DE city replaces UV disinfection system at WWTP with safer, more efficient system

The County of New Castle, Del., has awarded a contract to ETS-UV by Neptune Benson to upgrade the UV disinfection system at its wastewater facility. The upgrade will convert the existing chlorine-based system to a new, state-of-the-art closed-vessel UV system.

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Neptune Benson ETS-UV disinfection system


COVENTRY, RI, Dec. 16, 2014 -- The County of New Castle, Del., has awarded a contract to ETS-UV by Neptune Benson -- a specialist in the development and manufacturer of ultraviolet (UV) systems, specializing in closed-vessel UV technology -- to upgrade the UV disinfection system at its wastewater facility. The upgrade will convert the existing chlorine-based system to a new, state-of-the-art closed-vessel UV system.

"We were impressed with the advances that have been made in UV technology since we installed our first UV system (open-channel UV), at one of our other facilities," said Regis Yurcich, director of facilities and maintenance for New Castle County. "The ETS closed-vessel systems are fully enclosed, use automatic wipers to keep the sleeves clean, use fewer lamps, and are both safer and simpler to use."

Ken Rodi, CEO of Neptune Benson, added, "The closed-vessel UV systems have been designed to overcome many of the issues encountered by the older open-channel technology. The state-of-the-art machines minimize operator maintenance and have UV cameras to measure the performance of the units in real time."

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About Neptune Benson

Since 1956 Neptune Benson has been synonymous with water filtration and disinfection serving the aquatics, industrial and municipal markets. Featuring award-winning brands such as the Defender® regenerative media filter, ETS-UV ultraviolet disinfection systems and Neptune Benson Sand Filters. With advanced technology and a wealth of experience, Neptune Benson has the expertise to provide effective and cost efficient solutions for a broad range of industry needs. For more information, visit www.neptunebenson.com or www.ets-uv.com.

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