Utilities

Water

Gross water capacity of close to 9 million m3 per day, and the expertise to provide total water and wastewater solutions to industries

Sembcorp is a vital partner in helping to meet the water needs of governments, industries and communities around the world. From specialised industrial wastewater treatment and water reclamation, to desalination and the supply of potable and industrial water, Sembcorp offers innovative solutions to even the most challenging water needs of industries and water-stressed regions.

Our Expertise

Total Water & Wastewater Solutions for Global Water Needs

Sembcorp offers the full spectrum of water management solutions to meet the needs of industries and municipal customers, including specialised industrial water and wastewater treatment, water reclamation and desalination.

We also have the ability to integrate wastewater treatment, water reclamation and water supply into a closed loop, minimising liquid discharge and conserving water.

Track Record in Applying Advanced Technologies

At Sembcorp’s facilities worldwide, we use our extensive experience to apply the best available technology and customised solutions to meet customer needs.

Some of the technologies we apply include Expanded Granular Sludge Bed, Membrane Bioreactor, microfiltration and reverse osmosis. Read more about these technologies in our Water Microsite and Water Brochure.

                                       

Specialised Solutions for Industries

Sembcorp is a global leader in providing total water solutions to industries. From industrial wastewater treatment and water reclamation to industrial water supply, Sembcorp has the expertise and operational scale to meet our customers’ unique needs. In particular, we have developed specialised capabilities in industrial wastewater treatment. We are able to apply technologies such as membrane separation and biological treatment in a seamless process to effectively treat wastewater of different profiles. In addition to treating multiple streams of complex industrial wastewater, we can also treat all types of wastewater directly from source, without the need for any pre-treatment on the part of our customers. Sembcorp owns and operates facilities capable of treating high concentration industrial wastewater with chemical oxygen demand of up to 19,000 milligrammes per litre, and high salinity industrial wastewater with salinity of up to 50,000 milligrammes per litre.

  • Industrial wastewater treatment facilities, Jurong Island, Singapore

    A comprehensive range of water and wastewater solutions for industrial customers in the chemical hub

  • Zhangjiagang industrial water facilities, China

    A joint showcase project between the governments of China and Singapore in integrated water management 

  • Changzhi Total Water Management Plant, China

    The first total water management solution for large-scale coal-to-diesel projects in China 

Specialised Solutions for Water-stressed Regions

Sembcorp pioneered the commercial reclamation of water from treated municipal and industrial wastewater effluent in Singapore, turning it into high-purity water for power and steam generation, as well as for process industry operations. We are the developer, owner and operator of one of the world's largest water reclamation plants - the Sembcorp NEWater Plant in Singapore.

  • Sembcorp NEWater Plant

    Named Water Reuse Project of the Year at the Global Water Intelligence’s 2010 Global Water Awards 

  • Zhangjiagang water reclamation facilities, China

    A joint showcase project between the governments of China and Singapore in integrated water management

Meeting Pressing Water Needs in the Middle East

Sembcorp develops, owns and operates large-scale integrated power and desalination plants in the UAE and Oman. We apply various seawater desalination technologies such as multi-stage flash and reverse osmosis.

  • Salalah Independent Water and Power Plant, Oman

    The largest and most energy efficient power and water plant in Oman’s Dhofar region

  • Fujairah 1 Independent Water and Power Plant, UAE

    One of the world’s largest hybrid desalination plants

Sembcorp is able to manage entire municipal water or wastewater operations, from treatment to supply and customer service. We deliver safe and clean drinking water to millions in China, Indonesia, the Phillipines, South Africa, Chile and Panama.

Our operations are quality certified for operating procedures, environmental standards, and health and safety practices, and we constantly improve efficiency by optimising infrastructure and processes.

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