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THE GENERIC SYSTEM OF SUPPLY

The Rioseco Drinking Water Treatment Plant

Estación de Tratamiento de Agua Potable de Rioseco

The Rioseco Drinking Water Treatment Plant was designed to handle a maximum capacity of 3,200 litres/second (with plans afoot for increasing this to 4,800 litres/second in the near future) . Untreated water is brought up to drinking standards using the following processes:

Peroxidation using chlorine, settling, filtration through a sand-bed and final disinfection, also achieved via the injection of chlorine . The plant is also equipped with sludge treatment facilities that use gravity thickening and filter press drying techniques and processes