Keywords: nuclear desalination, reverse osmosis, nuclear power plants, Kudankulam, seawater desalination, nuclear energy, potable water, drinking water
Experiences with the seawater reverse osmosis plant at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant
The Seawater Reverse Osmosis Plant (SWROP) of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant is located at Anuvijay township, Chettikulam, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu. The objective is to produce 2400 M³ of potable water per day. The plant consists of four streams, each having a capacity of 25 M³/h. Each stream has nine pressure tubes in parallel and each pressure tube has six polyamide spiral-wound membranes in series.