desalination pretreatment News

  • Hitachi and Veolia win contract to build pretreatment facilities for Large-scale Water Desalination Plant in Basrah, Iraq

    Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / "Hitachi") and Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE: VE), through its subsidiary OTV ("Veolia"), announced today that a consortium formed by their two companies, along with Egyptian engineering firm ArabCo, has received an order from the Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of ...

  • Aquatech awarded Pretreatment System Contract at Sandy Creek Energy Station in Texas

    CANONSBURG - Aquatech International Corporation, a leader in the field of desalination, water reuse, and zero liquid discharge, was awarded a Pretreatment System contract by Sandy Creek Power Partners, L.P. (Zachry Industrial, Inc./Overland Contracting Inc./Gilbert Power Constructors Co.) for the 900 MW Sandy Creek Energy Station coal fired super critical power plant in Texas. The Engineer ...

  • GE Introduces New Ultrafiltration Membranes for Seawater Reverse Osmosis Pretreatment

    New ZeeWeed 1000 and ZeeWeed 1500 Membranes Specially Designed for Seawater Reverse Osmosis Pretreatment - Reduced Footprint and More Efficient, Cost Effective Operation GE (NYSE: GE) today announced new pressurized and submerged ultrafiltration (UF) membranes designed for pretreatment of feedwater for seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) systems. The new technology ...


    By General Electric

  • AES Arabia Secures multimillion dollar Desalination Project

    AES Arabia Ltd secured a US Dollar 14 Million contract to design, manufacture, Construct, Commission and Start-up a dedicated SWRO Plant that can produce up to 2,752 GPM of fresh water for the KASUT Research Park. The contractor for this project is China National Chemical engineering Company (CNCEC) under the management of SAUDI ARAMCO. The internationally affiliated AES Arabia, a Riyadh based ...


    By AES Arabia Ltd.

  • CH2M HILL desalination expert to discuss technology advances

    International membrane technology expert Jim Lozier will address attendees of Singapore International Water Week to discuss 'Advances in Seawater Desalination.' An internationally recognized authority on membrane technologies for potable water treatment, desalination and water reuse, Lozier is a Technology Fellow with CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Lisa Henthorne Elected President of International Desalination Association

    DENVER, October 31, 2007 – Lisa Henthorne, a CH2M HILL’s vice president and global director of desalination has been named President of the International Desalination Association (IDA). During her two-year term as president, Henthorne will be responsible for developing a new strategic plan for the association and developing relationships with regional affiliate associations. Henthorne has been ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • China Seawater Desalination Industry Report 2011-2012

    As of the end of 2011, China’s seawater desalination capacity reached 660 kilotons per day, and the figure, as scheduled, will hit 2.2-2.6 million tons per day in 2015. In recent years, world’s renowned corporations in the water treatment engineering field have sped up their inrush to Chinese seawater desalination market. Veolia Water entered Chinese water treatment market early in ...


  • Doosan Hydro Technology awarded desalination company of the year

    On April 21st, Doosan Hydro Technology was awarded Desalination Company of the Year at the Water, Finance &, Sustainability Conference presented by Global Water Intelligence (GWI) and the International Desalination Association (IDA). The category was awarded for the desalination plant supplier which made the greatest overall contribution to the desalination industry during 2007. Doosan Hydro ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Peristaltic pumps drive the UK’s move towards desalination

    Desalination – the treatment to turn seawater into tap water – is rapidly gaining ground in the UK. Nicola Martin discovers the crucial role that peristaltic technology is playing in this type of water treatment.Following trials and small-scale plants in the drought-ridden South East, the UK’s first large-scale desalination plant is due to open in 2010 at Beckton, East London. Treating seawater ...

  • Xylem wins contract for pretreatment system to increase potable water supply in the United Arab Emirates

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today that it has won a contract to provide a dissolved air flotation (DAF) pretreatment system to help ensure an uninterrupted potable water supply to Abu Dhabi Emirate and the east coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The source water in the Gulf of Oman is ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • GE makes critical investment in Southern California seawater desalination project

    Unique Teaming Arrangement on Largest North American Seawater Desalination Project; GE ecomagination Advanced Membrane Technology Selected for Carlsbad Plant Universal City, CA — GE Water & Process Technologies, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), announced today its participation in what will be the largest seawater desalination facility in North America, the Carlsbad Seawater ...


  • New technology demonstrated at first produced water desalination facility in the world

    N.A. Water Systems, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, announced today the successful full-scale demonstration of OPUS™ technology for produced water treatment at Chevron U.S.A. Inc.’s oil production field in San Ardo, CA. Chevron U.S.A. Inc. is a fully-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation. This project, the first produced water desalination facility in the world that uses this ...

  • Aquatech Awarded Desalination Project for a Thermal Power Facility in Tamil Nadu, India

    Aquatech has been awarded a contract to design, engineer, fabricate and build a 13,000 cubic meters/day seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) based desalination plant for Coastal Energen Pvt. Ltd. (CEPL). Coastal Energen, the power generating flagship company of the Coal and Oil Group, is setting up a 1200 MW coal fired thermal power plant in Tamil Nadu, India. Coal and Oil Group is an ...

  • American Water Receives WateReuse Research Foundation Grant for Desalination Project

    American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that it received a grant from the WateReuse Research Foundation to conduct a joint research project with Drexel University to measure and reduce biological fouling on membrane filters in desalination applications. The project is ...


    By American Water

  • Biwater wins US$115m Algerian reverse osmosis desalination contract

    Biwater Construction Ltd has submitted the lowest bid for a Build, Own, Operate (BOO) contract for a new seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant to be constructed at Oued Sebt in the region of Tipaza, Algeria. The new plant will deliver 100,000m3 per day of high quality drinking water when completed. The plant is designed to desalinate raw seawater from the Mediterranean Sea, with ...


    By Biwater

  • Abengoa inaugurates an advanced technology desalination plant for Masdar in Abu Dhabi

    The project uses ultrafiltration technology, reverse osmosis and membrane distillation. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, today inaugurated a desalination pilot plant that uses its most advanced reverse osmosis and membrane distillation technology, in ...


    By Abengoa

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