Desalination News

  1. Water Supply Project Earns Global Desalination Plant Honor

    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.

  2. ACWA Honors San Diego County Water Authority With 2017 Clair A. Hill Agency Award

    The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) recently presented the prestigious Clair A. Hill Water Agency Award to the San Diego County Water Authority for its Carlsbad Desalination Project.

  3. Stable, Highly Conductive 2D Nanosheets Of Boron Nitride Promising New Material

    An international group of researchers has arranged 2D nanosheets of boron nitride, the “white graphene”, into membranes with a significant level of conductivity and chemical and thermal stability up to 90°C.

  4. ENRGISTX Announces Innovative Energy Saving Solutions For Existing Power Plants Based On Shuangliang Eco-Energy’s Industry Leading Absorption Chiller

    Natural gas fired power plants, new or old, often operate at temperatures and altitudes above what are termed ISO conditions, 59°F and 60% humidity. As a result of these hot and humid conditions, the turbine generators used in these power plants lose a significant amount of the electric generating capacity potential of the plant

  5. Potential Desal Competitor Uses Graphene Oxide

    Existing desalination systems may have a new competitor: the graphene-based sieve.

  6. GWI Announces Winners Of The 2017 Global Water Awards

    Global Water Intelligence (GWI) recently announced the winners of the 2017 Global Water Awards, which were presented on Monday 24 April at the Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid. The winners were announced in a ceremony presented by Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.