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Fresh water for control and prevention of sea lice

Photo: Nova Sea

Enwa deliver fresh water to Nova Sea's full scale pilot plant at Teksmona in Meløy Municipality. 

Natural method for treatment of sea lice

Enwa has delivered fresh water to Nova Sea's full scale pilot plant at Teksmona in Meløy Municipality. Nova Sea has since 2011 worked with the project "Evig regn". The project aims to reduce infestation by lice in salmon farms using a "natural method", using fresh water to prevent the occurrence of sea lice.

The desalination plant comprises of 2 containers, one with pre-treatment and one with membrane system with pumps, motors and control in the other.

Enwa har designet og levert vannbehandlingsanlegget som ble offisielt åpnet 25 August 2016. Her med Aino Olaisen Nova Sea og Bjørn Dørum fra ENWA

Photo: Enwa has designed and delivered the water treatment plant that was officially opened the 25th of August 2016. Here Aino Olaisen, Nova Sea together with Bjørn Dørum from Enwa.

Exciting Project

Enwa is very pleased to take part in the industry's endeavors, and in this context especially Nova Sea, showing great willingness and ability, to find methods that are better for fish health and better for the environment than many of the current methods. "We strongly believe that Nova Sea through their pilot project will succeed in achieving their objectives. Enwa see a growing demand in the industry for our expertise and are now seeing a potential for increase in deliveries to the aqua culture industry. Demand for fresh water, in areas where this is not readily available, will consequently lead to demand for desalination plants and correctly dimensioned pre-filtration where Enwa have great expertise." says Per Morten Lyngaas, Enwa Water Technology AS. 

Environmental friendly and cost effective solution

"Our focus has always been to deliver environmental friendly and chemical free solutions to our customers" says Sverre Hanssen, founder and majority owner at Enwa. "For Enwa this is a solution that corresponds perfectly with our business. The method of using fresh water to fight sea lice is as natural and environmental friendly as it can be".

For further information please contact:

Per Morten Lyngaas, Division manager/ Managing director, Enwa Water Technology AS + 47 92 49 69 22

A more detailed article is available in norwegian at enwa.no

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