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Water Treatment Power Plant Siemens Water Treatment Technology for Indian Power Plant

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Siemens Water Technologies was chosen to provide a cooling water treatment system for the capacity expansion of a gas-based power plant in India. The power plant in the Indian district Gujarat will employ two Siemens Contrafast systems to treat up to four million gallons of water from the Tapi river per day.

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Contrafast Concentric system from Siemens combines the treatment process in a single tank. Two Siemens Contrafast cooling water treatment systems will be installed in an Indian power plant expansion. (Picture: Siemens)
Contrafast Concentric system from Siemens combines the treatment process in a single tank. Two Siemens Contrafast cooling water treatment systems will be installed in an Indian power plant expansion. (Picture: Siemens)

Singapore – Torrent Power, operating company of the Uonsugen power plant, schedules the expanded capacity of the plant to be commissioned in September 2012. To ensure a consistent, reliable cooling water supply for the plants cooling towers, the Indian company selected Siemens' Contrafast technology. Contrafast Concentric offers, according to Siemens, a high rate clarification and solids removal process in a single unitized steel basin. The simple design shall help to reduce installation hassle and operation costs while at the same time reducing the environmental footprint to about 80 percent of conventional water treatments.

Siemens Water Technologies in India will engineer and source the system hardware, with design review and on-site technical services provided by Siemens Water Technologies in Ames, Iowa/United States.

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