New Wastewater Treatment Solutions for Libya Hospital

The Tripoli Post
July 2010

El Zulal are the local expert distributors and installers for WPL's wastewater treatment solution across Libya. Working in partnership for over two years they have provided wastewater treatment facilities for a range of fixed and temporary locations across the country.

WPL has provided the hospital near Ubari in Libya with a new HIPAF (High Performance Acrated Filter) Plant and Sand Filter system to treat their wastewater. The plant replaces an out of date system that no longer operated efficiently. It utilities SAF (Submerged Acrated Filter) technology to meet the site requirements of around 600 staff and patients.

This bespoke solution to meet the hospital's needs, has been designed to treat the wastewater to the highest international standards. The HIPAF system, working in conjunction with a tertiary sand filter, produces treated effluent with Biological Oxygen Demand(BOD) level sub 10rag/l and Suspended Solids(SS) level sub 10mg/l

The treated effluent is then passed to separate tank where the effluent undertakes chlorine dosing and ultraviolet disinfection treatments in order to meet the required standards.

This means the effluent from the hospital is treated to a level that meets Libyan and World Health Organization (WHO) irrigation standards so the wastewater can be re-used effectively.water treatment plant

The WPL solution has been robustly designed to combine versatility , efficient processing and reliability, whilst minimizing the visual impact on the surrounding landscape. The HIPAF system has no internal mechanical or electrical components ensuring reliable, low maintenance operation.

WPL have provide wastewater treatment solution similar to this bespoke system for other temporary and permanent sites in Libya. Previous plants have been provided for accommodation blocks at remote oil production facilities or the cost of Libya.


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