SWR is uniquely positioned to capitalize on global water industry growth potential, insuring positive economic, as well as environmentally sustainable results for our clients.
Currently there are approximately 800 facilities worldwide that utilize combustion of municipal solid waste, with energy recovery. Waste-to-Energy plants require immense quantities of water. SWR systems optimize the recycling of water from various fluid streams by these facilities to reduce environmental impact and operational costs.
Contaminated Marine Ballast Water:
Stagnant water stored inside ballast trim tanks requires purging of biological agents prior to discharge into the environment. Demand for ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) followed adoption of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ship’s Ballast Water and Sediments in 2004. This Convention aims to address the issue of marine species discharged into a new environment that may endanger native ecologies, threaten local economic activities such as fisheries, or foster diseases to the human population.
SWR supplies a cost effective, on-board, compact, retrofittable solution for individual vessels to meet the new international regulations. The system processes ballast water by removing all biological elements while the vessel is underway. System integration into the vessel is designed to minimize impact on vessel timescales with no dry dock requirement.
Agriculture – Hydroponics, Aquaponics:
Agriculture accounts for approximately 70% of global water demand and carries significant long-term challenges in the form of water scarcity and rising food demands. As a consequence of extreme weather, particularly drought, there is a pressing need to implement and develop more effective water management practices to produce crops with greater water-use efficiency.
SWR is positioned to provide hydroponic or aquaponic farms oxygen- enriched water supplies that will shorten growth cycle time while enhancing plant nutrient content. SWR also provides waste water purification solutions for crop irrigation.
The mining industry is particularly dependent on water as a key input to the processing system. Ore is crushed into finely ground tailings and mixed with various chemicals. As the number of mines operating in water scarce regions increases, there is a corresponding need to ensure secure access to water. Water pollution from waste rock and tailings has prompted national regulators to focus on water quality surrounding mining areas. One stressor stems from mechanization of the industry enabling mining companies to handle more rock and process minerals from lower grade ore while generating large volumes of waste.
SWR’s NeptuneCF purification technology is tailored to maximize water re-use and reclamation in the mining industry.
Transportation Maintenance Logistics:
SWR reprocesses and filters water used in high volume cleaning operations such as car washes or transport fleet maintenance for repeated water re-use. Similar applications are easily customized for aviation cleaning facilities, road freight maintenance operations, and marinas.
Strategic Water Resources’ NeptuneCF technology can effectively kill viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites, including those causing food spoilage or human disease. Our technology can be applied to recycle wastewater, decontaminate food contact surfaces, sanitize equipment, and decrease pesticide levels on fresh produce. NeptuneCF can be used to sanitize processing water or to decontaminate the product itself.
During the hydrocyclonics segment of our application, Strategic Water Resources is capable of separating re-usable oil from the source process stream. This oil can be sent to containment, for oil rendering revenue generation not yet realized by the client/ processor.