The contract is worth €119 million to Veolia Water.
The Abreu e Lima refinery water treatment and reuse station will be able to provide 2100 m3 of filtered water per hour and 580 m3 of recycling water per hour for industrial use. The water treatment plant will also reuse approximately one third of the water consumed by the refinery.
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies’ processes will include flocculation and counter-current lamella settling with Multiflo, multi media filters and granular activated carbon, electro dialysis reversal and ion exchange resin systems.
Commissioning is expected to start in 2011.