Low oil prices are driving the Petrochemical Industry to reduce operating costs. Cost reduction includes waste minimization, water reuse and recycle. Local water scarcity can also drive water reuse or force the use of impaired water sources. Regulatory compliance to meet effluent discharge limits adds to some of the pressures and challenges facing the Petrochemical industry.
- Desalting water
- Cooling tower makeup water
- Boiler feed for steam generation
- Treatment of cooling tower blowdown
- Condensate polishing