Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems

Source: SUEZ – Water Technologies & Solutions
Flue Gas Desulphurization Systems

As a coal-fired utility, a guaranteed environmental and process performance is critical to your operations. You need a long-term water treatment vision that will meet your current and future goals. SUEZ is at the leading edge of Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) wastewater treatment. With extensive operating and design experience,  SUEZ offers a complete range of FGD wastewater treatment solutions, enabling you to meet the most stringent effluent requirements. SUEZ’s team is ready to provide cost-effective results, including design, permitting assistance, research and development, equipment, chemistry, installation, and follow-up service support.

A Comprehensive Solution Approach for New and Existing FGD Facilities

The composition of FGD wastewater varies widely, based on scrubber type and coal and limestone used and is characterized by:

  • Extremely high solids (1-3%)
  • Supersaturation with gypsum
  • High chloride content
  • High concentration of heavy metals

To help address your specific challenges,  SUEZ has developed a wide range treatment solutions:

  •  Clarification/thickening physical-chemical systems for efficient TSS removal within a compact footprint
  •  Membrane solutions to reduce energy consumption and equipment footprint
  •  Advanced biological treatment to effectively remove nitrate, selenium and other heavy metals
  •  Evaporative and Zero Liquid Discharge technologies to greatly reduce or eliminate waste streams and avoid discharge risks
  • Chemical solutions to optimize scrubber performance and control emission while reducing maintenance time and costs

With a broad technology portfolio and strong industry & EPC partnerships, SUEZ can provide integrated solutions to meet your plant’s specific requirements.