Bonaire Desalination Plant (Bonaire)


Implementing IDE’s unique design and modular approach, the Bonaire’s low energy consumption, chemical-free desalination plant produces 5,600 m3/d of drinking water to meet the high demands of Bonaire’s nearly 22,500 residents.


The plant will continue to support the island’s sustainable operation, showcasing IDE’s environmentally conscious desalination solutions.

We’re extremely fortunate for the work IDE and WEB Bonaire has done to provide fresh drinking water to the citizens of Bonaire and are excited to see the benefits of this plant for years to come.”

Alfredo Koolman, CEO, WEB Bonaire

  • Capacity: 5,600 m³/day
  • Water Source: Seawater
  • Technology: Reverse Osmosis (RO)
  • Contract Type: Engineering, Supply, Supervision of erection, startup, and commissioning
  • Location: Bonaire Island, The Southern Caribbean
  • Customer: Water- en Energiebedrijf Bonaire N.V. (WEB Boaire)
  • Usage: Potable Water
  • Commissioning date: 2021


  • Top efficiency

    A high level of preassembly of sub-systems, driving efficiency in construction and providing extremely low electrical consumption – a 15% (7) savings


    Modular design & tailor-made configuration for to meet client’s requirements

  • Environmental breakthrough

    The Bonaire plant is utilizing IDE’s proprietary sustainable solutions, such as a chemical-free desalination technology designed to produce clean water from standard seawater without the use of any chemicals.

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