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Created on October 22, 2021

Aqua-life Desalination module

Water desalination using wave energy.

Developed By
  1. Aqua-life
Tested By
  • TUV SUD Management Service GmbH
Content Partners
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Author

Product Description

Aqua-life is a system that integrates seawater into the water desalination process. They manufacture various products ranging from high-pressure pumps to desalination systems consisting of modules and plants that can suit any market requirements accordingly. The different models are capable of handling water from 25 m3/d up to 100 m3/d. This product targets Private & public sectors, businesses and others with desalination needs.

Target SDGs

SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Public Sector Agencies

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Distributed throughout the globe through a selected number of stores as shown in Distributors and purchasing

Competitive Landscape

Manufacturing/Building Method

The technology was developed in Russia. The product is now manufactured in Poland.

Intellectural Property Type

Patent

User Provision Model

The users can purchase the product from 40 stores across the globe. Distributors and Purchasing have a list of stores and distributors from which the products can be purchased.

Distributions to Date Status

As of 2021, 4 Aqua-life desalination modules have been installed in India, Malaysia, Italy, and Tanzania.

Type of system

Sea water desalination module

Manufacturer-specified water treatment rate (L/hr)

1041.67 L/hr

Bacteria reduction

1 µm

Virus reduction

0.01 µm

Protozoa reduction

10 µm

Heavy metals and/or arsenic reduction

0.01 µm

Power required

Wave energy

Safe water storage capacity (L)

Unknown

Design Specifications

Aqua-life builds different types of seawater desalination systems. The system includes three different blocks: the pre-treatment block, RO block, and desalinated water storage block. It uses a high-pressure pump combined with an energy recovery exchanger to reduce energy consumption and increase efficiency. The system is manufactured for two conditions: either as an indoor unit or as an outdoor unit. The indoor unit is a frame-mounted unit and the outdoor unit is a containerized type plant.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Provided by the manufacturer

Replacement Components

Unknown

Lifecycle

Unknown

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Reduced energy consumption through the use of external energy recovery device.

Vetted Performance Status

60% of the driven energy of the system comes from the high-pressure brine that passes through the unique pump. This is due to the integrated energy recovery device.

Safety

Unknown

Complementary Technical Systems

The manufacturer also sells a patented high pressure pump that has an integrated built-in internal energy recovery device; individual reverse osmosis plants integrated with the energy recovery system; a range of desalination systems for seawater vessels.

Academic Research and References

“Aqualife – Desalination technology. Sea water RO. Contacts,” Aqua Life desalination technologies. https://aqua-life.pl/contacts/

“Competitive landscape,” Engineering For Change.  https://www.engineeringforchange.org/solutions/products/?category=desalination-evaporation

“Goal 6,” Sdgs.un.org. https://sdgs.un.org/goals/goal6

“About Aqua Life desalination technologies High pressure pump for sea RO,” Aqua Life desalination technologies, 19-Mar-2021. https://aqua-life.pl/about-aqua-life-desalination/

“Desalination plants,” Aqua Life desalination technologies, 25-Mar-2021. https://aqua-life.pl/products/desalination-plants/

“Desalination plants,” Aqua Life desalination technologies, 25-Mar-2021. https://aqua-life.pl/products/desalination-plants/#images-4

“APPR Pumps Pumps for seawater RO – Aqua_life desalination systems,” Aqua Life desalination technologies, 29-Mar-2021. Available: http://aqua-life.pl/products/appr-pumps/

Compliance with regulations

The system is designed in compliance with the ISO 9001:2015 standard as mentioned in the Quality Certification Reference.

Evaluation methods

Based on low energy consumption, high efficiency, compact size, and reliability as stated on the Product site.

Other Information

None

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