Desalination Resources

  1. Zero Liquid Discharge Opens Up Opportunity For Forward Osmosis To Make Its Mark

    While many companies and investors have struggled to make sense of an entry point into the massive water industry, seeds are consistently being sown for those that know how to monitor and enter intelligently.

  2. Incubating Innovation: Solutions For A Parched Earth

    Massive droughts and water demands from a world population projected to grow to nine billion by 2050, translate to food insecurity and lack of water for agriculture.

  3. Nanoscale Solutions To A Very Large Problem

    Water, water is everywhere, but we need more drops to drink. The primary mission of the recently founded Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT) Center, a consortium based at Rice University and led by environmental engineer Pedro Alvarez, is to produce more drinkable drops where they're needed the most.

  4. Vote Of Confidence: A Q&A With NAWC’s President-To-Be

    Martin A. Kropelnicki, whose presidency begins in October, talks lessons from Silicon Valley, the state of infrastructure, and the impacts of a changing environment.

  5. In The Beginning… The Origin Of Membranes As Told By The Industry’s Seasoned Pioneers

    In 2011, the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) embarked on an ambitious effort to preserve the history and evolution of the membranes industry. The project complimented a tradition of recognizing outstanding achievements in membrane technology and the awards extended to deserving recipients throughout the year.

  6. East Meets West: Capitalizing On Water Opportunity In Southeast Asia

    The U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) International Trade Administration is planning a July business development mission to Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines to introduce American technology firms to the countries’ burgeoning water markets.

  7. Global Crisis And Modern Solutions At The Water-Energy Nexus

    GE Water & Process Technologies and the World Resources Institute (WRI), an independent research organization studying sustainability, jointly produced a white paper called “Water-Energy Nexus: Business Risks and Rewards.” The paper hones in on the shared interest of the two groups, namely the supply of freshwater counted on by the energy industry, which in turn fuels water treatment operations, a relationship that’s known as the “water-energy nexus.”

  8. The Call To Increase The Water Supply

    The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR), a branch of the Department of the Interior tasked with supervising water resource management, has put out a call for research proposals that will increase the nation’s usable water supply.

  9. FEDI Solution For Sohar Refinery Project

    Orpic (Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company) required a thermal seawater desalination solution as part of its Sohar refinery improvement project to ensure an uninterrupted supply of fresh feed water to for its boilers.

  10. First-Of-Its-Kind Zero Liquid Discharge Plant Installed In Egypt

    The Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (ETHYDCO) is a joint venture company established with the purpose to produce Ethylene, Butadiene and their derivatives (Polyethylene, Poly Butadiene).