In Rostov, opened the first installation of ultraviolet disinfection of water. For Russia, this new method of purification of water, but in the U.S. and Europe, it has been used for several decades.
Construction of a UV disinfection was carried out on the territory of water pumping stations in March 2010. Capacity — 450 thousand cubic meters. m night. The total cost of construction — 518, 2 million rubles, including design, construction, installation and commissioning. The station will purify water Rostov and Bataysk.
"This method is more environmentally friendly, safer. Ultraviolet light has a devastating effect on the virus DNA and the water is disinfected. It does not change the physical and chemical composition of water, respectively, there are no by-products that have a negative impact on human health, "- said General Director of JSC" Industrial Association of Water canal "Alexander Scriabin.
Prior to this, water is treated with liquid chlorine, but it does not kill all the bacteria. Now both the cleaning method will be used in conjunction. Later, "Water canal" plans to give up liquid chlorine and sodium hypochlorite on the go.
"From the salt produced by electrolysis of sodium hypochlorite. Together hypochlorite plus ultraviolet give maximum effect, "- said Alexander Scriabin.