Huntlee

Purification process

Huntlee Water’s processes meet strict Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling. Wastewater undergoes seven extensive filtration and purification processes including Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) and Ultraviolet (UV).

 

Purification Steps

  1. Wastewater screening
  2. Anaerobic processing
  3. Aerobic processing
  4. Chemical treatment
  5. Membrane filter
  6. Ultraviolet disinfection
  7. Chlorination
1

Wastewater Screening

Plastics and rubbish are taken out of the wastewater

2

Anaerobic Processing

After the wastewater is screened it enters the biological processing tank bioreactor for anaerobic processing. Natural bugs break down the wastewater.

3

Aerobic Processing

Air is added to the wastewater, creating new bugs which continue the break down process.

4

Chemicals Added

Four chemicals - Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Hypochlorite, Aluminium Sulphate and Acetic Acid - are added at different stages to balance and disinfect.

5

Membrane Filtration

The wastewater is sucked through microscopic membranes that block out bugs - removing bacteria, pathogens and other impurities.

6

Ultraviolet

Water goes through the Ultraviolet disinfection process neutralising any remaining impurities.

7

Chlorine

Chlorine is added to the water for the final purification process.