bestUV awarded to deliver BetaLine UV systems for a zoo

Dutch manufacturer bestUV is again awarded to deliver ultraviolet (UV) systems for disinfection of water to one of the largest zoos in Europe. The delivery is part of a renovation project to improve the water quality for the animals and visitors.


The bestUV systems, series BetaLine-E, are all equipped with multiple ‘state-of-the-art’  high-efficient UV lamps, with stable operation in a wide temperature range during the entire lamp life.

BetaLine UV series were introduced to the market after intense microbiological validation procedures at the veterinary university for physiology, pathophysiology and biophysics. The BetaLine UV series is as well approved by several international health institutes for use of disinfection of water for consumption (including Önorm, FHI and PZH). 

Hippos drinking!BetaLine UV is a compact UV system equipped with ‘state-of-the-art’ unique high-efficient low-pressure UV lamps. The availability of bestUV’s intelligent microprocessor allows the UV system to operate in the most economic power mode. By use of the intelligent microprocessor, the bestUV system runs exactly on the power needed to fulfill minimum UV dose requirements, even when flow and surface water quality change, which is important for use in zoos.

The local company installed already several bestUV systems and selected for above project again the bestUV systems for reasons of proven reliability, effectiveness, easy maintenance and good price/quality ratio.  

Contact the ‘experts in ultraviolet light’ for implementation of bestUV systems in new or existing water cycles in a zoo.

For more information you can send an email to or use our contact form.

Two waterworks select BetaLine UV systems

ByglandsfjordDutch UV manufacturer bestUV is again selected to deliver Önorm validated BetaLine UV systems for two scandinavian communal drinking water plants. The drinking water is mechanical filtered surface water and origins from the lake. The two waterworks decided to replace some low-pressure (LP) UV systems, installed in the 80‘s, by ‘state-of-the-art’ bestUV systems.

BetaLine UV systems were introduced to the market after intense validation procedures at universities for Water hygiene, (Patho)physiology and Biophysics. They are approved by several international health institutes for use in disinfection of water for human consumption. 

Bygland_and_JordalsboeBetaLine is a compact UV system, equipped with unique high-efficient low-pressure UV lamps. They operate in automatic mode on the most economic lamp power due to bestUV’s intelligent power controlsystem. The bestUV system runs exactly on the power needed to fulfill minimum UV dose requirements, even when flow and surface waterquality change.

Compared to medium-pressure (MP) UV systems the BetaLine is saving a lot of energy and has thus the lowest carbon footprint, which fit into the ‘environmental phylosophy’ of the waterworks. 

The engineers selected bestUV systems for a couple of reasons:

  • lowest investment costs,
  • 15 years lifecycle costs calculation (LCC),
  • long lamp life, 3x more compared to medium-pressure UV lamps
  • easy installation and maintenance,
  • automatic lamppower controlsystem, resulting in minimum use of energy,
  • automatic cleaning device, included in Önorm validation tests,
  • proven reliability at many drinking water references.

Again bestUV systems are disinfecting drinking water for human consumption against lowest costs on a very environmental friendly way and thus preserve and protect the beautiful nature.

For more information contact the ‘experts in ultraviolet light’.

bestUV systems for cosmetics industry in Eastern-Europe

bestUV was again awarded for delivery of several bestUV systems for a cosmetics company in Eastern-Europe.

The bestUV systems, integrated in the water treatment loop, are used for the following purposes e.g.: 

  • disinfection
  • deozonation
  • dechlorination
  • TOC reduction

All applications require their own specific UV dose (mJ/cm2) to be effective. UV for the disinfection process is totally different from the other processes. For breakdown of ozone (O3), free chlorine (HOCl/OCl-) and Total Organic Carbons (TOC) a much higher UV dose is required compared to disinfection and in some cases different combinations of UV lamps and quartz sleeves are required.

Besides bestUV’s decades of application knowledge, a very important strength of bestUV is the possibility to customize the bestUV systems according to the endusers’ requirements. The bestUV systems follow the highest standards in cosmetics and pharmaceutics industries, such as, but not limited to:

  • hygienic tri-clamp connections,  
  • hygienic construction,
  • material certificates 3.1 acc to EN 10204:2004

For more information contact the experts in ultraviolet light, bestUV.

One of largest breweries in Europe selects innovative bestUV system

One of the largest breweries in Europe selected bestUV for treatment of water to be used in the brewing process.

The brewery has committed itself to the environmental management system ISO 14001 and recognises bestUV systems to fit into their environmental and sustainable code of practise.

