Desalination

Apr 5 2005
Historically, the world market has been in the equatorial zone, arid environments and island coastal communities. Remote communities have led the way...
Oct 8 2004
When a Colombian mining company decided to replace their outdated desalination systems, they contracted ITT’s Water Equipment Technologies unit for...
Aug 18 2003
Reverse osmosis (RO) has become a significant process used in the purification of water. Selecting the correct pump is a significant step in a well-...
Jun 20 2003
If you live in a city such as New York, San Francisco or Chicago that is on a large body of water, would you be able to tell if your drinking water...
Mar 28 2003
The recent drought conditions in the United States as well as concern over water availability have led to increased interest in desalination. More...
Oct 22 2002
Contrary to the belief of many, desalination is not new to the Americas. The largest growth in global desalination has taken place in the Arabian...
Mar 26 2002
With an area of 9.6 million square kilometers, China possesses 28,124 * 108 m3 of total water resources. The annual average runoff is 27,115 * 108...
Mar 4 2002
Part one of this article appeared in the February issue and described how nanofiltration, reverse osmosis and electrodialysis reversal are being run...
Feb 26 2002
Production of High Purity Water From Seawater   The Diablo Canyon Power Plant at Avila Beach in California utilizes seawater for both...
Jan 21 2002
In Port Hueneme, California, a state-of-the-art desalination facility uses three brackish water desalination technologies: reverse osmosis (RO),...
Dec 27 2001
After a hurricane in the 1960s caused salt water from the Atlantic Ocean to seep into private wells-effectively destroying the drinking water-Kill...
Oct 22 2001
During the Civil War in 1864, the first ship capable of maneuvering completely underwater sank off the coast of South Carolina while returning...
Oct 12 2001
The following interview is with Robert Huehmer, who currently is process manager with USFilter?s (a Vivendi Water company) Memcor, Microfloc and...
Aug 9 2001
Though water covers 70 percent of the earth's surface, supplies of potable water are in crisis. According to World Watch Institute's "State of the...
Apr 19 2001
Three French companies are meeting the water demands of large populations through the use of seawater desalination.Distillation and reverse osmosis...
Mar 13 2001
Desalination technology has been around for the better part of the last century. Many countries, municipalities, armed services and ships have the...
Dec 28 2000
A semipermeable membrane is a thin layer of material capable of separating substances when a driving force is applied across the membrane. Once...
Dec 28 2000
Though both the cation and the anion resin are responsible for the quality of a deionization (DI) system effluent, it is the cation resin that is the...
Dec 28 2000
Desalination System Brings Water to Small Island Off Washington Coast Off the coast of Washington, 32 families on Guemes Island were faced with an...