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Defence contractor finds method for cheap, clean water

A defence contractor better known for building jet fighters and lethal missiles says it has found a way to slash the amount of energy needed to remove salt from seawater, potentially making it vastly cheaper to produce clean water at a time when water scarcity has become a global security issue.

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South African company awarded Mauritanian water treatment contract

Water treatment firm Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies South Africa has been contracted by a global engineering, procurement and construction management company to design, fabricate and supply a brackish water treatment plant for the second phase of a mine in Mauritania.

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New desalination technology to reduce cost of producing water

A professor at Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, who has co-authored a book on a technology widely used in desalination and production of drinking water in the GCC region, said modifications in membrane separation technology will help cut costs of doing business. “Membrane modification techniques are aimed at increasing the efficiency and […]

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Water Filter Types: Choose The Right One

After reading Water Filtration: What You Should Know and with your water quality test results in hand, you are in a position to choose what type of water filter system would be best suited for your needs. Here is a brief summary of some of the types of water filtration systems/methods that are available: Absorption/Filtration […]

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Are desalination plants the answer to water shortages?

World expert warns of heavy metals & industrial chemicals in discharge The common misconception that the brine stream byproduct of desalination is ‘just salt’ has been challenged by warnings of heavy metals and industrial chemicals in the┬ádischarge. Comprehensive Environmental Effects Statements must completed before any desalination plant can be constructed anywhere on Australia’s coastline &┬áthe […]

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