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Radical desalination approach may disrupt the water industry

08-05-2019
desalination, water treatment

Hypersaline brines – water that contains high concentrations of dissolved salts and whose saline levels are higher than ocean water – are a growing environmental concern around the world. Very challenging and costly to treat, they result from water produced during oil and gas production, inland desalination concentrate, landfill …

Fluence announces first NIROBOX™ order in the USA

06-05-2019
Fluence, desalination

Fluence Corporation Limited (FLC.AX) has executed the first order of its NIROBOX™ Smart Packaged desalination solution in the USA. The NIROBOX SW XL will be delivered to the Laguna Development Corporation (LDC) and will be located on the Laguna Pueblo near Albuquerque, New Mexico. The seawater desalination unit will treat brine produced by …

IDA to present seventh Action4Good International Conference, “Creating Resilient Solutions to Water Needs”

26-04-2019
International Desalination Association, conference, water treatment

The International Desalination Association (IDA) will present its seventh Action4Good International Conference, May 12-14, 2019 in Santa Margherita, Italy. With its theme, “Creating Resilient Solutions to Water Needs,” the conference will address critical water, energy and environmental issues and examine the role of advanced water …

IDA awards Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship to Mr. Enzo Rene García-Bartolomei of Chile for 2019/2020 academic year

25-04-2019
International Desalination Association, desalination

The International Desalination Association (IDA) has awarded its Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship to Mr. Enzo Rene García-Bartolomei of Chile for the 2019/2020 academic year. The Institute of Seawater Desalination and Multipurpose Utilization (ISDMU), SOA (Tianjin, China), is co-sponsoring the 2019/2020 scholarship through a matching …

SUEZ elected Water Company of the Year

16-04-2019
SUEZ, awards, desalination

The “Water Company of the Year” award was given to SUEZ on April 9th at the Global Water Summit in London (UK). The “Water Company of the Year” award is an award that is given to the water company that made the most significant contribution to the development of the international water sector in 2018. The Group also …

Philippine Government Urged to Explore Wastewater Treatment, Desalination options to address Water Woes

08-04-2019
Philippines, wastewater treatment, desalination

Amid the clamour for water supply in several areas in Cebu due to the effect of the dry season, an option that is being proposed to the Philippine government and large firms is the possible conversion of wastewater and saline water into potable water. Engineer Edgar Sibonga, executive director of the Provincial Water Resources Authority (PWRA), …