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Amman Water Desalination and Wastewater Reuse


Carter Franz

on 24 May 2013

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Transcript of Amman Water Desalination and Wastewater Reuse

Dual Media Filters Filter Backwashing Data Aquisition Still Side View Schematic Design Parameters Reverse Osmosis Desalination Pulsa Tube Clarifier 3-D Schematic Data Aquisition Still Side View Schematic Effluent Turbidity reudced by 94.4% 4th-most WATER STRESSED country on Earth 9th-highest POPULATION GROWTH rate (3.2%) Current
Yearly Consumption: 1.15 billion cubic meters
Yearly Renewables: 850 million cubic meters It must share
it's two main
water sources
with Israel and
Syria. Nearly 1 million Iraqi refugees since the year 2000,
1/6 of Jordan's current population.

Other Middle Eastern conflicts have placed large numbers of refugees in Jordan throughout the past 4 decades. Other sources in non-renewable aquifers,
and ground water wells (half of which are illegally drilled). Current Population: 6 million

Projection for 2030: 9 million As Samra Project Management From my experience in Turkey, a fully publicly run system really does have draw backs. Man operated treatment plants. The 1995 MP said they needed to automate that process, but that reform was not there. As Samra and Wadi Main PPP's International Technology Transfer Sludge Treatment The success or failure of As Samra WWTP will have wide ranging implications for world water management. Jordan's Economy is private sector oriented. Jordan is only the 4th country to have a free trade agreement with the U.S. after Mexico, Canada, and Israel Finance. Technology. Institutions. The US Government alone has given $420 million in grant aid to the Jordanian water sector since 1993 and a total of some $630 million in grants and loans were secured from various sources for projects to be implemented during the five-year period from 1999 to 2004. Yearly Sectoral Water Use (MCM) (2002) Eng. Salem Gammoh
Head of Operation and Maintenance Sharhabil Maswdeh
Deputy Production Manger Renewable water available per person

1940: 3600 cu. m/cap/day
Today: 140 cu. m/cap/day

U.S.: 9000 cu. m/cap/day Water Supply in Jordan: Treatment Technologies and Public Private Partnerships

Carter Franz
CEE 699: Independent Study 98% have access to improved water sources
Jordan is a developing country, with a per capita GDP of $5000
It's economy is growing fast, @ 8.31% per year, "emerging" Amman Desalination GOALS Water Management 1 Billion People lack access to clean drinking water Market Failure
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