After 3 years of operation Al Hamra is under climax condition. One obstacle is that the system is still running by power supply of a generator resulting in manual operation of the distribution and piling up of water as pumps only operate during operation of generator which is only during filling of Stage A.
Al Hamra 2015
TSE water getting reused for construction
Inflow of Al Hamra Reed Bed
Outflow of Al Hamra Reed Bed
Stage A distribution pipes already covered
Al Hamra reed bed under operation, up to 10 tankers per day discharging into the system.
The reed plants getting taler and start to grow horizontal offshoots
Mr. Stan Wehbe from RBC, the contractor and operator of the reed beds, is explaning the process of mineralization in the Stage A basins.
Mr. Osman Ali, RE from KN-International, the design and supervision consultant, explaning the process flow
The Al Hamra Reed Bed is under start-up process since March 2015.