Largest-Ever GEH Dearsenification Unit in Germany Goes On Stream

December 2009 – A new dearsenification unit with a processing capacity of 192 m3/h and a projected annual water throughput of 1,180,000 m3 came on stream this month at the Rummelsberg water plant in Schwarzenbruck / Germany. The unit, supplied by W&S Wassertechnik GmbH, features four parallel-operated adsorber beds in a space-saving stacked configuration containing a total of 10 tonnes of GEH® 102 adsorbent. The adsorbent will be used over a predicted service life of several years. For the surrounding communities, the new unit is a reliable source of drinking water supply fulfilling all requirements and specifications of the German Drinking Water Decree with attractive economics.

Stacked adsorber beds in parallel operation


Municipality Schwarzenbruck
Regensburger Straße 16
D-90592 Schwarzenbruck

Mr. Franz Graf
phone: ++49 (0)9128-991155
fax: ++49 (0)9128-891148


W&S Wassertechnik GmbH
Industriestraße 16
D-30900 Wedemark
phone: ++49 (0)5130-9295-0
fax: ++49 (0)5130-9295-10