Water Treatment : Coliform Bacteria & E-Coli Bacteria Removal

What is Coliform Bacteria?

Total Coliforms
Coliform bacteria are the most common strains of water bacteria. Coliform bacteria are commonly found in soil, on vegetation, and in surface waters. They also live in the intestines of warm-blooded animals and humans. These bacteria are a collection of relatively harmless micro-organisms that are widespread in the environment. They are non-fecal in origin and can exist in untreated water. However, because coliform bacteria are most commonly associated with sewage or surface waters, the presence of coliform bacteria in drinking water indicates that other disease-causing organisms (pathogens) may be present in the water source or its distribution system. Their detection is used as a basic indicator of drinking water quality. The Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2000 standard requires an absence of Total
Coliforms in drinking water. The EPA has set the maximum contaminant health goal (MCLG) for total coliforms at zero.

What is E-Coli Bacteria?

Escherichia Coliform (E.Coli)
These bacteria, also known as thermotolerant or fecal coliforms, are an indication of contamination. They are widely present in untreated surface waters and soils subject to contamination from human, animal or avian fecal matter. Fecal coliform and E. coli are bacteria whose presence indicates that water may be contaminanted by human or animal wastes. Microbes in these wastes can cause short term effects, such as diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches, or other symptoms. They may pose a special health risk for infants, young children, and people with severely compromised immune systems. The EPA has set the maximum contaminant health goal (MCLG) for E.Coli at zero.

How Do I Kill E-Coli & Coliform Bacteria ?
UV disinfection is the process of killing pathogens in the water supply. These include E.coli, Coliform, Influenza, Hepatitis, V. cholerae, Giardia, Cryptosporidium, Legionella plus many more. UV is highly effective against all common bacterial, viral and cyst types of pathogen .
How Ultraviolet Disinfection System Works
As water flows past the UV lamp(s) in a UV disinfection system, microorganisms are exposed to Ultraviolet light energy. Ultraviolet light alters the DNA material in cells so that bacteria, viruses, molds, algae and other microorganisms can no longer reproduce. The microorganisms are considered dead, and the risk of disease from them is eliminated. These Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems are designed for residential home, commercial & industrial applications. The process of UV Disinfection is accomplished without adding any harmful chemicals to your drinking water and does not distort the water or effect its pH value. UV Disinfection has an effective kill rate of 99.99% of most living microorganisms such as bacteria & viruses.

Effective in killing off bacteria and viruses such as:
  • Coliform Bacteria
  • Leptospira Interrogans (Infectious Jaundice)
  • Salmonella Typhosa (Typhoid Fever)
  • Bacteriophage (E. coli)
  • Hepatitus Virus
  • Chlorella Vulgaris
  • Influenza Virus
  • Legionella Pneumophila (Legionnaires' Disease)

Well Water Bacteria Treatment Solution: Ultraviolet "UV" Water Disinfection Systems

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