Emergency Water

Emergency Water

Osmoflo has one of the most comprehensive fleets of emergency water treatment equipment, that includes a wide range of sea water and brackish water desalination plants, filtration plants and wastewater plants. This offering is supported by chemical dosing systems, tanks, pumps, ancillary plant and equipment to compliment any emergency full turnkey. Our facilities are strategically located to service a global market and to ensure rapid deployment to meet the demands of fast track projects. With an expansive range of sizes and technologies, Osmoflo has the solution to meet all temporary water and wastewater treatment requirements.

The following video shows 1 of Osmoflo's 7MLD UF/SWRO plants following its refurbishment program. This plant is on display and ready for dispatch to meet emergency water needs. We have 3 of these 7 MLD units available; offering capacity up to 21 MLD.


7 MLD UF/SWRO Plant Assembled for Display

In addition, Osmoflo offer Desal Now - a range of large capacity emergency water treatment solutions ready for immediate deployment, up to 25,000m3/day. 

To ensure the highest water quality and reliability, Osmoflo’s Rental Fleet utilises similar technology to that of Osmoflo turnkey and water recycling/water reuse projects.

We offer a range of sizes and options for all industries including mining, energy, construction, petrochemical, municipalities, manufacturing, food and beverage. Osmoflo’s Rental Plants also have provision for complete 24/7 remote plant monitoring and control solutions via our manned Operations Control Centres. These Control Centres utilise our proprietary PlantConnect® software.

In the South East Asia region, Osmoflo is collaborating with a small number of water and wastewater companies selected for their capabilities, experience and market recognition to best service their national markets, as well as to ensure Osmoflo's rental assets can effectively and efficiently be deployed anywhere in the region.


Reverse Osmosis Rental Fleet - Immediate Delivery


Osmoflo’s emergency water and water reycling/water reuse solutions are ideally suited to a variety of applications to meet a range of short, medium or long term situations:

  • Any emergency water needs (breakdowns, increased demand, planned and unplanned maintenance, changes in water quality, disasters).
  • Capacity increases during high production periods.
  • Events where brackish water needs upgrading to potable water.
  • Back-up during critical periods, plant upgrades and drought conditions.
  • Improved water quality; adding to an existing system for polishing to a higher quality.
  • Environmental needs; dewatering to meet regulatory discharge requirements.


All systems can be modulised for various capacity requirements. Plants can deliver from 5kL/day to 50,000 kL/day or greater if needed.

Osmoflo’s emergency water fleet provides a range of brackish water and seawater systems, with pre-treatment, post treatment and demineralisation options to deliver fit for purpose water. Osmoflo also provides a range of waste water treatment solutions which includes MBR systems.

Our equipment is covered by Osmoflo’s ISO55001:2014 accreditation which demonstrates the strength and maturity of Osmoflo’s asset management systems and culture. This provides Osmoflo with the unique ability to offer a certified Asset Management framework to our Clients.


With a team of highly competent and experienced Service Technicians, located across our geographic markets, Osmoflo delivers timely on-site support.

With 30 years of experience in water treatment and water recycling/water reuse, Osmoflo brings a unique level of expertise, process knowledge and proven systems to provide on-going support in the following ways:

  • ISO55001 asset management system accreditation that brings with it structured maintenance schedules and procedures carried out by our expert Service Technicians
  • A technical support team of highly trained individuals who specialise in finding solutions to challenging water problems
  • Pilot testing of water if required
  • 24 Hour remote monitoring via PlantConnect®
  • Extensive range of chemicals and consumables to compliment the plant


To ensure your rental plant is delivered in time to meet your needs, Osmoflo works closely with you to ensure all pre-delivery site work is ready for emergency mobilisation, and ensuring delivery and commissioning can be completed within 24 hours of order confirmation.


Industry Technology Application kL/day
F&B BWRO Treatment of reject water from existing RO plant 1,000
Municipal SWRO/BWRO RO upgrade for potable water production 10,500
Mining MMF/SWRO Process water for production trials 500
Mining MF/SWRO Treating water for remote mine site and plant processing 3,000
LNG SWRO Marine service vessel with 2,000 m3/day plant operating in the Indian Ocean producing construction water for Island project 2,000
LNG UF/SWRO Potable and process water production for construction activities 1,000
Oil and Gas SWRO For temporary exploration camp site, potable water requirements 5
Oil and Gas SWRO Marine service vessels x 2 with 150 m3/day 20’ containerised MMF/SWRO units that service off shore drilling platforms 150
Exploration MF/SWRO Potable water for drilling camp 10
LNG MMF/UF/SWRO Potable water production for construction camp 200
Mining MF/RO Dewatering mine site water for environmental release 11,000
Mining MF/BWRO Treating saline mine process water for discharge use, as a temporary solution during an upgrade of the permanent plant 5,000
Municipal MF Treating potable water originating from reservoir to remove elevated levels of suspended solids 25,000
LNG MMF/SWRO Treatment of highly saline bore water for construction requirements during new mine development 300
Mining MMF/SWRO Process water for iron ore handling facility 4,000
Mining MF/BWRO Small unit for pilot trial to confirm process for larger plant to facilitate mine dewatering 40
Manufacturing BWRO Emergency water for extra process capacity requirement 600
Mining MBR 1,000 man construction camp 300
Refinery BWRO/NRMB Treating potable water and to produce demineralised water for waste heat boiler 1,200
Power MMF/BWRO Treatment of a combination of bore water and dam water for a power station. Interim solution while permanent plant is built 600
Manufacturing MBR Waste water treatment and disposal for factory 50
Mining MBR 600 person accommodation facility 200

Osmoflo's Rental Case Studies

Osmoflo rental solution supplying potable water for island community in Oman

Rental desalination plant delivered to Masirah Island, Oman, to address the increasing potable water demands of the island.

Emergency water treatment for V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Rental desalination plant provided to City of Cape town to mitigate the shortage of potable water due to one of the region’s worst droughts on record.

Fast track emergency water for WA mine site

A 3MLD containerised sea water desalination plant was prepared and delivered to site within 8 days. It was then installed, commissioned and placed into production mode in less than 28 day to meet their emergency water requirements.

Osmoflo provides timely rental solution, treating process waste water for irrigation and reuse

After the sucess of initial bench top testing, Osmoflo proivded a full scale rental plant to treat dairy process waste water for reuse on site.

Rental desalination plant aids development of new mineral sands mine

ental plant to be used as a bridging solution between sister mines.

Rental reverse osmosis plant resolves water crises

Reverse osmosis rental plant dispatched and on-site within 24 hours.

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