Osmoflo wins US$ 15m wastewater reuse contract

Water and wastewater firm, Osmoflo, has won a US$ 15 million contract for the design, construction and commissioning of a wastewater treatment plant in northern Western Australia to produce reclaimed water for use in irrigation.

The contract was awarded by Rio Tinto for the Wickham township to service its Cape Lambert Port operations. The plant will treat wastewater in line with Western Australia Department of Health Guidelines for use in irrigating open space in and around the Wickham township

Under the deal Osmoflo will be responsible for process design and delivery of a membrane-based ultrafiltration system including chemical dosing, chlorination and other mechanical equipment. Osmoflo has also been appointed to carry out all site installation and civil works associated with the project and commissioning.

All works will be carried out in compliance with Rio Tinto and Water Corporation standards and will meet regulations covering construction in cyclone-prone areas.
Following commissioning and testing the plant will be handed over to the Western Australia Water Corporation.

The contract will be delivered and commissioned by Osmoflo’s Wastewater Business.