UF/RO desalination plant to help modernise Basra, Iraq

As part of several national plans to modernize basic services, the Iraqi Ministry for Municipalities and Public Works has contracted Veolia to build and operate a 200,000 m3/day desalination plant ...

Thermal desalination could be “reinvigorated” by solar energy, says IDA president

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...

Ultrafiltration module

Membrana introduced the W20 Liqui-Flux® Ultrafiltration Module with 91 m2 of membrane surface area.

Membrane technology helps German power plants improve water quality

A thermal power plant in Germany is now using a fouling-resistant membrane technology from LANXESS on a large scale for the first time.

World’s largest forward osmosis system licensed in new partnership

The sale of the world’s largest forward osmosis system has occurred between Oasys Water and National Oilwell Varco, L.P.

Desalination brine disposal lacks data, says report

Little quantitative data is available on brine discharge in marine water from desalination plants and existing studies are “extremely limited” and have “flaws”, a new report has said...

Seawater desalination

Seawater desalination is one of the most energy- intensive and cost-intensive water treatment processes available.

The New Black Gold?

During a pilot study to decolour drinking water, it was discovered that the perceived waste stream removed actually contained humic acids and table salt.

Sorek Stands Tall

After passing its performance testing, Israel's new Sorek large-scale desalination plant is now operational.

Wave-powered Desalination Riding High in Australia

At the end of October 2013 Australian company Carnegie Wave Power completed detailed design of a unique wave-powered desalination pilot plant on Garden Island, Western Australia.


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.