Desalination News

  • GWI Announces Winners of the 2015 Global Water Awards

    Global Water Intelligence (GWI) today announced the winners of the 2015 Global Water Awards, which were presented on Monday 27 April at the Nasioutzik Museum in Greece during the Global Water Summit. The winners were announced in a ceremony presented by José Manuel Barroso. Mr Barraso, former President of the European Commission and Prime Minister of Portugal (2002-2004), delivered an ...

  • Solar Containerized Swro Systems

    Advanced equipment and Services has developed the most energy efficient solar desalination system in the market at the lowest capital and maintenance cost, The solar panels can operate the SWRO system at 100% design capacity Advanced equipment and Services has developed the most energy ...

  • Global Water Awards Shortlist Announced

    Global Water Intelligence (GWI) has announced the list of companies and projects which have been shortlisted for the 2015 Global Water Awards, and voting will open March 1st to GWI subscribers, Water Desalination Report (WDR) subscribers and International Desalination Association (IDA) members. Each year, the Global Water Awards are presented at the Global Water Summit, the major business ...

  • Are you ready for the desal rebound?

    Urbanisation, climate change and a drop in the cost of energy are set to spur a rebirth of the flagging desalination market. A new market report by Global Water Intelligence (GWI) has published providing a guide for businesses in the industry to the best opportunities in this market.  By 2050, 4.8 billion people around the world will be impacted by water stress and ...

  • CWCO shares slump as impairment losses mount

    Consolidated Water shares were marked down more than 10% this morning on the back of a shaky set of quarterly results which saw the company slump to a net loss of $0.13 per share from net income of $0.12 per share this time last year. The upset was down to a clutch of impairment losses, including $2 million relating to the company’s loss-making desalination operation in Bali (Indonesia), a ...

  • Saudi downstream O&G boss takes desal top job

    The head of one of Saudi Arabia’s largest refineries has been appointed as the governor of the state-owned Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) – the world’s largest desalination company – in a surprise royal decree. Ali bin Abdulrahman al-Hazmi was appointed to the SWCC top job late on Monday this week. He had previously been president of Sasref, the Aramco/Shell ...

  • QUA To Exhibit At The International Water Conference® (IWC) 2016 in San Antonio, TX

    QUA will exhibit at The International Water Conference® (IWC) in  San Antonio, TX, on November 6 – 10, 2016. Visit QUA at Booth 326 to speak with a representative about QUA’s innovative membrane technologies. QUA’s diverse product portfolio includes fractional electrodeionization technology (FEDI®), polymeric ...


    By QUA Group LLC

  • Innovations in Anaconda dissolved air flotation units for large flows manufactured in corrosion-free materials

    The Spanish Association of Desalination and Reuse (AEDyR) will hold its 11th International Congress in the city of Valencia, Spain, on the 19th, 20th and 21st of October 2016. Santiago Salcedo CEO of Toro Equipment participated in the first day entitled Innovation in Wastewater and Drinking Water Treatments with his ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • NEW !!! 50,000 US GPD Containerized desalination system SALE or Lease

    NEW !!! 50,000 US GPD Containerized desalination system available… multimedia filtration system included within a 20′ ISO acoustic and thermal isolated container. Just ready to ship and easy to deploy on site. ...

  • Blue plaque for the founder of desalination

    It has recently come to light that one of the founding fathers of desalination, a Frenchman called Dr Alphonse Normandy, lived in London’s Bloomsbury in the 1850s. He developed equipment for desalinating sea water to produce drinking water, which was patented in 1851. Several people collaborated to investigate Dr Normany’s little-known past, including current president of the ...

  • New seawater plants fuel third year of growth for desalination market

    2016 marks the third year of continual growth for the international desalination market following its slump in the mid-2000s. According to the 2016-2017 IDA Yearbook, published by Global Water Intelligence, mid-2015 desalination totals were up 14% from that time in 2014, showing an increase in activity after a disappointing 13-year low in the desalination market. The period June 2015 to June 2016 ...

  • Toro Equipment new member of the Spanish Association of Desalination and Water Reuse

    AEDyR was created in 1998 after the successful IDA Congress held in Madrid in 1997. This association intends to gather all individuals, companies and organizations dealing with desalination and water reuse in Spain. Toro Equipment manufacturer of water and wastewater equipment industries, is already a member of ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Toro Equipment will be present in the 11th AEDyR International Congress

    Toro Equipment will be present in the 11th AEDyR  International Congress in the city of Valencia on the 19th, 20th and 21st of October 2016. The Congress will be organized by the The Spanish Association of Desalination and Reuse (AEDyR). The AEDyR International Congress has become one of the most important and influential events in the world of desalination and reuse. The 10 editions of the ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Saudi Arabia confirms PPP aims for new desal plant

    Saudi Arabia has given its first open acknowledgement to a return to private finance for the building of greenfield desalination plants, telling bidders for the 400,000m3/d Jeddah 4 SWRO plant that the project is now most likely to move forward as an independent water project (IWP). Seven prequalified contractors had been lined up by client SWCC in a tender process that has been extended a ...

  • ACWA Power expands war chest as Saudi returns to IWP

    Saudi water and power project developer ACWA Power has expanded its loan finance base, shortly after news emerged that the Kingdom would be taking a first step back toward private water production through desalination. The company has nearly doubled its 2015 revolving credit limit to SAR1,309 million ($349 million), with the new financing live provided by Saudi Hollandi Bank. In total, the ...

  • The U.S. Virgin Islands: Promise, Problems, and Progress

    Forty miles east of Puerto Rico[1] in the heart of the Caribbean lays an island group known as the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). Made up of three main islands (St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John) and dozens of smaller islands, the USVI is known for its white sandy beaches and the year-round temperate ...

  • Voltea’s CapDI vs RO at 2,000 ppm TDS

    Voltea, the world’s leader in membrane Capacitive Deionization (CapDI©), has performed a detailed technical analysis supported by field data from various installation sites that compares CapDI technology to that of Reverse Osmosis (RO), now at 2,000 ppm TDS. In the desalination/water purification technology field, CapDI has often competed with RO in all aspects of the business, from ...


    By Voltea B.V.

  • Desalination System Investment to Exceed $14 Billon/yr. over the Next Five Years

    In the next five years, suppliers of thermal and membrane desalination systems will sell systems valued at $73.5 billion of which $21 billion will be spent on brackish water systems and $52.5 billion for seawater systems. This is the conclusion reached by the McIlvaine Company by aggregating forecasts appearing in its cross-flow membrane, pump, valve and filtration reports. The brackish ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • West Basin and Mattel Collaborate to Save Up to Two Million Gallons of Drinking Water Per Year

    Mattel, Inc. and West Basin Municipal Water District recently announced the completion of a joint project to enable the exclusive use of recycled water for irrigation purposes at Mattel’s El Segundo corporate campus. By using West Basin’s locally-produced recycled water for irrigation, Mattel ...


    By WateReuse

  • Spain joins IWA’s Young Water Professionals network

    The President of the International Water Association (IWA), Helmut Kroiss, and Fernando Morcillo, President of AEAS (the Spanish Association of Water Supply and Sanitation), have launched the official Spanish group of young water professionals - Young Water Professionals Spain (YWP Spain), at the “13th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and ...


    By IWA Publishing

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