LUMINOR Municipal UV Regulation Education - Private
These “private” municipal markets serve small communities serving multiple homes and buildings privately owned and not controlled by a municipality. These applications must comply with the drinking water regulations required for their specific location but it is up to the owner of the water treatment plant to ensure compliance. A private municipal application can have flow rates anywhere from 30 USGPM to 1,000 USGPM depending on the size of the community and how many homes and facilities it must serve.
LUMINOR can offer a range of UV systems that have been designed specifically for the drinking water industry and are currently being validated to demonstrate performance and full compliance with regulations under a variety of operating conditions - US EPA Ultraviolet Disinfection Guidance Manual (UVDGM 2006 - One of the world's strictest validation protocols). The UVDGM 2006 uses the mandate of the Safe Drinking Water Act to monitor emerging contaminants, under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Regulation (UCMR2). Aimed at water supplies originating from lakes, reservoirs, ground water aquifers and rivers, the purpose of the UVDGM validation protocol is to ensure populations are kept safe from emerging pathogens such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium, which have demonstrated an enhanced resistance to conventional disinfectants such as chlorine.