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  • Adaptative management in desalination plant outfall

    The project has two phases: (1) to design and to adapt the instrumental system to the characteristics of the brine plume, achieving the required reliability and precision. (2) An information and forecast system has also been constructed to compile a Decision support System that achieves the outfall adaptative management. The application of forecast systems will provide the outfall management with ...

  • Hyflux to build Lybian desalination plant

    Hyflux Ltd has been awarded a contract worth about USD100 million to carry out engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works for a seawater desalination plant at Tobruk in northeastern Libya. The project is the first in the country for Hyflux. The contract was awarded by the General People's Committee for Utilities of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (the Ministry of ...

  • Dow for Southern seawater desalination plant

    SSDP will be the second major seawater desalination plant in Western Australia, a state whose inland reservoirs today contain only one-quarter of the water available 30 years ago. By 2031, Perth expects to need an additional 150 billion litres of water to meet population demands. 'The new Southern Seawater Desalination Plant will utilize 440 square foot Dow Filmtec membrane elements,' said ...

  • 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.

  • Abengoa begins construction on the Agadir desalination plant

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has recently begun construction of the desalination plant in Agadir, Morocco, having closed the financing for the project together with its local partner InfraMaroc (CDG Capital Infrastructures group). Once commissioned, the ...


    By Abengoa

  • Técnicas Reunidas is awarded a seawater desalination plant in Australia

    Tecnicas Reunidas has been awarded the execution of the expansion of the Binningup Sea Water Desalination Plant in Western Australia, for the WATER CORPORATION, along with Valoriza Agua (a subsidiary of Sacyr Vallehermoso), AJ Lucas and Worley Parsons, forming the consortium "Southern Seawater Alliance". The consortium shares are: 38% for Tecnicas Reunidas, S.A., 38% for Valoriza Agua, and 19% ...


    By Tecnicas Reunidas, S.A.

  • Flowserve Receives Valve Order for Australian Desalination Plant

    DALLAS - Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced it has received an order for plug valves for the Southern Seawater Desalination Plant near Perth, Australia. The order was booked in the fourth quarter of 2009. The plant plans to use manual and automated Flowserve Durco PlugSeal valves for its ...


    By Flowserve Corporation

  • Abengoa to develop Ghana’s first desalination plant

    Madrid, 29 April 2011. Abengoa, the company that develops innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has signed an agreement with Ghana Water Limited Company (GWCL), Ghana’s public water trading company, to construct a desalination plant and to operate it for 25 years in the town of Nungua, south eastern Ghana, some 15 kilometres from ...


    By Abengoa

  • Worldwide Desalination Plant Investment to Double by 2016

    Water scarcity, population and economic growth, pollution, and urbanization are all placing increased pressure on freshwater resources around the world.  The gap between the supply of freshwater and demand for water for industrial, agricultural, and domestic use is growing at a rapid pace.  At the same time, the cost of desalination has come down steadily, and it is becoming a more ...


  • 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

  • New plant tests US appetite for seawater desalination

    There's far more riding on the Americas' largest seawater desalination plant than the 50 million gallons of drinking water it will produce for the San Diego area each day. The plant, which opens this year, will help determine the future of seawater desalination in the U.S. The billion-dollar project is only the nation's second major seawater plant. The first U.S. foray in Tampa Bay is widely ...


    By Associated Press

  • IDE signs contract to supply desalination plant in Australia

    Slated for completion during 2010, the new plant will be based on reverse osmosis technology - a modern process technology used for desalinating water in a wide range of applications. The plant will provide 140,000 cubic meters/day (50 million cubic meters/year) of high quality desalinated process and drinking water, using innovative technologies implemented by IDE in its projects worldwide, for ...


    By IDE Technologies

  • Hadera: world`s largest desalination plant

    Israel"s President Shimon Peres inaugurated the world"s largest operational seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant last month. Located in Hadera, Israel (50km north of Tel Aviv), the plant is designed to supply about 20% of Israel"s domestic potable water requirement. Constructed and operated by H2ID, a consortium of IDE Technologies (IDE) and Shikun & Binui Housing and ...

  • ACCIONA Agua opens largest desalination plant in US

    ACCIONA Agua has opened the largest desalination plant in the US, in Tampa, Florida. The plant has a daily capacity of 108,000 cubic metres and will provide at least 10% of the water consumed in the Tampa Bay region. The plant has been completely modernised by ACCIONA Agua and American Water. The partners will be jointly responsible for operating the plant for the next 18 years. The Spanish ...


    By Acciona Agua

  • Variable salinity desalination for Singapore

    The viability of a variable salinity water desalination (VSD) treatment plant to harvest water from estuarine catchments in Singapore has been explored. The plant is able to treat both low-salinity river water and high-salinity seawater; the treated water is of high grade and energy consumption is half that of seawater desalination plants. Singapore, a small island city-state of some 700 square ...

  • Seawater desalination a sustainable solution

    Aurecon Technical Director Joe Blesing will be presenting a paper on the multiple award winningAdelaide Desalination Plant at the ASEAN Australian Engineering Congress in Singapore on 11-13 March 2015 titled "Seawater desalination - a ...

  • AWWA announces desalination manual

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today the publication of AWWA Manual M61, Desalination of Seawater. As the desalination of seawater becomes an increasingly sought-after alternative for water supply in coastal areas, Desalination of Seawater (M61) ...

  • Global desalination investment to double

    Water scarcity, population growth, pollution and urbanisation are all placing increased pressure on freshwater resources around the world. At the same time, the cost of desalination has fallen; it is becoming a more affordable means of meeting the world"s growing freshwater needs, according to a review by Pike Research. The report states that all of these factors will contribute to strong ...

  • Californian Conservationists against Desalination

    California is in the process of building a series of massive ocean desalination plants on a scale not seen before in the United States. Conservationists are however pushing back against the powerful interests who are convinced that California's looming water crisis will occur sooner rather than later, arguing that less damaging methods exist. Opponents argue the technology is too expensive and ...

  • 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 ...

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