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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 ...


  • 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. ...


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  • 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 ...


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  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Remote water and power provision

    Purdue University researchers have developed an aluminium alloy that could be used in a new type of mobile technology to convert non-potable water into drinking water while also extracting hydrogen to generate electricity. Such a technology might be used to provide power and drinking water to villages and also for military operations, said professor of electrical and computer engineering Jerry ...


  • Desert eco-city to run on waste

    Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates, is building a US$22 billion zero-carbon showcase city for 50,000 residents with its power plants running on waste. A plot of desert land will be transformed into Masdar City  which will produce no waste, emit no carbon and be completed by 2016. It is an initiative by the Government of Abu Dhabi through the Mubadala Development Company ...

  • Nitto Denko/Hydranautics and Statkraft to Create Osmotic Power

    Nitto Denko/Hydranautics and ...


    By Statkraft

  • Energy-efficient water purification made possible by Yale engineers

    Water and energy are two resources on which modern society depends. As demands for these increase, researchers look to alternative technologies that promise both sustainability and reduced environmental impact. Engineered osmosis holds a key to addressing both the global need for affordable clean water and inexpensive sustainable energy according to Yale researchers. Yale doctoral student Robert ...


    By Yale University

  • Cenovus invests $2.5M in Saltworks Technologies

    Cenovus Energy Inc., the Calgary-based integrated oil company, is investing $2.5 million in Vancouver's Saltworks Technologies Inc. through its Environmental Opportunity Fund (EOF), which enables environmental innovations in energy and technology. Saltworks has developed an energy efficient way to convert salt water into fresh water through ...


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  • Vancouver clean tech company preparing new technology for space

    A Vancouver clean tech company may soon be launching some of its new technology into space. Saltworks Technologies Inc. has been awarded a contract to deliver a pilot water unit to NASA. The unit will be used for testing the water recovery systems and processes at NASA ...


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  • R3 Fusion Selected to Demonstrate Frac Water Treatment Technology

    R3 Fusion, Inc., a clean technology company based in Rensselaer Technology Park, announced that it has executed a contract to demonstrate its patented SPaCeR™ technology on the treatment of flowback water generated in hydraulic fracking operations. Unconventional gas reserves in shale deposits have greatly extended the fossil fuel reserves available to the ...


    By R3 Fusion

  • AQUATECH introduces AQUAR2RO™ process for zero liquid discharge and high recovery plants

    Aquatech, a global leader in water treatment solutions, introduces the AquaR2RO™ membrane process designed for use in facilities requiring Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) or very high recovery. The AquaR2RO process features a unique configuration of membranes engineered to cost-effectively treat waters that are difficult to treat with conventional membranes processes. Due to its distinctive ...

  • Pasteurization Technology Group Customer, Ventura Water, Receives Award From the California WateReuse Association

    Pasteurization Technology Group (PTG), innovator of the only wastewater disinfection process that generates renewable energy, is pleased to announce that Ventura Water has been honored as a leader in the water reuse and desalination industry ...

  • Exciting Free Service for Identifying Cutting-Edge Technologies

    Untitled Document In order to capitalize on the high-performance products of tomorrow, companies working in environmental engineering and monitoring must identify the latest, cutting-edge ...


    By University of Florida

  • Nuclear fuel recycling technology leadership earns GE engineer prestigious honor from American Nuclear Society

    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) announced today that the American Nuclear Society (ANS) has honored engineer Charles Boardman with the prestigious Cisler Medal for his decades of leadership in the development of GEH’s “Generation IV” PRISM reactor technology. The PRISM reactor is a cornerstone of GEH’s proposed Advanced Recycling Center (ARC) for recycling spent fuel from nuclear power plants. ...


    By General Electric

  • GE’s Water Business to Acquire UK-Based Monsal

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Monsal, a private U.K.-based water, waste, advanced anaerobic digestion and integrated biogas-to-energy business. With Monsal’s advanced anaerobic digestion technology and industry knowledge, GE will be able to help municipalities and industrial manufacturers shift from disposing wastewater treatment ...


    By General Electric

  • ReportsnReports - Water Technology Markets

    The water sector is facing greater challenges than ever before: population growth, climate change, increased water scarcity, tougher environmental regulation, and dwindling public finances. As we confront these issues, only one thing stands between success and failure: water technology. It is a subject which has been neglected over the years. The pipe, the pump and the valve, have been enough to ...


  • GE and memsys Achieve Technology Milestone for Unconventional Gas Water Treatment

    Membrane Distillation Technology Replicates Conventional Thermal Evaporation Process While Using Less Energy and Lowering the Cost and the Carbon Footprint of Evaporation - Field Project Proves Effective for High-Salinity Produced Water After 200 hours of continuous operation at a Texas-based commercial disposal well, GE (NYSE: GE) and ...


    By General Electric

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