Projects Updates/The Results
The final report has been submitted. The pilot demonstration results show that the dprShield uses 33% less energy than competing DPR solutions and 70% less energy compared to desalination.
The project is testing a low-energy, dual barrier, direct potable reuse system, known as dprShield, with breach-activated barrier technology to demonstrate that this technology can improve public health safeguards and reduce the electrical energy, chemical consumption, maintenance and overall cost for potable reuse of municipal wastewater. While being energy efficient and cost-effective, this system effectively removes trace contaminants through two tight membranes. In the event that one of the membrane barriers is breached, a Breach Activated Barrier is triggered and the contaminants are pushed away from the clean water stream, ensuring safe operation in real time. This direct potable reuse technology could replace more energy intensive processes.
This project has the potential to provide a reliable and cost effective solution for water and wastewater treatment. This project could reduce water treatment and reuse costs, and reduce energy requirements and emissions when com
This project can increase safety and reliability of potable water reuse projects. As potable reuse grows in California, this advancement will help overcome barriers by demonstrating an energy efficient solution for removal of co