GROUNDWATER
RO PRE-FILTRATION

REFERENCE FACT SHEET

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

  • Filtered water capacity up to 13,500 m³/d
  • Brownfield BOT
  • Modification of pre-treatment process steps, replacement of existing pressurized sand filters
  • Location: Jordan
  • In operation since 07/2018

PROCESS CHAIN

  • Packed aeration tower for Fe oxidation
  • Retention tank with chlorine dosage for chemical oxidation of Fe and Mn
  • Optional dosage of HMO for Ra removal 
  • Dead-end submerged ceramic flat sheet membrane filtration
  • Reverse osmosis

PROCESS FLOW DIAGRAM

Ceramic flat sheet membrane - CERAFILTEC - PFD 2

BLOWER FOR AIR-SCOURING

RETENTION TANK FOR CHEMICAL OXIDATION OF Fe & Mn

RAW WATER FROM WELLS

INJECTION POINT OF CHLORINE

PACKED AERATION TOWER FOR Fe OXIDATION

CERAFILTEC WITH 5 TRAINS AND 1×3 TOWERS PER TRAIN

FILTRATION PUMP

SPRINKLER PUMP

BACKWASH PUMP

CIP CIRCULATION LINE

INJECTION POINT HMO (OPTIONAL)

FILTERED WATER TANK

FILTERED WATER TO RO

CONCENTRATED SLUDGE DISCHARGE

PERFORMANCE DATA

PARAMETERUNITFEED WATERFILTERED WATER
Feppm5.2< 0.02
Mnppm0.1< 0.02
TOCppm< 1.0< 1.0
TSSppm> 22< 1 (nil)
TDSppm2,8102,810
TurbidityNTU> 10< 0.2
SDI 15%/min> 5.0< 0.5
PARAMETERUNITVALUE
No. of trains4+1
Max. flow per trainm³/hr115.1
Max. flux rateLMH754
Filtration timehrs2 x 11.92
Backwash timesec2 x 45
Recovery rate%99.4
Power consumptionkWhr/m³0.03
FeFeed water 5.2 ppm
Filtered water < 0.02 ppm
MnFeed water 0.1 ppm
Filtered water < 0.02 ppm
TOCFeed water < 1.0 ppm
Filtered water < 1.0 ppm
TSSFeed water > 22 ppm
Filtered water < 1 (nil) ppm
TDSFeed water 2,810 ppm
Filtered water 2,810 ppm
TurbidityFeed water > 10 NTU
Filtered water < 0.2 NTU
SDI 15Feed water > 5.0 %/min
Filtered water < 0.5 %/min
No. of trains4+1
Max. flow per train115.1 m³/hr
Max. flux rate754 LMH
Filtration time2 x 11.92 hrs
Backwash time2 x 45 sec
Recovery rate99.4 %
Power consumption0.03 kWhr/m³

PLANT PICTURES & VIDEO

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Pre-casted concrete filtration tank
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Site construction
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Site construction
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Site construction
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Site construction
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Train installation
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Train installation
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Train installation
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RO after CERAFILTEC
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Backwash waste
Raw water
Filtered water
Ceramic flat sheet membrane - CERAFILTEC - Reference Jordan filtered water turbidity
Filtered water
NTU = 0.18
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