Desalination News

  1. Consortium Of GE And Norway’s Halvorsen TEC Awarded The Seawater Sulfate Removal System For The Johan Castberg Project

    Marking a commercial milestone in process water treatment for the offshore oil and gas industry, Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has selected a consortium led by GE Water & Process Technologies and Halvorsen TEC  to supply a complete seawater sulfate removal unit (SRU) to help protect production wells in Statoil’s Johan Castberg project in the Barents Sea, off Norway.

  2. Sale Of Seawater Desalination Technology In China

    Modern Water plc, the owner of world-leading technologies for water and wastewater treatment and for water quality monitoring, announces that it has secured a sale of its proprietary Forward Osmosis (“FO”) technology for seawater desalination to Hangzhou Water Treatment Technology Development Center Co. Ltd (“Hangzhou Water”) in China.

  3. Looking Beyond Drought, 17 States Invest In Water Reuse As A Long-Term Supply Strategy

    Traditional water supplies are no longer a certainty for many municipal water utilities across the U.S., sparking a wave of investment in water reuse and desalination projects exceeding $18B.

  4. AMPAC USA Shares Tips On Seawater Desalination Preventive Maintenance

    AMPAC USA, one of the leading manufacturers of reverse osmosis (RO) systems in the United States, designs RO systems that are intended, among other uses, for seawater desalination.

  5. Multi-Ion Feeds Firmly Under Control

    The more accurately a proposed concept offered to a customer takes account of the prevailing circumstances, the easier it is to satisfy the customer's needs. To ensure that the design process of reverse osmosis systems is even more successful in the future, specialty chemicals company LANXESS continuously carries out R&D in the field of water treatment.

  6. North America's Freshwater Lakes Are Getting Saltier

    North America's freshwater lakes are getting saltier due to development and exposure to road salt. A study of 371 lakes published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that many Midwestern and Northeastern lakes are experiencing increasing chloride trends, with some 44% of lakes sampled in these regions undergoing long-term salinization.

  7. New USGS Assessment Provides Fresh Insights Into Nation’s Brackish Groundwater Inventory

    A new nationwide assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey suggests that the nation’s brackish groundwater could help stretch limited freshwater supplies.

  8. Graphene Sieve Turns Seawater Into Drinking Water

    Graphene-oxide membranes have attracted considerable attention as promising candidates for new filtration technologies. Now the much sought-after development of making membranes capable of sieving common salts has been achieved.

  9. Trump Backed Cali Desal, But Hurdles Remain

    Does California need another seawater desalination plant?

  10. Eliminating Wastewater: Zero-Liquid Discharge Market To $2.7B In 2030

    Zero-liquid discharge (ZLD), an approach to wastewater treatment that prevents any liquid waste from flowing out of a power plant or factories, will grow at a 12% annual rate into a $2.7B market in 2030.