MBC’s scope of services included the design of a 2:1 array full-size element pilot plant, permitting, bidding, contract administration, on-site loading observation, and review of membrane performance acceptance testing. This project reduced feed pressure and elimination of chemical pretreatment which resulted in a realized annual operating cost savings of $600,000.
Preparation of compliance studies analyzing treatment process and recommending process modifications, desk-top laboratory treatability studies, design and construction administration for implementation of recommended process improvements, and preparation of demonstration submittals to regulatory agencies.
In 2004, the City completed construction and commissioning of the 40 mgd NF membrane process addition to the City’s 70 mgd WTP. The original membrane elements for the plant were specially developed for the 2004 project by the membrane the membrane manufacturer, Hydranautics, which subsequently became the ESNA LF (low fouling) product line, the industry … Read more