BEL lands Kuwait desalination supply contract

Murcia-based BEL Composite Iberica SL has been awarded a contract by Veolia subsidiary OTV to supply pressure-vessels to the Az Zour South desalination project in Kuwait.

BEL will supply 1,300 membrane pressure-vessels for the 30 MIGD (136,400 m³/d) seawater reverse-osmosis plant which is being built for the Ministry of Electricty & Water.

Each pressure vessel holds eight membranes with a working pressure of 1,200 psi (83 bar) in a multiple-port configuration with 3-in side ports.