What is UV Water Sterilisation?

Aqua Fresh explains what UV water sterilisation is, and why you need it in your water filter system.

Ultraviolet (UV) water sterilisation is an important part of making sure your water is healthy to drink. As professional suppliers of water filters in Brisbane, we’ll explain what it is, and why it’s so valuable in your water filtration system. 

What is UV Sterilisation?

UV sterilisation is a method of sterilising water through the use of ultraviolet light. UV light is an effective method of removing microorganisms from water by penetrating the cell wall and damaging cellular function. This results in a microorganism such as a bacteria or virus being unable to grow in your water.

How UV Filters Make Water Safe

As explained by the Brisbane City Council, coming into direct and even indirect contact with water contaminated by microorganisms can result in a swathe of unpleasant symptoms, including fever, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and pain, and respiratory infections.

Water filters in Brisbane City Council’s domain measure for high levels of enterococci to find microbial contamination. These high levels are seen after heavy rainfall; or electrical outages and damage affecting wastewater treatment facilities.

UV filters make water safe after these incidents by killing microorganisms and ensuring they cannot reproduce.

Choosing the Right UV Water Steriliser

The ‘danger zone’ is the temperature range bacteria thrives in, between 5°C and 60°C. That makes Brisbane the perfect place for bacteria to bloom. Choosing the right water filters for Brisbane homes and businesses is something we do every day.

The most important thing to consider is that low-power UV light systems are not as effective against microorganisms with thick cell walls. These include Cryptosporidium and Giardia. Make sure you’re choosing a UV water steriliser powerful enough to be effective against the bacteria-friendly Brisbane climate.

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Embrace Pure and Safe Water with UV Water Sterilization!

UV water sterilisers are a vital addition to water filters in Brisbane’s subtropical climate. You can browse Aqua Fresh’s range of effective UV water sterilisers here.

For pricing information, please call 07 3355 1591 or fill out our enquiry form here.

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