Desalination and clarification of Bahmanshir river  for the purpose of cooling tower make up water as well as Abadan petrochemical complex.

Owner / Client : Abadan Petrochemical Complex / Abadan Petrochemical Co. – APC

Location / Completion Year / Duration:

Abadan- Khouzaestan Province – Iran / 2009 / 4 month

Contract Type: EPC

Represented Solution in This Project:

Main Solution:

  • Desalination and Water Treatment

Process and Technology:

  • Hydrocyclone/ Capacity: 5000 m³/day
  • Self-Cleaning Filter (120μ & 30μ)/ Capacity: 5000 m³/day.
  • Ultrafiltration (UF) / Capacity: 4900 m³/hr.
  • Nano Filtration (NF) / Capacity: 840 m³/hr.
  • Reverse Osmosis (RO) / Capacity: 1920 m³/hr.

Fluid Characteristic:

Feed UF Permeate Nano Product RO Product
Feed Water River water Filtered water UF Permeate UF Permeate
Capacity 4,900 m³/day 4,608 m³/day 840 m³/day 1920 m³/day
Recovery 95 % 67 % 75 %
Turbidity –       NTU <0.02 NTU 0 0
SDI <3 <1 0 0
CO3 1494.86 mg/L 1494.86 mg/L 105.58 mg/L 07.62 mg/L
HCO3 244.02 mg/L 244.02 mg/L 44.56 mg/L 1.11 mg/L
TDS 4024.42 mg/L 4024.42 mg/L 367.45 mg/L 48.89 mg/L
pH 10.30 10.30 10.48 6.31