Calgon Carbon launches UV wastewater disinfection system

The open channel, parallel flow UV disinfection system is designed to disinfect municipal wastewater and prevent the spread of waterborne pathogens to lakes, streams, rivers, and coastal waters...

Oct 8th, 2004

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 4, 2004 (PRNewswire-FirstCall) -- Calgon Carbon Corp.'s UV Technologies launched at the WEFTEC Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference in New Orleans its new C(3)150TM ultraviolet light wastewater disinfection system.

The C(3)150 is designed to disinfect municipal wastewater and prevent the spread of waterborne pathogens to lakes, streams, rivers, and coastal waters.

Calgon Carbon designed the open channel, parallel flow ultraviolet disinfection system to meet the demands of treatment plant operators for simple operation and maintenance. The system can be built to fit virtually all open channel wastewater streams to treat the flows of small-to-medium-sized treatment plants.

The launch is consistent with Calgon Carbon's strategy to grow its UV technologies through new product development and continued commitment to research and development and excellence in product design.

Jim Sullivan, general manager of UV Technologies for Calgon Carbon, said, "We are very excited about the launch. As a leader in drinking water UV disinfection, we are confident that we can quickly leverage this expertise into a leadership position in the wastewater disinfection market."

Calgon Carbon Corp., based in Pittsburgh, Pa., is a global leader in services and solutions for making air and water cleaner and safer. The company employs approximately 1,200 people at 18 operating facilities and 27 sales and service centers worldwide.

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