016

2016 IUVA World Congress Recap

Round Robin Test of the IUVA UV Lamp Efficiency Testing Protocol (Revised) with Two Appendices
    – Round Robin Test Appendix A | Round Robin Test Appendix B

The Importance of Developing a Standardized Procedure for the Operation and Characterization of UV-LEDs

Industry News

Association News


Volume 17, Issue 3 • 2015

Are Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria a New Challenge to Disinfection?

Testing and Certification of UV for Point of Use (POU) and Point of Entry (POE) Drinking Water Treatment



Volume 17, Issue 2 • 2015

Proposed Testing Protocol for Measurement of UV-C LED Lamp Output

Yikes! What the UVDGM Does Not Address on UV Disinfection

Calculating UV Dose for UV/AOP Reactors Using Dose/Log as a Water-Quality Metric

UV Treatment: A Solution for Small Community Water Supplies?



Volume 17, Issue 1 • 2015

Coming of Age - UV-C LED Technology Update

Balancing Cost-Effectiveness and Conservatism in UV Disinfection Design

Protocol for the Determination of Fluence (UV Dose) Using A Low-Pressure or Low-Pressure High-Output UV Lamp in Bench-Scale Collimated Beam Ultraviolet Experiments



Volume 16, Issue 2 • 2014

Issues and Opportunities with UV-C-based Room Disinfection Products

Comparative Evaluation of the Removal Characteristic of Ibuprofen by UV/H2O2 and UV/S2O82- Processes

Ultraviolet Light Effects on Patulin Mycotoxin in Foods

Is Scale-Up Applicable for Modular UV Chambers in Drinking Water Applications?

Expanding the Role of UV into Ballast Water Treatment



Volume 16, Issue 1 • 2014

UVC-Ultraviolet Air Treatment

The One and Only MS2 UV Dose Response Curve

10 Years of Applied Research to Optimize Pre-Treatment and Post-Treatment of the MP UV/H2O2 Process at Water Treatment Plant Andijk

Influence of Effluent Organic Matter on the Hydroxyl Scavenging Capacity of Wastewater Effluents

Sucralose as a Hydroxyl Radical Probe

Introduction of a Mini-Fluidic Photoreaction System



Volume 15, Issue 3 • 2013

Early Adoption of UV-C Light Emitting Diode Technology for Water Disinfection

Combined Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Costing of UV-based Treatment of Emerging Contaminants

Optimizing efficiency of Low-Pressure Lamp UV Systems

An Insider’s Guide to UV Treatment for Swimming Pools and Spray Pads – Regulations, Technologies, and Configurations



Volume 15, Issue 2 • 2013

Influence of Quartz Glass Properties on UV-Performance of Sleeves for Systems: Working with Medium-Pressure Mercury Lamps

Synergism of Low-Pressure UV and Chlorine for Water Disinfection

Investigation of UV-TiO2 Photocatalysis and its Mechanism on Bacillus Subtilis Spores Inactivation

Define the Optimal Operating Conditions for a UV Reactor Through CFD Simulation



Volume 15, Issue 1 • 2013

UV Disinfection Knowledge Base

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation and Healthcare

Keeping the Chloramine Monster Out of an Indoor Aquatics Center



Volume 14, Issue 4 • 2012

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation in Building Air-Handling Systems: State-of-the-Art

Mobile UV Disinfection: A Bright Spot in the Battle Against Hospital Acquired Infections

Low Wavelength Medium-Pressure UV Disinfection – Communication Update

UV Lamp Temperature Characteristics



Volume 14, Issue 3 • 2012



Volume 14, Issue 2 • 2012

UV LEDs for Disinfection

Wastewater UV Disinfection Systems – Lessons Learned During Performance Testing

SETi and Cascade Designs To Develop Next Generation of Portable Water Purification Systems

A Conversation between NSF and IUVA about NSF’s UV Standards



Volume 14, Issue 1 • 2012

Understanding Evaluation, Testing and Certification of UV Systems for Drinking Water and Recreational Water Treatment

Sensor-Based Control - The Way for Safe, Energy-Efficient UV System Operation

New EPA Guidelines Highlight UV as Part of the Reuse Solution

UV Disinfection – Coquitlam Water Treatment Plant, Metro Vancouver, British Columbia

Shortage of Clean Water Jeopardized Food Production – Water Treatment with Heraeus Noblelight UV Lamps



Volume 13, Issue 4 • 2011

Low Pressure UV Treatment for Barnacle Growth Control Under Open Sea Conditions

Using UV Dose Response for Scale Up of UV/AOP Reactors



Volume 13, Issue 3 • 2011

Drinking Water UV Operation Without On-Line UVT Monitoring: The Default UVT and Sensor Setpoint Approaches to Validation

Medium Pressure UV Treatment of Ballast Water

An Integrated UV/Ozone Reactor With Ozone Generated from the Same UV Lamp

UV Disinfection of Storm Water Overflows and Low UVT Wastewaters



Volume 13, Issue 2 • 2011

Uniform Protocol for Wastewater UV Validation Applications

Balancing Risk versus Benefit in the Selection of Equipment for Portland’s Bull Run UV Disinfection Facility

UV: Not Just for Cryptosporidium Anymore

Application of UV Disinfection to Achieve Enterococci Removal at a Trickling Filter Plant



Volume 13, Issue 1 • 2011

Filtration and UV treatment for ships’ ballast water management – water quality challenges and UV-dose requirements

Inactivation of pathogenic and heat resistant microorganisms in milk by a non-thermal UV treatment system.



Volume 12, Issue 4 • 2010

Bidding, Testing, and Start-Up of a Reuse UV Disinfection System in Florida

Safety of Post-UV Disinfection of Wastewater: Bio-stability in Reuse Water Pipelines

A Smart Way to Validate UV Systems for Reuse Applications

Practical Considerations of Applying UV Technology for Reuse Water Disinfection



Volume 12, Issue 3 • 2010

Development of a Protocol for the Determination of the Ultraviolet Sensitivity of Microorganisms Suspended in Air

Ultraviolet Disinfection Effectively Controls Oilfield Sulfate Reducing Bacteria

UV Disinfection of Water in Horticultural Applications



Volume 12, Issue 2 • 2010

Factors Influencing UV Transmittance in Chemically-Enhanced Primary Treatment Effluents

Influence of Nitrate on UV-degradation of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA)

Effect of pre- and post- UV disinfection conditions on photoreactivation of fecal coliforms from a physicochemical wastewater effluent

UV/Peroxide Oxidation Process for Taste & Odor Control



Volume 12, Issue 1 • 2010

Efficacy of Ultraviolet Advanced Oxidation in a Drinking Water Utility with Full-Scale Granular Activated Carbon Adsorption

Battling Nitrification with Blacklights

UV in Water Treatment Issues for the Next Decade

Comparison of UV Power

Measurement of Low Pressure UV-lamps by a worldwide Round Robin Test

Observational Study of the I2 Air Purge Flush Method for Biofouling Control on UV Lamp Sleeves



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