produced water reuse Articles

  • Evaluation of Potential Benficial Reuse of San Ardo Produced Water

    ABSTRACTThe goal of this DOE, Aera Energy LLC, and Kennedy/Jenks Consultants funded project was to evaluate the potential for treatment and beneficial reuse of produced water from an oilfield in San Ardo, California. A 10 - 30 gpm reverse osmosis (RO) pilot plant was constructed and operated for nine months. The key constituents of concern include total dissolved solids (7000 mg/l ...

  • Evaluation of hybrid treatments to produce high quality reuse water

    Four tertiary hybrid treatments to produce high quality reused water, fulfilling Brazilian drinking water regulations, from a slaughterhouse's secondary treated effluent were evaluated. The pilot plant with a capacity of 500 L h−1 was set up and consisted of these stages: pre-filtration system (cartridge filter 50 micron, activated carbon filter, cartridge filter 10 micron), oxidation (H2O2) or ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water Reuse Terminology

    All water on Earth is used and reused, over and over, in an elegant water cycle. Water reuse occurs in various ways on a daily basis. It happens when a community’s treated wastewater is discharged into rivers or other water bodies. If you live in a community downstream of another, chances are you are reusing water from an upstream town. Scientifically proven advances in water technology ...


    By WateReuse

  • Water treatment technology for produced water

    Large amounts of produced water are generated during oil and gas production. Produced water, as it is known in the oil industry, is briny fluid trapped in the rock of oil reservoirs. The objective of this study was to test produced waters from a Montana USA oilfield using a mobile station to design a plant to cost efficiently treat the produced water for agricultural irrigation. We used combined ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Distillation of oil field produced water for reuse on irrigation water: evaluation of pollutants removal and ecotoxicity

    Desalination is one of the earliest forms of saline water treatment and it is still used throughout the world. In this work, a single-effect mechanical vapor compression (MVC) process was investigated to produce water for irrigation of non-edible cultures from oil-field produced water. Distillation was able to produce a condensate presenting very low amounts of 84 analyzed pollutants. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Removal of dissolved and dispersed hydrocarbons from oil and gas produced water with MPPE technology to reduce toxicity and allow water reuse

    Abstract Legislation worldwide and current technologies used in the treatment of offshore oil and gas/condensate produced water are mainly aimed at the removal of dispersed hydrocarbons (dispersed oil). From the beginning of this century, new insights in the North Sea area revealed that specific contaminants in produced water are toxic and their impact on the environment was assessed. This ...

  • Water Reuse Options for Industrial Plants

    Water can be a high cost commodity for an industrial operation.  In addition, industrial water consumption uses approximately 22% of water worldwide, a percentage that bothers water-conscious customers. To cut back on costs, as well as reduce environmental impact, industrial plants are considering water reuse. Plants have several options when it comes to water reuse, which  ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • Drinking rainwater and reusing wastewater

    Decentralized systems for drinking water processing could make a significant  contribution to the Millennium Development Goals. With the water concept in “self”, Eawag has demonstrated that membrane technology offers the chance to do just that. Lack of drinking water hygiene is one of the main sources of disease transmission worldwide, and in many situations centralized plants ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Overcoming Onsite Reuse Woes

    The buzz words “water reuse” are very pervasive in today’s culture.  Everyday we receive newspapers, e-newsletters and conference announcements that speak of drought, water shortages, global warming, discharge prohibitions and conservation.  The wastewater treatment plant at one Midwest municipality has proactively demonstrated its determination to do its conservation duty by reusing up ...


    By Orival, Inc.

  • Evaluation of Advanced Water Treatment for Indirect Potable Reuse

    The City of San Diego (City) and MWH recently completed a 18-month pilot testing program to determine the effectiveness of a three-step Advanced Water Treatment (AWT) process to produce water suitable for indirect potable reuse from tertiary water produced at the North City Water Reclamation Plant (NCWRP). This testing program was conducted as part of the City’s Water Reuse Study, which was ...

  • Reusing water for industrial processes and irrigation in Saudi Arabia

    Water is a scarce resource in Saudi Arabia and the public administration and private companies implement water reuse whenever possible. A reverse osmosis plant installed in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia helps to treat industrial waste water streams to quality levels that permit water reuse for industrial applications and irrigation. Kemira KemGuard antiscalant is used to prevent deposit ...

  • Utilizing unconventional water sources for industrial reuse

    Reclamation and reuse of unconventional wastewater sources for plant raw water, cooling water and process pre-treatment has increased substantially due to increases in the cost of drinking water, recurring water shortages that can impact business operations, and tightening government regulation. Water is required in almost every industrial sector for the processing and manufacture of products. ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • MBRs and Membranes for Industrial Water Reuse in California

    ABSTRACTOver the last few years, membranes have become the preferred treatment technology in municipal water and wastewater treatment. However, industrial treatment processes have continued to rely on conventional techniques. With recent improvements in membrane technologies, and with more stringent discharge requirements for industrial systems, membranes are ...

  • Application of Membrane Technology for the Recovery and Reuse of Water

    Abstract As water and sewer costs are expected to increase over the next decade, membrane technology will continue to be a viable and economical option in the recovery and reuse of water. This paper describes the mechanism of membrane effected separation (specifically reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration and microfiltration), membranes commercially available, membrane element configurations, and how ...


  • Oil Field Production Wastewater Produce Water Treatment

    Produce Water Treatment Oil Drilling Produce Water Treatment Produce Water Produce water is generated from the oil field production of natural gas and ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Oil field Produce Water Treatment Case Study

    Produce Water Treatment Oil Drilling Produce Water Treatment Produce Water Produce water is generated from the oil field production of natural gas and ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Oil Field Produce Waste Water Treatment

    Oily Waste Produce Water Treatment Oil Field Produce Waste Water Treatment Testing Produce Water Oil Field Production The oil industry has been ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Wastewater Wars: Reuse Projects in Texas

    As Texas continues to grapple with an impending deficit of water supplies to meet its future water demands, many water purveyors are looking to their existing resources to meet such needs. Although many water purveyors have already begun planning direct reuse projects, also known as “flange-to-flange” reuse, others have begun to realize the value of wastewater treatment plant discharges. ...

  • Screening optimisation for indirect potable reuse

    An automatic backflush pre-filter used for pre-treatment for secondary wastewater re-use was evaluated and optimised at two different mesh sizes over an 18 month period. The filter was initially run with a 500 μm rating mesh size, as recommended by the supplier of the downstream membrane filtration process, and then at 100 μm to investigate any change in water quality produced and associated ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Ozone as a Disinfecting Agent in The Reuse Of Wastewater

    More and more countries are taking measures to reuse wastewater. This has been prompted by the ever decreasing availability of good quality raw water and the increasing cost of producing potable water. Disinfection is a major treatment step in the direct reuse of reclaimed wastewater to ensure environmental and public health protection. “Disinfection is the destruction, inactivation or removal of ...

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