Desalia has confided Protec Arisawa FRP Vessels for a new, 24,000 m3/d (6.3 MGD) SWRO plant west of Alexandria, near the city of Matrouh. The plant, which will provide potable water meeting WHO standards, is being built for the Armament Authority for Egypt’s Ministry of Defense.
Plans call for an open ocean intake located 625m (2,000 ft) offshore and a 325m (1,070 ft) brine discharge line. Each of four 6,000 m3/d (1.6 MGD) trains will be preceded by multimedia filters and equipped with Energy Recovery PX ERDs. The plant is scheduled for completion in April 2016