Desalination News

  1. International Desalination Association Names Shannon McCarthy New Secretary General

    The International Desalination Association (IDA) announces that Shannon McCarthy, Co-founder and a Partner of United4Water and 1st Vice President of IDA for the 2015-2017 term, has been appointed Secretary General of the Association.

  2. Miguel Angel Sanz Elected President Of The International Desalination Association For 2017-2019 Term

    The International Desalination Association (IDA) announces that Miguel Angel Sanz, Director of Strategic Development for Treatment Infrastructure Division of SUEZ, has been elected President of IDA for the 2017-2019 term.

  3. Energy Recovery Awarded $5.8M For Desalination Projects In The Middle East

    Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERII), the leader in pressure energy technology for industrial fluid flows, today announced total awards of $5.8 million to supply its PXTM Pressure ExchangerTM technology for desalination projects in the Middle East. The orders are expected to ship in the 4th quarter of 2017.

  4. Mitsui To Participate In Desalination And Pumping Projects For BHP Spence Copper Mine In Chile

    Mitsui & Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui", Head Office: Tokyo, President and CEO: Tatsuo Yasunaga) has, through Caitan S.p.A. ("Caitan"), a 50-50 joint venture established with Técnicas de Desalinazación de Aguas, S.A. ("Tedagua") under the Spanish ACS group, entered into an agreement concerning operation for desalination and conveyance services to be provided to Minera Spence ("Spence"), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of BHP, world-leading resources company based in Australia.

  5. New Onshore E&C Acquisitions In Chile And Mexico Worth Approximately 350 Million USD

    Saipem has been awarded a new contract in the Onshore E&C segment for engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning in the framework of the development of a desalination and water transportation plant for the “Spence Growth Options (SGO)” project in north Chile.

  6. Global Desalination Market Continues To Grow, Adding 4.2 Million Cubic Meters Per Day In Contracted Capacity

    According to new data released by the International Desalination Association (IDA) and Global Water Intelligence, the global desalination market continues to grow, marking the fourth year of continued growth following a slowdown in the mid-2000s.

  7. Energy Department Launches Up To $15M To Tackle Solar Desalination

    The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced new funding to develop revolutionary solar desalination technologies that will help create freshwater from otherwise unusable waters.

  8. Dow Reverse Osmosis Technology Provides Safer Drinking Water By Treating Seawater In Oman’s Largest Seawater Desalination Plant

    Dow Water & Process Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, was selected by SUEZ, a reverse osmosis (RO) desalination plant design, construction and operations leader since 1969, to supply its advanced RO elements to desalinate seawater at the Barka Desalination Plant – Phase 4 (Barka IWP), located in Barka in the South Batinah governorate of Oman.

  9. Fluence Corporation Limited Appoints Arnon Goldfarb As Director

    Fluence Corporation Limited (“Fluence” or the “Company”), a global leader in water and wastewater treatment solutions, recently announced the appointment of Arnon Goldfarb to the Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective immediately.

  10. UA Engineers Create Desalination Bus For Navajo Nation

    University of Arizona engineers, partnering with the consulting firm Apex Applied Technology, recently delivered a mobile water treatment system to an off-the-grid school in a water-scarce Navajo community. The system is built into a refurbished operational school bus, which also houses a laboratory, adding an educational component. By Emily Dieckman