EESTech signs desalination agreement in Australia

Sponsored by

LOS ANGELES, CA, Mar. 30, 2009 -- EESTech Inc. has signed a license agreement with Impulse Control Pty Ltd giving them access to manufacture and sell EESTech's JetWater System Technology for water purification projects within Australia.

EESTech (which stands for Economically and Environmentally Sustainable Technologies) owns or holds the rights to three environmentally sustainable technologies, including the JetWater technology, that have direct applications to the coal mining and energy industries. Impulse Control, is a progressive Australian based company with experience in water treatment for the burgeoning coal seam gas industry.

The agreement is timely as the Queensland Government has foreshadowed a change in policy that will not allow coal seam gas producers to continue to store contaminated water that has been removed from the mine to stimulate the gas flow, in holding ponds or discharged into waterways.

Impulse's General Manager, Mr Said Riachi said that the partnership with EESTech provides them with the final piece of the jigsaw as it will allow the contaminated water to be cleaned to near 100 percent purity, using a combination of reverse osmosis and thermal desalination methods.

EESTech's JetWater thermal desalination system has been rated in an international environmental and engineering consultant's report as being one of the world's leading water purification systems. The report rated the JetWater technology as one of the best overall in the market based on both technical and cost criteria.

Thermal desalination of water is based on evaporation, which replicates nature's own purification process, by heating water and condensing the steam.

Although the JetWater technology is based on well-known and widely understood chemical and thermo-dynamic principles, EESTech's development team has refined the processes to greatly increase effectiveness and efficiency.

EESTech's CEO, Mr Murray Bailey said that a major benefit of the technology is that it can purify up to 97 percent of the feed-water, compared to less than 75 percent by most membrane systems. This means that there is no need for evaporation ponds, which are unsightly, costly to construct and maintain and leave a long-term negative environmental legacy.

>> More information on EESTech Inc or its products
>> More information on Impulse Control

###

Sponsored by

TODAY'S HEADLINES

EPA awards over $17M in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to address algal blooms

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of 14 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $17 million to fund projects that will improve Great Lakes water quality by preventing phosphorus runoff and soil erosion that contribute to algal blooms.

Texas water district recognized for Eagle Mountain Spillway Dam rehabilitation

The Association of State Dam Safety Officials announced that it has awarded the Tarrant Regional Water District of Texas with the National Rehabilitation Project of the Year Award.

Innovyze named winner of prestigious Esri Partner Conference Award

Innovyze recently announced that it was named the winner of the ArcGIS for Desktop Based Application category of the Esri Partner Conference Awards.

CH2M HILL partnership to deliver safe, clean water supply to Jaipur, India

CH2M HILL in partnership with the Singapore Public Utilities Board and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise, is providing water management leadership services to the Rajasthan state government through Public Health and Environment Department for the city of Jaipur, India.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA