Case Study

Mostaganem Desalination Plant: Algeria

LG Chem

LG Chem NanoH2O™ membranes deliver high quality water for potable use in one of the largest desalination plants in Algeria.


Client Aqualia/GS Inima
Start-Up Date 2016
Feed Water Intake Open seawater
Application Municipal potable water
Plant Configuration Two single-stage trains., 152 pressure vessels per train, 7 elements per pressure vessel
Recovery 45%
Project Capacity 25,000 m3/d (6.6 MGD)
Feed Temperature Range 15°- 25° C (59° - 77° F)
LG Chem NanoH2O™ Membrane Model LG SW 440 R
Total Number of LG Chem NanoH2O™ Elements 2,128
Feed Pressure Range 62 – 65 bar (900 – 943 psi)