Desalination News

  1. International Desalination Association Becomes A FAO WASAG Partner
    1/25/2018

    The International Desalination Association (IDA) has become a partner of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and its WASAG –The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture – initiative.

  2. Let The Good Tubes Roll
    1/18/2018

    Materials scientists, led by a team at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, designed a tiny tube that rolls up and zips closed.

  3. Aquatech Supplies 25 Million Liters Per Day Seawater Reverse Osmosis System To Detergent Manufacturer In India
    1/12/2018

    Aquatech recently completed a project for Nirma, a multi-sector fast moving consumer goods brand. Nirma manufactures products ranging from cosmetics, soaps, detergents, salt, soda ash, LAB and injectables.

  4. UA Develops Stand-Alone System To Produce Drinking Water By Means Of Solar Energy
    1/8/2018

    Researchers from the University of Alicante's research group in applied electrochemistry and electrocatalysis have developed a stand-alone system for desalinating and treating water through electrodialysis. The system is directly powered by solar energy and can be applied in off-grid areas.

  5. New Desalination Method Offers Low-Energy Alternative To Purify Salty Water
    1/2/2018

    Providing safer drinking water to those in need may be a little easier. According to Penn State researchers, a new desalination technique is able to remove salt from water using less energy than previous methods.

  6. ACWA Power Led Consortium With Veolia And DIDIC Awarded Salalah IWP Project
    12/11/2017

    An ACWA Power led consortium with Veolia and DIDIC has been awarded the Salalah Independent Water Project by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP) on 7 December 2017.

  7. Veolia Will Treat The Springvale Mount Piper Power Plant Wastewater In Australia
    12/4/2017

    Springvale Joint Venture and EnergyAustralia has selected Veolia to deliver and operate the new Springvale Mount Piper Power Station Water Treatment Plant. Veolia will operate and maintain the plant and a pipeline linking the 2 sites under a 15 year contract.

  8. Akuo Energy And Mascara Renewable Water Have Signed A Partnership Agreement
    11/15/2017

    Mascara Renewable Water, a company specialising in water treatment using renewable energy, and Akuo Energy, leading French IPP in renewable energy, have signed a partnership agreement to develop projects combining green energy production and water production via solar desalination.

  9. UCI Chemists’ Solar-Powered Device Generates Electricity Through Ion Transport
    11/15/2017

    By binding photosensitive dyes to common plastic membranes and adding water, chemists at the University of California, Irvine have made a new type of solar power generator. The device is similar to familiar silicon photovoltaic cells but differs in a fundamental way: Instead of being produced via electrons, its electricity comes from the motion of ions.

  10. Saline Water Conversion Corporation And Hydraulic Institute Partner To Bring Pump Systems Optimization Training To Saudi Arabia
    11/15/2017

    The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announces a strategic educational  partnership with Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) to help companies in the Middle East assess pumping systems and identify improvement opportunities related to both industrial and commercial pumping systems.