UV Disinfection and Cartridge Filtration

Resources for Drinking-water Assistance Programme

Published online: 
02 December 2010


This booklet provides information about the supply of safe drinking-water to small water supplies serving less than 5000 people. Cartridge filtration and ultraviolet (UV) disinfection are effective methods for treating protozoa-contaminated drinking-water. UV disinfection is also effective against bacteria and some viruses.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    02 December 2010
  • Hardcopy date of publication:
    02 December 2010
  • ISBN:
    978-0-478-35928-2 (online)
  • HP number:
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2010. UV Disinfection and Cartridge Filtration: Resources for Drinking-water Assistance Programme. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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