Utilities Commission Continues Wastewater Treatment During Outage with Mobile Water Solution
A mobile water filtration system and a mobile seawater desalination reverse osmosis (RO) system from GE enabled the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) to continuously treat power plant wastewater at the Curtis H. Stanton Energy Center during a planned outage.
OUC uses GE’s brine concentrators and evaporators on-site to treat wastewater and achieve zero liquid discharge. Since the evaporators’ treatment capacity was reduced by the need to shut down a generation unit, however, OUC needed the mobile water solution to bridge the gap for the remaining wastewater to be treated.
During the outage, GE’s Water & Process Technologies provided mobile units to the site to treat the power plant’s wastewater for four months. The mobile water units provided 200 gallons per minute and allowed OUC to keep up with its wastewater treatment volume during the outage.