China’s electron beam technology for treating industrial wastewater

July 16, 2021, 3:02PMNuclear NewsCarley Willis and Joanne Liou
Photo: Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology

With the capacity to treat 30,000 cubic meters of wastewater per day, the largest industrial wastewater treatment facility using electron beam technology in the world was inaugurated in China in June 2020. The treatment process has the capacity to save 4.5 million m3 of fresh water annually—equivalent to the amount of water consumed by about 100,000 people.

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