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Partech TurbiTech Makes Mixed Liquor Suspended Solids Control a Breeze for TRILITY & SA Water

Partech TurbiTech Makes Mixed Liquor Suspended Solids Control a Breeze for TRILITY & SA Water
6 May 2016

The Victor Harbor Wastewater Treatment Plant uses the Partech designed and manufactured TurbiTech to easily control Mixed Liquor Suspended Solids (MLSS) concentrations.  more »

Monitoring Dairy Wastewater

Monitoring Dairy Wastewater
6 Jan 2016

Throughout the food and beverage industries, there is a constant requirement to monitor and control wastewater and effluent before discharge from the plant in order to comply with environmental regulations  more »

UV Disinfection & Bio-Security in the Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage Industries

UV Disinfection & Bio-Security in the Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage Industries
1 Jan 2016

In an increasingly regulated and safety-conscious market, pharmaceutical and food & beverage industries have to meet ever more stringent standards on water quality and bio-security.UV is ideal for these applications as it is both effective and chemical-free.  more »

Innovative, 4th Generation Family Winemakers, Brown Brothers use Hanovia UV Disinfection for sterile water.

Innovative, 4th Generation Family Winemakers, Brown Brothers use Hanovia UV Disinfection for sterile water.
3 Dec 2015

“Our Hanovia UV system has worked perfectly since we installed it in 2009. We routinely get a zero (bacterial) count after the UV (treatment)". Brown Brothers is one of Australia’s leading family-owned wine companies, with the Brown family making wine in Victoria for over 120 years. Over this time Brown Brothers has established a reputation as one of Australia’s most innovative wine producers.  more »

Brewer Uses UV Sterilisation to Guarantee Quality and to Avoid Introducing Undesirable Flavours

Brewer Uses UV Sterilisation to Guarantee Quality and to Avoid Introducing Undesirable Flavours
1 Dec 2015

Brewers worldwide trust UV disinfection to protect their product from contamination, enhance product quality, stability and shelf life as well as process water treatment.  more »

Barwon Water employs Berson UV disinfection at the Moorabool Water Treatment Plant

Barwon Water employs Berson UV disinfection at the Moorabool Water Treatment Plant
26 Nov 2015

Barwon Water, Victoria's largest regional urban water corporation tendered for a USEPA validated UV water disinfection system and then awarded the contract to Fluidquip Australia who supplied the Berson Inline 1000+ USEPA UV.  more »

No More Goggles!

No More Goggles!
5 Nov 2015

Does your pool smell like chlorine? Do you get out of the pool with sore red eyes? Concerned about infections? Hanovia pool UV systems have made these problems a distant memory for thousands of pool owners and millions of pool users worldwide. Take a look at some of our news stories where you will meet other pool owners that have made the change.
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UV Treatment of Water in the Food and Beverage Industries

UV Treatment of Water in the Food and Beverage Industries
4 Nov 2015

In an increasingly regulated and safety-conscious market, the food and beverage industries have to meet ever more stringent standards of quality. Microbial growth due to contaminated water or ingredients can cause discolouration, off flavours and shortened shelf-life. The threat of contamination is further increased as manufacturers respond to demands for less chemical additives and preservatives. Effective microbial disinfection of the whole process is therefore essential. UV treatment of water is ideal for the food & beverage industries.  more »

Deozonation: The Role of UV Photolysis in a Cell Culture Manufacturing Facility

Deozonation: The Role of UV Photolysis in a Cell Culture Manufacturing Facility
30 Sep 2015

“UV light is well known for its disinfection properties, but less well known is its ability to breakdown chemical compounds in a process known as photolysis". CSL Behring is a global specialty biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets therapies to prevent and treat serious human disease. It has manufacturing facilities in Switzerland, Germany, USA and Australia, where it is headquartered. As would be expected, it is critical that every part of the manufacturing process is in compliance with relevant safety and quality specifications and all applicable regulations.  more »

Ultraviolet Disinfection Is A Breath Of Fresh Air For New Zealand Indoor Pools

Ultraviolet Disinfection Is A Breath Of Fresh Air For New Zealand Indoor Pools
6 Aug 2015

