Case Study: Emergency Response to an Earthquake

Name: 2010 Chile earthquake

Location: Chile

Flow rate: 21,000 GPD

Base system: LitePure EXT

Problem: The 2010 Chilean earthquake occurred off the coast of the Maule Region of Chile on February 27, 2010, at 03:34. The earthquake was scaled of magnitude of 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale. A Tsunami wave followed the earthquake afterwards. Fresh water supply was needed urgently.

Solution: 2 X Trailer mounted LitePure EXT systems (4 trailers) were shipped immediately by air to the disaster area. The WTP is suitable to treat ANY type of water, including sea water, and supply safe drinking water. Atlanta Pure Water's immediate response allowed quick access to fresh drinking water on-site. Additional equipment such as tanks, submersible pumps and laboratory kits were also sent, providing complete mobile drinking water plants.

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