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MECKOW EPA20

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MECKOW EPA20 General FAQs

How pure is the water provided by the MECKOW EPA20?

  • The water produced by the MECKOW EPA20 is suitable for general purposes such as cooking, washing and drinking.
  • All bacteria e.g. E.coli, Cholera and Salmonella are removed from the water.
  • Contaminants such as Cryptosporidium, Cysts, Turbidity, heavy metals are successfully removed by the filter process.

What quantity of water does the MECKOW EPA20 produce?

  • The MECKOW EPA20 is capable of producing 20m3/h of potable water. Maximum treatment capacity may vary depending on source water quality.
  • This plant can also be used to increase the capacity of any existing systems.

What water source can the MECKOW EPA20 use?

  • The MECKOW EPA20 can produce potable water from any kind of raw fresh water source.
  • It can also remove any iron, manganese and sulphur that may be present in groundwater sources.

How easy is it to transport and install the MECKOW EPA20?

  • The plant is made from Epoxy Coated Carbon steel and weighs approximately 6000kg. The unassembled parts and all components fit inside a 40ft container making shipment very easy.
  • The estimated installation time is 15 days.

How does the MECKOW EPA20 process work?

  • The treatment process consists of conventional coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection.
    • Coagulation: Rapid mixing takes place in the raw water inlet pipe, where the chemicals are fed directly into the pipe via a dosing system, 1 m upstream from the plant inlet.
    • Hydraulic flocculation: The MECKOW EPA20 has a two stage hydraulic flocculation process. Here the water is gently mixed as it flows past vertical baffles placed in the flocculation channels.
    • Sedimentation: The MECKOW EPA20 has one high rate settling tank, with settling tubes inclined 60° towards the horizontal plane.
    • Rapid filtration: The plant has four declining rate rapid filters, with an automatic backwash system.
    • Dosing system: Chemicals used in the treatment process are metallic coagulants (like aluminium sulphate, ferric chloride, etc), alkalinity regulators and disinfectants.

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