4,100 waterbodies, but Chennai still thirsty

Express News Service<p>CHENNAI : 4,100 waterbodies, but metro still thirsty Chennai Corporation’s target was to provide 135 litres per capita per day …


A filter that turns saltwater into freshwater just got an upgrade

Smoothing out the rough patches of a material widely used to filter saltwater could make producing freshwater more affordable, researchers report in …


Mangalore Refinery to invest Rs 595 crore on RO plant

The Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), a subsidiary of oil and natural gas major ONGC, has proposed to set up a reverse osmosis …


UConn scientists create reverse osmosis membranes with tunable thickness

Currently, more than 300 million people around the world rely on desalinated water for part or all of their daily needs. That demand will only grow …

Nanotech | Iceberg water could be cheaper than desalination

Icebergs can supply Cape Town with extra water in drought years at a far cheaper rate than a big desalination plant, it has emerged at a UCT seminar.


Can Trump bring boom days of mining back to West Virginia?

Can desalination solve California's water problems?<p>06:29<p>California's largest lake on the brink of environmental disaster<p>03:26<p>Who decides how to …


A hybrid desalination plant for irrigation and drinking water - Filtration + Separation

The research article 'A hybrid reverse osmosis/adsorption desalination plant for irrigation and drinking water' has been published in Elsevier …


Water levels plummet: Government told to order more from desal plant

The Andrews Government says water prices will remain stable or fall this summer as Melbourne’s water storages dwindle to their lowest level in eight …


MRPL’s desalination plant likely to be ready by 2020

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL), which is setting up a water desalination plant near New Mangalore Port in Mangaluru, is expecting it

Business (India)

Prototype could offer fresh water where wells run salty

A solar-powered distillation unit could desalinate water in arid coastal areas where wells are so depleted that seawater leaches into the freshwater …


Proposed record desal order to put pressure on water bills

Victoria’s dry winter has drained Melbourne’s dams to their lowest August level in eight years and is likely to trigger the largest water order yet …


Quetta, Gwadar start getting clean water after a decade

<b>QUETTA:</b> After suffering from the worst kind of water crisis for over a decade where even contaminated water was scarce, the Balochistan government …


Hybrid nanomaterials bristle with potential

By combining multiple nanomaterials into a single structure, scientists can create hybrid materials that incorporate the best properties of each …


Nanoparticles Take Solar Desalination to New Heights

Tellurium nanoparticles could help absorb solar radiation or be integrated into sensors and tiny antennasFor at least the last decade, “solar …


Preparatory work on State’s first seawater desalination plant starts

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd., (MRPL), has begun preparatory work for the State’s first seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant on …


#EveryDropCounts: ‘Too soon to ease water restrictions’ | Cape Argus

Cape Town - Despite dam levels rising to more than half of their capacity and desalination plants coming online in Monwabisi, Strandfontein and the …


A drought-proof water supply right in our Orange County desert

Although it usually doesn’t seem like it, Orange County really is a desert. We’re so accustomed to turning on the spigot anytime, anywhere, for any …


Desalination plants up and running in Cape Town – producing 8 million litres of water a day

<b>DA media statement</b>The Democratic Alliance in the Western Cape is pleased with the news that all three Cape Town desalination plants are now online …

Cape Town

Three reasons why it’s a bad idea to ramp up Adelaide's desalination plant

Drought-affected farmers in New South Wales have called for South Australia to increase the use of its desalination plant to enable an increase in …


Israelis told to save water as drought tests desalination strategy

For years, public-service announcements warned Israelis to save water: Take shorter showers. Plant resilient gardens. Conserve.


5-year drought raises questions over Israel's water strategy

KFAR YUVAL, Israel (AP) — For years, public service announcements warned Israelis to save water: Take shorter showers. Plant resilient gardens. Conserve. Then Israel invested heavily in desalination technology and professed to have solved the problem by tapping into the abundant waters of the …


EU builds largest solar energy field in Gaza

The European Union yesterday announced the completion of the largest solar energy field in the Gaza Strip that will provide 0.5 megawatts of …

European Union

EU completes Gaza’s largest solar energy field

The European Union announced Thursday that it had completed construction of the largest solar energy field in Gaza, which will power the Southern …

Solar Power

Saltwater Treatment Plant Brings 'Tasty Tea' to Indian Island

Each morning, Kamarunisa Poovummada sips her cup of tea while watching waves from the Arabian Sea crash around a water treatment plant opposite her …


CT's first solar-powered desalination plant gets 'wings'

CAPE TOWN - Entrepreneur Murendeni Mafumo is in full flight after getting his “wings” from a Redbull competition and is making a difference to …

Cape Town

These Are Top Seven Reasons to Visit Ibiza

One of the most desired desalination in Europe is Ibiza.If you decide to visit Ibiza you surely want to know something about this wonderful place and …


#EveryDropCounts: City of Cape Town's water dept underspends R1.6bn | Cape Argus

Cape Town - Despite a continuing water crisis, and consumers slapped with hugely increased water bills, the City’s water department has under spent …

Cape Town

Will We Innovate a Solution to Water Scarcity?

Ancient and emerging technologies promise sustainable answers to water shortages.<p>Mix rising urban populations with climate-changed cycles of precipitation and drought. Add infrastructure stuck in the mid 20th century, overpumped aquifiers, and wetlands filled with development. What do you get? …

Home Improvement

LA Is Doing Water Better Than Your City. Yes, That LA

The frantic phone calls to the Community Water Center began in the summer of 2014. In the 7,000-strong unincorporated community of East Porterville, …


The end is Nile: International cooperation on Egypt’s water crisis

Ethiopia is building Africa's largest dam, crucial to its energy security and economic growth. It is also causing issues with neighbours on the Nile, …