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Crystal Clearwater Resources (CCR) Achieves Significant Advancement in Desalination with their Spontaneous Evaporation and Condensation (SPEC) Technology Pilot in the Midland Basin

𝐈𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐰𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐧 𝐒𝐏𝐄𝐂 ?

  • 101 days of 24/7 stable operations

  • 98% uptime

  • Zero pretreatment

  • Treated raw produced water and clean brine (~135,000 ppm TDS)

  • Over 50% recovery of freshwater ready for beneficial reuse

  • Achieved stable brine concentrate of 290,000+ ppm TDS

  • Performance unaffected by variable heat and feed quality fluctuations

  • Remotely operated

  • Cost effective

  • Waste-heat capable


Crystal Clearwater Resources (CCR) is an innovative water technology company based in Dallas, Texas led by military veterans and experienced industry personnel. CCR’s SPEC technology is a low-pressure, thermal desalination process that is heat-source agnostic, tolerant of highly variable feed water and heat input, and can be remotely operated and monitored. The unique process, with its robust and modular design, has consistently proven to deliver a solution that recovers usable fresh water from raw, high salinity produced water in an economically sustainable manner.


Special thanks to our client, partners, and everyone involved who made this a successful pilot.


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