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2009-10-29 06:35:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquatech has been awarded a contract to design and supply a Multiple Effect Distillation (MED) seawater desalination system for the Abu Qir Thermal Power Plant in Egypt. The client, West Delta Electricity Production Company, and consultant, PGESCo, specified MED technology for uninterrupted water supply to boilers after carefully studying all available desalination technology options. The Desalination Facility at Abu Qir comprises of two...

2009-10-21 04:31:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 21 /PRNewswire/ -- It is estimated that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region needs to add about 2.7 million Cu m/day of desalination capacity every year to meet the rising water demand in the region. Considering this, the desalination plant market in the MENA, which experienced spectacular growth in recent years to emerge the largest market for desalination plants, can be expected to sustain its impressive growth momentum. In fact, it is likely to gain...

2009-10-05 07:30:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Situated in the rolling hills of Northern California's Capay Valley, Cache Creek Casino Resort is a model of sustainability. Owned and operated by the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, the tribe has made harmony with the land a top priority in all aspects of its resort operations. Naturally, that approach applies to its on-site water treatment facility. A new 18-hole golf course increased the resort's water needs, but with groundwater high in salts,...

2009-10-01 11:45:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Water Desalination http://www.reportlinker.com/p0137743/World-Water-Desalination.html Continued rapid growth anticipated through 2013 The very word "desalination" usually triggers thoughts of oil-rich, water-poor countries in the Middle East. And while it is true that several such countries -- Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait --...

2009-08-19 14:02:59

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are developing technology to scale up a novel method for achieving very high recoveries in desalination by reverse osmosis to be used in a Jordanian desalinization plant.The team, lead by Dr. Jack Gilron of the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research (ZIWR) and Prof. Eli Korin of the Department of Chemical Engineering, has developed a method of exploiting the finite kinetics of membrane fouling processes by periodically changing the conditions...

2009-08-05 16:00:00

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- California American Water announced today that Eric Sabolsice has been appointed to the position of Operations Manager in its Monterey District. "Eric will fill a vital role in assuring we meet customer needs every day, including overseeing water treatment, transmission, distribution and customer service. He will also oversee our conservation department," said General Manager Craig Anthony. "His depth of experience on water reuse and...

2009-07-20 09:30:00

SYDNEY, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EESTech Inc. (Pink Sheets: EESH), has awarded the exclusive Australian rights for their JetWater thermal desalination system to Impulse Hydro. This follows Impulse Hydro recently securing their first contract using the JetWater System in the Queensland coal seam gas (CSG) industry and the extensive interest shown by producers at the recent 'Optimising CSG Production & Utilisation Forum' in Brisbane, which they sponsored. The first sale made by...

2009-07-15 12:12:14

U.S. engineers say they've developed a portable water desalination system that can substantially reduce the costs and time involved in producing clean water. The UCLA researchers said their new mini-mobile-modular smart water desalination and filtration system called M3 also provides an all-in-one mobile testing plant that can be used to test nearly any water source. The advantages of this type of system are that it can cut costs, and because it is mobile, only one M3 system needs to be built...

2009-07-13 14:27:09

UCLA Engineering's new M3 helps cut costs, time in producing clean waterConcern over access to clean water is no longer just an issue for the developing world, as California faces its worst drought in recorded history. According to state's Department of Water Resources, supplies in major reservoirs and many groundwater basins are well below average. Court-ordered restrictions on water deliveries have reduced supplies from the two largest water systems, and an outdated statewide water system...

2009-07-01 07:46:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today SIONIX Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SINX) Chairman of the Board, John Pavia, participated in a studio TV interview at Fox Business news in Manhattan. The segment appeared on Fox Business Morning anchored by Connell McShane. In regard to the interview, Pavia stated, "This was a great highlight to a very exciting few weeks for SIONIX Corporation. We recently delivered our first commercial production version of the Elixir 225-P/RO...