The facility in Baku, where work began in June and will be completed this year, will turn water from Ceyranbatan Lake into one of the main clean-drinking sources for the city’s 3 million residents, Midland, Michigan-based Dow said in a statement.
Dow Water & Process Solutions and HidroLotus, a venture between Azeri Hidro Group and Turkish Lotus Group, gave no terms for the contract. The plant’s ultrafiltration technology will use double-walled, hollow-fiber membranes that cut the energy needed to filter water for drinking, remove particulates and reduce operating costs, according to the Feb. 20 statement.
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