New Aquapolo facility employing Koch Membrane Systems’ PURON™ MBR technology set to open in November 2011

The new Aquapolo facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil is to employ Koch Membrane Systems PURON™ MBR technology as well as MegaMagnum® reverse osmosis (RO) membranes.

Construction started in April 2010; the water treatment portion of the project is following an aggressive schedule for start-up in November 2011.

Aquapolo is the largest wastewater reuse project in the Southern Hemisphere, and the fifth largest of its kind in the world. Upon completion, this facility will free up enough drinking water to continuously supply a population of 350,000 inhabitants, with the potential capacity to reach 600,000. 

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