Industrial Water Treatment

Industrial Water Treatment

Water is at the heart of most industrial facilities. While rarely the focus, water and wastewater system design and operation must be carefully managed to ensure successful and cost-effective production.

At Black & Veatch, we know the importance of a well-thought-out water management plan and the value of optimizing water treatment processes for your unique situation. Our broad industrial water expertise will help you evaluate and implement sustainable water use and holistic wastewater management practices at your facility. Our project execution experience will ensure successful implementation of your water management goals and objectives.


Complete In-House Engineering, Environmental and Installation Services


  • Cooling Water
  • High Purity
  • Process Water
  • Produced Water
  • Wastewater


  • Optimization of Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes and Operations
  • Water Management and Reuse Plans
  • Water Supply Selection and Review
  • Zero Liquid Discharge/Discharge Compliance


  • Conceptual Design/FEED Studies
  • Detailed Design Cost Estimates
  • Full Turnkey Project Execution
  • Installation
  • Permitting Support
  • Startup/Troubleshooting
  • Training
  • Water Balances

Featured Projects

Calgon Carbon Water Treatment Project

Catlettsburg, Kentucky

At Calgon Carbon Corporation's flagship factory, Big Sandy Plant, the existing water-softening system was not producing the high purity water quality required to operate the boilers efficiently. The company hired Black & Veatch to upgrade their boiler makeup water treatment system and assist in other modifications to reduce operating and maintenance costs of the plant.

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Koch Enid Water Treatment Project

Enid, Oklahoma

The Koch Fertilizer production plant in Enid, Oklahoma, had a water problem—there wasn't enough and it needed more. After performing technical evaluations and developing preliminary process designs, Black & Veatch recommended a water treatment system that would receive tertiary wastewater from the city's wastewater treatment plant, treating it for reuse within the fertilizer plant.

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Pilot Plant Cleans, Repurposes Water from Oil Recovery Operations


With water already at a premium in a stubbornly parched region of the United States, a global oil giant had sustainability in mind when it searched for ways to clean and repurpose water produced as a byproduct of one of its enhanced oil recovery operations.

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Industrial Wastewater Treatment Keeps Power Facilities Compliant


A large utility located in the Midwest needed to build a low volume wastewater (LVW) treatment system to improve to two of its coal-burning plants necessitated by the Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) rule.

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