The X-Flow UF membranes were selected to provide pretreatment for the RO membranes. They will be installed with an inline configuration, which lowers energy consumption and helps avoid contamination as additional pumps and storage tanks are eliminated. Operating costs are also reduced as cartridge filters are not needed with the design.
The FEWA project will be executed by Aquatech Eastern on a complete EPC basis including civil works, buildings, balance of plant, and electrical and mechanical installation.
The 68 000 m3/day drinking water plant is scheduled to be operational late next year.