Singapore trial proves ceramic-ozone synergy

Gilbert Galjaard and Holly Shorney-Darby, PWN Technologies, Netherlands; and Wui Seng Ang and Mong Hoo Lim, PUB, Singapore

CeraMac®-19 vessel (right) and backwash tank (left) being installed in Singapore.

CeraMac®-19 vessel (right) and backwash tank (left) being installed in Singapore.

Since September 2011, PUB, Singapore's national water agency, has been testing a new ceramic membrane treatment technology as a filter for removal of suspended matter and biological pathogens.

After 18 months of testing, PUB is now exploring whether ceramic membrane filtration can be included as an option in the design to upgrade Choa Chu Kang Waterworks .

This article first appeared in the May/June 2013 issue of Desalination & Water Reuse magazine.

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Ceramic | Filter | Ozone | Singapore


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