Based on the existing plant design and the operation data, innovative technologies can be implemented in the different plant areas such as the intake system, the pretreatment and RO sections or the post treatment.
Reduced use of chemicals improves the economy of the plant by reducing operation costs and increasing reliability, while reducing energy consumption.
- Simplifies RO plant operation
- Reduces downtime and increases water production time
- Increases RO plant availability.
- Decreases manpower for cleaning and maintenance
- Reduces risk of RO plant malfunction
- Eliminates use of harsh chemicals and biocides
- Eliminates use of chemicals for CIP, and subsequently the disposal of the spend chemicals
Technological & Cost Effectiveness:
- Lowers power consumption
- Decreases chemical consumption
- Decreases permeate conductivity
- Reduces the feed pressure and the pressure drop
- Lengthens membrane life
- Reduces O&M costs
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.