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    M61 Desalination of Seawater

    As worldwide fresh water supplies become increasingly stressed from population growth and uncontrolled water use, desalination of seawater has become an increasingly sought-after alternative for new water supply in coastal areas. AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practices M61 provides technical and planning guidance for drinking water utilities that ...

  • Desalination Technology

    Desalination Technology: Health and Environmental Impacts  covers the latest developments in desalination, examining the environmental and public health-related impacts of these technologies. Written by international experts, the text presents specifications for assessing water quality, technical issues associated with desalination technologies, ...

  • Desalination Supplement

    Established in 2007, the Filtration+Separation Desalination supplement continues to be popular and in 2010 we are publishing two special issues. These will be distributed to a wide range of people in this hot topic area, including 17,000 readers from our sister magazine World Pumps, plus bonus distribution at leading international trade shows. ...

  • Seawater Desalination

    A growing proportion of the world’s population is dependent on Seawater Desalination as a source of fresh water for both potable and civil use. One of the main drawbacks of conventional desalination technologies is the substantial energy requirement, which is facing cost increases in the global energy market. 'Seawater Desalination' presents ...

  • Seawater Desalination

    A growing proportion of the world’s population is dependent on Seawater Desalination as a source of fresh water for both potable and civil use. One of the main drawbacks of conventional desalination technologies is the substantial energy requirement, which is facing cost increases in the global energy market. 'Seawater Desalination' presents an ...

  • Solar Desalination for the 21st Century

    Water scarcity affects the African, Asian, European and American continents, causing serious problems of social welfare and stability. This book of the NATO Science Series presents the state of the art of Desalination Technologies driven by Renewable Energies, highlighting the results achieved in the research field and presenting the ...

  • Solar Desalination for the 21st Century

    Water scarcity affects the African, Asian, European and American continents, causing serious problems of social welfare and stability. This book of the NATO Science Series presents the state of the art of Desalination Technologies driven by Renewable Energies, highlighting the results achieved in the research field and presenting the ...

  • IDA Desalination Yearbook 2016-2017

    IDA Desalination Yearbook is published annually by GWI and provides a comprehensive round-up of the preceding 12 months in the world of desalination. The Yearbook is read by everyone interested in the desalination market, providing a desal company directory and a timeline of all the important developments that have been taking place in the ...

  • Membrane Based Desalination: An Integrated Approach

    Reverse Osmosis is the dominant technology in water desalination. However, some critical issues remain open: improvement of water quality, enhancement of the recovery factor, reduction of the unit water cost, minimizing the brine disposal impact. This book aims to solve these problems with an innovative approach based on the integration of ...

  • Desalination and Water Reuse: Scarcity Solutions for cities & industry

    Demand for desalination and reuse is set to grow by up to 10% in 2017, as municipalities and industries are diversifying their water supply options due to issues such as water scarcity to meet their unique water challenges. This is driving a resurgence in activity from San Diego to Singapore, and the sector is turning to alternative water ...

  • Efficient Desalination by Reverse Osmosis: A best practice guide to RO

    Early applications of desalination were small-scale plants deploying a range of technologies. However with the technological developments in Reverse Osmosis, most new plants use this technology because it has a proven history of use and low energy and capital costs compared with other available desalination technologies.   This has led to the ...

  • Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources

    Droughts and their management are a serious challenge to water resource professionals. While droughts predominate in arid regions, their frequency and severity in more temperate regions with more abundant rainfall have been on the rise. Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources provides an essential collection of planning and management ...

  • Renewable Energy Applications for Freshwater Production

    Worldwide, many regions have a great potential to cover part of their pressing water needs by renewable energy powered water treatment processes using either thermal or membrane based technologies. Not only arid and semiarid regions are increasingly exposed to water shortage but also many other regions face a limitation of freshwater resources ...

  • The Science and Technology of Industrial Water Treatment

    Scale formation can compromise the quality and safety of countless products and resources including water treatment, dairy production, polymer production, and oil fields. As a solution, mineral scale inhibitors are often incorporated to mitigate fouling and prevent dangerous crystal growth. Written by internationally recognized researchers, this ...

  • Membrane Technology in Water Treatment in the Mediterranean Region

    The complex dimensions of the Mediterranean freshwater resources, their fragility and their scarcity have been highlighted and have received considerable attention as a primary priority issue politically, technically and scientifically. Membrane technology, with its different applications in water treatment (desalination, potable water treatment, ...

  • Science and Technology of Industrial Water Treatment

    Featuring the contributions of industrial and academic experts, this volume discusses the fundamental and practical aspects of industrial water treatment. After an overview of water chemistry and the characteristics of mineral scales, the book addresses the formation and control of different scales in various systems. It covers membrane-based ...

  • Water Resources Perspectives: Evaluation, Management and Policy

    Many countries in the world have made great efforts, to remedy the water shortage, by providing financial and technical backing, for water desalination, treatment of wastewater and improved management and conservation techniques. Water ministries, universities and research centres have supported scientific research, and applied the most recent ...

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