From Canal Water to Bentonite, Netherlands

Veolia Water Technologies - Case Studies - From Canal Water to Bentonite, Netherlands

Client Needs

Part of an infrastructure building project south-west of Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, is the construction of aquaduct RW31. Water is needed for making Bentonite, which is injected into the ground for water tide foundation and walls.

Our Solution

Veolia supplied an AQUAMOVE™ mobile solution comprising of a 3 stage system including Clarification, Filtration and Reverse Osmosis technologies. This would provide the water quality and quantity needed on site to make Bentonite.

The Result

  • Construction of aquaduct RW31 near Leeuwarden
  • 40m3 /h purified water needed on site for Bentonite production
  • Hardness <100 ppm pH between 8.5 and 9.5 Conductivity of <1000 µS/cm
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