MEM2BIO - removal of pesticides from water

Published: 01 April 2020 | Contact

The idea behind the MEM2BIO project is to combine two well-known technologies membrane filtration and biofiltration. Separately the two technologies have shown great potential for purification of drinking water, but with some challenges - which seem to be overcome by combining the technologies.

Silhorko-Eurowater is responsible for the design and delivery of the water treatment plant used in the MEM2BIO project. Two years of initial analysis underlie the several performance specifications that the plant comply with. Especially the concentrate has been center of attention in order to keep the pesticide degrading bacteria alive in the biofilter. 

Have a look inside the trailer

The plant is constructed in a closed trailer, which makes the equipment mobile and easy to relocate to waterworks and other sources, where the pilot test is taken place.

A strong collaboration

MEM2BIO is a collaboration between three research institutions, two water utilities and two water technology companies of which Silhorko-Eurowater is one of them.

This partnership combines 360know-how about drinking water, which makes it a strong foundation for developing a green technology to secure the drinking water quality in the future.

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