Norit in Chinese wastewater reuse success

A Norit & GreenTech Engineering consortium has been officially awarded the contract for the design, procurement, installation and start-up of the 180,000 m³/d Qinghe Municipal Wastewater Reuse Project in Beijing, China, Norit announced on 18 December 2009

The project, which is the single largest water reuse project in China, is part of the Qinghe wastewater reuse plan developed by the Beijing Drainage Group (BDG). The Qinghe reuse project is the world’s largest water-reuse plan and is part of the Beijing Government’s overall strategy to reuse all wastewater produced in the city.

The award of the project on on 30 October 2009 was the final result of a public tendering process in which the Norit & GreenTech Consortium competed with other tenderers, including General Electric, Siemens and Asahi.

The winning solution is based on Norit X-Flow XIGATM ultrafiltration membrane technology and GreenTech™ CMS-Compact Modular Skids. The project value is approximately RMB 75 million (US$ 11 million) and the project is expected to be delivered in 2010.