1.050 l/s

Desalinated water for the mining sector

Design and construction of a seawater desalination plant in Puerto Patache in Collahuasi, located 70 kilometres south of the city of Iquique in the Region of Tarapacá (Chile).

The Puerto de Patache plant will have an initial capacity of 1,050 litres/second. The work includes the construction of marine structures and a pre-treatment system and the development of reverse osmosis and post-treatment technologies to ensure the availability of water resources whose quality responds and adjusts to the different operating conditions of the mining sector.

General Information

  • Type of Contract: EPC + O&M (2 years +3)
  • Location: Tarapacá (Chile).
  • Capacity: 1,050 litres/second.
  • End client: Compañía Minera Doña Inés de Collahuasi