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HP Water Management: Consider software tools for water reuse projects

The hydrocarbon processing industry needs reliable and economic sources of water for present and future operations. Ensuring a sustainable water supply requires a focused effort to evaluate the qualit..

Huchler, L. A., MarTech Systems, Inc.

The hydrocarbon processing industry needs reliable and economic sources of water for present and future operations. Ensuring a sustainable water supply requires a focused effort to evaluate the quality and quantity of alternative water sources, reuse of individual water streams or the combined outfall stream, and/or changing regulatory requirements. Modeling The most common methodologies to analyze water circuits are pinch technology and mass balance/solution modeling. Application of classic pinch technology for water systems, as shown in Fig. 1, evaluates only the hydraulic demands for water.      Fig. 1. Sample water-pinch diagram.1 Better option A b

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