Desalination News

  1. Solar Powered Desalination Offers Hope Of A Global Shift In Agriculture

    A revolution in irrigation that could secure water supplies and food production during drought is the goal of researchers at UNSW’s Global Water Institute.

  2. Pilot Plant To Purify Bore And Industrial Waste Water

    QUT has opened a pilot plant at Banyo to study technology for removing salts from bore water, industrial wastewater and sea water to produce high-quality drinking water.

  3. Fluence Announces First Drawdown From US$50M Project Finance Facility

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that it has drawn down for the first time on its US$50M non-recourse debt facility (the “Facility”), which was put in place in November 2018 and provided by Generate Capital, an integrated investment and operating platform for innovative resource infrastructure technologies and developers.

  4. I.E.S. Develops Technology To Mine Sea Water Without Harming The Environment

    The German scientific research company I.E.S., (, made a breakthrough after 19 years of research inventing a technology that makes sea miningpossible without harming the environment

  5. Energy Recovery Awarded $8.8 Million For Water Projects In Saudi Arabia

    Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERII), the leader in pressure energy technology for industrial fluid flows, today announced total awards of $8.8 million (USD) to supply its PX® Q300 Pressure Exchanger® devices to multiple desalination facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The devices are expected to ship in Q2 of 2019.

  6. Illuminating Water Filtration

    For the first time, a team of researchers from Stony Brook University and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have revealed the molecular structure of membranes used in reverse osmosis.

  7. Fluence Signs Second Large Contract In Egypt

    Fluence Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that a partnership formed between its Egyptian joint venture The International Co. for Water Services & Infrastructure (IWSI) and Hassan Allam EPC has been awarded an EPC contract of US$74M to design and construct a 40,000 m3/day seawater desalination plant, with infrastructure designed and built for a future capacity expansion to 80,000 m3/day.

  8. Ducon Receives Order For A 2x300 MW FGD System From China

    Ducon Group's Ducon Infratechnologies Ltd. announced recently that Ducon has received an order to supply a Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) system on a 2x300 MW coal-fired plant from Harbin Boiler Group in China.

  9. Clean Water For All

    Clean, useable water from dirty water? More than 50 years ago, that’s exactly what two UCLA engineers did for water technology by developing the world’s first practical reverse osmosis membrane.

  10. DOE Announces Prize Competition For Wave Energy Water Desalination

    Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a prize competition to spur innovation in wave energy-powered desalination systems.