Desalination Plant

Aqueous Solutions tendered for supply of treated water to this remote mining camp. The consultant’s proposal was overly complicated. Aqueous Solutions were able to design and implement a much more cost effective solution resulting in significant savings in capital and operation costs, to the delight of the client.

Project Summary

  • Containerised desalination unit capable of producing 270,000 litres of water a day, supplying camp of 300+ people.
  • Potable water conditioning, calcite stabilisation, pH correction, disinfection, storage (0.5Ml), monitoring and distribution.
  • Aqueous Solutions optimised design and implemented cost effective strategy.
  • Plant and distribution system operation is fully automatic and can cope with widely varying demands associated with shift changes.

Project Specifics

  • Location: Mount Isa, QLD, Australia
  • System Capacity: 270,000 litres/day
  • Feed Water quality: bore water
  • Recovery : 80%