The bestUV system is customized to the specific needs of the brewery, running on different flows upto 2.000 hl/h. This innovation of bestUV fits perfect into bestUV’s innovative and customized philosophy, offering UV systems that the market is asking for.

For more information about bestUV’s innovative and customized UV systems, please contact the experts in ultraviolet light.

bestUV awarded for delivery to Baltic State

Dutch manufacturer bestUV is again awarded to deliver ultraviolet (UV) systems for disinfection of drinking water to one of the Baltic States.

The bestUV systems are all equipped with high-efficient UV lamps and automatic cleaning mechanisms for prevention of fouling of the protective quartz sleeves and UV sensor.

The delivery is part of a waterproject financed by European Union funds for reconstruction of water and sewage systems.

The UV units will be installed in a pressure pumping station, supplying disinfected drinking water to small communities with total amount of abt. 20.000 inhibitants.

The local company already installed several bestUV systems and again selected the bestUV systems for reasons of proven reliability, effectiveness, easy maintenance and good price/quality ratio.

For more information about the above project or bestUV systems contact the experts in ultraviolet light by clicking here.

Certified KappaLine for ‘semi-submersible’ accommodation platform

Dutch UV manufacturer bestUV was selected to deliver NIPH (Norwegian Institute of Public Health) approved KappaLine UV systems to be installed on a ‘semi-submersible’ accommodation platform or ‘hotel on sea’. 

A ‘semi-submersible accomodation platform’ has columns and pontoons to cause the structure to float. It  can be moved from place to place to any location where extra lodging is needed.

The KappaLine UV systems will be used for disinfection of drinking water for over 400 single bed cabins on the accomodation platform. 

The platform is built in compliance with all the latest rules and regulations within the Norwegian sector. According to these regulations the UV systems must be biodosimeteric validated by an independent third party followed by approval of the NIPH ‘Liste B’, as the platform will operate in the norwegian part of the North Sea.

The KappaLine is compact, has a very small footprint, uses unique high-efficient low-pressure UV lamps. Compared to similar compact medium-pressure UV systems the KappaLine uses abt. 3x less power consumption and provide 3x longer lamp life.

Unique compact bestUV system

The Dutch manufacturer bestUV presented a new generation of high efficiency ultraviolet (UV) systems called KappaLine UV at the Aquatech tradeshow. The range is specifically  designed, microbiologically tested and certified for the disinfection of drinking and process water. The KappaLine UV product range is officially approved for disinfection of (drinking) water.

The KappaLine UV range is unique in design and lamp technology. The basis of the design is a combination of theoretical computer modeling (CFD) and practical microbiological testing. An extensive optimization process has resulted in the unique definite shape of the KappaLine UV range and it is officially certified for use in (drinking) water.

The specially designed state-of-the-art low pressure UV lamps offer optimum efficiency, long lamp life and thus low (LCC) operating costs.

The unique and compact design, where the connecting piping flanges are positioned in one line, result in the smallest footprint and lowest possible pressure drop.

Besides the application for disinfection of (drinking) water the KappaLIne UV is also very suitable for combined UV / hydrogen peroxide processes (AOP) where organic micro-pollutants are to be destructed.

Comparison of lamp technologies for public pools

A comparison between the two UV lamp technologies: low- and medium pressure (LP and MP) for use in swimming pools is available now.  The differences in reduction of chloramines (mono-, di-, and trichloramine) and microorganisms are described with references to scientific reports.

The document is written by the ‘experts in ultraviolet light’ especially for operators to help in selection of the best lamp technology available for pool water treatment.

Continue reading

Comparing Low- and Medium Pressure UV lamps in Pools

In this comparison of lamp technologies for the treatment of pool water. Ben F. Kalisvaart describes the different ways of treating pool water, which clearly shows the advantages of using Medium Pressure UV lamps in pool water.

The comparison can be downloaded as PDF document by clicking here.

Alternatively you can contact bestUV for a hardcopy version by sending us an e-mail.

Comparing repair tendencies between low- and medium-pressure UV lamps

This microbiological document is a summary of a literature study comparing microbial dark- and light-repair tendencies after UV exposure. The author describes the differences between low- and medium-pressure UV lamps. This document is especially interesting for those applications where (sun)light is exposed after UV treatment of water (a.o. wastewater, poolwater, ballastwater, fountains etc).

The document can be downloaded as PDF document by clicking here.

You can contact the author by sending an e-mail.