The industrial water treatment needs of the Oil & Gas, Refineries & Petrochemicals industries, the Power sector and the Mining industry are all of major focus for IDE Technologies.
Since 1965, IDE has been developing thermal and membrane water treatment technologies, and has a proven track record of hundreds of successful deployments worldwide.
Our advanced industrial water treatment solutions take a comprehensive, integrated, end-to-end approach to the water treatment needs, providing our clients with a one-stop-shop and a full process guarantee.
Our solutions are designed to maximize water recovery and reuse according to your specification, reaching up to zero liquid discharge solutions.
What is Industrial water treatment?
There are many uses for water in industry, all of which require treatment – either before disposal or for re use.
In addition, raw water, from various sources, often requires treatment before entering the plant, in order to meet quality specifications to be used in the processes.
Industrial water treatment encompasses all the above and includes the treatment of water to sustain both technically and economically the operations of the plant.
There are many types of industries, all of which poses different water needs:
Microelectronics / Semiconductors
Our secret is in our approach, providing you with a Reliable, Sustainable and Economical solution, per your needs.
IDE offers a Broad Range of Unique Benefits:
- High recovery technologies as an integrated part of our design to resuse and recycle as much of the water as possible
- End-to-end water treatment from pre-treatment, through membrane solutions up to ZLD with thermal technologies.
- Process guarantee
- Reduced OPEX and CAPEX compared to conventional solutions
- Proven track record in EPC, turnkey, O&M, BOT and other business models
- Fully customizable to a variety of water sources and customer requirements
- Global delivery capabilities
- Modular design capability with a short set-up time suitable for remote locations
Disposal of industrial wastewater from an industrial plant is a difficult and costly problem. There are many options for disposal, some of which are:
- Direct surface discharge
- Evaporation ponds
- Deep well injections
- Discharge to a local WWTP
However, all these “solutions” are costly and do not add any value to the plant operation. Therefore, it is important to minimize the effluents for disposal as much as possible, and to recycle and increase reuse of the water back into the process as much as possible.
This will result in a more efficient, cheap and sustainable mode of operation for the plant.
Utilizing Available Coldness from Liquefied Natural Gas LNG Regasification Process for Seawater Desalination
In this article a case study was considered, in which an LNG regasification plant can supply 1750 ton/hr of water-glycol solution at -15°C to be utilized for seawater desalination. The main challenge in this evaluation is being able to provide a desalination solution able to compete with the commonly used RO plants.
Recovery of Osmotic Power in SWRO Plants
The paper analyzes the ways that different researchers have selected to overcome the phenomenon of CP, and presents an overview of the existing RO membranes from the point of view of their suitability for use in Forward Osmosis power generation.
Design Challenges and Operational Experience of a Mega MED Seawater Desalination Plant in Tianjin
This article is a continuation of the article "Sliding Pressure Turbine Integrated with Seawater Desalination Facility (MED)" presented at the IDA 2011 World Congress.
Three Pressure Retarded Osmosis PRO Processes
Pressure retarded osmosis (PRO) can be implemented on a number of water types, using different technologies and achieving various power outcomes. This paper presents the three most practical options.
Three Center Design Implemented in Ashkelon SWRO Plant
This paper presents the three center design implemented in the South Israel (Ashkelon) seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination facility with guaranteed production capability of 100 Mm3 /year. The facility design is based on the concept of a Three-Center Design: a pumping center, a membrane center and an energy recovery center.
Larnaca Successfull BOOT Project Nears Completion
This paper describes the main components of a successful B.O.O.T. project covering the following subjects: Basic Plant layout, Commissioning of plant and setting parameters, Operations and maintenance, Plant availability, Final phases of a B.O.O.T. project.