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Veolia Water wins contract to build desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

The new plant, due to come on stream in June 2015, will supply the Sadara petrochemical complex built by Dow Chemical and Saudi Aramco in Jubail Industrial City II.
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Researchers develop new desalination method

The team of scientists claim that the process eliminates the need for membranes by separating salt from water at the microscale.
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Santa Cruz desalination plant environmental report published

The report stated that with preventive measures incorporated into the design of the facility, its impact on the environment can be mitigated.
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Energy consumption biggest expense for desalination plants

According to a new report from the Pacific Institute, the biggest expense for desalination plants is energy, accounting for as much as half of the entire bill.
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Texas studies feasibility of Gulf of Mexico desalination plant

The study will focus on the proposed construction of a 500MW natural gas-fired power plant next to a seawater desalination facility along the Texas gulf coast that would process from 25 to 50 million gallons of seawater per day into fresh drinking water.
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Lockheed Martin develops innovative desalination membrane

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a patent for its latest invention -- Perforene material, a molecular filtration solution that can turn seawater into fresh water and may help to meet the increased demand for potable water worldwide.
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Desalination increasingly popular solution to water shortage problem

Desalination projects are becoming increasingly common globally, as drinkable water reserves are getting scarce and the population increases, causing the demand for clean water to rise accordingly.
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Saudi Arabia to build world's largest desalination plant

Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corp. (SWCC) has announced plans to build a desalination plant with a capacity of 600,000 cubic meters per day, which would make it the largest plant of its kind in the world.
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New report predicts increase in water treatment products demand

The global water treatment products market is predicted to grow at an annual rate of 4 percent between 2011 and 2015 and by 6.25 percent over the period between 2012 and 2016.
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Renewable energy desalination project aims to improve water security in Middle East

Masdar, an Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company, has unveiled a pilot project to develop advanced energy-efficient seawater desalination technologies that can be powered by renewable sources.
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