The desalination process aims at removing salt from water for further municipal or industrial use. Desalinated water can be obtained either from brackish or from seawater. The desalination of brackish water allows the production of lower-cost water, but this kind of water is a limited source. The oceans, however, contain over 97% of Earth’s water, thus representing an unlimited resource for the seawater desalination process.

The production of drinking water or process water for the industry by means of desalination is getting a more and more suitable option for public and private organizations to face the current challenges. Driven by the rising demand and commercial innovation, the cost of desalination has decreased significantly over the last years, developing into an interesting option.

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August 27th, 2021

New project in India

Water infrastructure rehabilitation in northern India’s Uttarakhand state will reduce the flow of…

July 20th, 2021

New project in Turkey

Technical Assistance Contract for the improvement of the wastewater situation at Doğubeyazit,

May 6th, 2021

Tractebel GKW receives follow-up order from HOLCIM (Lafarge)

Piloting for the implementation of a plant for chloride and heavy metals removal from bypass dusts