Air and water quality at the Franklin Sport Swim and Fitness centre’s two indoor pools in New Zealand has been transformed since the owners installed two Hanovia ultraviolet disinfection systems. Combined chlorine (chloramine) levels in the 25 metre main pool and the children’s pool are now below 0.2ppm and the operators are also making significant savings on water replacement. The Hanovia ultraviolet disinfection systems were installed by Davey Water Products on behalf of Franklin District Council and Community Leisure Management in the town of Pukekohe, south of Auckland.  more »

Hanovia UV brings in the bubs at Eltham Swim School

Hanovia UV brings in the bubs at Eltham Swim School
1 Jul 2015

“Since we installed our Hanovia UV system a little over twelve months ago, we have experienced a 30% increase in registrations in our “5 and under” class. Once word got around that our pool water quality was far superior to other pools, we have seen a steady stream of new parents enrolling their kiddies.” Kevin Fitzpatrick, owner and proprietor of the Eltham Swim School in Eltham Victoria.  more »

Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort chooses UV Disinfection for Safe Drinking Water

Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort chooses UV Disinfection for Safe Drinking Water
30 Jun 2015

“Being in a pristine alpine environment we needed an environmentally friendly solution (for treating the drinking water). The UV disinfection was the simplest and most environmentally sensitive method to address all of our needs. The ecosystem in the alpine region is extremely fragile, if we were to introduce chemicals and chlorine into our environment that would threaten this fragile ecosystem. UV was the simplest and most environmentally friendly way to balance the needs of the regulators, the needs of our guests and the needs of the environment” says Scott Goss, Deputy Group Manager of Outdoor Operations, Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort.  more »

Thailand Dairy Producer Uses Hanovia UV to Replace Chlorine Water Treatment

Thailand Dairy Producer Uses Hanovia UV to Replace Chlorine Water Treatment
30 Jun 2015

The Dairy Plus Co. Ltd in Thailand has recently replaced its chlorine-based disinfection system with five Hanovia PureLine PQ UV systems- four duty systems and one standby.  more »

Using UV Disinfection For Purified Water in Vaccine Production

Using UV Disinfection For Purified Water in Vaccine Production
30 Jun 2015

UV disinfection specialist Hanovia has supplied three UV water disinfection systems to the Institute of Medical Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Kunming. The PharmaLine PQL units destroy any unwanted microorganism in the purified water used in the production of vaccines. Moreover, these systems can display the verified ultraviolet irradiation dose online, further reducing the risk of microbial contamination.   more »

UV Disinfection for Water Re-Use: Bathurst Regional Council

UV Disinfection for Water Re-Use: Bathurst Regional Council
7 May 2015

Berson UV Techniek has supplied an InLine+ UV disinfection system for water re use at the filtration plant of Bathurst Regional Council, Australia.
The installation disinfects the filter backwash water at the plant and will help the town conserve its potable water supplies as well and provide substantial water savings over the long term.  more »

Brewery: Pure, Final Product Water Thanks to Hanovia UV

Brewery: Pure, Final Product Water Thanks to Hanovia UV
16 Apr 2015

The Korean Brewer, Hite Brewery Company, has installed UV water disinfection systems to help keep the water used in its production processes free from microbial contamination. As part of its environmentally conscious approach to brewing, Korea’s Hite Brewery Company has recently installed 25 Hanovia UV water disinfection systems at its Massan and Gangwan plants. The UV systems ensure water used in the production processes remains free from microbial contamination, ensuring a high quality, pure final product. Seven units are installed at Massan and 18 at Gangwan.
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Leading spa relies on Hanovia UV to keep its spring water pure

Leading spa relies on Hanovia UV to keep its spring water pure
12 Mar 2015

Hanovia UV disinfection systems are now treating nine pools, including the UK’s largest floatation pool, at Nirvana Spa in Berkshire. Nirvana Spa is one of the UK’s most prestigious spa facilities, frequented by elite athletes and celebrities.

