UV Water Treatment: An In-Depth Look at UV Guard’s Solutions


Do you want the peace of mind that comes with turning on your tap and knowing that every drop of water is crystal-clear and contaminant-free?

Whether you’re a home or business owner (or both!), UV light water treatment is a game-changer. It employs cutting-edge technology to provide healthy and sustainable water treatment.

At UV Guard, we’re not shy about admitting that we’re champions in this field!

So, let’s explore our innovative UV water filtration systems, how they work, plus their applications and benefits to you, your family, and your business.

What is UV Water Treatment?

UV light water treatment uses ultraviolet (UV) light to disinfect water from harmful microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites.

As water passes through a UV chamber, it’s exposed to UV-C light emitted by a UV lamp. This short wavelength of ultraviolet light penetrates the DNA of harmful microorganisms, disrupting their genetic material. This disruption hinders their ability to reproduce and renders them incapable of causing infections and illnesses.

What sets UV water treatment apart is that it effectively eliminates a broad spectrum of pathogens without introducing chemicals or altering the taste and smell of water.

This process produces safe water for drinking and manufacturing processes in residential and commercial settings.

What are the benefits of residential UV water treatment?

  • Destruction of 99.99% of pathogens from drinking water, including E. coli, Cryptosporidium, and Giardia.
  • Quick disinfection.
  • Low maintenance.
  • Energy efficiency.
  • Cost-effectiveness.

And the benefits of commercial UV water treatment?

  • Continuous water disinfection for high-flow systems.
  • Broad spectrum disinfection.
  • Reduced reliance on chemical disinfectants.
  • Easy maintenance.
  • Compliance with regulatory health and safety standards.

UV Guard’s Role in Residential UV Water Treatment

UV water filtration systems dispense clean, safe water in your home for drinking, cooking, bathing, and other household activities.

These systems are low maintenance, requiring a UV lamp replacement about once a year. But that’s not all! They’re also energy-efficient, using approximately the same amount of power as a standard light bulb.

You can install your system at the point where water enters your home to treat all the water in your house. Or, you can opt for an under-sink unit to purify water at a specific point, like the kitchen sink.

We’ve designed our chemical-free residential UV water treatment systems for optimal performance, reliability, and convenience.

Let’s take a closer look.

The CWP-Series™ is a compact, weather-resistant system that comes pre-assembled for convenience. It’s suitable for disinfecting rainwater, bore water, and town water.

Key features and benefits of this system include:

  • Improved water taste, clarity, and odour..
  • A corrosion-resistant stainless steel bracket and lockable cover for outdoor installation..
  • Australian WaterMark certification, meaning it meets specific national standards for quality and performance..

Our LED-Series™ uses innovative light-emitting diode (LED) UV technology to disinfect water.

Key features and benefits of this system include:

  • A compact design that fits easily into tight spaces..
  • Low levels of heat and zero ozone emissions..
  • Instant required UV intensity..
  • A flow switch that turns the UV light on only when water is flowing, reducing unnecessary power usage and extending the life of the LED..
  • Years of safe drinking water provided – over one million litres!.

The SLT-Series™ provides high-performance, low-cost UV water disinfection.

Key features and benefits of this system include:

  • Seven models to suit a range of indoor and outdoor applications, including under-sink, whole house, swimming pools, and ponds..
  • Easy installation and maintenance..
  • Australian WaterMark certification..

UV Guard’s Role in Commercial UV Water Treatment

Why are UV water filtration systems necessary for your business?

  1. Public health: By removing harmful bacteria, viruses, and contaminants from water, employees’ and customers’ health is protected..
  2. Infrastructure protection: Untreated water can cause pipe corrosion, boiler issues, and equipment surface stains..
  3. Product and service quality: Maintaining the taste and integrity of products is crucial in hospitality businesses and manufacturing plants..
  4. Legal compliance: UV-treated water meets water quality standards and regulations..

