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Desalination features, July 2010

UF pre-treatment: Membranes combat fouling risk in water

A steel producer in the United Arab Emirates planned an expansion of the existing steel plant and desalination facility. Due to the high fouling risk assoc

Seawater desalination: US desalination industry addresses obstacles to growth

Seawater desalination faces a number of challenges in the USA. Nikolay Voutchkov of Water Globe Consulting, LLC, explains some of these and looks at ways t


Salt water intrusion in the local wells meant a wastewater treatment plant in the Village of Tequesta, Florida, US, required a desalination system. After s


Drought in Barcelona was forcing the government to transport water into the city. To provide a long-term solution, the Llobregat Desalination Plant was com


Advances in reverse osmosis technology enable more fresh water from smaller, more efficient systems. Parker Hannifin’s Racor Filter Division Europe, looks


In this article, Anthony Bennett looks at desalination concentrate management options. These include beneficial uses and high recovery processing to minimi


The problem of biofouling has been around since the introduction of membrane technology. Rodney Komlenic proposes that it is time to take a fresh look at i


In the fourth of a series of articles, Graeme Pearce looks at the issues involved in the selection of pre-treatment in seawater reverse osmosis desalinatio

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