Can You Use UV to Disinfect Water?

Can You Use UV to Disinfect Water?

One method of disinfecting water is UV disinfection. This method does not involve chemicals, or applying heat. It uses ultraviolet (UV) to attack the microorganisms at are in water systems and supplies. This method is effective, but it can also have its limitations....
What are the Common Uses of Hydrogen Peroxide?

What are the Common Uses of Hydrogen Peroxide?

Hydrogen peroxide is an effective disinfectant and biocide as a water treatment chemical. It has other uses, too, because you can change its reaction conditions. But as the basis for water treatment, hydrogen peroxide has several key benefits as a high-level...
How to Remove and Prevent Biofilm

How to Remove and Prevent Biofilm

Biofilm can build up in water systems, and when it does, it can enable bacteria to grow and thrive. It is important, therefore, to remove and prevent biofilm. Biofilm removal applies to a wide range of water systems, including domestic and commercial systems, and...
How Do You Control Legionella in Water?

How Do You Control Legionella in Water?

The legionella bacteria is the cause of legionnaire’s disease, a serious type of lung infection. Common sources of infection are water supply systems, including water tanks, large plumbing systems, cooling towers, shower heads and sink taps. Legionella control is,...
The Importance of Defra-approved Disinfectants

The Importance of Defra-approved Disinfectants

Defra-approved disinfectants are vital in farming and livestock management, as well as in veterinary use. Where there is the outbreak of a notifiable disease, you must use a Defra-approved disinfectant, and you must use a Defra-approved disinfectant for routine...
Tips to Improve the Efficiency of Dairy Parlour Cleaning

Tips to Improve the Efficiency of Dairy Parlour Cleaning

Cleaning dairy parlour surfaces thoroughly is essential to prevent the build-up of bacteria and milk residues. Applying an effective farm disinfectant should be an integral part of this cleaning process. Without an effective cleaning routine, dairy farms are exposing...