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2014-02-20 23:26:05

As a result of a joint venture between the Aquiva Foundation and STELCO, the Maldives has inaugurated the world’s first desalination unit utilizing the waste heat of the local power generator to produce up to 10 tons of drinking water per day through membrane distillation. The technology is being provided by memsys. London (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The small Maldivian Island of Guhli welcomes the world’s first desalination unit utilizing the waste heat of the local power generator to...

2014-02-16 23:00:59

The theme of this year’s Global Water Summit is “Water for Growth” reflecting the fact that water is not just necessary to facilitate economic expansion, but can also, through productivity gains, be an engine of growth in itself. New technologies, better operational practices and inspired leadership are significant factors in creating greater security and success for cities and for businesses. Oxford, UK (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 The Global Water Summit - Water for Growth convenes...

2014-02-06 20:20:43

Utility to recommend rejection of three private proposals as too risky SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Antonio Water System (SAWS) staff will recommend to its Board on Monday the pursuit of additional brackish groundwater supplies through a proposed groundbreaking partnership with CPS Energy to co-locate a natural gas plant on the same site as an expanded brackish desalination (desal) plant. Beyond the currently planned desal plant in southern Bexar County, SAWS has...

2014-02-03 23:01:09

The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking new technologies to study through the Desalination and Water Purification and Development Program to help Reclamation and its partners confront widening imbalances between supply and demand in basins throughout the west. Denver (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking new technologies to study through the Desalination and Water Purification and Development Program. Pre-proposal applications are being accepted for research and...

2014-01-23 08:24:42

Spectra's reverse osmosis desalination systems provide sustainable water production for residents in remote regions like Utrik SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Utrik, a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands, the region's first permanent solar and wind-powered water desalination plant is staving off the effects of a yearlong, region-wide drought. In May 2010, Tom Vance of Moana Marine LLC installed two Spectra LB-1800 reverse osmosis desalination systems, which...

2013-12-20 23:04:31

BCC Research’s recent membrane and separation technology technical market research reports focus on the full range of market segments, including, but not limited to, ballast water treatment processes, RO technologies, and membrane microfiltration, as well as solid-liquid separations, chemical treatment, and physical treatment. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Growing populations, increasing demand for water, and diminishing freshwater sources as a result of environmental...

2013-12-18 13:39:50

Reclamation study finds shortfall of 678,522 acre-feet of water per year will be needed in basin in 2060 due to increased demand and climate change Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor released the Lower Rio Grande Basin Study that evaluated the impacts of climate change on water demand and supply imbalances along the Rio Grande along the United States/Mexico border from Fort Quitman, Tex., to the Gulf of Mexico. "Basin studies are an important element of the Department...

2013-12-17 23:02:07

Bureau of Reclamation Study Finds Shortfall of 678,522 Acre-Feet of Water per Year Will be Needed in Basin in 2060 Due to Increased Demand and Climate Change Washington (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Connor released the Lower Rio Grande Basin Study that evaluated the impacts of climate change on water demand and supply imbalances along the Rio Grande along the United States/Mexico border from Fort Quitman, Tex., to the Gulf of Mexico. "Basin...

2013-11-18 23:26:36

'Water for Growth' will highlight the crucial role of water for business, industry and communities worldwide. Over 500 senior water leaders will gather in Paris to discuss the risks and opportunities of scarcity, pollution and climate change and the potential for business in a recovering global economy. Oxford, UK (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Global Water Summit for 2014 is to be held in Paris on 7th and 8th April at the Marriott Rive Gauche hotel, Paris. Hosted by Global Water...


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