Desalination News

  1. Bureau Of Reclamation Awards $3.62M For Desalination And Water Purification Research In 13 States

    Bureau of Reclamation Acting Commissioner Alan Mikkelsen announced today that Reclamation will provide $3.62 million to conduct laboratory and pilot-scale desalination and water purification research in 13 states.

  2. Toward A Smart Graphene Membrane To Desalinate Water

    An international team of researchers, including scientists from Shinshu University (Japan) and the director of Penn State’s ATOMIC Center, has developed a graphene-based coating for desalination membranes that is more robust and scalable than current nanofiltration membrane technologies.

  3. Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) Refinery Uses GE’s Mobile Water Solutions

    According to the World Resources Institute, Bahrain is one of the most water-stressed countries in the world and will continue to be through at least 2040.

  4. Synthesizing Pure Graphene, A 'Miracle Material'

    Formed deep within the earth, stronger than steel, and thinner than a human hair. These comparisons aren’t describing a new super hero. By Jessica McBride, Office of the Vice President for Research

  5. SUEZ Wins A Desalination Contract For 11 Oil Platforms Off The Brazilian Coast

    The contract includes the provision and operation of seven mobile reverse osmosis1 desalination units with a capacity of 90 m3 per day to supply water to the 11 offshore platforms. SUEZ will also provide operational and maintenance assistance for the units.

  6. Carbon Nanotubes Worth Their Salt

    Lawrence Livermore (LLNL) scientists, in collaboration with researchers at Northeastern University, have developed carbon nanotube pores that can exclude salt from seawater. The team also found that water permeability in carbon nanotubes (CNTs) with diameters smaller than a nanometer (0.8 nm) exceeds that of wider carbon nanotubes by an order of magnitude.

  7. $33 Million Recycled Water Plant Moves Forward Despite Opposition

    Following a lengthy legal battle, Escondido City is almost ready to begin construction on a new $33 million recycled water treatment plant.

  8. Energy Recovery Awarded $2.7M For Desalination Projects In China

    Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERII), the leader in pressure energy technology for industrial fluid flows, today announced total awards of $2.7 million to supply its PXTM Pressure ExchangerTM technology for desalination projects in China. The orders will begin shipping in the fourth quarter of 2017.

  9. 2017 AMTA-ADC Fellowships Awarded To Four Students Studying Membrane Technologies

    The American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) is pleased to announce that four students have been awarded the AMTA ADC Fellowship Awards for 2017.

  10. Formosa Petrochemical Corporation Selects IDE Technologies To Build And Operate Its SWRO Desalination Plant

    IDE Technologies, a world leader in water treatment solutions technology, today announced that it has been commissioned by Formosa Petrochemical Corporation (FPCC), engaged in the refining and distribution of oil products, to build its Seawater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant.