Renewable powered desalination – what the IDA President has to say

Sponsored by

As part of its leader interview series, WWi magazine (Water & Wastewater International) caught up with Dr Abdullah Al-Alshaikh, president of the International Desalination Association (IDA) via a Google Hangout video interview.

Click on the video below to hear Dr Al-Alshaikh’s thoughts on renewable powered desalination – current projects and potential; development of reverse osmosis membrane desalination and the global market…

 

Read more

Spearheading Sustainability: Brining Desalination and Renewable Energy Together                                                            At the end of last year, Dr. Abdullah Al-Alshaikh was elected as the new president of the International Desalination Association (IDA). What are his ambitions for the organisation? Can the renewable and desalination industries really work together? How will his legacy be remembered?

Sun shines on Saudi’s renewable desalination                                                                                                                          Saudi Arabia is responsible for 18% of the world's desalination capacity. Behind this amount and 28 desalination plants is the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC). Governor of the organisation, H.E. Dr Abdulrahman Al-Ibrahim, speaks exclusively to WWi magazine about plans to increase current solar powered desalination capacity by ten times and privatisation progress…

 Thermal desalination could be reinvigorated by solar power                                                                                                  Although membrane based, seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination has taken over globally from thermal technology, the use of solar power has been touted as one way to help close the gap…

Sponsored by

RELATED PRODUCTS

TODAY'S HEADLINES

KUB meets consent decree milestones with sewer rehabilitation projects

As required under a 2005 consent decree, the Knoxville Utilities Board of Tennessee has completed a combination of sewer replacement, rehabilitation and ongoing maintenance work with two supplemental environmental projects throughout Knoxville and Knox County.

Pennsylvania DEP invokes drought watch declaration for 27 counties

As a result of below-average groundwater and surface water levels across Pennsylvania, the Department of Environmental Protection has invoked a drought watch for 27 counties across the state.

American Water officially unveils 2014 Online Annual Report

American Water has officially unveiled its 2014 annual report summary and Form 10-K online.

Fatal flooding inundates Texas, Oklahoma; rescue, recovery efforts underway

Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, heavy storm surges inundated many parts of Oklahoma and Texas, causing fatal and disastrous flooding across the two states.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA