Water Treatment Technology Overview
Electro Water Separation with Advanced Oxidation
OriginClear’s Electro Water Separation™ (EWS™) is a wastewater treatment breakthrough process that uses electricity to concentrate and eliminate suspended solids and oils from waste water. Advanced Oxidation (AOx™) works in synergy with EWS to also remove dissolved organic contaminants, kill bacteria and viruses, and neutralize harmful chemicals such as ammonia and hydrogen sulfide.
The combined technology, EWS:AOx™, is an inline, compact and easily-managed water treatment process with low energy and consumables cost.
EWS:AOx™ treats extremely contaminated water streams to high clarity so that expensive final-stage filters and membranes can operate at peak efficiency, making cost-effective treatment and reuse possible for a wide range of beneficial applications, including the particularly challenging ones such as landfill leachate.
Continuous, Fast and Extremely Thorough Water Treatment
This multi-stage process is an energy-efficient, continuous system that advanced testing has shown can achieve up to a 99.9% removal of dispersed oil and a 99.5% removal of suspended solids, organics*, as well as specific contaminants such as ammonia, hydrogen sulfide or emerging contaminants such as some of the molecules contained in effluents from the pharmaceutical industry.
Because of its efficiency, EWS:AOx is particularly useful for applications in industries with effluents containing complex, hard-to-treat contaminants. The resulting treated water can become a valuable resource.
Proprietary Electrode Arrays
A specific feature of EWS:AOx is the proprietary design of the electrode assemblies where Electro-Coagulation, Electro-Flotation and Electro-Oxidation work in synergy.
Their design provides the most efficient contact and mixing method for the processed fluids and the reactive species, and their specificity is a combination of anode/cathode shape, size, position, as well as selection of the electrode materials.
EWS:AOx powers the water cleanup systems that are marketed by OriginClear’s licensing and joint venture partners.