Case studies

Case studies

Case studies

Get to know the backstory of our completed projects

Get to know the backstory of our completed projects

Get to know the backstory of our completed projects

01 - Case study

U.S. Army

Summary

Summary

10ft. Greywater reuse system with integrated bathroom with a sink and shower

10ft. Wastewater treatment system with integrated toilet room with closed loop water reuse for toilet flushing

Closed loop water access by continuously reusing water without stable outside water source

Systems designed and ordered for multipurpose deployment in arctic and desert conditions

02 - Case study

Uhuru Park

Problem statement

Problem statement

Inadequate wastewater treatment in Nairobi causes water pollution and health risks, worsening the city's water scarcity.

Objective: Reduce drinkable water consumption for irrigation

Target: Treat wastewater for 1000 people

Environment: Reduce polluting local rivers with untreated wastewater

Solution

Solution

Containerized system in central Nairobi that treats public sewage for reuse for park irrigation cutting total water supply.

All-in-one system fitted into a 20ft container

Remote monitoring with automated process management, sensors and software

Water reuse only for irrigation

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

The system treats up to 50 cubic meters of wastewater.

The system cuts 25% of the irrigation needs of a 13 hectare park

Power consumption of 80 kWh/day

Partly powered by solar energy

03 - Case study

Rappin Paper

Problem statement

Problem statement

Addressing insufficient wastewater treatment and reuse solutions in the production of paper edge protectors.

Inadequate water reuse options at the paper factory

Current anaerobic wastewater treatment proves ineffective

The potential for water reuse remains untapped

Solution

Solution

Implementing a containerized system to treat the paper factory's wastewater and facilitate reuse for paper edge protectors production.

All-in-one systems housed within 5 40ft containers

Automated process management through sensors and software

Treated water is reused for paper edge protectors production

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

A pilot was installed to test the fit in the industry.


The pilot system treats and reuses up to 1.5 cubic meters of wastewater per day.


After the pilot phase, Spacedrip is going to offer a full scale solution to treat and reuse up to 240 cubic meters of wastewater per day, installed into 5 pcs of 40ft containers.

04 - Case study

Surju village

Problem statement

Problem statement

The existing wastewater treatment plant in Surju was facing challenges

Difficulty in connecting the city to the canal infrastructure

The current treatment technology is inefficient

The need for reconstruction without altering the treatment plant's tanks and utility building.

Solution

Solution

We implemented an automated wastewater treatment system for 390 people

Treated water is led to nearby Reiu river

Eliminated the need for structural changes during the plant's reconstruction

The system was installed with an above-ground utility building and underground tanks

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

The success of the Surju wastewater treatment project was measured through:

Energy consumption ranging from 1 to 1.5 kWh/m3, aligning with the project's goals

Effective handling of the equivalent of 387 Inhabitant Equivalents (IE)

A rapid launch within a day

05 - Case study

Jägala Estate

Problem statement

Problem statement

1200 people living in a new private housing development require sewer access and wastewater reuse to adapt to droughts and water scarcity during summer periods.

Objective: treat and reuse wastewater of 1200 people (120m3 of wastewater)

Target: 3 modular above ground containerized systems installed in 2023-2025

First stage (400 people) completed in June 2023

Solution

Solution

Modular 40 feet containerized automated wastewater treatment systems with wastewater reuse.

Process managed with system automation, 6 sensors and software

Blackwater treatment: MBR with 95% pollutant removal efficiency

Reuse: Treated water for non-potable and potable applications, including toilet flushing, irrigation and tap water

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

System is capable of treating the wastewater of 1200 people in an off-grid environment.

Treats and reuses up to 120m3 (3 x 40m3) of wastewater per day

Reverse Osmosis module produces up to 9m3 of potable water per day

06 - Case study

Tactical Foodpack

Problem statement

Problem statement

Freeze-dried food processing ice and wastewater is being sent to the sewage.

To reuse freeze-dried food ice and wasted water as a packaged water and in the office



Lack of water reuse solutions in the food industry

Solution

Solution

Containerized system that treats freeze-dried food process wastewater and reuses it for packaged water and in the office consumption.

All-in-one systems fitted into 10ft container with MBR, reverse osmosis and remineralization technology

Automated process management with sensors and software

Water is being reused for various purposes such as packaged water and in the office consumption

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

Spacedrip is offering full solution to treat and reuse up to 1.5 cubic meters of wastewater per day, installed into 10ft container.

07 - Case study

Global Defence Solutions

Problem statement

Problem statement

Expeditionary forces face challenges in securing potable water for showering and hygiene activities during field operations.

Limited access to freshwater sources

High demand for water in harsh and varying climatic conditions

Inefficiency in traditional water supply methods

Solution

Solution

Spacedrip introduces the Automated Tactical Wastewater Reuse System (ATWRS) greywater variant, addressing water scarcity challenges for expeditionary forces.

Containerized system with a maximum flow rate of 1500 liters/day

Integrated membrane bioreactor, reverse osmosis, UV, and chlorination for potable water production

Autonomous process software and sensors for efficient water treatment and quality assurance

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

The ATWRS demonstrates robust performance and adaptability in field conditions, providing critical advantages for expeditionary forces.

Serves 70 people, treating 1500 liters of wastewater daily

Operational in extreme temperatures from -25°C to 45°C

Energy-efficient with a daily power consumption of 25 kWh, ensuring sustainability and autonomy

08 - Case study

Kodasema

Problem statement

Problem statement

Kodasema office is located in the outskirts of Tallinn and is not connected to the city’s sewer system.

