Turbo LME Process for Water Treatment Plants
Providing clean water to people
Motivation of effective clarification:
- In the treatment of surface water, the effectiveness of the first clarification process is decisive for a cost- and resource-efficient water treatment plant.
- Effective clarification ensures both a high degree of operational safety in downstream treatment steps and hygienically perfect drinking water quality.
- The clarification shall also be cost-effective with regards to the consumption of chemicals and the required construction volume.
Compact, precisely adjusted and integrated process for clarification
The Turbo LME process:
- A multiple chamber coagulation and contact sludge flocculation stage is ideal for effective destabilization and uniform floc formation
- Each coagulation/flocculation stage is perfectly designed with respect
to the specific physico-chemical process and hydraulic requirements
- The uniform floc formation is followed by an integrated floc separation
with lamella sedimentation and settled sludge thickening
- The lamella system is the only available inclined plate separation system,
that ensures a hydraulically controlled overflow over the entire settling surface
- Wide range of applications in municipal and industrial water treatment,
e.g. clarification, softening, precipitation, primary and tertiary wastewater treatment
Turbo LME Process
- Particularly suitable for efficient high suspended solids removal in order to get high-level and stable water quality
- Very compact design due to short residence times in coagulation/flocculation
and high specific settling area (>10 m³/m²)
- Minimized chemical consumption for coagulant/precipitant,
lime milk and flocculant.
- Adjustable weirs at lamella overflow ensure uniform up-flow and
steady floc separation without ballast additives.
- Each single plate is easily removable without interruption in operation
- Suspended solids and turbidity removal of 3-4 logarithm scales resulting
in a clarified water quality of less than 1 NTU turbidity.
- In case of downstream sand filtration: extended filtration cycles and less backwash water losses.
- In case of downstream ultra filtration: less fouling and higher filtrate yield.