Skip to Content

:::

South Penhu

ForwardText size:

South Penghu Desalination Plant scheduled to begin operations in January 2018, improving standards of living on the islands and quality of water for ecotourism

The Marine National Park Headquarters (MNPHQ) has sought to improve water quality on the islands of Dongji and Dongyuping, and to provide safe and sufficient drinking water for those on the islands. For these purposes, MNPHQ launched the South Penghu Marine National Park (Dongji Island and Dongyuping Island) New Seawater Desalination Plant Construction Project. The Project includes facilities for water intake, slow filtration, routing, reserves, and desalination. The project was completed in October 2017. The plant completed all desalination system tests on December 13, and is expected to begin operations in January 2018.

The design of the plant applies the reverse osmosis method, and the plant will be capable of producing 20 metric tons of freshwater and around 3 metric tons of drinking water daily. All pipeline and materials that come in contact with seawater are built from stainless steel or salinity- and corrosion-resistant materials, to extend the plant's service life.

South Penghu Desalination in Dongji
South Penghu Desalination in Dongyuping
South Penghu Desalination Plant scheduled to
begin operations in January 2018,
improving standards of living on the islands and
quality of water for ecotourism
Return