Target: Treat wastewater for up to 15 people

The project aims to establish an environmentally sustainable wastewater treatment solution.

The system has to operate off the grid

Solution

Solution

The all-in-one containerized wastewater treatment system enables the Kodasema office's kitchen and bathroom facilities to function autonomously, free from external water sources.

The solution is entirely self-contained and does not rely on external water connections

The treated water can be used as potable water

Spacedrip's containerized all-in-one system provides a compact solution

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

Kodasemas office is provided with wastewater treatment and a reliable supply of treated water for potable and non-potable applications.

The system treats up to 1 cubic meters of wastewater

The system has been running smoothly for 3 years

09 - Case study

Naissaare Port

Problem statement

Problem statement

An island harbor in a natural setting required wastewater treatment of the highest effluent standards to meet water demand while preserving the environment.

Objective: Implement water reuse to minimize water demand

Target: Treat wastewater for 30 people and wastewater from ships

Environment: Ensure the discharged water meets the purest standards

Solution

Solution

Deployed an MBR-based wastewater treatment system that effectively treated wastewater from ships and the harbor, producing non-potable water.

Installed a single underground tank for the entire system

Implemented automated process management with sensors and software

Ensured the treated water met the highest purity standards for discharge

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

The system demonstrated its capability to treat wastewater effectively in an off-grid natural environment.

The system treats up to 5 cubic meters of wastewater

Effectively implemented water reuse practices to reduce overall water demand

10 - Case study

Adila Resort

Problem statement

Problem statement

Adila retreat is completely off grid and located in a delicate nature preserve with highly seasonal wastewater generation.

Objective: provide wastewater treatment system capable of handling seasonal peaks

Target: avoid any pollution from wastewater and reuse treated wastewater for irrigation

Result: reuse treated water for irrigation during summer to cut baseline water stress during

summer

Solution

Solution

MBR based wastewater system installed into one underground tank and is operated with software and sensors.

Wastewater treatment: MBR with 95% pollutant removal efficiency

Automation: the system is autonomous and is operated remotely via software

Reuse: treated wastewater is reused for irrigation

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

System is capable of treating the wastewater of 50-300 people in an off-grid environment in the middle of a NATURA nature reserve.

Wastewater treatment volume up to 40m3/day

Capable of handling unstable seasonal inflow from 50-300 people

11 - Case study

Esna Mansion

Problem statement

Problem statement

Off-grid mansion that hosts music festivals & sport camps with up to 50 people/day during summer. Previously the location had wastewater collection tanks.

The system is capable of treating wastewater of <50 people

Target: underground system that adapts to seasonal wastewater inflow

Highly pure water discharged in an environmentally sensitive nature preserve

Solution

Solution

Underground automated wastewater treatment system for treating up to 6 cubic meters of wastewater per day.

Wastewater treatment: MBR with 95% pollutant removal efficiency

Automation: the system is autonomous and is operated remotely via software

Reuse: Treated water reused for irrigation in the mansion park

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

System is capable of treating the wastewater of 50 people (up to 6 cubic meters) in an off-grid environment.

Wastewater of 5 -50 people treated per day (up to 6m3 in summer and up to 1m3 in winter)

System fitted into a 4m3 container with an additional underground equipment chamber

12 - Case study

Brewery

Problem statement

Problem statement

Excessive water consumption with no wastewater treatment solutions in place.

Absence of water reuse solutions in the brewery

Aiming to achieve brewery ESG targets by reducing water consumption

Spacedrip facilitates the reuse of treated wastewater in brewery tank cleaning, filter washing, and can rinsing operations

Solution

Solution

Implementation of a containerized system to treat the brewery's wastewater, enabling reuse for tank cleaning, filter washing, and can rinsing operations.

All-in-one systems housed within a 40ft container with MBR and reverse osmosis technology

Automated process management utilizing sensors and software

Reclaimed water utilized for various purposes in the brewery factory

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

Spacedrip offers a comprehensive solution to treat and reuse up to 97 cubic meters of wastewater per day, housed in a 40ft container.

13 - Case study

Vasknarva

Problem statement

Problem statement

A small harbor next to a river with a sensitive natural environment. The newly built harbor building required wastewater treatment with the highest possible effluent standards.

Objective: Cut water demand by water reuse

Target: Treat wastewater for 30 people

Environment: Clean water has to be released into a delicate natural reserve

Solution

Solution

MBR-based wastewater treatment system that produces non-potable water.

A system installed into one underground tank

Automated process management with sensors and software

Water reuse for toilet flushing and technical reuse

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

The system can treat the wastewater in an off-grid environment.

The system treats up to 5 cubic meters of wastewater

14 - Case study

ÖÖD Hötels

Problem statement

Problem statement

ÖÖD Hötels are located in Pilguse island, an off-grid, environmentally sensitive area. The project required advanced wastewater treatment to meet rigorous effluent standards while serving up to 10 occupants.

Off-grid wastewater treatment, ensuring environmental compliance

Meeting stringent High Effluent Standards in a natural environment

Solution

Solution

An MBR-based wastewater system for ÖÖD Hötels on Saaremaa Island, efficiently housed in a single underground tank and automated with three sensors and specialized software.

System is installed into one compact underground tank

Process management is automated with 3 sensors and software

Treated water meets strict environmental discharge criteria

Performance assessment

Performance assessment

This wastewater solution excelled off-grid, managing seasonal wastewater inflow efficiently with minimal daily energy consumption.

Successful wastewater management in remote settings

The system treats up to 0.5 cubic meters of wastewater

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