In developing countries, the water supply is not covered and, when it is, its quality does not meet the sanitary requirements for it to be considered drinking water. This means that one of the fundamental human rights – access to drinking water – is at risk.

Water remains, especially in these parts of the world, a scarce and inaccessible resource for the majority of the population, not only limiting their development in the broadest sense, but also posing a serious health risk.

In the 21st century, it is essential that any society on the planet, whatever its condition or location, can have sufficient water to guarantee its socio-economic development and with a quality that guarantees its intended use.

I’mWATER has been designing and manufacturing Compact Water Treatment Plants with its own technology for 20 years, being one of the leading companies in Africa in the supply of Compact and Modular Water Treatment Systems that facilitate access to drinking water for populations in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Our experience in the development of conventional water treatment projects for plants with a capacity of 100 M3/hour includes the design, manufacture, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the plant.

I’mWATER also offers a complete programme of prefabricated compact plants for the purification of drinking water for population centres, public institutions and private companies, with production ranges from 5 M3/hour to 850 M3/hour, all of them in Containerised and Compact formats.

100 M3/Hour Capacity Compact Plants

The 100 M3/hour capacity compact plants are capable of supplying water for a population of 15,000 people.

These Water Treatment Plants are a fast, economical, scalable and compact solution, being, both the installation and the start-up, quite simple processes that can be carried out by local companies.

The treatment system has been designed for a flow rate of 100 m³/Hour.

The treatment line of the 100 M3/hour Compact Water Treatment Plants manufactured by I’mWATER consists of the following process:

> Raw Water Pumping

> Reagent dosing.

> Flocculation.

> Lamellar Decanters.

> Pumping to Filtration.

> Sand filtration.

Supply of electrical panels.

Supply of interconnection piping between the different containerised structures.

Supply of Dosing Systems.

Final disinfection.

The manufacture of the containerised structures was carried out under the BIC Standard.

The mechanical, electrical and control devices are integrated in a pre-assembled set of 20-foot containerised structures, which allows them to be put into service immediately.

Supplied, therefore:

– 1 20′ container, certified for sea transport.

It will be used for the coagulation and flocculation chambers.

– 2 x 40′ containers, certified for sea transport.

It will be used for the lamellar decantation process.

– Horizontal sand filter integrated in containerised structure, certified for maritime transport.

All the containerised structures that make up the Compact Drinking Water Treatment Plant with a capacity of 100 M3/hour are approved as Containers for maritime transport, which is an important economic and logistical advantage.

Among the advantages of the Compact Water Treatment Plants, AQUASAFE Series by I’mWATER, is the fact that, as they are containerised and modular, an additional number of modules can be installed in order to increase the water flows to be treated.

I’mWATER’s AQUASAFE 100 line of water treatment plants are suitable for the treatment of fresh, surface or ground water. They consist of a treatment line that allows their efficiency in wide ranges of turbidity of raw water from different sources (rivers, lakes, reservoirs, etc.).

With the AQUASAFE range there is practically no limitation in terms of the final quality of the treated water, as its design allows the application of specific additional treatments depending on the specific problems of each client.

I’mWATER’s 100 M3/hour Compact Drinking Water Treatment Plant (AQUASAFE IMW Series) can supply a population of 15. This makes it ideal for small to medium-sized populations, which may be in places farther away from large cities; therefore they are ideal for promoting the development of rural populations, population centres that do not have nearby sources of drinking water, and these plants allow people, especially women, not to have to spend time travelling long distances to bring water in bottles, but to have them closer, and the time saved can be used for other tasks.

Another important feature of the AQUASAFE IMW-100 plants is that they can be powered by Photovoltaic Solar Energy, through panels that feed all or part of the energy consumption of the plant.

I’mWATER advises on the design and sizing of these solar photovoltaic plants, which allow not depending on the electricity grid, and carries out the supply of solar panels, inverters and batteries necessary for the installation of the solar photovoltaic plant.