ULTRAVIOLET WATER TREATMENT
A chemical-free water disinfection system.
How Does UV Work?
Ultraviolet light restructures the DNA of bacteria, mold spores, viruses, and yeast to halt reproduction. The ultraviolet water disinfection process is chemical-free and does not result in any residual tastes or odors.
Is UV Right For Me?
An ultraviolet water treatment system is recommended for homes that have failed a water test, especially those with well water. Ultraviolet water purification can treat yeast, virus, mold spores, and bacteria in well water. Pristine Water Systems offers units from 8 to 20 gallons per minute (gpm). View the UV Products page for more information. Ultraviolet water treatment can also be used in pool disinfection with a specially designed system.
Bacteria in Well Water?
Some Common Micro-Organisms Affected by Ultraviolet Light
Bacteria: Bacillus anthracis, B.enteritidis, B. Magatherium sp. (vegetative/spores), B. paratyyphosus, B. subtilis (vegetative/spores), Clostridium tetani, Corynebacterium diphtheria, Eberthella typhosa, Escherichia coli, Leptospira inerrogans, Micrococcus candidus, Micrococcus sphaeroides, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Neisseria catarrhalis, Phytomonas tumefaciens, Proteus vulgaris, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Pseudomonas fluorescens, Salmonella enteritidis, Salmonella paratyphi, Salmonella typhus (Typhoid), Sarcina lutea, Serratia marcescens, Shigella dysenteriae (Dysentery), Shigella paradysenteriae, Spirillum rubric, Staphylococcus albus, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus hemolyticus, Streptococcus lactase, Streptococcus viridans, Vibrio cholerae
Mold Spores: Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus glaucus, Aspergillus niger, Mucor racemosus A, Mucor racemosus B, Oospora lactis, Penicillium digitatum, Penicillium expansum, Penicillium roqueforti, Rhizopus nigricans, Algae / Protozoa, Chlorella vulgaris (algae), Nematode eggs, Paramecium
Virus: Bacteriphage (E. coli), Hepatitus virus, Influenza virus, Polio virus, Rotavirus, Tobacco mosaic
Yeast: Baker's yeast, Brewer's yeast, Common yeast cake, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Saccharomyces ellipsoideus, Saccharomyces sp.
Need a bulb replacement?
Our bulbs are rated for 9,000 hours (or approximately 1 year) of operation. We know that you have a lot to remember already, so we are now offering annual bulb replacement email reminders. Register here. Please call 410-827-8885 to order a replacement ultraviolet bulb. Orders typically ship same day (Monday through Friday) and arrive in one business day. Discounts are available for plumbers and bulk orders.