Colorado Springs Utilities brings ultraviolet disinfection system online

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From NewsFirst5.com (Bill Folsom):

Intense UV light is applied at the end of the treatment process; killing bacteria in the waste water. It is safer and more eco-friendly because it decreases the use of gas and chemicals for treatment. “Having that much chemical stored down here is a risk,” says Manager, Jed Chambers, “it was hard to handle with our employees and then bottom-line and most importantly the environmental aspect.”

More wastewater coverage here and here.

One thought on “Colorado Springs Utilities brings ultraviolet disinfection system online

  1. To use an ultraviolet disinfection system instead of toxic chemicals is a great idea, when will it be implemented? This system has been used in Europe for some time now and it works really well. Thank you for bringing it to Colorado Springs!

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