VIDEO: Desalination news round-up

Check out the latest global desalination news from the last two weeks...

World News

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has selected 115 applicants to receive grants totalling $91 million from the Stormwater, Asset Management and Wastewater (SAW) program.

Is the right to water wrong?

The Republic of Ireland and Detroit in the US have both faced mass protests over water tariffs. How should utilities handle the issue?

Desalination plant in Sfax, Tunisia to be tendered shortly

Tunisia’s national water company, Sonede, is expected to launch its tender for the construction of its 150,000 m3/day desalination plant in Sfax in May 2015...

Case Study: DC five-star hotel overcomes cooling tower sludge issues with advanced sand filter

The Mandarin Oriental, located in Washington D.C., installed Sonitec's Vortisand filter to help resolve a major cooling tower sludge problem.

Projection software

Ozone-enhanced filtration system

Ultrafiltration membranes


Polymeric membranes


Membrane BioReactor (MBR)

The Membrane BioReactor (MBR) is a state of the art pre-engineered sewage treatment system utilizing Pure Aqua’s water treatment expertise with Toray’s submerged membrane technology. The membrane s...

Ultrafiltration Systems

Pure Aqua, Inc. manufactures a full line of Ultrafiltration Systems. UF is a pressure driven membrane separation process that removes suspended or particulate matter (including colloids & silt) fro...


Toray's membrane models for membrane bioreactors are using flat-sheet PVDF membranes and can be configured for gravity-driven or suction-controlled operation.


Toray UF/MF membrane models for drinking water production and RO pretreatment.