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What are the Best Brine Waste Treatment System Equipment and Supply Companies?

What are the Best Brine Waste Treatment System Equipment and Supply Companies

 

Brine waste treatment is a form of wastewater treatment designed to reduce the volume of spent brine prior to discharge, and/or to recover valuable resources such as water, salts, and metals from the stream. Brine waste treatment systems can also reduce energy and chemical consumption and overall footprint when employed as part of a larger wastewater treatment train. If you are considering options for treating spent brine at your facility, you’ll likely want to know, “What are the Best Brine Waste Treatment System Equipment and Supply Companies?”

At SAMCO, part of our commitment to service is ensuring that our prospective customers are aware of all available options when searching for water treatment solutions to meet their unique needs. While we’re confident that our own brine treatment solutions are among the best in the industry, we’ve also compiled a list of the top brine treatment system equipment and supply companies to help you better understand the market and focus your search. Read on to learn more about these providers and what they have to offer:

Aquatech

Who they are

Aquatech is an industrial water purification technology company specializing in desalination, water recycling and reuse, and zero liquid discharge (ZLD). The company is based in the US and has served clients around the world since its 1981 founding. Aquatech designs, sells, and leases thermal, physical, and chemical process and wastewater treatment systems, and it also supplies equipment and parts.

What they offer

Aquatech provides a variety of technologies that are commonly used to treat brine waste for reuse and/or cost-effective discharge. These include: membrane filtration, reverse osmosis (RO), evaporation, crystallization, ion exchange (IX), and electrodeionization (EDI). Additionally, Aquatech provides a variety of services, including technical audits, maintenance, training, and water treatment system leasing to aid customers in identifying their treatment needs, as well as implementing and maintaining an appropriate solution.

The Dow Chemical Company

Who they are

Dow is a large multinational chemical corporation that is headquartered in the US. The company engages in research and development, manufacture, and sale of innovative chemical and polymer technologies. One of Dow’s several business units, the Water and Process Solutions division, focuses on development and marketing of chemical and IX resin products that are used extensively for process and wastewater treatment. Dow’s products are used widely across chemical, oil and gas, semiconductor, utility, mining and metals, and industrial water industries, among others.

What they offer

Dow maintains a large catalog of products that can be deployed in the brine concentration step of a treatment train in order to decrease brine volume and maximize water recovery, including its FILMTEC™ brand of RO and nanofiltration (NF) elements, as well as its AMBERLITE™ line of IX resins. Dow primarily deals directly with water treatment system engineers and servicers to supply parts, chemicals, and resins for new and existing IX units, filtration systems, and other equipment.

Evoqua Water Technologies

Who they are

Evoqua is a US-based provider of water and wastewater treatment products and services. The company builds and services plants and modular units for clients across the world. Evoqua’s solutions leverage media and membrane filtration, physical and chemical water treatment, and IX separation, among other technologies, and span various applications, including process water treatment, plant optimization, and wastewater treatment to meet regulatory and environmental compliance needs.

What they offer

Evoqua offers a range of technologies that are commonly used to treat spent brine streams, including membrane filtration, RO, IX, and EDI, among others. Additionally, the company provides a full range of services, including design and engineering of modular treatment units, spare and temporary equipment leasing, and on- and off-site equipment maintenance and consumable replacement, such as IX resin regeneration and RO membrane cleaning and replacement.

LANXESS

Who they are

Founded in 2004, LANXESS is a multinational specialty chemical company which develops consumable materials for IX, RO, and adsorption systems. The multinational company is headquartered in Germany and serves the water treatment needs of clients worldwide, especially within the energy, food and beverage, chemical and petrochemical, electronics, and mining and metals industries.

What they offer

LANXESS develops and supplies several products that are leveraged for brine waste treatment. Among them is its Lewatit® line of resins, which include products for brine polishing, as well as metal separation and recovery. Additionally, LANXESS has developed a design software program known as LewaPlus®, which is used for design of Closed Circuit Reverse Osmosis (CCRO) modules that deliver high water recovery rates, and can be leveraged for some brine treatment applications.

