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Aquatech wins water projects in Egypt

By Gerald Ondrey |

Aquatech Corp. (Canonsburg, Pa.; www.aquatech.com) has been awarded a contract to design and supply a multiple effect distillation (MED) seawater desalination system for the Abu Qir Thermal Power Plant in Egypt. The client, West Delta Electricity Production Co., and consultant, PGESCo, specified MED technology for uninterrupted water supply to boilers after carefully studying all available desalination technology options. The Desalination Facility at Abu Qir comprises of two, multiple-effect-distillation with thermal-vapor-compression (MED-TVC) units, each with a capacity of 5,000 m3/d (net) and will supply 10,000 m3/d of fresh water  to the power station’s boilers and other users. Aquatech’s MED technology has been developed and improved over decades of in-house research and onsite experience worldwide and will provide an environmentally friendly solution keeping in mind a reduced carbon footprint. Aquatech’s scope includes design, equipment supply, testing, and commissioning of two MED units complete with accessories to produce distilled water within a challenging schedule as demanded by the project. The plant will be located near Alexandria, will use seawater from the Mediterranean Sea to produce pure water…
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