CDR Continuous Dewatering & Recirculation System

Continuous Dewatering and Recirculation Systems


The Continuous Dewatering and Recirculation (CDR™) System is one of the latest innovations from UCC.  It is designed to meet both customer requirements and environmental demands. This proven technology eliminates the ash pond, requires minimal outage time and significantly reduces wastewater from the plant’s water balance.

Performance Specs

• Closed-Loop Recirculation System

Eliminates bottom ash sluice water as a wastewater stream

Accepts ash sluice lines from multiple units

Reduces water consumption through recirculation

Zero liquid discharge

• No Changes Required Beneath the Boiler

Existing equipment remains in service

• No Outage Time Required

Piping and control system tie-ins can be completed while online

• Continuous Dewatering and Discharge of Ash

Eliminates dewatering bins and storage ponds

Dewaters ash to moisture levels suitable for landfill disposal or beneficial use

• Proven and Reliable Technology

Extensive SFC reference installations around the globe

Simple, robust design assures dependable operation

Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) System

• Constructed for Durability

New equipment has been robustly engineered for challenging utility operations

Proven component design for reduced maintenance

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