Desalination

Remove impurities, protect valuable membranes, and maintain your desalination plant wth Procera

Tackling seawater desalination requires careful testing and design early in the project lifecycle. GE’s Procera solution starts with pretreatment components that protect membrane desalination systems by removing suspended solids and impurities. After careful analysis of your source water and conservation needs, modular desal systems are then fitted to your application.

To support the lifecycle of the desalination plant, a complete line of products and services are available to help you stay current, connected, in production and on budget.

What this means for you:

  • GE designs and manufactures complete desalination solutions – customers receive integrated, high quality and consistent systems
  • 50+ years of experience and 250+ SWRO installations provide confidence in GE
  • Modular designs adapt to site and project specifications for a unique solution
  • Engineering and field services are available to design, commission, or start up systems

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Wastewater Treatment

Meet regulations by safely recovering wastewater for reuse or discharge

Safeguarding natural resources (like rivers, lakes, and more) is an important part of wastewater treatment solutions. As your business partner, GE helps customers meet ever increasing environmental, regulatory, and financial pressures.

What this means for you:

  • Leverage a complete set of solutions (chemical, equipment, and services) from one provider
  • Contribute to a sustainable water supply that reduces discharge by increasing reuse opportunities
  • Reduce energy consumption and footprint with innovative membrane solutions
  • Treat and clean severely impaired water
  • Improves uptime while reducing maintenance time and costs

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Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD)

Manage regulatory pressures and meet water reuse goals with an effective ZLD wastewater treatment plan

GE offers complete thermal and non-thermal ZLD solutions to manage tough-to-treat wastewaters. GE’s proprietary evaporators, brine concentrators, and crystallizers can help recover more than 95% of your plant’s wastewater while reducing the remaining brine as a product or solid.

What this means for you:

Zero liquid discharge technologies help plants meet discharge and water reuse requirements, enabling your business to:

  • Meet stringent cooling tower blowdown and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) discharge regulations
  • Treat and recover valuable products from waste streams
  • Maximize water reuse with GE’s Aquasel* non-thermal brine concentrator
  • Better manage produced water

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Meet regulations and manage your produced water from oil sands, shale, tight, and coal seam gas

Maximizing your water resources, meeting regulations, and minimizing environmental impact is critical for a successful unconventional fuels project.

Through our extensive water treatment technologies, including membrane systems, evaporators and crystallizers, GE is committed to meeting the needs of this industry.


What this means for you:

GE’s water treatment technologies can help you:

  • Maximize produced water re-use
  • Minimize or eliminate wastewater discharge
  • Reduce or eliminate the need for fresh water
  • Convert wastewater into beneficial and/or salable products
  • Ensure project certainty related to the delivery, commissioning and operation of your water and wastewater treatment system
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Learn about evaporators and brine concentrators

Watch a quick overview about how GE’s evaporators and brine concentrators can recycle up to 98% of water.

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Increased throughput and TSS reduction

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Recycle water with zero-liquid discharge

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Reduce wastewater streams to dry solids

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Wastewater Evaporators

Wastewater management to meet strict regulations and overcome environmental concerns

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Reduce operating costs and maintain efficiency with a longer lasting membrane

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