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Portable Packaged Potable Water Treatment Plants

Customer: SAE (South American Exploration)

Completion Date: 30/04/2010

Location: Various locations across Papua New Guinea

Specifications & Features:

Dowdens Pumping and Water Treatment supplied and commissioned a number of portable potable water treatment plants for the South American Exploration company across various locations in Papua New Guinea.

Water Quality Requirements: Water quality produced to be clean and bacteria, virus and pathogen free.

Water Use: Potable grade water to be used for the drinking, cooking, washing and showering requirements at field exploration sites.

Daily Treated Water Production:

  • 1x 20.0 KL / day plant for use in the main exploration base camp
  • 40x 20.0 LPM plants to be used by seismic camp crews

Plant Description:

Base Camp System:

  • Skid mounted, caged, lockable system capable of treating up to 20.0 KL / day of river water to potable drinking standard
  • Plant consists of raw water pump, bag filter for coarse filtration, ultrafiltration (UF) for filtration to <0.2 micron, carbon filtration for taste, odour and organic removal, chlorine dosing for disinfection and a treated water supply pump

Seismic Camp System:
  • Wire caged systems comprising of a raw water pump, dual 20 and 5 micron sediment cartridge filters and carbon filter cartridge, ultraviolet (UV) disinfection for water sterilisation

Details:

Key Plant Features: Designed and supplied using robust construction methods to enable helicopter drop-off in the arduous Papua New Guinean operating conditions. Off the shelf components were utilised to facilitate easy servicing and spare part replacements. The WTPs supplied have minimal operator requirements.


 
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