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February 15, 2008

Chementator: Desalination barges based on reverse osmosis

Gerald Ondrey

Transfield Services Ltd. (edlinks.che.com/7369-549) and WorleyParsons Ltd. (both North Sydney, Australia; edlinks.che.com/7369-550) have been selected to construct two mobile-desalination units (MDU) for contingency use in the Brisbane River. The project is...

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Comments (1) for Chementator: Desalination barges based on reverse osmosis
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I would like to point out that the barges that you mention in the February Chementator, Desalination barges based on reverse osmosis (RO; p. 15), would not be "the first based on reverse osmosis". Ionics Inc., now a part of GE Water & Process Technologies built a barge-mounted SWRO plant a number of years ago for a customer in the Middle East. The system even used ultrafiltration as pretreatment to the SWRO process.

John Herbert

GE Infrastructure, Water & Process Technologies, Watertown, Mass.
Posted by John Herbert on Wednesday, July 9, 2008 @ 12:51 PM

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