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Sea change: As desalination technology advances, oceans may hold the answer to the world’s water crisis - Diane Stopyra SATURDAY, JAN 21, 2017 03:30 PM PST

Global water usage is growing twice as fast as the population. Could we turn salt water potable on a mass level?

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink. 280 more words

Point Of Interest

Bioflocculation: Chemical free, pre-treatment technology for the desalination industry (PDF Download Available)

 Article (PDF Available) in Water Research 47(9) · March 2013 with 5,322 Reads

Abstract

Rapid sand filtration (RSF), proceeded by chemical coagulation and flocculation, is a commonly used, … 15 more words

Water-short Singapore charts a course toward self-sufficiency

The island nation has little water of its own but is determined to shed a reliance on water imports. One key is water recycling, alongside desalination and catchment. 96 more words

Singapore

Brackish Water Desalination

Desalination or the process of “desalting” removes minerals and salts from either ocean water or “brackish” water. The term “brackish” is used to identify water that has high concentrations of nitrates (saline) and total dissolved solids (TDS), however it is not as salty as ocean water. 616 more words

Engineering solutions to water scarcity in Singapore.

Singapore, a small South East Asian country registered total sales of 664.5 million cubic meters of water in 2015. Out of this 664.5 million cubic meters of water, 514.7 million cubic meters were through sales of potable water, 124.8 million cubic meters were through sales of NEWater and 25 million cubic meters of water were through sales of Industrial water. 362 more words

Sustainability

Keppel to build Marina East desalination plant

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Keppel Corporation said before market opened on Thursday that Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd has been named the preferred bidder by PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, to design, build, own and operate Singapore’s fourth desalination plant for a concession period of 25 years. 203 more words

Money Matters

Keppel to build Singapore's 4th desalination plant in Marina East

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Keppel Infrastructure Holdings will design, build, own and operate Singapore’s fourth desalination plant, national water agency PUB announced on Thursday (Dec 22).  265 more words

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