THE GLOBAL OCEAN IS THE SOURCE OF LIFE ON EARTH, IT SHAPES THE CLIMATE OF OUR PLANET, SERVES AS A SOURCE FOR ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATIONS, MORE THAN HALF OF THE OXYGEN ARRIVES INTO THE ATMOSPHERE FROM THE OCEAN AND ALSO REGULATES ITS CONTENT, AS WELL IS ABLE TO ABSORB THE EXCESS.
THE IMPURITY OF THE GLOBAL OCEAN INCREASES EVERY YEAR
As is well known, life on earth originated from water, or from the oceans that have covered it for more than three quarters since its formation. Starting from the tiny organisms scattered in the depths of the seas, up to man himself, we owe our existence to water. That same water which is becoming an increasingly precious commodity, whose reserves and cycle are increasingly threatening and altering.
In more rigorous scientific terms, sixteen different classes of synthetic materials dispersed in our seas can be identified. Low-density polymers such as polyethylene and polypropylene are the most abundant compounds, followed by polyamides, plastic-based paints, polyvinyl chloride, polystyrene and polyvinyl alcohol. Less common polymers include polyethylene terephthalate, polyisoprene, poly (vinyl stearate), ethylene-vinyl acetate, polyepoxide, paraffin and polycaprolactone, as well as a biodegradable polyester, reported only recently floating in open water.
Even non-biological wastewater, the so-called gray water, of urban origin represents an important source of microplastics, in the form for example of plastic fibers from the synthetic washing of garments and microplastic beads (for example polyethylene and polypropylene) used as abrasive in personal care products.
The majority of marine plastics come from terrestrial sources including municipal waste, sewage discharges, inadequate waste disposal and management, industrial activities, illegal discharges, etc. Instead, marine sources derive mainly from the fishing industry, nautical activities and aquaculture. For example, lost fishing nets and net strands have been found adrift thousands of miles, injuring or killing fish and seabirds, as well as protected marine species such as turtles, dolphins or seals, due to ingestion or entrapment.
How we operate
The primary objective of REIMEX Group is to recover the forgotten waters …
those of small urban or industrial wastewater, those of minor watercourses, in fact used as drainage channels, those of maritime transport … in short, all those that for ignorance or convenience, negligence or willful misconduct, are not treated appropriately and contribute to the irreversible destruction of aquifers, streams and bodies of water, open sea.
Obtaining purified water from wastewater of extremely variable composition presents various difficulties, often solved with large and expensive plants, long process times, additional residues and energy consumption.
The solutions that REIMEX Group develops are always aimed at making it possible to use vectors of renewable resources available on site, allowing the sustainable treatment of wastewater from urban, rural, industrial and maritime sources, generating purified water from these, overcoming their high level of dilution, pollution and disparity of content and coming to produce adequate and targeted volumes of the desired compounds.
Therefore, we study, design and implement engineering solutions that allow us to purify water of all types and origins, exploiting renewable energies and in a sustainable way, including zero or positive balance in terms of decarbonisation.
Among the reference specifications of our systems, we can indicate:
RECOVERY even of SMALL QUANTITIES of dispersed, diversified and unexploited wastewater, according to European guidelines
PURIFICATION of quantities of WATER, otherwise LOST, in line with the renewed principles of valorisation of this irreplaceable asset
Plants with minimal environmental impact with EMISSIONS WIDE LOWER THAN EC2010 / 75 / EU STANDARDS
Water treatment efficacy COMPLIES with IMO-MARPOL-att. IV&V
High level of SAFETY – no pressure, no chemical process – no noise, odor or harmful emissions
Flexible technologies and applications, which allow installations of ANY SIZE and type, even in FURNITURE UNITS
MODULARITY, to allow wide application possibilities and MINIMUM production and commissioning TIMES, especially for emergency and critical situations (natural disasters, humanitarian emergencies, etc.