desalination technology News

  • World Desalination Components and Technologies

    Desalination - also referred to as desalting, desalinisation or desalinization - is the process by which salt and other minerals are removed from saltwater and brackish water in order to produce water suitable for human consumption, as well as water for irrigation and industrial purposes. Desalination technologies utilize thermal processes, such as vapor compression distillation, multi-stage ...


  • 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 ...

  • Innovative desalination technology to receive funding

    A project led by Saltworks Technologies Inc. to develop a low-energy water desalination system that has the potential to greatly improve the affordability and accessibility of clean water will receive up to $580,000 in funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). 'By supporting innovative, clean energy technologies like those developed by Saltworks Technologies, the Government ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...


    By Evoqua Water Technologies

  • A rising tide for new desalinated water technologies

    The global desalinated water supply will grow at a CAGR of 9.5% over the next decade, reaching 54 billion m3/year (cubic meters per year) in 2020 – 54 trillion liters/year – or triple what it had been in 2008, according to a new report from Lux Research entitled “Desalination’s Future Champions.” According to Lux’s analysis, the demand for desalinated water will foster a rising wave of new water ...


    By Lux Research

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • BP Invests in Desalination Innovator: Saltworks Technologies

    BP Ventures has completed an investment in Saltworks Technologies, a specialist water treatment company based in Vancouver, Canada, as part of its ongoing commitment to developing and supporting leading-edge technologies. Saltworks’ product line offers a number of technology solutions that help address and manage global water scarcity issues, either by using saline water sources instead of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies acquires rights to new desalination technology

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has acquired worldwide rights to commercialize a new patented Zero Discharge Desalination (ZDD) technology developed at the University of South Carolina by ZDD, Inc. The technology utilizes a combination of separation processes, including an electro-dialysis device in an ion substitution mode to remove divalent salts from water. This process prevents the ...

  • Wind-powered desalination for bahrain

    Wind-powered desalination technology is to be promoted in Bahrain under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed on 31 January 2011 between Jade Consultancy of Bahrain and Synlift Systems GmbH of Germany. The MoU will enable Jade to introduce green desalination technologies for the first time in the Gulf region. The consultancy will provide advice on business opportunities and the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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) ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Spotlight on desalination techniques

    New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, ‘Desalination: A Technological Assessment', finds that reverse osmosis (RO) has a bright future in the desalination market but research is ongoing for ion exchange processes and thermal technologies that involve utilisation of waste heat. Thermal and membrane desalination are the technologies driving the ultra pure water and potable water sectors in ...

  • Seawater and Brackish water desalination

    Bharatbook added a new report on \"Seawater and Brackish Water Desalination\" which gives the market status of seawater and brackish water desalination plants. The technology market research report evaluates the global markets for saline water desalination plants. The goals are to provide meaningful information, unbiased analysis, and an assessment of the roles that desalination can play now and ...

  • IDE ‘desalination company of the Year’

    IDE Technologies (IDE) announced that it has won the 'Desalination Company of the Year' Global Water Intelligence (GWI) award, bestowed annually by the water industry, upon the desalination plant supplier that has “made the greatest overall contribution to the desalination industry during 2010.” GWI cited IDE for its “unique competitive position in the global ...

  • Using Desalination to address Drought

    “It’s a very interesting time in the water industry,” says Carlos Riva ’75, CEO of Poseidon Water, a company that is drawing attention as it develops, in Southern California, what will be the largest seawater desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere. The project is expected to deliver water to ...

  • 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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