Portable Water Treatment and Desalination


Containerized Water Treatment Systems


The RODI Systems Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit (ROWPU) is a durable, cost-effective water purification system housed inside a military quadcon shipping container.  It is capable of producing 5,000 gallons per day of pure water and it incorporates a number of water treatment steps including reverse osmosis.  The ROWPU is capable of treating virtually any naturally occurring water source including desalination of seawater.  The PureBoxTM ROWPU is easy to ship, easy to install, and easy to operate with minimum training.  It is well-suited for a number of applications including:

  • Emergency Relief
  • Small Communities
  • Remote Work Camps
  • Military Facilities
  • Hotels and Resorts

Various options are available including an integral diesel generator, climate control, disinfection, and remote monitoring.  Learn more ...

Basic system only US$39,900 EXW Aztec, NM, USA.

PureBoxTM Product Line

RODI Systems' PureBoxTM water treatment systems are complete water treatment, desalination, and waste treatment systems built inside intermodal shipping containers.  These systems are built and tested in RODI's New Mexico facility and shipped worldwide to customers requiring cost-effective, dependable water treatment technology.  Using containerized systems has a number of advantages including lower capital cost, speed of delivery, minimum of site preparation, and lower on-site construction costs.


The PureBoxTM DLX desalination systems are our high quality, full featured seawater desalination systems designed for long life and low cost of ownership.

These systems can produce fresh water for human consumption, irrigation, or industrial use using a minimum amount of energy.

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Waste Treatment

The PureBoxTM CMBR systems are containerized membrane bioreactors capable of treating domestic waste (sewage).

The CMBR units produce a high quality effluent suitable for reuse in irrigation, dust control, industrial process water, and other applications.

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Water Purification

The PureBoxTM FX water purification systems are designed for purify naturally occurring fresh water sources that do not require membrane treatment.

The FX systems comprise filtration and disinfection technologies that are cost-effective for less demanding applications.

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PureBoxTM DLX Desalination System ... More Info

The PureBoxTM DLX is RODI's highest quality containerized desalination system.  It is designed to provide long life at the lowest possible cost of ownership.  Capacities range from 20,000 to 140,000 gallons per day from a single container.  Multi-container systems can produce in excess of 1 million gallons per day.  The DLX systems include the following features:

Complete Portability - The PureBoxTM DLX systems are completely contained in 20 or 40 foot intermodal shipping containers.

Corrosion Resistant Construction - In designing and building the DLX systems, non-metallic components as utilized as much as possible.  This includes structural components as well as the wetted components in the desalination system.

High Performance Pretreatment - Proper pretreatment is critical in the RO design to insure that the RO membrane elements do not foul excessively.   The DLX system utilizes a two stage filter design incorporated a high performance zeolite filtration media.  RO reject is used for backwashing the media to conserve energy and provide superior backwash quality. 

Conservative Design - Membrane flux rates are kept to a minimum to insure long membrane life.

Automation - Extensive monitoring and automation results in fewer human errors during operation which can easily cause damage to the RO membrane or other vital system components.

High Quality High Pressure Pump and Energy Recovery - The pump and energy recovery units used in the DLX systems are chosen based upon their efficiency and durability.  They boast a large number of installed units worldwide are all equipped with VFD's for smooth starts and stops and maximum energy conservation.    

Permeate Flush and Membrane Cleaning System - Flushing and cleaning of the membrane elements is critical to insure long membrane life.  The DLX systems are equipped with integral membrane flushing and cleaning systems.

Superior Training and Product Support - RODI Systems has been designing, building, and supporting membrane treatment systems for almost two decades.  The technical professionals at RODI have trained over 1000 RO operators over the course of their careers.  We take pride in the support we offer our clients both before and after the sale.

Click here to download a brochure describing the DLX desalination systems.  See our Download Section below for even more information on the DLX products.

More Information

Click on the links below to download more information on RODI Systems and our desalination and water treatment products.


PureBoxTM DLX Containerized Desalination Systems

PureBoxTM CMBR Containerized Wastewater Treatment Systems

  • CMBR Brochure (Download)
  • Information on CMBR Operation and Maintenance (2500 and 500 GPD) (Download)

Other PureBoxTM Systems

 PureBoxTM is a trademark of RODI Systems Corp.   TurbidexTM is a trademark of Hydro-Source Systems LLC

About RODI Systems Corp.

Since 1995, RODI Systems has specialized in the design, fabrication, and commissioning of portable (containerized and trailer-mounted) water treatment systems. Our product line includes desalination, water purfication, and wastewater treatment systems. We are proficient in membrane technology including reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, and membrane bioreactors.

For more information on all of our capabilities, visit our corporate website at www.rodisystems.com. For a corporate summary, click here. To see how we compare to our competition, click here.

Contact Information

Postal address
936 NM Hwy 516, Aztec, NM 87410 USA
Electronic mail
General Information: info@rodisystems.com or use our on-line information request form.