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Reviewing UV Validation Test Reports

A workshop hosted by the International UV Association

August 27, 2018 – 1:00-5:00 PM
Cincinnati Marriott at River Center

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Background:

State regulators are required to review validation reports as part of the approval process for UV drinking water disinfection systems. These reports, and the accompanying EPA Guidance for interpreting the reports, can be complex. This workshop is intended to explain the main concepts behind the validation reports, and guide attendees through the process of reviewing a report.

Prerequisites:

It is expected that attendees will already have a basic understanding of UV disinfection. Registrants will be sent a short information package ahead of the workshop with a description of basic concepts and definitions that can be studied ahead of time to ensure that they have the required proficiency.

Intended Audience:

This workshop is aimed at state regulators who are tasked with reviewing UV validation reports.

Workshop Agenda:

  1. Introduction and fundamentals of the validation concept
  2. How validation tests are conducted
  3. Understanding validation test data
  4. A guide to working through the checklists from Chapter 5 of the EPA UV Design Guidance Manual
  5. Breakout group exercise: practice at reviewing elements of a validation report

Fees:

Free of charge, but pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

Hotel:

Cincinnati Marriott at River Center
10 W Rivercenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011
P: (859) 261-2900

The International Ultraviolet Association is a volunteer organization that includes scientists, academics, consultants, regulators, manufacturers, and other stakeholders who share an interest in maintaining a forum for the discussion of scientific and technological issues that relate to the use of ultraviolet light. The material presented in this workshop is solely of an educational nature, and does not represent any regulatory authority.