Florida Specifier: New treatment technology offers alternative to chlorine for disinfection

Recent evidence suggests that the chlorination process can create other types of emerging contaminants such as nitrosamines, which are a thousand times more toxic than trihalomethanes.

These concerns have resulted in new regulations that often make the use of chlorination/dechlorination methods too expensive or impractical for many municipalities. To address these issues of safety and cost-effectiveness, FMC Water Treatment developed VigorOx® WWT II wastewater disinfection technology, a peracetic acid-based, environmentally responsible and economically minded alternative to chlorine and other disinfectants.

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