Africa’s first solar desalination plant, SPX Flow’s plans to divest its Power and Energy business, and Toray’s new small RO membrane element were the most popular news stories on the Filtration+Separation website in May.

 

1. Africa’s first solar desalination plant a success

Africa’s first sea water solar desalination plant has now produced more than 10 million litres (10,000 kL) of drinking water, solving the local water crisis in Hessequa Municipality in South Africa and providing the population with a steady water supply.

 

2. SPX Flow initiates sale of Power and Energy business

SPX Flow Inc has announced plans to narrow its strategic focus on process solutions and divest its Power and Energy business.

 

3. Toray develops small RO membrane element

Toray Industries has developed a new small-sized reverse osmosis (RO) membrane element with twice as much water recovery.