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POTABLE WATER FOR KAOLIN MINE

Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) and Multimedia Filtration (MMF)

Mining

Goldfields-Esperance Region, Western Australia

BACKGROUND

The EPC contractor for Australia’s first dual open-cut kaolin mine and geological waste repository required a potable water treatment plant to treat saline bore water for use at the accommodation camp and admin office.

MAK Water was selected to design and manufacture a reliable solution to treat the source bore water, which was of poor quality.

MAK Water worked closely with the client to design a fit for purpose, long term solution that complies with the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (ADWG).

SOLUTION

Containerised Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) with pre-filtration for iron and manganese to produce 30 m3/day of potable water.

MAK WATER KEY SOLUTIONS

  • Custom designed pre-treatment to suit poor quality bore water with high TDS, suspended solids, iron and manganese
  • Duty/standby multimedia and cartridge filtration
  • DMI-65 media filtration for iron & manganese removal
  • Chemical dosing: pH adjustment, and chlorine sterilisation of potable water
  • Potable tank recirculation and monitoring of free chlorine
  • Containerised (1 x 40’) solution for easy installation
  • Supply of feed water tank
  • Onsite plant commissioning and operator training
  • Ongoing service and maintenance contract

RESULTS AND BENEFITS

  • Compliance. Achieves required potable water compliance with ADWG
  • Technical Support. Expert advice and consultation with all parties throughout the process and ongoing plant service and maintenance by MAK Water
  • Fast Delivery. The manufacturing process was fast tracked to achieve the required project timeline