4. Disinfection Objectives

Following completion of this chapter, students should be able to:

  1. Explain the disinfection processing using chlorine, hypochlorite, chlorine dioxide, and chloramines, as well as ultraviolet (UV) and ozone systems.
  2. Describe the breakpoint chlorination process.
  3. Identify the points of disinfectant application and select the proper dosage.
  4. Start up, shut down, troubleshoot, and maintain disinfection equipment and systems.
  5. Handle disinfectants safely and develop and conduct a chlorine safety program.
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