National Centre of Excellence in Desalination launched

The Centre at Murdoch University’s Rockingham campus in Perth, Australia was officially launched with a turning of the sod ceremony and ‘pushing the button’ on the excavator. Murdoch University was awarded AUS$20 million by the Australian Government in 2009 to host the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination (NCED). The NCED is an integral part […]

Modern Water plc has won the Achievement in Sustainability award at the 2009 AIM Awards

Modern Water plc has won the Achievement in Sustainability award at the 2009 AIM Awards, organized by the London Stock Exchange. The water technology company was recognized by the voting panel for its efforts in economic, environmental and social sustainability. Modern Water owns and is developing a portfolio of water technologies that help to address […]

Energy Recovery Inc PX Pressure Exchanger devices will be used at the Southern Seawater Desalination Plant in Western Australia

Energy Recovery Inc’s PX Pressure Exchanger devices will be used at the Southern Seawater Desalination Plant (SSDP) in Western Australia. The Binningup plant, which is currently being constructed by the Southern Seawater Alliance (SSWA), will provide 140 000 m3 of fresh water per day to the greater Perth region. Energy Recovery says that its PX […]

Biwater AEWT Inc has won the contract to design and supply a new membrane desalination system for Port Hueneme in California

Biwater AEWT Inc has won the contract to design and supply a new membrane desalination system for Port Hueneme in California. The new membrane system will be installed as a replacement for an existing electro-dialysis reversal system, which has proven to be too costly to maintain and operate. When completed, the new system will deliver […]

River water desalination plant opens in Catalonia

One of the world’s largest river water desalination plants has opened in Catalonia, Spain. Operated by Aigues Ter-Llobregat and GE Water, the desalination plant is based near Barcelona. The Catalonia area of Spain is a particualrly arid area and has a history of using desalination technology with its river water. The plant uses advanced electrodialysis […]

Flowserve opens joint Middle East testing facility

Flowserve Corporation and the Al-Rushaid Group have opened a pump manufacturing, repair and testing facility in the Middle East. Located in Saudi Arabia, the joint testing facility between Flowserve and Al-Rushaid is designed to support customers in the oil and gas, petrochemical, power, water, desalination, chemical and other industries. It is reported to be the […]