GEH – the solution for sustainable clean water

In 2010, the UN made access to clean water a human right. At GEH Wasserchemie, however, we have already been working on creating effective and sustainable water treatment since 1997. Our goal is to provide clean water to people across the globe.

This is what motivated us to invent the patented iron-hydroxide based adsorption material. We now produce 1,500 tonnes annually, supplying customers worldwide.

Reduced consumption

Our material is more effective compared to that of our competitors. Comparative tests clearly verified higher treatment capacities of up to 100 percent. Good for our customers: When they use GEH®, their systems achieve a far longer life span with the same expenditure of material.

More than just standard

With its EN DIN 15029 standard, the EU sets the quality standards for iron-hydroxide used in the treatment of drinking water. And we don’t just meet these standards. We exceed them - and raise the bar even higher.

Why not simply see for yourself

More than just standard

Contaminants in mg/kg EN DIN 15029 GEH Competitor A Competitor B
Arsenic 20 < 1 15 69
Lead 40 < 1 4 <1

Chromium

250 36 575 3
Copper 100 9 730 1
Manganese 3000 1.255 3.510 13.300
Nickel 250 43 430 54
Zinc 250 22 115 55
Phosphate - < 60 300 7.092

All information relating to concentrations is based on the dry weight.

A clean and clear solution

The big advantage offered by our adsorbent material is its sustainability: in contrast to processes using precipitant agents and subsequent filtration, our product effectively binds heavy metals and removes them from the water cycle once and for all. The waste volumes are lower when GEH® is used.

Numbers that speak for themselves

170 Mio m³
of water are treated annually using GEH®
2900 kg
of pure arsenic are removed from our environment annually thanks to GEH®
830 t CO₂
saved since 2013 by optimizing GEH® production
34 %
increase in energy efficiency thanks to optimization of GEH® production
60
countries where GEH projects have been completed
170 Mio m³
of water are treated annually using GEH®
2900 kg
of pure arsenic are removed from our environment annually thanks to GEH®
830 t CO₂
saved since 2013 by optimizing GEH® production
34 %
increase in energy efficiency thanks to optimization of GEH® production
60
countries where GEH projects have been completed

News

24.06.2020

Collaboration with Hamburg University of Technology

Even established products, like our GEH granular adsorpent, find new fields of application and process options. With this in mind, we have formed a research project with the Institute of Water Resources and Water Supply at the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH) to develop an innovative process for removing arsenic from drinking water that can be applied in addition to the tried-and-tested GEH fixed-bed adsorber technology currently in use.

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03.06.2020

Audit under difficult circumstances: our coronavirus update

The world remains gripped by the coronavirus pandemic. With this update, we want to inform you of the current state of affairs at our company, an audit carried out at distance, and who is currently keeping the company operable.

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24.03.2020

Update on the situation at GEH Wasserchemie during the coronavirus pandemic

The effects of the coronavirus pandemic are impacting all of us in most areas of our lives, and also presenting GEH Wasserchemie with major challenges. For our part, we have already taken a wide range of measures in order to maintain production of GEH® at our facility and thus ensure that our customers continue to be supplied. At present, there are no indications that the production or availability of our products will be restricted.

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Simon Kellmann

Your contact person:

M.Sc. Simon Kellmann
Tel. +49 541 1220-09

info@geh-wasserchemie.de