Nirosoft wins tender for Chile seawater desalination plant

Nirosoft Industries has won a tender to supply a seawater desalination plant for Aguas De Altiplano, the Chilean Regional Water Utility company.

CHILE, Nov. 26, 2012 -- Nirosoft Industries has won a tender to supply a seawater desalination (SWRO) plant for Aguas De Altiplano, the Chilean Regional Water Utility company. The SWRO plant, to be located in La Chanavayita, a small rural community in northern Chile, will produce 45 m3 of water per hour (200 gpm).

"This state-of-the-art desalination plant represents a major step forward for the community, who will now be able to rely on a consistent supply of high quality drinking water," says Michael P. Tramer, Global VP Marketing & Sales, Nirosoft. The system is based on Nirosoft's new NIROBOX™ pre-engineered systems, meeting the need for a cost-effective, easy to use water treatment solution. The treatment process comprises of ultrafiltration (UF) pre-treatment, followed by three SWRO trains and post-treatment.

The turnkey project is being supplied at an approximate cost of $3 million dollars. The EPC contract, which is being funded by the Chilean Ministry of Public Works, is part of the APR initiative to bring potable water to rural communities. The project includes six months of operation and maintenance. Nirosoft will execute the project jointly with its representative, SIMTECH Ltda.

About Nirosoft

Nirosoft creates cost--effective, custom solutions for challenging water and wastewater treatment projects anywhere in the world. With its focus on meeting the unique requirements and site-specific conditions of industrial, municipal, non-government and military customers, Nirosoft uses advanced technologies to solve water-related problems quickly. Nirosoft provides a range of solutions, including desalination, demineralization, effluent reclamation, mobile water purification and industrial wastewater treatment systems to all types of environments — from densely populated areas to remote communities as well as complex industrial applications. Founded in Israel, Nirosoft has operations throughout Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and South America.

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