Desalination News

  1. Freshwater From Salt Water Using Only Solar Energy
    6/19/2017

    A federally funded research effort to revolutionize water treatment has yielded an off-grid technology that uses energy from sunlight alone to turn salt water into fresh drinking water.

  2. Using Sunlight To The Max
    6/18/2017

    Materials called transition-metal carbides have remarkable properties that open new possibilities in water desalination and wastewater treatment. A KAUST team has found compounds of transition metals and carbon, known as a MXenes but pronounced “maxenes,” can efficiently evaporate water using power supplied by the sun.

  3. Marshall Island Solar Mini-Grids Make Water, Save Lives
    6/12/2017

    Amid unprecedented rising sea levels from Climate Change, forward thinking governments are discovering the world’s most technologically advanced, expandable, plug and play, solar and wind powered mini-grids and pairing them with high efficiency, R.O.

  4. International Desalination Association Names Dubai As Site Of 2019 IDA World Congress
    6/12/2017

    The International Desalination Association (IDA) announced recently that it has selected Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), as the site for its 2019 World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse.

  5. Caribbean Island Of Eleuthera To Increase Supply Of Drinking Water With GE's Desalination Technology
    6/6/2017

    Despite being surrounded by water in the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean island of Eleuthera has experienced challenges with the supply of fresh, potable water. To help improve water quality and reliability of potable water, GE is providing Water and Sewerage Corporation Bahamas with a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant.

  6. Plasmonics Could Bring Sustainable Society, Desalination Tech
    6/1/2017

    The emerging field of plasmonics could bring advances in chemical manufacturing, usher in new clean and sustainable technologies and desalination systems to avert a future global water crisis.

  7. IDE Technologies Completes Re-Commissioning Of The Santa Barbara Desalination Plant
    5/31/2017

    IDE Technologies, a world leader in water treatment solutions technology, recently announced that it has completed the reactivation of the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility with the City of Santa Barbara, California.

  8. Squeezing Every Drop Of Fresh Water From Waste Brine
    5/29/2017

    Engineers at the University of California, Riverside have developed a new way to recover almost 100 percent of the water from highly concentrated salt solutions. By Sarah Nightingale

  9. Dais's First Water Product Sale Into Desalination Market
    5/16/2017

    Dais Analytic Corporation, a commercial nanotechnology materials company selling its Aqualyte membrane nanomaterial with engineered processes for use addressing needs in the worldwide air, energy and water markets, today announced it has received an order for delivery of its first NanoClear product targeted to be used in for the growing market for the estimated 88.6 million cubic meter/day desalination market of water.

  10. Water Supply Project Earns Global Desalination Plant Honor
    5/11/2017

    Recognizing its size and technical complexity, the Escondida Water Supply (EWS) project in Chile was selected Industrial Desalination Plant of the Year at the 2017 Global Water Summit. The plant increases water supply by creating purified water from seawater and delivering it to the largest copper mine in the world.