Desalination through revers osmosis
- Project: Canal de Alicante SWRO
- Entity: Ministry of the Environment.
- Location: Alicante, Community of Valencia. Spain.
- Capacity: 65,000 m3/day.
- Sea water intake through well catchment.
- Disinfection through the addition of sodium hypochlorite.
- Pumping of sea water through deep well vertical centrifuge pumps (18) of 300 m3/h each.
- Line Microfiltration through 10 units of constant level filters.
- Conditioning of filtered water through dosage of sulphuric acid and anti-fouling agent (sodium hexametaphosphate).
- Elimination of residual free chlorine through the addition of sodium bisulphate.
- High pressure pumping and energy recovery through 7 multi-stage + Pelton turbine groups.
- Seven frames of 100 modules and with 700 membranes each.
- Remineralisation of desalinated water through the addition of lime.
- Treated water tank using (4+1) pumps of 525 m3/h.
- Impulsion piping for produced water with 8,300 m of diameter 1100 and 13,625 m of diameter 700. Regulation tank of 50,000 m3.
- Supply by gravity to the Canal de Alicante.