Lenntech

Who they are

Lenntech is an international water treatment solutions provider based in the Netherlands. The company was founded in 1993, and specializes in both standard and custom water treatment system design and delivery. Lenntech serves clients across various industries, including automotive, food and beverage, petrochemical, refinery, pharmaceutical, and others.

What they offer

Lenntech offers a wide variety of products and services for brine waste treatment, including design, engineering, service, and rental of full treatment systems and component units. The company offers comprehensive laboratory testing and pilot study services to assess the content of your brine stream and to test the effectiveness of treatment solutions. Additionally, Lenntech provides equipment and supplies for membrane filtration systems, as well as RO, IX, and other technologies, including filtration membranes and media, and IX resins.

Nalco

Who they are

Nalco was established in 1928 by the merger of two Chicago-based companies who had made their name selling sodium aluminate for treatment of water used to power steam locomotives, municipalities, and boiler feed water for industrial plants. Over the years, Nalco has evolved to offer new water treatment solutions for the power generation, oil and gas, chemical processing, manufacturing, food and beverage, and mining and metals industries, among others. While Nalco was acquired in 2011, the company retained its name and currently functions as a subsidiary of Ecolab.

What they offer

Nalco offers a variety of treatment technologies and chemicals that can be deployed for brine waste treatment, with particular strength in solutions aimed at water recycling and reuse, and integrated wastewater treatment trains. The company specializes in membrane filtration, RO, and IX technologies, as well as analytical services and products to aid in assessing treatment needs.

Newterra

Who they are

Founded as Harrison Safety Boiler Works in 1863, Newterra has since undergone a series of acquisitions and diversifications. The company is currently based in Ontario, Canada, and maintains locations throughout the US, South America, and Europe.  Newterra specializes in modular water treatment systems, and serves manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, power generation, and pulp and paper industries, among others.

What they offer

Newterra’s product offerings include modular wastewater treatment systems for a variety of streams, including spent brines. The company incorporates a range of membrane filtration, RO, and IX technologies into its turnkey systems. Newterra’s containerized waste treatment systems are designed with a focus on reducing total discharge volumes, with some also serving to capture resources from brine streams for reuse and recycling.

Oasys

Who they are

Oasys provides forward osmosis (FO) technologies to support desalination and produced water needs across the power generation, mining, and oil and gas industries. The company was established in 2008, and is headquartered in Boston with an additional location in Dubai.

What they offer

Oasys provides a variety of solutions for brine concentration, treatment, and reuse. The company actively engages in research and development of membrane technologies for use in FO systems, and its solutions are designed to reduce the volume of RO reject streams and wastewater from produced water lines, and to treat wastewater for reuse in a variety of applications within the oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical, mining, electronics, semiconductor, and food and beverage industries.

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions 

Who they are

In 2017, SUEZ Water Technologies acquired GE Water and Process Technologies, which had been a well-known subdivision of General Electric and GE Power. SUEZ engages in research and development of advanced technologies for water and wastewater treatment, both for industrial as well as small-scale and residential applications. The company is based in France, but manufactures and markets a range of treatment equipment from its 20 regional offices located worldwide.

What they offer

SUEZ specializes in modular, skid-mounted water treatment systems. The company is experienced in various brine treatment technologies, including membrane filtration technologies, RO, and IX systems. SUEZ’s approach focuses on efficiency through water and resource reclamation and reuse, making their solutions particularly relevant in areas facing water scarcity.

Can SAMCO help?

SAMCO has over 40 years’ experience in identifying appropriate brine waste treatment solutions to help lower costs and waste volumes while increasing recycling and reclamation of valuable materials. For more information or to get in touch, contact us here to set up a consultation with an engineer or request a quote. We can walk you through the steps for developing the proper solution and realistic cost for your brine waste treatment system needs.

To learn more about SAMCO’s innovative technologies that we commonly apply for spent brine stream treatment, visit our pages on reverse osmosis and ion exchange resin system

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