After extensive pilot testing with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Vacom has proven to be a technology of choice for managing Power Plant effluents. By removing Selenium, Mercury and Misc. Heavy Metals, the distillate is capable of reuse or discharge. At a large installation for a coal-fired power plant in China, the crystallized salts are recovered.
The Vacom Cooling Tower Blowdown Zero Liquid Discharge system is a cost-effective, energy-efficient solution. The system works by removing the accumulated contaminants in the cooling tower and returning clean water keeping the cooling tower clean, efficient and functional.
Our system concentrates water past the precipitation point of many salts, there is no need to perform any crystal seeding techniques. The savings and conservation of water often brings benefits to a region not just to a single plant. Vacom Mechanical Vapor Recompression (MVR) accepts high suspended solids with no pre-treatment, and no complicated chemical precipitations to remove scaling salts. One system does it all.
Vacom’s is the final step in water management system focusing on Zero Liquid Discharge where reuse is both a cost savings and a water conservation solution. If appropriate Vacom can partner with Reverse Osmosis (RO) if front end concentration is used to design a smaller Vacom system for ZLD benefits.
Read more about Zero Liquid Discharge and why it’s important on our blog.