Case Study: Long Term Water Processing Agreement for Gold Mine
Challenge - A major gold mining operation in Nevada experienced multiple boiler tube failures due to inoperative controls systems on the existing water purification plant equipment.
Solution - With no capex spending planed, plant trusted BWR to treat variable well water and provide 500 gpm of single pass RO water for 600 PSI boiler feed water makeup. Customer executed a 24 month agreement with BWR in order to plan accordingly for a new water treatment plant.
Results - BWR responded to the customer’s specific and ever-changing requirements throughout the project, which prevented the facility from losing millions of dollars each day. The plant has operated with 0 down days due to water treatment system upsets or failures for two years all with zero safety incidents.