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  • Graphene Sieve Material Promising as Desalination Membrane

    A new graphene-based material with a sievelike structure may prove to be an efficient, affordable material for desalination membranes. Scientists from the University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute developed the graphene oxide, according to the BBC. The material could help make small-scale desalination affordable, which may help those without access to clean drinking water. ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • ORNL-led team demonstrates desalination with nanoporous graphene membrane

    Less than 1 percent of Earth’s water is drinkable. Removing salt and other minerals from our biggest available source of water—seawater—may help satisfy a growing global population thirsty for fresh water for drinking, farming, transportation, heating, cooling and industry. But desalination is an energy-intensive process, which concerns those wanting to expand its application. ...

  • Water Desalination Report: Membrane Supplier Raises its Profile

    Fred Wiesler, Director of Sales and Marketing, discusses his plan to increase the company’s profile and visibility. Wiesler will strengthen these efforts by preparing new product data sheets and sales literature. In addition, he said the company plans to develop a direct regional sales organization in North America and a distributor/agent organization in the rest of the world. ...


    By QUA Group LLC

  • The current state of desalination

    Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. On behalf of the International Desalination, our strategic partner Global Water Intelligence, and World Congress host TechnoPark, I want to thank you for joining us as we announce the latest desalination inventory and explore current and projected trends in our industry. I am pleased to report that the desalination market continues to grow. According to the ...

  • Desalination is a High Growth Market

    Water in many countries is competing with oil as the most precious commodity. The ocean can supply the needs of the world through desalination. One of the limiting factors in increased desalination production has been energy costs. With more efficient desalination technology and the low price of oil, the costs of desalination are now less than that of water from alternative sources. This is ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Thirsty Australia Advances Desalination Technology

    Melbourne, Australia - The delivery of energy efficient water desalination to drought-stricken Australia received a boost today with the establishment of a new collaboration between the government research agency CSIRO and nine Australian universities. The research aims to advance water desalination as an alternative water supply option for Australia by increasing efficiency, and reducing the ...

  • 1000 M3D Desalination system available !!

    New desalination system capable to produce 1000 M3D ( 263,000 US GPD ) is available for inmediately delivery. All Anciliary equipment is included  Tecnical Details: Permeate ( Product ) Flow : 1000 M3D ( 263,000 GPD ) Energy recovery device: Included - Fedco Turbo charge RO Pump: Fedco pump 200 HP Pressure vessels: 12 ...

  • Israel Solves Water Woes with Desalination

    After experiencing its driest winter on record, Israel is responding as never before - by doing nothing. While previous droughts have been accompanied by impassioned public service advertisements to conserve, this time around it has been greeted with a shrug - thanks in large part to an aggressive desalination program that has transformed this perennially parched land into perhaps the most ...


    By Associated Press

  • Evoqua Commercializes Innovative Electrochemical Desalination Technology

    Hello, Evoqua Water Technologies has commercialized its innovative, optimized membrane electrochemical desalination technology for adjustable dissolved solids removal capability with its first OEM agreement. The advanced, low-pressure electrodialysis membrane technology enables water output quality to be tuned by power adjustments to minimize footprint and energy consumption. In its first OEM ...

  • NXFiltration: next generation membranes

    While production has started at the brand new factory of NXFiltration, development of an exciting product continuous: hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes! NXFiltration – a spin-off from Twente University – has worked on new recipes for ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes for the last two years. The company wants to distinguish itself with their unique ...


    By Convergence Industry B.V.

  • Algeria opens $250m seawater desalinization plant

    General Electric has opened a new $250 million desalinization plant in the Mediterranean Sea for the Algerian government. The plant, equipped with massive sand filters, chemically treated membranes, high-pressure pumps, and electric turbines run by recycled brine, is financed by $200 million from the U.S.-backed Overseas Private Investment Co. On his way to Philadelphia International Airport on ...


    By General Electric

  • Successful use of ultrafiltration as a pre-treatment for desalination

    Sea water desalination is a major growth area and is likely to be even more significant in the future. This is a market segment where ultrafiltration is set to become the preferred pre-treatment for reverse osmosis (RO).inge watertechnologies has been making major efforts in the field of ultrafiltration as a pre-treatment for RO. This has allowed the company to achieve a substantial increase in ...


    By inge GmbH part of BASF

  • Kurita as member of EDS - European Desalination Society

    Kurita renewed its membership at the European Desalination Society (EDS) for a continuous contact with research and industry worldwide in desalination and water treatment. EDS is a Europe-wide organization for individual and corporate members including universities, companies, research institutes, government agencies and all concerned with and interested in desalination and membrane technologies ...


    By Kurita

  • NanoH2O Awarded Order for Expansion of Palmachim Desalination Plant

    NanoH2O Inc., manufacturer of the most efficient and cost-effective reverse osmosis (RO) membranes for seawater desalination, today announced that it has been selected by Via Maris Desalination Ltd. to provide QuantumFlux (Qfx) high rejection membranes for the expansion of the Palmachim desalination plant in Israel. Via Maris Desalination Ltd., owner and operator of the Palmachim plant, purchased ...


    By LG NanoH2O, Inc.

  • Eco-friendly RO system for water desalination

    Israel’s IDE Technologies has launched IDE PROGREEN, a green, eco-friendly reverse osmosis (RO) system for water desalination. IDE Technologies says that its new IDE PROGREEN reverse osmosis (RO) system for water desalination reduces operational costs and increases return on investment (ROI) by optimising energy consumption, eliminating the use ...

  • Black & Veatch Awarded Desalination Research Contract

    AwwaRF/California Energy Commission study will yield recommendations for design and operation of desalination facilities to improve energy efficiency    ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • GWT SWRO Membrane System Solutions

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc., GWT series custom built sea water desalination systems incorporate both proprietary patented nano fiber prefiltration with nano composite membrane technology to provide optimal system performance with reduced capital costs and operating costs. The GWT series sea water systems typically produce 20% more water using while using 20% less power consumption versus a ...

  • Breakthrough in prefiltration that protects RO membranes

    Dr. Ibrahim El-Azizi, of the University of Sheffield, recently presented a paper at a desalination conference in Amman Jordan, focusing on the causes of fouling of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes. In a pilot test of filters at a desalination plant in Libya, he studied the causes and extent of fouling. He concluded that filters using “Disruptor™ media is the best solution for reducing the fouling ...


    By Argonide Corporation

  • Abengoa signs a desalination research partnership in Abu Dhabi

    This research partnership is part of the pilot project that Abengoa is developing with the Masdar company Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B /NASDAQ: ABGB), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has recently signed a research partnership agreement with the Masdar Institute and the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar ...


    By Abengoa

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