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News Aquatech awarded a 10,000 m³/d MED plant in Egypt

Aquatech is to design and supply a multiple-effect distillation (MED) seawater desalination system for the Abu Qir Thermal Power Plant near Alexandria, Egypt.

The client, West Delta Electricity Production Company, and consultant PGESCo, specified MED technology for uninterrupted water supply to boilers after carefully studying all available desalination technology options.

The Abu Qir facility comprises two MED units with thermal vapor compression, each with a capacity of 5,000 m³/d (net) to be supplied to the power station's boilers and other users. Aquatech's scope includes design, equipment supply, testing, and commissioning of two MED units complete with accessories to produce distilled water within the challenging schedule demanded by the project.

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Source of information The International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly industry website
Geographical coverage Egypt
News date 27/10/2009
Working language(s) ENGLISH