Client MINING, BHP – Escondida
Location Región de Antofagasta, Chile
Date January 2012
Flow 1.260 m3/d
Load 420 kg DBO/d
Solution Wastewater treatment
Provision of a wastewater treatment plant from the mining camp. The applied process is Conventional Activated Sludge, which consists of: equalizing the waters and then taking them to six (6) treatment lines, which each consist of aeration ponds for biological treatment and sedimentation ponds, having in common the process of digestion and dehydration of sludge and disinfection.
The scope of this project covers engineering, equipment supply, assembly and commissioning supervision.