Q&A: Dow's Renato Ramos on how water tech can support Latin America
Renato Ramos, commercial director for Latin America at Dow Water & Process Solutions explains how intelligent use of water technology can support prosperity in Latin America
Australian island rigs up solar powered desalination
Rottnest Island, off the Western Australian coast, is constructing a solar power source for the island's population including its desalination plant.
GE and Saudi Aramco launch $200k technology competition
General Electric and Saudi Aramco have launched a $200,000 challenge to improve the energy efficiency of seawater desalination.
GE evaporators chosen for Alberta bitumen project
MEG Energy Corp has selected GE evaporation technology for reusing steam generator water for boiler feed in a bitumen extraction project in Alberta, Canada.
Indian desalination conference set for February
The Indian Desalination Society (InDA) has published a brochure for its National Conference on Water Purification Technologies & Management (InDACON 2012).
Sustainable Réunion wastewater plant to use MF
Microfiltration will be used as part of a modern wastewater treatment plant on the island of Réunion to be built under a concession awarded by the Réunion North Interdistrict Community to a consortium led by Veolia Water.
Karachi desalination plant recommissioned
Almost a year after it fell into disrepair, the Defence Housing Authority Cogen Power & Desalination Plant in Karachi, Pakistan, was recommissioned on 27 August 2009.
Dow UF is sole pretreatment for Chinese cogen plant
China's ShanXi DaTong Co-gen has selected Dow ultrafiltration (UF) membranes for its 300MW heat/electricity cogeneration plant in DaTong in ShanXi province.
Hawkes Bay plant still awaiting go-ahead
Though it has signed a contract in June with the Karachi Water & Sewerage Board, Norwegian supplier Aqualyng is still waiting for official steps by the Sindh Provincial Government before it can start the 114,000 m³/d Hawkes Bay reverse-osmosis plant which will supply potable water for Karachi.