Ozone water treatment for bottled water facilities

Practical Uses of Ozone

Bottled Water

Fast-acting and effective, ozone water treatment technology is now used in a variety of water treatment applications. Best known for its superior disinfections capability, ozone has been used in the European municipal water industry for over 100 years.

95% of potable water in Western Europe is treated with Ozone. Ozone water treatment is becoming widely used for potable water in North America now the most rapidly growing market. Ozone is one of the strongest commercially available oxidizers, making it popular as a primary disinfectant of bottled water.

Recent changes in legislature and industry guidelines have increased the need for ozone in the beverage industry in general. In bottled water plants, ozone water treatment technology can be used to disinfect product water to comply with International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) guidelines while leaving no residual taste or odor.

At beverage plants, ozone water treatment can reduce or eliminate the need for chemical or high temperature disinfection processes, reducing downtime and chemical costs. The effectiveness and cost benefits of ozone for these uses is proven in many locations throughout the world.

Ozone provides the following benefits to the Beverage Market:

  1. Ozone is far superior to any other cleaning method because of its high oxidation power.
  2. Use of ozone allows for lower operating costs. Ozone reduces overall chemical costs, discharge assessments and plant downtime.
  3. With ozone disinfection, each cleaning program is the same as the previous one, translating repeatability into reliability.
  4. Ozone is not typically associated with by-products or contamination, and naturally reverts to oxygen, so no taste or odor is associated with its use.
  5. Ozone is generated on-site, so no dangerous storage or handling is required. Plus, it is environmentally friendly.
  6. The IBWA suggests a residual ozone content of 0.2 to 0.4 ppm of ozone in bottled water, providing disinfection of both the water and the bottle.
  7. Ozone water treatment technology has excelled in beverage applications. Ozmotics Generators are proven in the bottled water and beverage industry and backed by many years of application experience.

Case Study:

Advanced Ozone Water Treatment Technology [PDF - 140 KB]