Marshall Islands in Micronesia to be provided potable water by Osmoflo

Marshall Islands in Micronesia to be provided potable water by Osmoflo

30th Mar 2016

Osmoflo was recently awarded the contract to provide potable water to Kwajalein Atoll Joint Utilities Resources Inc. who provide power, water, sewer and potable water to the island of Ebeye, located in the Marshall Islands.  

The Marshall Islands is located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, part of the larger island group of Micronesia. The country is made up of a total of 1,156 individual islands with a population of 53,000 people.

The project will involve the design, supply and installation of two seawater reverse osmosis plants with a capacity of 1600m3/d, providing the island with a drinking water supply. In addition, Osmoflo are providing operations and maintenance of the plant, demonstrating Osmoflo’s ability to provide ongoing project support. As part of operations and maintenance of the plant, Osmoflo’s PlantConnect remote monitoring will be utilised as support to due to the remoteness of the location.

Fabrication will occur at Osmoflo’s manufacturing facility in South Australia, with the plant then transported over 5,700km to location in the Marshall Islands.

The project, which was secured against international competition, showcases Osmoflo’s growing international footprint. Ajay Jaggi, General Manager, International and Sales explains: “This most recent contract portrays our international capabilities. Having completed projects in all corners of the globe, providing a water solution to a location like the Marshall Islands is all in a day’s work for Osmoflo.”

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