Desalination News

  1. International Desalination Association Signs Cooperation Agreement With Greening The Islands

    The International Desalination Association (IDA) and Greening The Islands have entered into a cooperation agreement to promote Greening the Islands Observatory (GTI Observatory) a continuous structured research and analysis initiative on energy, water and mobility that looks into island needs across different sectors, starting with water, energy and mobility.

  2. Preparing For The Next Big Drought: Sunvapor Receives $1.5M Award From U.S. Department Of Energy

    Sunvapor, Inc., a company that develops technology solutions to sustainability challenges, announced that it was selected to receive a $1.5 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies, which can reduce costs and expand the market for producing freshwater from otherwise unusable water.  

  3. DOE Funds Field Test Of Rice’s Solar Desalination Technology

    The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $1.7M to a Rice University-led team for further development and field testing of an innovative desalination technology that uses nanoparticles and sunlight to treat water.

  4. LG Chem Emerges As A Global Leader Of RO Membranes

    LG Chem, supplier of the full line of NanoH2O™ reverse osmosis (RO) membranes, announced that over the last two years the company has accrued the most wins for new seawater RO membrane projects with more than 100,000 cubic meters per day capacity, based upon analysis of the database in DesalData published by Global Water Intelligence.

  5. State Of Hawaii Secures $2M In Federal Funding For Solar Desalination Development

    The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) is set to receive a $2M award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies, which can reduce cost and expand the market for creating freshwater from otherwise unusable waters.  

  6. Department Of Energy Announces $21M To Advance Solar Desalination Technologies

    Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $21M for new projects to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies.

  7. International Desalination Association Establishes Honorary Council

    The Board of Directors of the International Desalination Association has named seven prominent members of the global desalination and water reuse community as its Honorary Council.

  8. ACWA Power And Energy China Sign MoU For Power And Water Desalination Cooperation

    ACWA Power, a leading developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Energy Engineering Corporation Limited (ENERGY CHINA), a global leader in international engineering and EPC contracting, during a ceremony in Dubai

  9. Atlantis Technologies Completes $2M Series-A Funding Round With Evapco, Inc. And CentreGold Capital

    Atlantis Technologies announced recently that they have secured a $2M Series-A investment from  Evapco, Inc. and CentreGold Capital along with global licensing and distribution agreements.

  10. USBR Demonstrates Zero Liquid Discharge: Making Clean Water And Salt

    The United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) engaged Saltworks Technologies to demonstrate the zero liquid discharge SaltMaker at a US location. Zero liquid discharge involves treating 100% of the water flow to only produce two outputs: clean water and all contaminants reduced to a solid, which is salt in this case.