University of Texas at Austin, US, has developed a desalination process using hydrogels and ambient solar power

UT Austin develops hydrogels that desalt water with ambient sunlight

Hydraulic fracturing uses huge quantities of water, of which only 10 to 15 per cent is typically recovered

Rice University team demonstrates one-pass membrane for fracking reuse

Researchers at Rice University have created a superhydrophilic ceramic membrane that can remove 90 per cent of contaminants from the wastewater produced by fracking.

Stanford's new software could help California to double or triple water reuse

Stanford Uni develops app to help utilities evaluate hybrid water reuse systems

Environmental engineers at Stanford University, US, have developed a new software application that can help urban water utilities to evaluate integrated water reuse and stormwater runoff systems.

Aquaporin and Darco want to speed the commercialisation of forward osmosis technology

Aquaporin begins forward osmosis pilot project in Singapore

Aquaporin of Denmark and Darco Water Technologies of Singapore are to begin a joint pilot project on industrial wastewater treatment using forward osmosis (FO) technology.

The funds from California state water board will support original research in water reuse

California water board to fund $4.5 million of reuse research

Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) is to receive $4.5 million from California State Water Resources Control Board to research potable and non-potable water reuse.

Water. desalination + reuse will collect and share industry views and experience in water reuse

Water. desal + reuse introduces industry research project

Water reuse is growing rapidly as part of the water management mix, and now we want your views of this fast-growing sector.

University of Texas researchers want to develop a system for treating water from oil and gas production

US nanoparticle researchers explore new ways to clean oily water

Researchers at the Cockerel School of Engineering at the University of Texas have published a new study on the use of nanoparticles to separate oil from water using electrostatic force and a magnet.

Researchers at Bourns College of Engineering, University of California, Riverside, aimed to increase recovery in membrane distillation

California team develop new system for membrane distillation

Engineers at University of California, Riverside have developed a new carbon nanotube-based heating element that improves the recovery of water from brine in membrane distillation.

Read more