Kirton designed, manufactured, operate and maintain a containerised 1500 m³/day Seawater Desalination System to provide high quality drinking water to residential, hotel and apartment complexes in Gibraltar.
The system supplies around 33% of the “Rock’s” consumption and has been installed since 2011. Although only a system build, installation and commissioning project initially, Kirton was at short notice able to offer operational and maintenance manpower which remains the current status.
The system comprises of the following processes:
Providing 1500 m³/day, the system utilises less than 3 kw/hr per m³ of permeate water produced. With a system recovery of greater than 40%, the unit has supplied over 1,000 ML.