Drinking Water Filtration News

  1. Hamma Seawater Desalination Plant In Algeria Honored With OPIC Impact Award For Critical Infrastructure

    GE and the Algerian Energy Company’s Hamma Seawater Desalination Plant has been awarded a 2016 Impact Award by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. government's development finance institution.

  2. Biwater And NeoTech Aqua Solutions Leverage Latest Technologies To Combat California Drought At Padre Dam Municipal's

    Biwater and NeoTech Aqua Solutions have been selected for Padre Dam Municipal Water District’s new water reuse demonstration plant.

  3. IDE Selects San Diego County-Based Protec Arisawa To Provide Membrane Pressure Vessels And Dow Water & Process Solutions To Provide Reverse Osmosis Membrane Technology For Carlsbad Desalination Project

    Poseidon Water (“Poseidon”) has announced that IDE Technologies (“IDE”) has selected Protec Arisawa (“Protec”) and Dow Water & Process Solutions (“Dow”) to provide the pressure vessels and reverse osmosis membranes for the Carlsbad Desalination Project.

  4. Faculty Member Uses Inexpensive Ceramic Filters To Combat Water Crisis

    A game-changer. That’s what Penn State art education professor B. Stephen Carpenter II calls the approximately 50-pound portable filter press designed by engineering students during the spring 2014 semester. By Amy Milgrub Marshall

  5. Desalitech Appoints Mike Spinhirne As Senior Vice President Of Sales

    Desalitech, a provider of high-efficiency water and effluent treatment solutions, announced recently that it has appointed industry veteran Mike Spinhirne to be the company’s Senior Vice President of Sales. Spinhirne will be responsible for managing the company’s market strategy and overseeing U.S. industrial sales.

  6. WRF Awards Research Contract To Examine Self-Healing Membranes For Water Reuse

    The Water Research Foundation recently awarded a contract to Yale University to begin research on a project entitled Self-Healing Hydrogel-Composite Membranes: From Proof of Concept to Water Reuse Application (WRF-17-25).

  7. Engineered Polymer Membranes Could Be New Option For Water Treatment

    The world’s freshwater resources are in short supply. According to the United Nations, water scarcity affects an estimated 1.9 billion people and 2.1 billion people live with drinking water services that are not safely managed.

  8. Pentair Presents Breakthrough Water Treatment Technologies At Aquatech Amsterdam

    Aquatech is the world’s leading trade exhibition on water treatment. At the forthcoming edition in Amsterdam RAI, which takes place from 3-6 November 2015, Pentair will present several breakthrough technologies in water purification.

  9. Veolia Unveils Its Energy-Efficient Desalination Pilot Plant For Masdar In Abu Dhabi.

    Veolia, through its desalination specialist SIDEM, has been collaborating on Masdar’s ambitious Renewable Energy Water Desalination Program.

  10. Ben-Gurion University Of The Negev And University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign Researchers Develop New Membranes That Remove Viruses From Drinking Water

    Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have developed novel ultrafiltration membranes that significantly improve the virus-removal process from treated municipal wastewater used for drinking in water-scarce cities.