There are currently nine pools, each filled with pure spring water drawn from 700 feet beneath the ground. Each pool is treated with a Hanovia UV system: Pulse-8, the Surf Room, the Roman Room, the Plunge Pool, the Relaxation Pool, the Fitness Pool, the Celestial Floatation Pool, the outside Mini Spas and the outside Deck Level Pool.
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Drinking Water UV Disinfection with Berson-Bergen

12 Mar 2015

In the Fall of 2004, a serious waterborne outbreak of giardiasis1 occurred in the Norwegian city of Bergen resulting in over 1,000 people becoming ill. The outbreak began in August with case numbers gradually increasing over several weeks; however, public health investigators did not identify the water supply as the probable source until early November. Water sampling, which was carried out after the outbreak was detected, revealed Giardia lamblia cysts in treated water at concentrations of up to 5 cysts per 10 liters, however their viability was unknown.  more »

Using Hanovia UV to Treat Indoor Pools and Rainwater

Using Hanovia UV to Treat Indoor Pools and Rainwater
12 Mar 2015

Hong Kong’s Victoria Park Swimming Pool Complex is now using Hanovia UV to treat indoor pools and rainwater. "“Compared to ozone treatment, UV is up to five times cheaper to maintain”. The ease of use, low running costs and compact size were all deciding factors.  more »

Wastewater Berson UV Disinfection- Water Reclamation Facility

Wastewater Berson UV Disinfection- Water Reclamation Facility
5 Mar 2015

Berson UV disinfection equipment is helping the award-winning Flat Creek Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) in Georgia, USA, exceed permit limits for faecal output by a significant margin. The Berson systems were installed by its American sister company.  more »

Severn Trent turn to Partech Portable Sludge Blanket Detectors

Severn Trent turn to Partech Portable Sludge Blanket Detectors
5 Mar 2015

Partech's production team has been working flat out to supply Severn Trent a company wide suite of portable Sludge Blanket Detectors. The order for 380 units is the largest single contract for this type of product in Partech's 48 year history.  more »

World’s Largest Backwash Water Reuse Installation Opts for Berson UV Disinfection Technology

World’s Largest Backwash Water Reuse Installation Opts for Berson UV Disinfection Technology
12 Feb 2015

-1.25 million m3/year of water is now recycled as drinking water at Dutch groundwater facility. Berson’s UV systems are being used to disinfect reused backwash water from sand filtration units at the Spannenburg groundwater drinking water facility in the Netherlands.  more »

Hanovia UV System has Immediate Effect on Water Quality at Adelaide Aquatic

Hanovia UV System has Immediate Effect on Water Quality at Adelaide Aquatic
5 Feb 2015

Adelaide Aquatic Centre experiences a dramatic fall in combined chlorines even with heavy bather loads. Adelaide Aquatic Centre is the major municipal swimming pool servicing the city of Adelaide. The Aquatic Centre began its life as an outdoor pool in 1969. Since then it has undergone a series of redevelopments, including being enclosed by a roof in 1985 and the addition of the leisure pools and two 16-person spas in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s.  more »

The Latest Ultraviolet Disinfection Technology for Aquaculture Applications

The Latest Ultraviolet Disinfection Technology for Aquaculture Applications
4 Feb 2015

Hanovia is well known throughout the European aquaculture industry as a leading supplier of ultraviolet disinfection systems for applications such as fish hatcheries, fry rearing, shellfish purging and mussel depuration tanks. Other proven uses for ultraviolet disinfection include the control of algal and fungal blooms, TDS (total dissolved solids) and BOD (biological oxygen demand) problem reduction and even the removal of chlorine and chlorine byproducts in commercial aquaria using mains water supplies.  more »

Wastewater Berson UV Disinfection Case Study

Wastewater Berson UV Disinfection Case Study
28 Nov 2014

Two golf courses in Anthem, Arizona, are using wastewater UV disinfection by Berson for water reuse in irrigation. Founded less than 10 years ago Anthem, a town just north of Phoenix, now has a population of over 40,000. As part of its rapid expansion the town recently installed three closed chamber, medium pressure UV system from Berson UV to disinfect its wastewater. This allows the town to not only meet increased demands in its water and wastewater treatment capacity, but also to exceed the output quality standards.  more »

