GE will install its zero liquid discharge (ZLD) technology at a coal-to-chemical plant in China’s Shaanxi Province.

The ZLD evaporator and crystallizer system will eliminate liquid discharge of waste and enable water reuse at Shaanxi Future Energy Chemical Co. Ltd. The system, which is scheduled to be commissioned in March 2017, includes a vapor recompression brine concentrator followed by a crystallizer.

Once operational, the Hongdun facility, which converts coal into oil products, will treat wastewater feed at a rate of 40 m3/hr.