We’ve designed our commercial UV water treatment systems to provide continuous clean water without compromising your business’ operational efficiency.

Here’s a preview of our commercial products.

Our commercial LED-Series™ utilises LED UV technology, which offers remarkable energy efficiency, safety, reliability, and operational longevity.

Key features and benefits of this system include:

  • Durability to withstand harsh environments.
  • Mercury and emission-free.
  • Low-maintenance.
  • A flow rate of up to 6 lpm (litres per minute).
  • 12V, 24V, and 240V models with battery back-up options.

The MPX-Series™ is ideal for commercial swimming pools, water features, industrial process water, wastewater, and potable water applications.

Key features and benefits of this system include:

  • High-performance medium-pressure water disinfection for flows up to 1000 m3/hr.
  • Drinking water disinfection for flows up to 1200 m3/hr and beyond.
  • A large 7″ HMI touch screen for easy operation and monitoring.
  • A compact and versatile design for horizontal or vertical configurations.
  • Interlocking UV lamp safety devices and UV reactor temperature management systems.

The P-Series™ provides UV disinfection for saline waters, thermal fluids, and corrosive liquids.

Key features and benefits of this system include:

  • Models to suit aquaculture and industrial applications of all sizes.
  • Schedule 80 uPVC and HDPE UV reactors suitable for saltwater.
  • A range of optional controller features.
  • Easy connection to existing plumbing infrastructure.

Our S-Series™ system is suitable for moderate-flow (up to 50 m3/hr) UV water disinfection.

Key features and benefits of this system include:

  • Highly customisable features.
  • Multiple inlet and outlet options.
  • An internal flow mixer that optimises UV exposure.
  • Level 1 Australian WaterMark certification.

The T-Series™ protects stored water, liquid sugar, powders, and other substances from harmful pathogens in residential and commercial storage tanks of any size. It can be submerged to disinfect stored liquids directly and also acts as a deterrent to prevent pests from entering tanks.

Key features and benefits of this system include:

  • Water, powder, air, internal tank wall, and product surface disinfection.
  • Multiple connection types with 316L grade stainless steel options.
  • Indoor and outdoor UV lamp controller options.
  • Easily scalable technology.
  • Simple touch-button operation.

We’ve designed the X-Series™ for liquids with low UV Transmittance (UVT), high UV dose requirements, and large flows, such as process water in food and beverage production, cooling water in large HVAC systems, and water used in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

Key features and benefits of this system include:

  • Disinfection for large water flows 30-700 m3/hr and beyond.
  • A UV reactor configured to maximise efficiency and performance.
  • Up to 16,000 hours of operational UV lamp life.
  • Multiple inlet and outlet connection types and positions.
  • A customisable controller.
  • Australian WaterMark certification.

FAQs About UV Water Treatment

Is UV Water Better Than Boiled Water?2024-02-09T14:37:46+11:00

While both UV treatment and boiling effectively kill harmful microorganisms in water, UV treatment achieves the same result more conveniently and without changing the water’s taste.

Is It Safe To Drink UV Treated Water?2024-02-09T14:37:27+11:00

Yes, UV-treated water is safe to drink. Not only that, it’s also healthier and tastier! UV disinfection water treatment destroys harmful bacteria and viruses without adding chemicals to the water or altering its taste.

Is UV Water Treatment Worth It?2024-02-09T14:23:51+11:00

Absolutely! UV light water treatment systems efficiently and sustainably disinfect water, making it safe for drinking and other uses. These systems are more cost-effective, require less maintenance, and have longer lifespans than traditional water treatment systems.

Engage with UV Guard Today!

Investing in a UV Guard UV disinfection water treatment system for your home or business is a step towards healthier living and a greener planet.

With our diverse range of systems for all manner of residential and commercial applications, you can be sure we have the UV water filtration system for you.

So what are you waiting for? Cost-effective and eco-friendly clean water is just a click away!

Fill out this online form, and a member of our expert team will be in touch to help you choose the best UV water treatment system for your needs.

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