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Fluence secures first debt financing for desal project
Fluence has secured $48 million in debt financing from North American Development Bank (NADB) for a seawater desalination plant project in San Quintin, Mexico.
Public opinion remains a strong barrier to water reuse
The divergence in public opinion on water reuse between people who live in Northern and Southern Europe has emerged as a potential barrier to developing new European-wide water reuse regulations effectively.
DeepWater Desal drives to overturn Monterey County ownership rule
Desalination project developer DeepWater Desal, in California, US, is seeking to overturn the rules of Monterey County that all desalination plants must be publicly owned, reports Monterey Herald.
US DoE awards $21 million for solar desalination projects
The US Department of Energy has unveiled funding of $21 million for 14 projects to advance solar-based thermal desalination technologies.
Public consultation opens on Los Angeles' first large seawater desalination project
West Basin Municipal Water District, California, US, has issued a draft environmental impact review (EIR) for a large size desalination plant.
AMTA unveils annual gongs for membrane experts
The American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) has conferred its annual roster of awards for membrane specialists, include its Lifetime Service Award, Hall of Fame Awards, and Operator of the Year Award.
Huntington Beach completes permitting application
Poseidon's Huntington Beach desalination plant project has completed its application to renew and amend its ocean discharge permit.
Consolidated Water signs funding agreement on Rosarito project
NSC Agua, the Mexican subsidiary of Consolidated Water, has executed a subscription agreement for the equity funding to construct and operate a desalination plant and accompanying pipeline in Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico.
California Water Dept backs brackish desal with $34.4 million in grants
California Department of Water Resources, US, has approved $34.4 million in grants to eight desalination projects including six for brackish water, reports The Mercury News.
Ocean conservationists challenge Huntington Beach decision in court
A coalition of environmental groups in California has filed a lawsuit challenging the State Lands Commission on its decision to approve amendments to Poseidon's environmental impact study for the Huntington Beach desalination project.
Southern Nevada Water Authority eyes Pacific desal for long-term supply
The Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA), Nevada, US, is likely to acquire a stake in a desalination project in California or Mexico as part of its long-term strategy, general manager John Entsminger has said.
Brown and Caldwell raids Stantec for water reuse expertise
Brown and Caldwell has poached three senior water reuse professionals from Stantec as it moves to strengthen its water reuse practice in the US.
PolyCera Membranes raises $9 million to support expansion
PolyCera Membranes has raised $9 million to expand its global manufacturing, research and development, and sales capabilities.
Sulzer to acquire JWC Environmental
Sulzer is to acquire JWC Environmental, a leading supplier of municipal and industrial wastewater equipment.
IDE to pilot two new water treatment technologies in California, US
IDE Technologies is to pilot two new technologies in California, US, including reverse osmosis for water reuse, and a membrane cleaning process that reduces chemical usage.
Water Planet divests MembranePRO Services
Water Planet has sold its MembranePRO Services business to private investors.
Nanobubble specialist Moleaer raises capital, seeks people
Moleaer, the California, US-based water technology firm that developed the XTB Nanobubble Generator has raised $6 million to support overseas expansion.
Water reuse demo plant gets the green light in California
The Metropolitan District of Southern California has taken a step closer to developing one of the world's largest water recycling systems.
China publishes details of country's desalination capacity
A new report on seawater usage in China published by the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) has revealed that the country produces 1.18 million m3/d of desalinated water, reports Xinhuanet.com.
Cyclone Mekunu shuts Sembcorp's Salalah desalination plant
Sembcorp Salalah Water and Power Co has shut down its desalination plant in Oman due to rough seas whipped up by Cyclone Mekunu, reports Reuters.