Desalination global news

This week has seen some interesting developments in the global desalination market, including the allocation of AUS$2.5 million of funding for R&D projects in Australia, as well as news that Santa Cruz’s long discussion project has been stalled by the Mayor following public consultation...

This week has seen some interesting developments in the global desalination market, including the allocation of AUS$2.5 million of funding for R&D projects in Australia, as well as news that Santa Cruz’s long discussed project has been stalled by the Mayor following public consultation. For more information on the stories below and to watch the full Desalinate video newscast, click play on the video player below…

Wave powered SWRO claimed as world’s first Carnegie Wave Energy has entered into an agreement with the Water Corporation of Western Australia for a 2 MW pilot wave powered desalination project. The pilot project will use the company’s CETO technology, named after a Greek sea goddess, which uses several buoys anchored to the sea floor…

Santa Cruz desalination plant derailed after public consultation Santa Cruz’s planned SWRO desalination plant California has been derailed after years of discussion. The city first decided to look at desalination back in 2003. Following a recent public consultant Mayor Hilary Bryant said “the Santa Cruz community is not ready for desalination at this time”…

Membrane recycling backed by $2.5 million in Australia Research to improve Australia’s desalination technology has received a $2.5 million boost. Four new projects will include the University of New South Wales and DOW Water and Process Solutions addressing alternative disposal methods for end-of-life desalination membrane elements…

MED contract win for IDE Technologies in Asia IDE Technologies has secured a $75 million order for its Multi-Effect Distillation (MED), units for a desalination plant in Asia. The new MED units will each yield a capacity of 24,000 m3/day of highly pure processed water, increasing the plant’s total desalination capacity to 232,000 m3/day…

China’s booming desalination market set to be showcased in Tianjin Tianjin is set to host this year’s IDA World Congress next month with the theme: Desalination: A Promise for the Future. Opening the event in a plenary session will be Zhao Haishan, director of Tianjin Science and Technology Commission (TSTC), representing the host city, Tianjin…

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