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2011-07-17 00:08:05

Tianjin, China will be the site of the 2013 IDA World Congress, widely recognized as the premier event for the global desalination and water reuse industry. This is the first time that China will host the World Congress, which is held every two years and brings together top decision makers in all aspects of desalination and water reuse from around the world. Topsfield, MA, USA (PRWEB) July 16, 2011 The International Desalination Association (IDA) has selected Tianjin, China as the site for...

2011-06-10 07:35:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquatech and the UAE's Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) have signed a contract for Aquatech to provide a 15 MIGD seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) based desalination facility. The project, located at Ghalilah, will provide drinking water for the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The project will be executed by Aquatech on a complete EPC basis including civil works, buildings, balance of plant, and electrical and mechanical...

2011-06-01 12:54:19

In this month's Physics World, Jason Reese, Weir Professor of Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics at the University of Strathclyde, describes the role that carbon nanotubes (CNTs) could play in the desalination of water, providing a possible solution to the problem of the world's ever-growing population demanding more and more fresh drinking water. Global population projections suggest that worldwide demand for water will increase by a third before 2030. But with more than a billion people...

2011-05-18 00:01:30

The produced water treatment equipment market is set for take off as growing environmental concerns and increased reliance on unconventional energy resources combine to drive demand for advanced technology. Oxford, UK (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 A new study from Global Water Intelligence, Produced Water Market : Opportunities in the Oil, Shale and Gas Sectors in North America, shows that the total value of the US produced water market is set to grow from $5.0 bn in 2010 to $9.9 bn in 2025, at 4.7%...

2011-04-28 06:35:00

PUNE, India, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquatech has been awarded a contract to design, engineer, fabricate and build a 13,000 cubic meters/day seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) based desalination plant for Coastal Energen Pvt. Ltd. (CEPL). Coastal Energen, the power generating flagship company of the Coal and Oil Group, is setting up a 1200 MW coal fired thermal power plant in Tamil Nadu, India. Coal and Oil Group is an integrated energy company involved in various aspects of energy...

2011-01-28 07:25:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Watermakers Inc., a leading manufacturer of reverse osmosis desalination systems and energy recovery pumps, is proud to present their latest product development, the SP-20 Pearson Pump. Spectra Watermakers' new 20 gpm version of the Pearson Pump is an elegant new high-pressure pump innovation that has been developed for energy efficient Reverse Osmosis desalination of seawater and brackish water. The Pearson Pump is an evolution...

2010-12-03 15:40:03

Combination generates pure hydrogen gas and desalination facilitated by external power supply Fresh water and reusable energy. Humans are on a constant hunt for a sustainable supply of both. Water purification requires a lot of energy, while utility companies need large amounts of water for energy production. Their goal is to find a low-energy-required treatment technology. Researchers from the University of Colorado Denver College of Engineering and Applied Science may have discovered an...

2010-11-29 08:47:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SwissINSO Holding Inc. (OTCBB:SWHN) a leader in the development and application of solar-powered energy solutions, today announced the signing of a sales contract for its Krystall 100% solar-powered water purification-desalination unit, to be installed in southern Algeria. This sales agreement is significant as it comes only 8 months after the launch of the product. (Photo:...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

BEIJING, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Duoyuan Global Water Inc. (NYSE: DGW) ("Duoyuan" or the "Company"), a leading China-based domestic water treatment equipment supplier, today announced that the Company has recently signed two additional licensing agreements, which will enhance the Company's technological capabilities and broaden its product offerings. One licensing agreement is with a US-based firm and will broaden the Company's product offerings to include high-end...

2010-10-07 08:02:00

BEIJING, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that provides leading turn-key solutions in China for water resources, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and the pollution control markets, announced today that it has won a joint bid for a major drinking water treatment plant with a daily capacity of 96,000 cubic meters for the city of Ordos in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Logo:...


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