• Fine Screens for the Gold Coast Desalination Plant

Water/Wastewater

Fine Screens for the Gold Coast Desalination Plant

Jul 28 2008

Johnson Screens (Australia) Pty Ltd today announce that they have recently manufactured for supply to the Gold Coast Desalination Plant two, 3m diameter, stainless steel, Suboscreens®. The Suboscreens are semi-submerged; in-channel rotary drum screens constructed out of Vee Wire® and designed to remove marine debris from fouling the sand filter and Reverse Osmosis membranes.
Ray Holman, Sales Manager – Asia Pacific commented “We are delighted to be working with the Gold Coast Desalination Alliance on this important
environmental project for South East Queensland. These are the largest Suboscreens, weighing 10 tonne each, that Johnson Screens has built.We have been a provider of these services to the members of the Gold Coast Desalination Alliance for over 10 years and have enjoyed working with them on many environmental initiatives, which have benefited the industry at large. Working with companies such as the Gold Coast Desalination Alliance gives us even more ability to invest in the people and technology to deliver even more innovation to our clients.”
Funded by the Queensland State Government and Gold Coast City Council at an estimated cost of $1.12 billion, construction on the Gold Coast
Desalination Project at Tugun is in full swing. The Desalination plant is expected to be completed by November 2008, once completed the Gold Coast Desalination Plant will be the first large scale water desalination plant on Australia`s eastern seaboard providing 125ML of fresh water to South East Queensland each day. Johnson Screens is one of
the largest global providers of innovative solutions, technology and services for the water and waste water industry. Johnson Screens Brisbane operation is based at Geebung and employees over
300 local people.

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