During 19th and 20th May 2011 the UF device arrived at the pilot plant. The water is pumped with a submerged pump and passes trough a cartridge filter. Another pump leads the water to two parallel UF membranes a at the end the treated water is conducted to a external tank. Moreover, the system has an automatic backwash cleaning that acts every 20 minutes and the chemical cleaning takes place every 40 operational cycles.
First of all, all the connections were assembled. Secondly, the unit was tested and the Start up was completed successfully. Finally a metallic structure was constructed to protect de device.