Another Indoor Pool Transformed after Installing Hanovia UV Water Treatment Technology

Another Indoor Pool Transformed after Installing Hanovia UV Water Treatment Technology
14 Aug 2014

Norwood swim school in Adelaide, South Australia is the latest Hanovia pool UV system success story. Keith Weidner is no newcomer when it comes to owning and operating swim schools. He has been in the swim school business for many years, having interests in a number of swim schools in South Australia’s capital city, Adelaide. “As a swim school owner, the best thing you can do for your pool is to provide a pleasant environment for your customers”, says Keith. “If the pool is sparkling and the air is fresh you will find swimmers, staff and parents will all be satisfied – and let’s face it, perception is everything!”  more »

UV Treatment for Hydrotherapy Pool in Adelaide

UV Treatment for Hydrotherapy Pool in Adelaide
30 Jun 2014

Since installing the Hanovia UV in the Hydrotherapy Pool the therapists and patients at Calvary Rehabilitation Hospital can breath easy. And thanks to the 5 year warranty the management can also breath a sigh of relief!  more »

Berson UV Systems Comply with IUVA, AWWA and DVGW Guidelines for Municipal Water

Berson UV Systems Comply with IUVA, AWWA and DVGW Guidelines for Municipal Water
23 Apr 2014

UV users can avoid expensive modifications to bring their systems in line with current guidelines. The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) working group has released a new communication related to low wavelength, medium pressure disinfection. Current users of Berson UV systems have found that their equipment is already in compliance, while other installations have selected Berson to help them avoid the uncertainty factors to account for low UV wavelengths.  more »

Deozonation: The Role of UV Photolysis in an Immunoglobulin Manufacturing Facility

Deozonation: The Role of UV Photolysis in an Immunoglobulin Manufacturing Facility
10 Apr 2014

“UV light is well known for its disinfection properties, but less well known is its ability to breakdown chemical compounds in a process known as photolysis".CSL Behring is a global specialty biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets therapies to prevent and treat serious human disease. It has manufacturing facilities in Switzerland, Germany, USA and Australia, where it is headquartered. As would be expected, it is critical that every part of the manufacturing process is in compliance with relevant safety and quality specifications and all applicable regulations.  more »

Drinking Water and Greywater Disinfection with Berson UV

Drinking Water and Greywater Disinfection with Berson UV
13 Mar 2014

Ten of Berson’s InLine UV disinfection systems have been installed on the Caribbean island of Aruba – eight systems are used to disinfect drinking water and two are used to treat greywater* prior to discharge. The island opted for UV instead of chlorine as part of its ‘non-chemical’ approach to water treatment.  more »

Drinking Water UV Disinfection Using Berson InLine+®

5 Mar 2014

Berson supplies dvgw-certified uv systems for drinking water UV disinfection to five german waterworks. As part of its ongoing expansion into Germany, Dutch company Berson UV has won the contract to supply its DVGW-certified medium pressure InLine+® UV systems to five waterworks surrounding the spa resort town of Bad Driburg. All the UV systems are certified by DVGW according to the new norm W294, parts 1, 2 and 3 (2006).  more »

Ultraviolet Disinfection. The Answer to Independent School's Swimming Pool

Ultraviolet Disinfection. The Answer to Independent School's Swimming Pool
5 Feb 2014

Many independent schools face a dilemma with their swimming pools. Existing water treatment regimes are often hopelessly antiquated, without any sort of automatic chlorine dosing system in place. (Images of a trusty janitor with a bucket of sodium hypochlorite spring to mind). Very few of these pools switched to ozone when it became available (as many municipal pools did) as it was simply too expensive.  more »

Hanovia UV is Easy on Babies Eyes at AC Baths

Hanovia UV is Easy on Babies Eyes at AC Baths
10 Feb 2012

No more sore eyes or chlorine smell in the ‘Learn to Swim’ pool since switch to UV.  more »

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