Concentrated doses of ultraviolet light alters the genetic DNA material in cells so that bacteria, viruses, molds, algae and other micro-organisms can no longer reproduce.
- Systems available to treat 2 gallons per minute to 800 gallons per minute
- Bacteria – Viruses – Molds
- Algae and Micro-Organisms
The water must be free from iron, manganese, hardness and turbidity. Should iron, manganese, hardness or turbidity be present, the ultraviolet may lose its efficiency to kill bacteria and other micro-organisms. Ultraviolet light is not guaranteed to kill bacteria 100%.