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  • Global Desalination Market Will Grow 320.3% by 2020, Driven by Reverse Osmosis

    Depleting water supplies, coupled with increasing water demand, are driving the global market for desalination technology, which is expected to reach $52.4 billion by 2020, up 320.3% from $12.5 billion in 2010. According to a recent report from energy research publisher SBI Energy, membrane technology reverse osmosis will see the largest growth, reaching $39.46 billion by 2020. ...


  • IDE Technologies Seals Deal to Provide Reverse Osmosis Solution for Largest Seawater Desalination Plant in the Western Hemisphere

    IDE today announced that it has signed a contract with Kiewit Shea Desalination to design and supply equipment for the largest seawater desalination plant in the U.S., located near the Encina Power Station in Carlsbad, California. The company has also signed a contract directly with Poseidon Resources for Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of the plant for a period of 30 years. A breakthrough ...


    By IDE Technologies

  • World’s Largest Desalination Plant begins Operations in Hadera, Relying on Dow’s Reverse Osmosis (RO) Technology

    Minneapolis, MN - Israel President Shimon Peres inaugurated on May 16, 2010, the world's largest operational seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant located in Hadera. The plant, located on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, 50 km north of Tel Aviv, is designed to supply about 20 percent of Israel's domestic potable water requirement. Constructed and operated by H2ID, a consortium of ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • IDE to present Sorek project, world’s largest seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant, at Aquatech China

    Presentation will explore the business structure and technological features of the Sorek plant What: Sorek Desalination Ltd. (SDL), a consortium led by IDE Technologies, is developing and constructing a reverse osmosis facility in Israel. The Sorek Project, when completed and operational, will be the largest plant of its kind in the world. Presentation: At ...


    By IDE Technologies

  • 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 ...

  • CH2M HILL Completes Engineering, Procurement, Construction of World’s First Full-Scale Large-Diameter Seawater Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant

    DENVER, November 5, 2007 - CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction and operations firm, has completed the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the world’s first full-scale desalination plant to use large-diameter seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) technology for PowerSeraya Ltd, one of the largest integrated energy companies in the Republic of Singapore. The project ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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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