Water Purification Systems and Marine Watermakers

12505 Reed Road, Suite 100, Sugar Land, TX 77478,Other, United States of America

MECO is setting the standard in marine watermakers for the offshore oil and gas industry. We are the only company that designs and constructs all of the processes you might employ to desalinate water in a marine environment. We have been in the business for over 80 years, so you can count on objective advice based on experience. 

Our integrated team of engineers, craftsmen and service professionals offers you in-depth expertise with a focus on every detail to ensure a quality solution on time and on budget – the kind that has earned us repeat business from major oil producers and their contractors.

Marine watermakers

For over eight decades, the MECO commitment to quality has been the foundation of our success and our clients’ satisfaction. Pure water is our only focus, our only product. We follow stringent manufacturing practices and guidelines.

As we are ISO 9001-accredited, we conduct internal and external audits of our plants in compliance with rigorous quality control procedures. We hold ASME ‘U’, ‘R’ and ‘UM’ stamps. We are certified by Underwriters Laboratory (UL listed to 508A) and provide equipment to European Community clients under the CE stamp as well as supply equipment to Canadian CSA standards. 

Quality-tested water purification systems

We qualify and monitor every company supplying components for our systems. Our construction materials meet the strictest quality standards. We test every MECO product thoroughly before it ships. Our comprehensive customer service provides total support and includes the proprietary online MASTERsupport program.

Above. Beyond. Two words that succinctly describe our approach to your water needs. It’s about looking beyond the boundaries of what’s expected. We research, ask questions, and examine your requirements from start to finish to clearly understand your objectives and reasoning. Then, we do it again.

We call it our ‘No Boundaries Promise’. And it ensures that you receive the solution that works best for you.

Vapor compression for saltwater desalination

MECO patented the vapor compression process for the desalination of saltwater. Since then, we’ve refined and improved the technology to deliver high-quality potable drinking water and distilled water in some of the world’s harshest environments.

Reverse osmosis desalination plants

MECO reverse osmosis desalination plants are a mainstay throughout the offshore marine industry. These units are the choice worldwide for their proven reliability, design simplicity and responsive service support.

Waste heat evaporators

MECO waste heat evaporators have been a workhorse in the offshore marine industry for decades. MECO waste heat units are known for their simplicity, ease of operation and low maintenance requirements.


12505 Reed Road, Suite 100

Sugar Land, TX 77478


United States of America

+1 281 276 7600 +1 800 421 1798 (US toll free) +1 281 313 0643
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