WRRF Grants American Water Money to Research Slant Well Desalinization

On November 26, 2014, in Discoveries & Innovation, by Erik

American Water has been awarded a grant from The WateReuse Research Foundation to test the level of pathogen removal that occurs when ocean water is collected for desalination through sub-surface slant wells. If the results are fruitful, ocean water can be collected and desalinized without affecting marine life. For a full report on this topic, […]

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Tunisia to Open Desalination Plant

On November 25, 2014, in Water Filtration, by Erik

After receiving financial backing from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency, Tunisia will be opening a desalination facility in the city of Sfax. The plant is projected to provide 150,000 m3 water per day for the city. For a full story on this topic, click here:: Desalination plant in Sfax, Tunisia to be tendered shortly

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Marshall Islands Get Much-Needed Desalination Plant

On November 20, 2014, in Drinking Water, by Erik

Spectra Watermakers, a company specializing in small scale and energy efficient desalination systems, has opened a solar and wind-powered desalination plant on the atoll of Kili in the Marshall Islands. Kili’s 1200 residents had been suffering from both drought and polluted groundwater. Without a need for fuel, this plant saves thousands of dollars a year […]

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Desalination Firm Up for Sale?

On November 18, 2014, in Water Business, by Erik

Desalination of salt water could be a savior for regions around the world that lack fresh water, but going has been slow when it comes to implementing it. The latest news is that Israeli desalination company IDE technologies is being put up for sale by its owners. The company recently had to make redundancies at […]

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First Ever Seawater Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant Awarded to Argentina

On November 11, 2014, in Discoveries & Innovation, Government, by Erik

RWL Water will provide drinking water for the entire city of Puerto Deseado, Santa Cruz in Argentina, with the very first SWRO desalination plant. With a $10 million price tag, this plant will provide approximately 18,000 inhabitants access to clean drinking water. For more details on this story, please click here:: Argentina to receive first-of-its-kind […]

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