Desalination

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First reported 14 mins ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 1 reports

BVI Minister of Communications & Works Tours Paraquita Bay Desalination Plant

Observing the progress of works at Biwater’s desalination plant in Paraquita Bay in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Hon. Mark Vanterpool, BVI Minister of Communications and Works, toured the facility with the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Anthony ... [Published Water & Wastes Digest - 14 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

inge supplies ultrafiltration membranes for Ghana desalination plant

A modern desalination plant is being constructed in Ghana, West Africa, and BASF subsidiary inge has been selected to supply the new plant’s ultrafiltration membranes.The plant will be able to produce up to 60,000 cubic metres of drinking water per day; ... [Published IWA Publishing - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Megalitres of desalinated water to be delivered to Gloucester each day through CSG project

Coal seam gas company AGL says it will provide up to two megalitres a day of desalinated water to Gloucester residents, through its new desalination project.The water is expected to be produced through AGL coal seam gas wells in the area.The company says ... [Published ABC Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Desalination: Ramnad ops raise more doubts

The state government has said that desalination plants will figure prominently in the strategy to augment drinking water sources in the state. Besides two new plants in Chennai for over 450 MLD, the government has planned for more in water-starved districts ... [Published Times of India - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Desalinator which treats seawater comes in to operation in Mozambique

Fresh water obtained is used for human consumption or irrigation.In a ground-breaking initiative at the marine terminal of Nacala-a-Velha in Mozambique, which is currently under construction, a desalinator that treats seawater, transforming it into drinking ... [Published Vale - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Dewa extends deadline for M-Station expansion bids

Staff Report / 20 August 2014The expansion project supports Dewa’s strategies and plans to meet the overall development needs of electricity and water.The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has extended the deadline to receive bids for the expansion ... [Published Khaleej Times - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

China ups desalt capacity by 16%

China increased its desalination plant capacity by about 16% last year, according to agovernment statement this month.Following a programme of desalination plant construction in response to dwindlingwater resources, the country upped its capacity by 125,500 ... [Published Desalination & Water Reuse - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

US city seeks to buy itself out of 'albatross' desalination deal

The mayor of US city, Brockton in Massachusetts has proposed an US$ 88 million bid bythe city to buy its near-unused Dighton desalination plant to free it from a 20-yearcontract with the plant owner.Mayor Bill Carpenter said the contact with Aquaria had ... [Published Desalination & Water Reuse - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Oman plans desalination for Duqm

Oman's Public Authority for Electricity and Water has requested Oman Power andWater Procurement Company (OPWP) to initiate procurement for a new 30,000 m³/dindependent water project to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017 according toOPWP annual ... [Published Desalination & Water Reuse - 23 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Nine desalination studies bag US$ 1.4 million funding

Nine research projects and pilot studies will share US$1.4 million in funding under adesalination and water purification research programme set up by the US Bureau ofReclamation.Six laboratory-scale research projects each to assess the feasibility of ... [Published Desalination & Water Reuse - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Innovating to solve global water challenge

The statistics can be alarming. While we live in a world of water abundance, nearly 2.5 billion people lack access to improved sanitation, some 3.6 million people die every year from waterborne diseases and over 780 million live without access to safe ... [Published Arab News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

The right to water crisis deepens in Gaza

Over the past five weeks, an estimated 17,000 tons of explosives have been dropped on Gaza by the Israeli military. The assault has left more than 1,980 people dead and 10,181 wounded. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says that at least 429 ... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 18 2014]

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...3 million, compared to $14.94 million for the same period ended June 30, 2013. Tom Rooney, President and CEO, remarked, "While not a surprise given the historical lumpiness of global desalination, our revenue performance was nonetheless disappointing. This quarter's revenue ranks as the lowest of all second quarters since 2008 and yet, the long-term fundamentals of the global desalination market remain strong. This is precisely why our focus remains on accelerating the commercialization of our oil & gas products and investing heavily in R&D to identify and penetrate increasingly attractive markets. In short, our energy level and enthusiasm about the future have never been higher, nor have our focus and resolve to execute against our strategy."
... So far all scientist have done is say "hey look, we've discovered a new way to make steam real cheaply!" Still don't you also get a thrill and "quivers in special places" when technological "breakthroughs" can tantalize our imaginations like this?
"We have started to see synergy from the acquisition. Based on GS Inima's water treatment facilities in those regions, we will make greater efforts to bring synergy to GS E&C's other business fields" he said
"People have been trying to figure out whether these systems would be viable at the intersection between the river and the sea," Banchik says. "You can save money if you identify the membrane area beyond which there are rapidly diminishing returns."

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Social worker, 45, among 3 killed by Israeli so... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 16 2014]
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