NeoTech Aqua Solutions Receives Municipal Water Treatment Validation

10.08.12

For Immediate Release
October 8, 2012

Contact: Stephen Dunham
NeoTech Aqua Solutions
Email: [email protected]
Ph: 858-571-6590

NeoTech Aqua Solutions, the industry leader in High-Efficiency Ultra-Violet (UV) water treatment systems, announces the certification of their D438™ disinfection UV system for municipal and other potable water applications by NSF International (NSF), under their Certification Guideline for Public Drinking Water Equipment Performance and the standards established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for municipalities. The NeoTech Aqua D438™ is certified as achieving a minimum of three log inactivation (3-log) of Cryptosporidium at various conditions up to a flow rate of 500 gallon per minute (GPM). The NeoTech Aqua D438™ may also be stacked as multiple units in high-efficiency manifolds capable of producing up to 72 million gallons per day (MGD).

“Today’s validation by NSF marks a critical new phase for NeoTech Aqua Solutions and the municipal water treatment community” commented Stephen Dunham, NeoTech Aqua’s President/CEO. “Our ability to more economically achieve a three log inactivation of Cryptosporidium with the lowest power and smallest footprint UV systems on the market has significant ramifications for municipalities globally. We now have a validated and uniquely competitive alternative for the municipal water treatment market.”

According to Dr. Randy Cooper, NeoTech Aqua’s Chief-Technology-Officer, “Receiving NSF’s Public Drinking Water Equipment Certification means that municipal plant operators are now be able to take advantage of the cost and performance benefits that NeoTech Aqua Solutions’ ReFleX™ technology delivers compared to conventional UV treatment chambers.”

Testing of the NeoTech Aqua D438™ was conducted at the NSF testing laboratory to measure log inactivation of Cryptosporidium. All tests followed the requirements of the USEPA Long Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2ESWTR) (40 CFR §141.720).

“NSF certifies that the NeoTech Aqua D438™ achieves a minimum of three log inactivation of Cryptosporidium over a range of flow rates from 151 to 501 GPM and with intensities ranging from 7.9 to 12.5 mW/cm2,” says Bruce Bartley, NSF’s Manager, Drinking Water Equipment Performance. “The D438™ achieved a minimum of 3.5-log inactivation for the low power runs at 251 GPM at 10.4 mW/cm2 and a 4.0-log inactivation for the test runs at the set points at 151 GPM – 7.9 mW/cm2 and 434 GPM – 13.2 mW/cm2. Further, a minimum of 3-log inactivation of Cryptosporidium was achieved at a flow rate of 501 GPM and an intensity of 12.5 mJ/cm2. The three set points determined for a minimum 3-log inactivation of Cryptosporidium are: 151 GPM – 7.9 mW/cm2, 251 GPM – 10.4 mW/cm2, and 501 GPM – 12.5 mW/cm2.”

NeoTech Aqua Solutions specializes in the development, manufacturing and sales of High-Efficiency UV Systems for disinfection and TOC reduction in water treatment plants. Since 2002, the company has secured multiple patents on UV technologies which reduce power consumption, space requirements and operational costs by up to 90% compared to standard UV systems. For more information on the NeoTech Aqua Solutions line of high-efficiency UV systems, visit the company on the web at NeoTechAqua.com or call 858-571-6590.