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  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Research and Markets: Global Desalination Report Ed 1 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wqg62k/global_desalinatio) has announced the addition of the "Global Desalination Report Ed 1 2012" report to their offering. This NRG Expert ...


  • Abengoa Begins Construction on the First Desalination Plant in Western Africa, in Ghana

     Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has begun construction of the Nungua desalination plant in Ghana, the first in western Africa. The desalination plant, which will require an investment of US$ 125 million, will have the capacity to produce 60,000 m3/day using reverse osmosis ...


    By Abengoa

  • Solar-powered desalination could help avoid water shortages

    A new solar-powered desalination technology could help solve water shortage problems without any damage to the environment, according to researchers. They evaluated a prototype model and demonstrated that it could produce up to 12 litres of freshwater a day per m2 of equipment. The World Resources Institute predicts that by 2025 at least 3.5 billion people will experience water shortages. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Dais`s First Water Product Sale Into Desalination Market

    Dais Analytic Corporation, a commercial nanotechnology materials company selling its Aqualyte™ membrane nanomaterial with engineered processes for use addressing needs in the worldwide air, energy and water markets, today announced it has received an order for delivery of its first NanoClear™ product targeted to be used for the growing market for the desalination of water. ...


    By Dais Analytic Corporation

  • Global Resource Corporation Files Patents for Water Desalination and Purification

    MORRISVILLE, NC - Global Resource Corp. (PINKSHEETS: GBRC), a developer of patented energy-efficient renewable microwave-based technologies for recycling tires, upgrading petroleum products and converting other materials to higher value hydrocarbon-based fuels or carbon materials, today announced the company has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the ...


  • Flowserve Announces Another Order for CALDER Desalination Energy-Recovery Units

    DALLAS - Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced another order for CALDER Dual Work Exchanger Energy-Recovery (DWEER) units from Hydrochem (S) Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hyflux Ltd. The order was booked in the second quarter of 2010. The DWEER energy-recovery systems will be used ...


    By Flowserve Corporation

  • With more research, desalination could boost US water supplies

    Recent advances in technology have made removing salt from seawater and groundwater a realistic option for increasing water supplies in some parts of the US and desalination will likely have a niche in meeting the nation's future water needs, says a new report from the National Research Council.  However, a coordinated research effort with steady funding is required to better understand and ...


    By National Academy of Sciences

  • Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. Teams With Planet Hydra, LLC to Create an Ocean-Based Waste Remediation Site and Water Desalination Vessel

    Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLNX) today announced its discussions with Planet Hydra to retrofit retired ocean vessels to function as floating waste remediation sites and water desalination plants. The plan includes the installation of three (3) Arc Master I Plasma Arc Gasification Units on deck, and three (3) large water desalination units below deck. These dual purpose vessels will ...


  • Twenty percent growth in Desalination Technologies Market - new forecast by Global Water Intelligence

    A new study from Global Water Intelligence, Produced Water Market : Opportunities in the Oil, Shale and Gas Sectors in North America, shows that the total value of the US produced water market is set to grow from $5.0 bn in 2010 to $9.9 bn in 2025, at 4.7% annually. But within this sector, the produced water treatment equipment market will grow from $693 million in 2010 to $2.9 billion, an annual ...

  • GE to Build Desalination Plant and Recover Salt from Wastewater Stream in South Africa

    GE to build desalination plant and recover salt from wastewater stream at Coega plant GE's Desalination, Evaporative and Salt Purification Technology to Produce Ultra-Pure Salt for use at a Chlorine Refinery Johannesburg, South Africa - GE Water & Process Technologies, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) is to design and construct a reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant, which ...


  • Desalination Techniques Emerge in the Spotlight as Fresh Water Supplies Diminish Steadily, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    Thermal and membrane desalination are the technologies driving the ultra pure water and potable water sectors in the water market. Thermal technologies are highly favored in countries where energy is cheap and abundant. The water market is growing, and other industries such as concentrated solar power, produced water treatment and ballast water treatment are exploring the possibility of ...


  • Mobile and Modular for Rapid Deployment: Siemens Announces New "Desal Developed" RO Systems for Industrial Water Desalination

    SIWW, Singapore, June 28, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Siemens Water Technologies announces new pre-engineered reverse osmosis systems for treating seawater, brackish waters and high salinity wastewaters. The pre-engineered package systems include mobile-based, self-contained units allowing efficient site installation and rapid deployment. For larger flow requirements, the systems consist of factory ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • New DOW FILMTEC SEAMAXX Reverse Osmosis elements provide high efficiency, low energy seawater desalination

    Dow Water & Process Solutions (DW&PS), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), is helping power plants, municipalities and manufacturers put the ocean to work. Launched in Americas at the ...

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