AMONCOURT, France: Skid–Elimination of turbidity and microbiological retention
In 1988, the town of Amoncourt fitted out with first drinking water treatment plant using Ultrafiltration membrane process: the world first. The plant's planned operational life was 7 years. It will have
operated to full satisfaction for 15 years. The site was specially monitored by the Ministry of Health. On the basis of these results, it gave sanitary approval to the clarification-disinfection of the water by Ultrafiltration membrane.
After more than 15 years of service, the prototype was replaced by a standardized unit in 2003.